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Average Player Score Based on 3438 ratings
8.5
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Score Breakdown Based on 3438 ratings
  1. 10 (637)
  2. 9 (1773)
  3. 8 (635)
  4. 7 (204)
  5. 6 (62)
  6. 5 (33)
  7. 4 (17)
  8. 3 (15)
  9. 2 (18)
  10. 1 (44)

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  • Review Score:8.3

    Despite its age, Top Spin remains one of the best Tennis games. Check this out if you don't already own its sequel.

    The graphics, suprisingly, have held up quite well to the test of time. I know this game is older, but many out there have played old games whose graphics have held up to today’s standards, or worse: games that are new ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    Uhh, this is a tennis game i believe.

    I bought this game because I wanted something different than ESPN Football or SSX3. Well, I certainly found it. Top Spin has an overall solid feel that will make you want to keep playing. The graphics and sound effects a... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.7

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    GREAT GAME and ADDICTING but i had one problem, when you create a player they always come out looking old or anorexic. and not many choices with the looksI did not play Top Spin 2 but i have heard diferent reviews for th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4

    I'll keep this short: Pros: -Good gameplay, control and graphics -Lot's of courts to play on -Online is great with little lag -Good ranking system but could have been better Cons: -No music or custom soundtrac... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    I've played other tennis games, this game is by far the best I've seen. Here's my opinion on what they got wrong: - Tournaments - Why haven't I figured out how to put a tournament on hold? Surely they've figured ou... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    The first 3 reviewers of this game all made great valid points. However, I feel these little annoyances needed to be added into what kept Top Spin from being the overall perfect Tennis game. 1) Load times shouldn't h... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    Tennis is a game for the people. Anyone can understand it. Anyone can play it. And even if you are really bad, most everyone can still enjoy it. Sadly, the Tennis subgenre has seen a disturbing downward trend since its 1... Read Full Review

    3 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    I bought this game because I wanted something different than ESPN Football or SSX3. Well, I certainly found it. Top Spin has an overall solid feel that will make you want to keep playing. The graphics and sound effects a... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    Quick and simple! The graphics are awesome even though Pete Sampras looks funny. The sounds is what you expect in a tennis game. Gameplay is great, I love the how you have to time the hit as soon as it crosses the... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.2

    Top Spin is a pretty good tennis game. It definitely fills a big void that hasn’t gotten much attention this generation. However, it also has many flaws, which bring it down, especially considering it’s a first party t... Read Full Review

    1 of 6 users found the following review helpful