RealSports Tennis [Model CX2680]

Atari 2600 cart. published 40 years ago by Atari, Inc.

Listed in MAME

RealSports Tennis [Model CX2680] screenshot

RealSports Tennis © 1983 Atari, Incorporated.

You win the RealSports Tennis match by winning the most games in two out of three sets. Points are scored by hitting a ball over the net that your opponent can't return.

After each game, the receiver becomes the server. Players switch sides after the first game and then after every other game, according to the rules of tennis.

RealSports Tennis can be played by one or two players at slow or fast speed. In addition, each player can play with automatic or manual racket control.


Model CX2680

Scoring is similar to real tennis. Players compete to win games, sets, and finally, to win the match.

* Try rushing the net after a serve to hit the ball before it bounces. The other player will hit from the baseline. Then suddenly, hit the ball at an angle - out of the other player's reach.

* Play a 1-player slow game to practice different shots against the computer-pro. Then try mixing your shots to catch the computer off guard.

* Try hitting a lob when your opponent comes to the net. This may throw your opponent off balance or give you time to reposition yourself on the court for a new attack.

* If the other player moves up to the net, hit the ball to the baseline. Your opponent will have a hard time returning the ball in time. Use the same tactic by hitting the ball to the sidelines.


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