People, Jul. 17, 1978

The game is tennis and the score is, well, love-love. That about sums up the latest Anthony Harvey directed film epic, Players, starring Ali MacGraw, 39, and Dino Martin, 26, a tennis professional as well as an actor, not to mention being Dean Martin's son. She plays an ambitious older woman who meets an aspiring young tennis pro in Mexico and coaxes him to the center court at Wimbledon (the film unit rented the site for around $35,000). Adding piquancy to the situation is the fact that Ali's ex, Robert Evans, is the producer. How does Ali handle the passage to...

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