The Tennis Documentary "She Got Game"
Shows the not-so-glamorous side of women's tennis
Behind the scenes
After Finishing A Doubles Match With Partner Anna Kournikova at the 2001 Kremlin Cup, Martina Hingis, Playing on her birthday, was presented with a cake by tournament staffers. She took it, and then flashed her characteristic Cheshire-cat grin as she pre-tended to throw it into Kournikova's face.
She Got Game, a documentary by Canadian filmmakers Bobbi Jo Krals and Abbey Neidik, offer many such vignettes in its remarkably candid peek inside the world of women's professional tennis. The movie centers around Sonya Jeyaseelan, a struggling, then 25 year old. Canadian pro who had once been ranked in the Top 50. Jeyaseelan's struggles are juxtaposed with the experiences of stars such as Hingis, Serena Williams, and Jennifer Capriati, Whose problems seem trivial in comparison. She Got Game Runs for 78 Minutes; VHS Video