You can leave the two title screens which appear after loading by pressing fire of
joystick port 1. The main menu will appear from which you can select various options
by moving your joystick left or right and pressing the fire button the selected option
is normalie without highlighting. If at any time you want to quit and start again,
use restore key and it will return you to the second menu.
Your first task is to compose ATP list. You can move up and down the ATP list by
moving joystick up and down. Highlight Nr.1 position and select the name option. Enter
the name of Nr.1 seed (max.20 characters) and press return. The name will now appear
in the ATP list.
Select male or female
Joystick left or right and fire button.
Select the nationality by moving joystick left and right and fire button.
Select dress colour by moving joystick left and right and also fire.
Saves the ATP list on tape or disk.
Loads the ATP table.
The players can be moved in all 8 directions by joystick when fire button is not pressed.
Deletes the ATP table from the memory.
Serve And Normal Game
Please obey the rules of tennis. The arrow shows the directions of serve. Throw the
ball up by pressing the fire button and press again to serve. The direction and speed
can be controlled as follows.
Fire Button Pressed
Slow - Medium - Fast
The angle depends on speed.
Fast - Small Angle - Flat
Medium - Medium Angle - Medium
Slow - Large Angle - High
For a smash, very small is needed. A lot of practice is need to perfect the shot. Press
the button for no longer than half second. The joystick function is shown below.
Fire Button Pressed
Short - Medium - Long
Short - The ball hits the ground very close to the net.
Medium - The ball hits in the middle of the court.
Long - The ball usually is out.
The scoring is according to tennis rules.
If the score is 6:6, the set is decided by a tiebreaker. The game is based on best of
3 sets. The ATP table is automatically updated. You will have to use save facility to
save the new table.