View Full Version : Dunlop Balls
08-05-2007, 02:10 PM
Is it just me, or are these balls heavier than Penn and Wilson? Just by a little, a lot of my shots are hitting the net when I opened a brand new can of Dunlop Champioship.
This balls seem so much faster compared to Wilson however. My serves seem faster than usual, but my groundstrokes go into net more often :-(
Is it just something I have to get used to?
08-05-2007, 10:28 PM
What a coincidence? I just bought two cans of Dunlop Championship tennis balls today. They are heavier or atleast I think so. They are a lot more durable then that other junk (PENN). Anyways they're pretty good quality balls so just keep using them and not that other junk (PENN).
08-06-2007, 08:34 AM
Yeah I thought they were just a little heavier and it made me hit the tape on the net soooo much.
Haha yes, I hate Penn too. I guess I can get used to these balls.
08-06-2007, 08:42 AM
I never noticed the Dunlops as being heavier. I did notice Prince balls seemed heavier.
08-06-2007, 09:09 AM
Dunlop is more stiffier or harder than Prince, but i prefer Prince ball since its softer and not as heavy as Dunlop.
08-06-2007, 01:13 PM
With regard to heavier, weight is to be about 57 grams, give or take 1 GRAM. Since there is 28.35 grams to one ounce, a gram is really insignificant. I think what we all react to is the rubber core and maybe the quality of the felt. To me certain balls consistantly feel heavier but if true be told, I would say I'm reacting more to a "harder" ball (core). And of course on a hot day, balls bounce higher and conversely lower in cool weather also affecting feel.
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