The Prince of Tennis
Season 3, Episode 73
Episode 73
Air date
March 12, 2003
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Tezuka's Decision is the 73rd episode of the Prince of Tennis series. It was first aired on March 12, 2003.


Hyotei's coach Sakaki informs Coach Ryuzaki of a rehabilitation center in Germany, famous for treating injured tennis players. Ryuzaki-sensei proposes this to Tezuka, who mulls over this decision. 

Oishi organises everyone together to climb up a mountain to watch the sunrise together, to keep a reminder of all the good times they had with each other and to boost up their spirit for the upcoming Kanto tournaments