Mario Tennis Open's global release dates are in, and it's a tight grouping.

North America gets the game first on 20th May, before Japan on 24th May and Europe on 25th May.

Camelot's first online game in the series includes head-to-head multiplayer with skill-based matchmaking. Nintendo has also revealed you'll also be able to pick up medals from defeated players, check out your standings in monthly leaderboards and more.

Will you be taking a shot on Mario Tennis Open for 3DS?