Jennifer Capriati Tennis
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Available: September 1992
- Theme: Sports
To be the best...
... you have to master serves, lobs, and smashes. Jennifer Carriati Tennis allows you to take on the computer or a friend! Use one of the pros, or create your own player. Play in a tournament, in a single match, or just practice your skills. Three playing fields are available to add to the tennis realism! You will think you're facing Jennifer herself in an intense match on center court! A multitude of options are at your disposal, from your playing style to the way you practice. Like real tennis, the strategies you use out on the court will work here. Staying in the middle of the court, for example, will allow you to react faster to your opponent's serves and returns. Each of the opposing players also has a different playing style. Learn these as quickly as possible. Know your foe, and swing your way to certain victory!
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Operating systems: Windows 9x/2K/WinXP/Vista/7
Game modes: Single game mode
- Up, Down, Left, Right - Arrow keys
- Start - Enter (Pause, Menu select, Skip intro, Inventory)
- "A" Gamepad button - Ctrl (usually Jump or Change weapon)
- "B" button - Space (Jump, Fire, Menu select)
- "C" button - Left Shift (Item select)
Use the F12 key to toggle mouse capture / release when using the mouse as a controller.
At long last there's a tennis game for the Genesis! The good folks at Renovation haven't produced just any ol' tennis game either. Jennifer Capriati Tennis is a well-rounded, feature-laden, challenging game, which ought to satisfy players of all rankings.
Play Your Game
Jennifer Capriati Tennis offers an abundance of options and features. Choose from 12 ranked men and women players, each with individual strengths, weaknesses, and playing styles. Jennifer's the number one seed, and she's the only real pro in the game. You can also create up to four men and four women with your own specifications. Choose your players' name, race, clothing color, and stroke style. Moreover, you can make them right- or left-handed, and balance their power between speed, stroke, and net play.
- For the most responsive customized player, select attributes that reflect your own style of play.
- Double-handed strokes have a limited shooting area, but they're faster than single-handed strokes.
- Don't neglect the Net Play category. It's crucial for champions!
Jennifer lets you play tennis any way you like it. Single players can challenge the computer, team up with the computer in doubles, or watch a computer vs. computer matchup between your selected players. Two players can challenge each other, team up for doubles against the computer, team up with a computer partner in doubles, or watch a totally computerized doubles match.
Computer doubles partners play according to their scouting reports, so prepare to cover for their weaknesses.
Volley for Serve
Play either an Exhibition game against the opponent of your choice or enter the Circuits Mode for the world championship. Circuit pits your player in a singles tournament against all other ranked players on your choice of Lawn, Hard, or Clay surfaces. You must win four tournaments - the Sydney, Paris, Florida, and London Opens. A password feature enables you to continue ongoing tournaments.
Start on Hard Courts. The ball bounces higher and doesn't affect ball speed.
Jennifer Capriati Tennis offers an invaluable Training mode, in which tireless instructors practice a variety of shots with you until you get them right. Customize your training by dictating which direction you want the ball hit, the type of stroke used, your instructor's position, and the practice surface.
Practice diligently, because the computer is extremely tough. Even the lowest ranked players hit powerful baseline shots, are terrors at the net, and rally forever!
- Start off by playing the #1 ranked man against the #12 ranked woman. Don't worry, she'll probably still beat you!
- Track a ball by playing the position of its shadow instead of the ball itself.
Game, Set, and Match!
Jennifer Capriati is an excellent tennis game for any system. The graphics are bright and clear, especially the animation of the players and the tennis ball. The controls are easy to leam, and the on-screen action is extremely responsive. Digitized sound effects, including score announcing, add a nice touch of realism. Two-player game play is a lot of fun, and one-player games are mucho tough. Jennifer Capriati Tennis serves up aces!