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Description

This tennis simulation uses a top-down scrolling perspective. You are not in control of the player's motion, but once he gets close to the ball, shot selection is down to you. Standard shots plus topspin, lobs and stop volleys are available, by pushing the joystick in the right direction as you aim the shot.

The game supports up to 16 players in singles matches on a variety of court surfaces. It includes all of the major world tournaments - the four Grand Slam events at Melbourne, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and New York, plus the Davis Cup and Masters events. An early attempt at TV-style coverage is offered.

Screenshots

Tie Break ZX Spectrum Loading screen
Tie Break Atari ST Choices of tournament
Tie Break DOS Choosing a racket (VGA).
Tie Break ZX Spectrum Out

Promo Images

Tie Break Magazine Advertisement Page 2

Alternate Titles

  • "Adidas Tennis Championship" -- Pre-release title
  • "Adidas Championship Tie-Break" -- Spectrum / Amstrad title
  • "Adidas Championship Tie Break" -- Ocean Release title

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Critic Reviews

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Mar, 1990 10 out of 12 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) CDTV Dec, 1991 10 out of 12 83
ST Format Atari ST Oct, 1990 83 out of 100 83
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Nov, 1990 80 out of 100 80
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Nov, 1990 79 out of 100 79
Micro News Amiga May, 1990 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 75
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 May, 1990 8.8 out of 12 73
Amiga Joker Amiga Apr, 1990 73 out of 100 73
Atari ST User Atari ST Sep, 1990 65 out of 100 65
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 33

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