Sega Sports Tennis ships
Sega announced today the release of Sega Sports Tennis for the PlayStation 2. The game features top ranked men's and women's tennis players, multiple modes of play, intuitive gameplay that is easy to learn yet challenging to master and enhanced visuals that highlights specific court elements and player models in vivid detail. Sega Sports Tennis also also features a variety of gameplay options, including the ability to play singles, doubles and mixed doubles matches in more than 28 unique stages with up to 4 players. Modes of play include the Exhibition Mode, the Tournament Mode and the extensive World Tour Mode. In the World Tour Mode, users have the ability to create their own men's and women's players, train them in mini-games that are designed to enhance specific skill attributes, buy rackets and tennis gear, contract partners and play in a variety of tournaments around the world in search of the world's number #1 ranking.
"Sega's lineup of Tennis video games has single handedly redefined the genre and pioneered a user-friendly gameplay style that appeals to both hardcore tennis fans and casual video game players alike," said Tom Nichols, vice president of sports marketing, SEGA of America, Inc. "Much like the game's cover-athletes, Venus and Serena Williams, 'SEGA Sports Tennis' is a standard bearer that sits at the top of its game. We're excited to bring this franchise to the PlayStation 2 and introduce 'SEGA Sports Tennis' to a new audience."
7/31/2002 Matt Stensrud