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tennis939
08-17-2007, 11:10 AM
did you guys see the price for the william sister racquet?
22K gold? who needs them on a racquet?
its just gonna scratch up eventually..


sorry for the rant...it just surprise the heck out of me.

Mister G
08-17-2007, 11:22 AM
Might wanna change the title to "WTF"... I just looked up their racquets. What a joke. This is absolutely ____________.

A. Ludicrous
B. Ridiculous
C. Farcical
D. All of the above

VGP
08-17-2007, 11:23 AM
Do you expect that a regular joe (or jane) would actually buy the racket?

.....and if they did they would play with it?

It's a collectible and it's marketed to be that way.

Purostaff
08-17-2007, 11:46 AM
got link? =x

tennis939
08-17-2007, 12:03 PM
VGP yea...i know i know
it was like a sudden to me so yea
plus it donates to breast cancer too not bad hmm?


hey purostaff there u go
http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/catpage.html?cref=2140

haha i like that name purostaff...im guessing ur japanese like me

Photoshop
08-17-2007, 12:03 PM
Serena's (http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageRCWILSON-SERENA.html)
Venus' (http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageRCWILSON-VENUS.html)

darn it, tennis939 you were a bit faster. great looking racket anyway. what about one for Federer? hmm?

tennis939
08-17-2007, 12:18 PM
haha u were just a sec? late


yea where is one for federer? there is one for roddick and williams..and a bunch more for others..

AndrewD
08-17-2007, 01:13 PM
The Williams sisters, according to pundits and the sisters themselves, are
"getting tennis out of the country club and bringing the sport to a new, more street, less affluent audience. They show that you don't need to be born with a silver spoon in your mouth to succeed in tennis". Yet, here they are endorsing a racquet that can only be purchased by someone with considerably more money than sense. That a donation is made to breast cancer research is incredibly condescending. If Wilson, or the endorsees, cared at all they should just donate a lump sum instead of turning a worthy cause into a marketing tool (same goes for any of the other manufacturers).

max
08-17-2007, 01:29 PM
Wouldn't you call this gold stuff, "bling"?

Gantz
08-17-2007, 07:04 PM
dude, not even Bill Gates would buy them if he was interested in tennis.

king of swing
08-17-2007, 07:12 PM
those are sooo tacky.... I wouldn't by them for a collection...who would??

Klatu Verata Necktie
08-17-2007, 07:53 PM
I think the white one looks pretty good. I remember a short while back there was an early version (perhaps limited edition) of the new Boris Becker racquet for sale at a steep price and people were willing to pay for it.

netman
08-17-2007, 07:57 PM
Great title.

sasuke32495
08-18-2007, 09:39 AM
yea, the kfactor 90's have federer's sig on them