The 30 Best '30 for 30' Films

As ESPN's groundbreaking series celebrates its fifth anniversary, we pick our favorite films: tales of triumph, tragedy and (of course) 'The U'

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'Unmatched' (Dir. Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters)

28. 'Unmatched' (Dir. Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters)

Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert played each other in 80 professional tennis matches, with Navratilova finishing with only a slight advantage in wins. But Unmatched is more about their personal lives off the court, where Evert's turbulent romances and Navratilova's coming out as a lesbian put them both through trials and brought them closer together. It's a sweet study of how competitors forge bonds over time, and how there's no friend like a rival.

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