ATP Tour Championship Tennis
|ATP Tour Championship Tennis|
|Developer(s)||SIMS Co., Ltd.|
ATP Tour Championship Tennis is a tennis videogame released by Sega in 1994.
- ATP Tour
The main mode of the game, starts with the user creating a player and customizing attributes such as birth date, nationality, height, weight, and gameplay-related such as making the player right or left-handed, and choosing two moves for backhand and forehand each. Once the game starts, the user is placed at the bottom of the rankings, and can choose to participate in the following ATP tournaments:
- Newsweek Champions Cup – Indian Wells – Hard
- The Lipton Championships – Miami – Hard
- Japan Open – Tokyo – Hard
- Monte Carlo Open – Monte Carlo – Clay
- German Open – Hamburg – Clay
- Italian Open – Rome – Clay
- Canadian Open Tennis Championships – Montréal/Toronto – Hard
- Thriftway ATP Championship – Cincinnati – Hard
- Stockholm Open – Stockholm – Carpet
- Paris Open – Paris – Carpet
- IBM/ATP Tour World Championships – Frankfurt – Carpet
- Exhibition Match
In this mode, the player can select from a variety of combinations, ranging from a singles game against the computer, another person or just watch, up to a doubles game with four players at the same time.
- Exhibition Tournament
- ATP Senior Tour
A total of 40 licensed ATP tennis players are featured in the game, with 32 active (at the time) and 8 retired legends:
GamePro stated in their review that "ATP scores a decisive win over EA's recent IMG International Tennis Tour." They particularly praised the game's numerous options, solid controls, and adjustable difficulty, though they did criticize that the scaling of the ball "sometimes distracts you more than it helps you."