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Trevor
05-13-2008, 02:59 PM
Hi I'm in the market for a new players racquet. I'm a 4.0 player who enjoys the occasional serve and volley but is mostly a baseline basher. I love to move my opponents around the court with a lot of spin and placement. These would be my ideal specs,

Head Size:
90 sq. in.
Length: 27 inches
Unstrung Weight: 11.8oz / 303g
Swingweight: 325
Stiffness: 65
Beam Width: 17 mm S
Power Level: Low-Medium

What racquet would come closest to what I described? Link me to it if you can. Thanks!

triplefault2
05-13-2008, 03:01 PM
http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageRCPRINCE-GROMS.html

Trevor
05-13-2008, 03:38 PM
Wow, that seems perfect. Anyone have any other suggestions?

bladepdb
05-13-2008, 03:59 PM
http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageRCPRINCE-PTD.html Should be good if you're willing to compromise a little with the swingweight. The 16 x 20 is a fairly open string pattern so you should be able to get good spin on the ball and maintain good placement. Other than that it should be suited to your game.

If you're willing to compromise the straight beam for a variable one, the Yonex RDS 001 http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageRCYONEX-RDS001.html seems to fit your style. With regards to net game and having personally used it, I found it very easy to control at the net and even managed. The 16 x 18 makes it very nice to put spin on it. I use a mostly backhand slice and I found a lot of deep driving slices. Again, the biggest compromise is the beam variability.

Trevor
05-13-2008, 04:58 PM
Maybe a little lighter than what I posted.

quest01
05-13-2008, 05:22 PM
Wilson K90

[K]Topspin
05-13-2008, 05:25 PM
Theres really no midsize that has low-medium power. But like it says before, I would recommend the yonex. And another racket that comes close to your ideal specs is the Kblade Tour.

TopJunior56
05-13-2008, 06:15 PM
I don't know if your a baseline basher maybe look at a few stick with bigger headsizes

Trevor
05-14-2008, 03:08 AM
all right ill head to the shop thursday.

larry10s
05-14-2008, 03:49 AM
check out vantagetennis.com the frames are low- medium power to me and you can get the specs you want. the stiffness for the 90 sq. in. head is 70 but according to other posters does not feel that stiff.

larry10s
05-14-2008, 03:54 AM
went to vantage site and you can get 90 sq in head with 63 stiffness and weight and balance close to your spec. if you speak to paul or sven the U.S. rep for vantage he might get you your exact specs,

Topspin Kid364
05-14-2008, 04:42 AM
http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageRCBAB-BAPDC.html
you can try this one out, but the only thing you may not like about it is that it has a 100" head. Except that, everything seems about right for what u suggested.

Trevor
05-14-2008, 11:33 AM
went to vantage site and you can get 90 sq in head with 63 stiffness and weight and balance close to your spec. if you speak to paul or sven the U.S. rep for vantage he might get you your exact specs,
Wow. I've never even heard of these racquets. How come they aren't that popular?

groundstroke
05-14-2008, 03:21 PM
if you like generating a lot of spin and tend to mess with the best from the baseline then the bab. aeropro cortex is amazing, its also pretty damn crisp off volleys...a slightly larger head size than you specifified though...

HeadPrestige
05-14-2008, 03:24 PM
http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageRCBAB-BAPDC.html
you can try this one out, but the only thing you may not like about it is that it has a 100" head. Except that, everything seems about right for what u suggested.

that is WAY outside his spec range....


i would check out the tour diablo mid and the rds 001.

Trevor
05-14-2008, 04:45 PM
I've already tried the Diablo and didn't like the lack of feel.

TopJunior56
05-14-2008, 06:19 PM
Check out the sure storm tour. Its really nice. Or wait till the limited edition babolat comes out it played great as well

Passion4Tennis
05-14-2008, 06:31 PM
You may want to demo a Head flexpoint prestige or the microgel prestige. They're close to the specs that you like. They're excellent all-court racquets.

[d]ragon
05-14-2008, 06:50 PM
k90 seems to fit ur spec perfectly. the rds001 is also worth a demo. and u could try vantage