ATemporaryDistraction.com: "Ahh, tennis. A game of champions. And all played with nothing but a couple of racquets, a ball, a net and...a coop of chickens? Though SEGA’s Virtua Tennis 4 bastes the familiar ball game with a liberal smearing of Japanese arcade minigame weirdness to make things more varied and fun for casual gamers, it thankfully doesn’t forget to hone the core tennis mechanics of the traditional game to near-perfection. Virtua Tennis 4 presents gamers with a fantastically fun fusion of arcade madness and surprisingly deep, engrossing tennis tour sim – two halves which mesh together more perfectly than you might expect."