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andres17
06-12-2009, 08:04 AM
Well im just curious if any men actually use Prince racquets? Not a PJ but a real prince. Seems like a scarce racquet on the ATP.

tennismsands
06-12-2009, 08:06 AM
Davydenko? Does Monfils use a PJ , Im not sure.

NickC
06-12-2009, 08:12 AM
Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan, Juan Carlos Ferrero, David Farrer, Gael Monfils, Olivie Rochus, Nikolay Davydenko, Federico Gil, etc....A lot more than you think. Prince makes good stuff.

tennismsands
06-12-2009, 08:14 AM
Actually Rochus use to use Prince, but now he uses an Nblade from Wilson. Yeah im a huge Rochus fan!

NickC
06-12-2009, 08:17 AM
Actually Rochus use to use Prince, but now he uses an Nblade from Wilson. Yeah im a huge Rochus fan!

That's his brother that uses a Wilson. Some fan you are :roll:

S H O W S T O P P E R !
06-12-2009, 08:23 AM
Davydenko? Does Monfils use a PJ , Im not sure.

It's a Prince, his stick has the o-ports.

OliverSimon
06-12-2009, 08:24 AM
Actually Rochus use to use Prince, but now he uses an Nblade from Wilson. Yeah im a huge Rochus fan!

He was talking about O Rochus...Christophe never used prince. C. Rochus was using Dunlop, technifibre and now wilson.

tennismsands
06-12-2009, 08:28 AM
He was talking about O Rochus...Christophe never used prince. C. Rochus was using Dunlop, technifibre and now wilson.


Yeah i know O Rochus uses the same racquet as his brother, the Nblade

tennismsands
06-12-2009, 08:35 AM
Well I know he used an Nblade during 07 or 08, but i havent been able to see him play much because he doesnt really play tournaments anymore. Mabye he switche dback to a prince this year, i follow all of his scores and everything. unfortunatly i can never see him play

OliverSimon
06-12-2009, 10:42 AM
Oliver Rochus was using the graphite recently in Halle

vsbabolat
06-12-2009, 12:19 PM
Yeah i know O Rochus uses the same racquet as his brother, the Nblade
Well I know he used an Nblade during 07 or 08, but i havent been able to see him play much because he doesnt really play tournaments anymore. Mabye he switche dback to a prince this year, i follow all of his scores and everything. unfortunatly i can never see him play
Olivier Rochus uses the Michael Chang Graphite MP Longbody with TT Graphite PJ.
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w50/vsbabolat/Olivier_Rochus_2009_Halle.jpg
Olivier Rochus has used this racquet since joining the ATP Tour.
http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?src=refinement&query=z.i.H4sIAAAAAAAEAO29B2AcSZYlJi9tynt_SvVK1-B0oQiAYBMk2JBAEOzBiM3mkuwdaUcjKasqgcplVmVdZhZAzO2d vPfee--999577733ujudTif33_8_XGZkAWz2zkrayZ4hgKrIHz9-fB8_In7dfLn91etf49f4NX6PX_dskV3kvyb9-pj-_5tUZXFZ5HX6qprO182vOcIXGx_T4NdM6qpqX2Z1tmh-bf3s18L_d3fw6-9u2v9m-Ceh__96715fN6fvDIxf0_ub383Oza-_pv4OcL92dj61OJk_8H_0-WvucI-L1r3pfv91qHFpv7B_4b1fl_6oFxZs-Oevj-a7-OvX488nFkbnb37tPIRi_2QoOxbKeQeK-5tfq0Mo9k-Gsmeh1B0o7m-iTG5e-jXxh5kSJtMufvsNTdvf2HxONMlX5tNfk_8yMH4TfLKH336t3HX q_f5r5Y33sf39125WK_s5_jAAfyv74uXUveh-_3Wq2uMN-xd_Ncn9r8xfeH7t2dXS_P5rmj9-XbzTrCcOweCvXzvPHAb-H_T7yv_C_vHrNgG08M9fZ5q_c68Ff_3a7549d5NCf9gvstpD2_ vjN2qm1Sp_sl7OSo--wacG4I8DzoOd-2j1_wBIUHSM3gMAAA..&rid=213168&rcat=SpecificPeople&rt=Olivier%20Rochus#

