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Description

Endorsed by famous tennis player, Jimmy Connors, this game offers tournament and single play on multiple court types.

Using crosshairs, aim your ball to the other side of the court and hope you hit where you want. If you are lucky, you might even score an Ace. If not, you will need to be ready to return your opponent's return. Run back and forth as you try to keep hitting the ball over the net until your opponent misses, or you do. When you hit the ball, you will want to attempt changing the direction and speed of the ball to throw your opponent off balance. This is the real challenge of any tennis game.

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Jimmy Connors Pro Tennis Tour DOS Table with results of last matches
Jimmy Connors Pro Tennis Tour ZX Spectrum Ranking table
Jimmy Connors Pro Tennis Tour Commodore 64 T. Page your going down.
Jimmy Connors Pro Tennis Tour Amiga Table with results of first matches

Alternate Titles

  • "Pro Tennis Tour" -- UK title
  • "Jimmy Connors' Tennis" -- Lynx title
  • "Great Courts" -- European title

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Critic Reviews

Power Play SNES Dec, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Video Games SNES Dec, 1992 90 out of 100 90
Zero DOS Mar, 1990 87 out of 100 87
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Mar, 1990 850 out of 1000 85
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Oct, 1989 85 out of 100 85
Atari ST User Atari ST Aug, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Video Games Lynx Nov, 1993 69 out of 100 69
neXGam Lynx 2003 6.7 out of 10 67
Compute's Amiga Resource Amiga Apr, 1990 13 out of 20 65
Mega Fun Lynx Oct, 1993 56 out of 100 56

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Trivia

Bugs

The Super Nintendo version was released with a bug that could freeze the game if the player only used the B button. This led the Swedish distributor Bergsala to include a note with the game encouraging players to use all the buttons when playing.

Awards

  • ST Format
    • January 1990 (Issue #06) - Included in the list 50 Games of the Year

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