View Full Version : Chris Evert/Martina Navratilova 30 for 30

Invisible Fan
Nov 3rd, 2011, 04:06 PM
This one hour documentary (unmatched) has been out for a year or so but I only saw it for the first time recently. I never saw these two play but it was interesting to hear from them about their careers and each other. Has anyone else seen it?
What did you think?

Nov 3rd, 2011, 04:56 PM
Its an amazing documentary that gave me goosebumps all the way through. Very nicely filmed. Loved the conversational style of it.

Was also nice to see Chris admit that all things being equal, on her best day she just wasnt as good as Martina on her best day...

The best thing about it, is that, we've always known Martina to be an open book, willing to discuss just about any personal or sensitive topic.. But Chris has always been so much more guarded about personal stuff, and this was just about the most open Ive ever seen her when discussing past feelings and emotions so it was really nice to see Chris open up.

My fave moments are when Chris heartfelty tells Martina she always envied Martina for Martina;'s ability to say what she thought with such honesty and wear her heart on her sleeve because Chris was inhibited in that area.. And other fave moment was when Martina gives Chris a genuinely sweet Thank YOu for being completely cool and understanding of Martina;'s homosexuality, back in a day when it wasnt cool to be accepting of gay people.

Nov 3rd, 2011, 06:07 PM
I'll have to add it to my 'List of Movies to watch' :)

Nov 3rd, 2011, 06:35 PM
My favorite part was Chris' confession that she and Andy Mill made love for the first time at Martina's house in Aspen. :hehehe:

Nov 3rd, 2011, 09:04 PM
Is it on DVD? How can we get to see it? I loved the book about them, The Rivals.

Nov 4th, 2011, 08:04 AM
I'd love to see this - don't think it's ever been shown in the UK.

Nov 4th, 2011, 08:52 AM
Is it on DVD? How can we get to see it? I loved the book about them, The Rivals.

I'd love to see this - don't think it's ever been shown in the UK.
It was on You Tube for a while. It seems to keep getting pulled down, then put back up, then pulled down..so just keep trying there..

Pat Bateman
Nov 7th, 2011, 05:56 AM
I saw parts of it on youtube. It looked awesome.

Nov 7th, 2011, 08:35 AM
I saw parts of it on youtube. It looked awesome.

Same. I've been trying to find the whole documentary online. No luck. :(

Invisible Fan
Jul 23rd, 2012, 09:55 AM
ESPN showed it again tonight in Australia. It will also be played later in the week (on ESPN).

Jul 23rd, 2012, 11:28 AM
Never understood why it's not on youtube in full.

Jul 23rd, 2012, 12:18 PM
There's no torrent of this? Nothing?

Jul 23rd, 2012, 12:32 PM
Very good program.

Very interesting insights from two legends of this sport talk about one another and in such a friendly manner

I image it might be somewhere on the ESPN website.

Jul 23rd, 2012, 12:58 PM
its property of Espn.. of course they don't want it on Youtube.

Jul 23rd, 2012, 01:17 PM
It exists on DVD. I bought a copy from Amazon. Such a brilliant doco.

Jul 23rd, 2012, 01:28 PM
I am annoyed with the part where Chris says Martina never gave her credit for a good shot.
I have seen at least three matches which were put on youtube recently one in Filderstadt one highpoints of the WTA championchip year end one I do not remember anymore where you very clearly hear Martina say good shot or that is too good like she did to so many other players or clapped with her racquet after a good shot. Why doing it with all the other players and only not with Chris. There must be more matched were she did that with Chris.
Martina said maybe "I did not do it loud enough" she went in the defensive totally unnecessary, but maybe she let it go because when the documentary was filmed Chris came right out of her divorse with Greg Norman it was october 2009.
Some people said why were not the divorce of Chris and the early form of breast cancer of Martina discussed but the film was made a year before it was on television. October 2009 and september 2010.