Christophe Rochus on the other hand has used different racquets than his brother. Christophe has used Dunlop, Tecnifibre, and now Wilson.
http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?src=refinement&query=z.i.H4sIAAAAAAAEAO29B2AcSZYlJi9tynt_SvVK1-B0oQiAYBMk2JBAEOzBiM3mkuwdaUcjKasqgcplVmVdZhZAzO2d vPfee--999577733ujudTif33_8_XGZkAWz2zkrayZ4hgKrIHz9-fB8_In7dfLn91etf49f4NX6PX_dskV3kvyb9-pj-_5tP53XRtNVqnqevqul83fyaI3y38TENfs2krqr2ZVZni-bX1s9-Lfx_dwe__u6m_W-GfxL6_6_37vV1c_rOwPg1vb_53ezc_Ppr6u8A92tn51OLk_kD_ 0efv-YO97ho3Zvu91-HGpf2C_sX3vt16Y96YcGGf_76aL6Lv349_nxiYXT-5tfOQyj2T4ayY6Gcd6C4v_m1OoRi_2QoexZK3YHi_ibK5OalXx N_mClhMu3it9_QtP2NzedEk3xlPv01-S8D4zfBJ3v47dfKXafe779W3ngf299_7Wa1sp_jDwPwt7IvXk7 di-73X6eqPd6wf_FXk9z_yvyF59eeXS3N77-m-ePXxTvNeuIQDP76tfPMYeD_Qb-v_C_sH79uE0AL__x1pvk791rw16_97tlzNyn0h_0iqz20vT9-o2ZarfIn6-Ws9OgbfGoA_jjgPNi5j1b_D1lGSR3hAwAA&rid=235941&rcat=SpecificPeople&rt=Christophe%20Rochus#

I think you have confused the two brothers.

T1000
06-12-2009, 12:26 PM
nicolas massu, evgeny korolev

vsbabolat
06-12-2009, 12:30 PM
nicolas massu, evgeny korolev

Nicolas Massu uses Babolat.

T1000
06-12-2009, 12:35 PM
Nicolas Massu uses Babolat.

i'm pretty sure he uses prince, or its mallise

vsbabolat
06-12-2009, 12:41 PM
i'm pretty sure he uses prince, or its mallise

Massu uses Babolat.
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w50/vsbabolat/Massu_2209_Miami.jpg

Malisse on the other hand does use Prince.

tennismsands
06-12-2009, 01:42 PM
Olivier Rochus uses the Michael Chang Graphite MP Longbody with TT Graphite PJ.
http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w50/vsbabolat/Olivier_Rochus_2009_Halle.jpg
Olivier Rochus has used this racquet since joining the ATP Tour.
http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?src=refinement&query=z.i.H4sIAAAAAAAEAO29B2AcSZYlJi9tynt_SvVK1-B0oQiAYBMk2JBAEOzBiM3mkuwdaUcjKasqgcplVmVdZhZAzO2d vPfee--999577733ujudTif33_8_XGZkAWz2zkrayZ4hgKrIHz9-fB8_In7dfLn91etf49f4NX6PX_dskV3kvyb9-pj-_5tUZXFZ5HX6qprO182vOcIXGx_T4NdM6qpqX2Z1tmh-bf3s18L_d3fw6-9u2v9m-Ceh__96715fN6fvDIxf0_ub383Oza-_pv4OcL92dj61OJk_8H_0-WvucI-L1r3pfv91qHFpv7B_4b1fl_6oFxZs-Oevj-a7-OvX488nFkbnb37tPIRi_2QoOxbKeQeK-5tfq0Mo9k-Gsmeh1B0o7m-iTG5e-jXxh5kSJtMufvsNTdvf2HxONMlX5tNfk_8yMH4TfLKH336t3HX q_f5r5Y33sf39125WK_s5_jAAfyv74uXUveh-_3Wq2uMN-xd_Ncn9r8xfeH7t2dXS_P5rmj9-XbzTrCcOweCvXzvPHAb-H_T7yv_C_vHrNgG08M9fZ5q_c68Ff_3a7549d5NCf9gvstpD2_ vjN2qm1Sp_sl7OSo--wacG4I8DzoOd-2j1_wBIUHSM3gMAAA..&rid=213168&rcat=SpecificPeople&rt=Olivier%20Rochus#

