Ivan Lendl Never Learnt to Volley

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Ivan Lendl Never Learnt to Volley

Russia, 1998. 13-year-old Alexandre Grigeyev is the number one junior tennis champion, destined for greatness worldwide. His father Dimitri models every facet of Alexandre’s game on their hero, Ivan Lendl. When a fatal accident of an opponent rocks the Moscow junior tennis circuit, Alexandre and his father Dimitri begin a desperate journey across Europe to keep their dreams alive. Inspired by a true story, this film lovingly looks at obsession stretched to its absolute limit.

Directed by: Jed Kurzel

Written by: Jed Kurzel

Produced by: Nick Batzias, Virginia Whitwell, Justin Kurzel

Status: In Development