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pow
07-02-2007, 02:05 AM
We all know that pro's racquets are weighted and balanced differently among other things. But it seems we assume that they play with the same stiffness as the racquet they endorse. I mean, couldn't it be a possibility that Roddick's Pure Drive is actually flexible? That Djokovic's nBlade is stiff? Since they have custom weight and balance who's to say that they don't have custom stiffness?

PBODY99
07-02-2007, 06:48 AM
There have been several threads were this point was raised.
There are custom layups that players and their service tech have admitted to. Unless you take a frame from the bag of a sponsored player and do your on test, you won't know. Since you have to strike the ball, a play test of what the companies will sell you is the only way to figure out what you can play with.