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ATP Tour Championship Tennis

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Initial release date  1994
Publisher  Sega
Platform  Sega Genesis
Developer  SIMS Co., Ltd.
Genre  Sports game (Tennis)
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Release date(s)  NA: 1994 EU: 1994 AU: 1995
Modes  Single-player video game, Multiplayer video game
Similar  Tennis games, Other games

ATP Tour Championship Tennis is a tennis videogame released by Sega in 1994.


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Game modes

ATP Tour

The main mode of the game, starts with the user creating a player and customizing attributes such as birth date, nationality, height, weight, and gameplay-related such as making the player right or left-handed, and choosing two moves for backhand and forehand each. Once the game starts, the user is placed at the bottom of the rankings, and can choose to participate in the following ATP tournaments:

  • Newsweek Champions Cup – Indian Wells – Hard
  • The Lipton Championships – Miami – Hard
  • Japan Open – Tokyo – Hard
  • Monte Carlo Open – Monte Carlo – Clay
  • German Open – Hamburg – Clay
  • Italian Open – Rome – Clay
  • Canadian Open Tennis Championships – Montréal/Toronto – Hard
  • Thriftway ATP Championship – Cincinnati – Hard
  • Stockholm Open – Stockholm – Carpet
  • Paris Open – Paris – Carpet
  • IBM/ATP Tour World Championships – Frankfurt – Carpet
  • Exhibition Match

    In this mode, the player can select from a variety of combinations, ranging from a singles game against the computer, another person or just watch, up to a doubles game with four players at the same time.

    Exhibition Tournament

    The player can create a singles tournament, customizing parameters such as the length of matches, and choose between four kinds of surfaces (clay, hard, carpet and grass).

    ATP Senior Tour

    Consists of a single-elimination tournament with eight retired ATP players participating.


    A total of 40 licensed ATP tennis players are featured in the game, with 32 active (at the time) and 8 retired legends:

    Active players


  • Rod Laver
  • John Newcombe
  • Ken Rosewall
  • Fred Stolle
  • Ilie Năstase
  • Cliff Drysdale
  • Arthur Ashe
  • Stan Smith
  • Reception

    GamePro stated in their review that "ATP scores a decisive win over EA's recent IMG International Tennis Tour." They particularly praised the game's numerous options, solid controls, and adjustable difficulty, though they did criticize that the scaling of the ball "sometimes distracts you more than it helps you." A reviewer for Next Generation applauded the game's originality, commenting that "The usual Pong feel of previous tennis games is still all here, but the ability to lob a pass, drill a passing shot, cut the ball, and nail 100 mph serves on the chalk, makes this absolutely the best Genesis tennis product to date." Additionally complimenting the highly challenging AI and accessible gameplay, he gave it four out of five stars.


    ATP Tour Championship Tennis Wikipedia

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