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    Introduced in Mario Tennis (GBC) 

Alex

The male player character.

Nina

The female player character.

Harry

The male Doubles partner.

Kate

The female Doubles partner.

Allie

A student of the Royal Tennis Academy, and a Speed-type character. He's the 2nd rank of the Senior Singles rankings, and shares the 1st rank of Senior Doubles with Fay, until the player defeats him.

Joy

An unranked tennis player, an a Technique-type character.

Brian

A student of the Royal Tennis Academy, ranked 4th in the Senior class, and an All-Around-type character.

Pam

A student of the Royal Tennis Academy, and an All-Around-type character. She's the 4th rank player of the Junior class in Singles, and in Doubles, she is paired with Beth and share the 2nd rank.

Bob

A Power-type character. Though he starts as the 1st rank of the Junior class, he eventually reaches 4th rank of Varsity class, and must be defeated by the player to qualify for the Island Open tournament.

Beth

Pam's Doubles partner, and a Speed-type character.

Fay

A Power-type player with above average speed, but low control. She is the champion of the Senior class in both Singles and Doubles until the player defeats her. In Senior Doubles, she was paired with Allie and belonged to the highest rank. In Junior Doubles, she was paired with Brian and belonged to the lowest rank of the Junior class.

Curt

A Tricky-type player who's the 3rd rank of Junior division, until the player defeats him.

Mark

An All-Around-type member of the tennis Varsity team. To qualify for the Doubles version of the Island Open tournament, the player has to face him and Bob. In Mario Tennis: Power Tour, he is the coach of the Junior class at the Royal Tennis Academy.

Sammi

A Techinique-type player encountered at the Island Open.

  • Secret Character: Unlocked by defeating her in Mario Tour in a Singles or Doubles match in the Island Open

Sean

An All-Around-type player, and Sammi's partner in the Doubles version of the Island Open.

  • Secret Character: Unlocked by defeating him in Mario Tour in a Doubles match in the Island Open

Spike

An All-Around-type that the player will fight in the second round of the Island Open tournament. His drop shot is unlike any other in the game; it curves with a violent sidespin.

  • Secret Character: Unlocked by defeating him in Mario Tour in a Singles or Doubles match in the Island Open

Elden

A Speed-type player, and Spike's tennis partner.

  • Secret Character: Unlocked by defeating him in Mario Tour in a Doubles match in the Island Open

Emily

A Speed-type player, and a ranked member of the Varsity Class at the Royal Tennis Academy. The player faces her in the semifinal round of the Island Open Singles tournament. In the Doubles tournament, her partner is Kevin, and they lose to A. Coz and B. Coz from Factory in the semifinal round. She had an ability to do a large dash to return the tennis ball. In Mario Tennis: Power Tour, she's the coach of the Senior Class.

  • Secret Character: Unlocked by defeating her in Mario Tour in a Singles match in the Island Open

Kevin

A non-playable character in Mario Tennis (GBC) and Mario Tennis: Power Tour. In the Game Boy Color game, he is the highest-ranking player at the Academy, although that changes once the player wins the Island Open. In the Game Boy Advance game, he's the coach of the Academy's Varsity Class.

A. Coz

The eldest Costello brother, and a Tricky-type tennis player. Hailing from the rival Factory school, his first time in the Island Open tournament is the same as the player's. In Mario Tennis: Power Tour, he and B. Coz are now coaches at Factory.

  • Final Boss: Always fought at the end of the Island Open, in both Singles and Doubles.
  • Secret Character: Unlocked by defeating him in Mario Tour in a Singles or Doubles match in the Island Open

B. Coz

A Power-type character, and Doubles partner with his older brother A.Coz.
  • Secret Character: Unlocked by defeating him in Mario Tour in a Doubles match in the Island Open

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    Introduced in Mario Tennis: Power Tour 

Clay (known as Max in Europe)

The male player character. If not chosen, he still appears as Ace's Doubles partner.

Ace (known as Tina in Europe)

The female player character. If not chosen, she still appears as Clay's Doubles partner.

Sophia

A student of the Royal Tennis Academy, ranking 4th in both Junior Singles and Doubles. She is an All-Around-type.

Meg

Sophia's Doubles partner, and a Technique-type player.

Mason

A self-proclaimed "tennis phenom" at the Royal Tennis Academy, ranking 3rd in Junior Singles.

Chad

Mason's Doubles partner, and a Power-type player.

Sasha

Sylvia

Chris

Kyle

Shawn

Linda

Gary

Jet

Kyoko

Micki

Emi

Roy

Flit

Skipper

Whisker

Paula

Elroy

The captain of the Royal Tennis Academy's Varsity team, ranked highest in the school when the player arrives, and having lost only to Dweezil in the previous year's Island Open Singles tournament.

  • Older Than They Look: He's one of the oldest players at the academy; it's hinted at that when Elroy started as a junior, Alex, Mark, and Kevin were still varsity players and not yet coaches.

Tori

Elroy's Doubles partner, ranked 1st in Varsity Doubles, but 3rd in Varsity Singles. Though arrogant when she and Elroy have a chance of winning, she does show respect to the player when surpassed.

Barb

A rival from the Empire school, though she is not considered as much of a threat as her more famous teammates.

Oscar

Barb's Doubles partner, though he is never faced by the player, and cannot be played as in any mode.

Sass

A rival from the Factory school, who never makes it to the big four in any tournament, but was seeded for making the big four the previous year.

Chet

Sass' Doubles partner, who is unplayable.

Chas

A rival from the Union school, who qualified for the Big Four of the previous year's Island Open tournament despite his school's reputation for being a pushover.

Mel

Chas' Doubles partner. Wears her hair in buns similar to Chun-Li.

Dweezil

A famous player from the Empire school, who won the Island Open tournament the year before the player attends.

Mynx

Dweezil's Doubles partner.

Willy

A rookie player from the Factory school that nobody expected to get very far. He's more interested in a good challenge than a victory. He is also the youngest Costello sibling.

  • Climax Boss: Is always fought in the final round of the Island Open Singles and Doubles tournaments

Sheri

Willy's Doubles partner.

  • Climax Boss: Of the Island Open Doubles tournament, sharing the role with Willy

    Introduced in Mario Tennis Aces 

Lucien

A powerful tennis racket, and an ancient relic of the Kingdom of Bask. Its corrupting influence caused the ancient king of Bask to seal it away, but its power is reawoken by Wario and Waluigi, sparking the main conflict in Aces.

  • Big Bad: Of Aces. It has taken control of Wario, Waluigi, Luigi and finally Bowser in its plot to take over the world.
  • The Corrupter: Has the power to take control and corrupt all those who possess it.
  • Demonic Possession: At the very start of the game, it takes over Wario, Waluigi, and Luigi with the grip tape on its handle.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Appears to be an ordinary if not fancy-looking tennis racket, but in reality is a demonic force.
  • Final Boss: In the form of Bowcien.
  • It Can Think: Lucien seeks out willing participants to control, and corrupts them to do its bidding.
  • Living MacGuffin: A tennis racket with a mind of its own, and it seeks world domination.

Aster

The adviser to the king of Bask. Now a spirit within the kingdom's ruins, it encourages Mario to retrieve the racket that has been released.

Madame Mirage

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