Film

The documentary film follows the story of Mima Jausovec, Slovenian tennis player who reached the biggest success of Slovenian and Yugoslavian tennis at that time. Her victory at one of the biggest tournaments in the world, Grand Slam Roland Garros in 1977, has re-defined tennis as a sport in Slovenia as well as in the whole region and opened up the path for all of the following champions coming from the Ex-Yu countries.

The film shows Mima’s beginnings in Maribor, her breakthrough to the top of the world’s tennis, problems and downfall she faced, her biggest achievements and her life after the career.

Acting: Mima Jaušovec, Zoran Jaušovec, Nikola Pilić, Virginia Ruzici, Mičo Dušanović, Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King, Slobodan Živojinović
Director: Gašper Pavli
Photography and Editing: Marko Šalamun
Production: Tilia Tenis & Final Focus in cooperation with SportMediaFocus