Screen Rant can exclusively confirm that there is a movie biopic about the Iranian-French tennis legend, Mansour Bahrami, in development. This year alone is already set to include two true story-based tennis-themed movies, in the forms of Borg/McEnroe and Battle of the Sexes.

The retired professional player has sold the rights to his story, first detailed in the 2009 autobiography, The Court Jester: My Story, to Unconditional Pictures, which is currently developing it into a film. Bahrami explained to Screen Rant just how it came about:

“Well after my book it came out I had people who wanted to produce it as a future movie. I don’t know the director yet, ...

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