Break Point: release date, trailer, tennis stars and all we know so far

Nick Kyrgios spins his racket during the Nitto ATP Finals on Nov. 16, 2022
Nick Kyrgios is just one of the stars set to appear in Netflix's newest sports show. (Image credit: Nicolò Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images)

From the team behind Netflix's Drive to Survive comes Break Point a new sports docuseries set to serve up all the drama from the world of professional tennis.

Similar to how Formula 1: Drive to Survive guides us through the Formula 1 season, Break Point will see Netflix viewers following a new generation of tennis stars through one year of grueling competition. 

We'll be going along for the journey and witnessing them take on the various tournaments from the 2022 season, all with the dream of being number one. 

Along with charting their performance through Grand Slams and tournaments, we'll also be getting up close and personal with the players off the court, too. Here's everything we know about Break Point right now.

Break Point release date

Break Point will be available to stream exclusively on Netflix from Friday, January 13, 2023, when the first half of the season will be released, with the second half following in June this year.

How many episodes of Break Point are there?

Break Point's first season is 10 episodes long; the first five will be released in January,

Is there a trailer?

The full trailer for Break Point arrived on January 5, 2023. It pays tribute to the outgoing generation of tennis legends like Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic, before setting the stage for the new stars and the pressure that they are under. Check it out below:

Netflix also dropped a teaser for the series in mid-December 2022, which you can find below:

What's Break Point about?

Here's Netflix's official synopsis for Break Point: 

"From the team behind F1: Drive to Survive, Break Point follows a select group of top tennis players on and off the court as they compete in grueling Grand Slams and tournaments all over the world. Their dream: lifting a trophy and becoming number one. 

"As some of tennis’ legends reach the twilight of their careers, this is the chance for a new generation to claim the spotlight. Break Point gets up close and personal with these players over a year of competing across the globe in the ATP and WTA tours. 

"From career-threatening injuries and emotional heartbreak to triumphant victories and personal moments off the court, viewers will get a behind-the-scenes look at the pressure-tested lives of some of the best tennis players in the world."

Who will feature in Break Point? 

Paula Badosa plays a forehand hit during the 2022 US Open.

Spanish pro Paula Badosa is one of the stars in focus in Break Point. (Image credit: Sarah Stier/Getty Images )

Netflix has already confirmed the main Break Point lineup (opens in new tab):

  • Felix Auger-Aliassime
  • Paula Badosa
  • Matteo Berrettini
  • Taylor Fritz
  • Ons Jabeur
  • Nick Kyrgios
  • Casper Ruud
  • Aryna Sabalenka
  • Maria Sakkari
  • Ajla Tomljanovic

Along with these young stars, the show will also feature Thanasi Kokkinakis, Sloane Stephens, Iga Swiatek, Frances Tiafoe, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and Netflix has teased that Break Point will feature "revealing insights" from tennis legends such as Maria Sharapova, Andy Roddick and John McEnroe. 

Martin Shore
Staff Writer at WhatToWatch.com

Martin is a Staff Writer with WhatToWatch.com, where he produces a variety of articles focused on the latest and greatest films and TV shows. 

Some of his favorite shows are What We Do In The Shadows, Bridgerton, Gangs of London, The Witcher, Doctor Who, and Ghosts. When he’s not watching TV or at the movies, Martin’s probably still in front of a screen playing the latest video games, reading, or watching the NFL.