2K Sports has revealed that the next cover athletes for Top Spin Tennis will be Roger Federer, the reigning Wimbledon champion and #1 ranked men's player and Maria Sharapova, the #2 ranked women's tennis player in the world.
"I am honored to be chosen as the cover athlete for Top Spin," said Roger Federer. "The game does an excellent job of capturing the intensity of tennis and combines that with incredible visuals. Simply put, fans are in for a treat as 2K Sports has done an excellent job delivering the best and most realistic tennis game."
"Being on the cover of the top tennis game in the world is something I'm very proud of," said Maria Sharapova. "It's an honor that my hard work and achievements are being recognized in this manner. Now, everyone gets a shot to play against me – but look out, I'm bringing my 'A' game in Top Spin!"
Top Spin for the PS2 will have 16 of the top male and female players including Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt, Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams, and many more. The game will be released in late summer 2005.