Tennis is one of the sports which is worth playing either in real life or in a virtual one. In Tennis Mania, players will be thrown in with a ghost player (Real player skills being recorded by the server and then loaded as if you are playing with a real player) into a one to one match.
The game is straight forward and follows the rules of tennis, there will be fault and scoring accounted on where the ball lands. All player has to do is to ensure that the ball they hit landed on the other side of the court and hopefully do not get a fault.
The game play is rather easy as there are only 3 keys in use. The keys are consisting of the left and right arrow keys and the space bar. Running around the screen and getting a better position is rather useless in this game as I found that the AI can perform super accurate counter shot even you shoot it to the other side of the court. Furthermore, players will keep missing the tennis ball as it fly pass way over to the other side of the court. The game is rather one sided, it is very hard for me to score even one shot at times.
Very plain and nothing much can be said about the graphic part.
No music, only sound of ball getting hit and bounce. This is rather disappointing.
I would really like to play tennis in Facebook, but Tennis Mania is not one of them. Aside from the game play not being balance, I also find that the application loves to publish your status of your wall and flood your friends’ Facebook walls as well. Avoid this game at all cause unless you really love tennis.
Rating to this game is a 1 out of 5.