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Tennis 2K2

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Sequel to the original game which was released two years prior.

The games graphics have been improved, and there is a greater roster of players to choose from. The most noteworthy addition is that of female players, such as Monica Seles and Venus and Serena Williams. You cannot however play as a male against a female.

The gameplay is a lot faster than the original. The players you control move a lot faster, as do the AI computer players. Less diving, but more getting at shots that go behind you and over the shoulder shots.

The game modes from the original are the same, featuring tournament mode, where you play against the pros; exhibition mode for a one-on-one, best-out-of-three game; and world tour mode which now features the option of creating and customizing your own player. Build you player up, buy equipment and hire pros to play in doubles matches with you.


Tennis 2K2 Dreamcast Behind player mode.
Tennis 2K2 Dreamcast Player Selection
Tennis 2K2 Dreamcast Pretty hard work!
Tennis 2K2 Dreamcast Grass courts a-plenty.

Alternate Titles

  • "Virtua Tennis 2" -- European PS2/DC title
  • "Tennis" -- US PS2 title
  • "Power Smash 2" -- Japanese PS2/Dreamcast Title

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The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Dreamcast Oct 31, 2001 A 100
GamePro (US) Dreamcast Oct 25, 2001 5 out of 5 100
Meristation Dreamcast Nov 26, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
Consoles Plus PlayStation 2 Dec, 2002 92 out of 100 92
Super Play PlayStation 2 Dec, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Power Unlimited Dreamcast Feb, 2002 88 out of 100 88
GameSpot Dreamcast Oct 24, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
Gaming Age Dreamcast Dec 06, 2001 B+ 83
Gamesmania PlayStation 2 Dec 06, 2002 83 out of 100 83
PlayFrance PlayStation 2 Apr 12, 2003 7 out of 10 70


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