Christophe Rochus on the other hand has used different racquets than his brother. Christophe has used Dunlop, Tecnifibre, and now Wilson.
http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?src=refinement&query=z.i.H4sIAAAAAAAEAO29B2AcSZYlJi9tynt_SvVK1-B0oQiAYBMk2JBAEOzBiM3mkuwdaUcjKasqgcplVmVdZhZAzO2d vPfee--999577733ujudTif33_8_XGZkAWz2zkrayZ4hgKrIHz9-fB8_In7dfLn91etf49f4NX6PX_dskV3kvyb9-pj-_5tP53XRtNVqnqevqul83fyaI3y38TENfs2krqr2ZVZni-bX1s9-Lfx_dwe__u6m_W-GfxL6_6_37vV1c_rOwPg1vb_53ezc_Ppr6u8A92tn51OLk_kD_ 0efv-YO97ho3Zvu91-HGpf2C_sX3vt16Y96YcGGf_76aL6Lv349_nxiYXT-5tfOQyj2T4ayY6Gcd6C4v_m1OoRi_2QoexZK3YHi_ibK5OalXx N_mClhMu3it9_QtP2NzedEk3xlPv01-S8D4zfBJ3v47dfKXafe779W3ngf299_7Wa1sp_jDwPwt7IvXk7 di-73X6eqPd6wf_FXk9z_yvyF59eeXS3N77-m-ePXxTvNeuIQDP76tfPMYeD_Qb-v_C_sH79uE0AL__x1pvk791rw16_97tlzNyn0h_0iqz20vT9-o2ZarfIn6-Ws9OgbfGoA_jjgPNi5j1b_D1lGSR3hAwAA&rid=235941&rcat=SpecificPeople&rt=Christophe%20Rochus#

I think you have confused the two brothers.



Yeah i tend to do that since they look so much alike, besides the hair. But isnt it strange how o rochus was the better and higher ranked player like two years ago and now its the opposite with his brother?

quest01
06-12-2009, 02:40 PM
I believe Vince Spadea uses prince. I think he uses one of the old school prince racquets.

DavidGarcia
06-12-2009, 03:10 PM
i'm pretty sure he uses prince, or its mallise

It is Xavier Mallise.

GPG
06-12-2009, 03:12 PM
Massu used Prince at the beginning of the eyar, but it seems that he didn't like it (I think that he lost like 3 matches in a row)

vsbabolat
06-12-2009, 03:44 PM
Massu used Prince at the beginning of the eyar, but it seems that he didn't like it (I think that he lost like 3 matches in a row)

Yeah you're right Massu did use the Prince Ozone Tour at the beginning of the year then switched back to his Babolat Pure Control Plus with Pure Storm PJ.

mdjenders
06-12-2009, 07:23 PM
Yeah i tend to do that since they look so much alike, besides the hair. But isnt it strange how o rochus was the better and higher ranked player like two years ago and now its the opposite with his brother?

o rochus was/is struggling with his shoulder injuries, which ruined his ranking. on his game, he is still much more of a threat than his brother.

Argentino a morir
06-12-2009, 07:51 PM
martin vassallo arguello, marcel granollers, pablo andujar, simon greul

フェデラー
06-12-2009, 07:51 PM
Shuichi Sekiguchi, no. 4 ranked boys junior at french open.

babolatPDstandard
06-12-2009, 08:19 PM
sam querrey

featherlight
06-12-2009, 08:50 PM
when you look at prince sponsered players , you can see the o ports so i don't think most prince players use PJs

OliverSimon
06-12-2009, 09:04 PM
nicolas massu, evgeny korolev

You are actually right. IF you look on gettyimages Massu was using a prince during the australian open.http://www.gettyimages.com/Search/Search.aspx?contractUrl=2&language=en-US&family=editorial&p=massu%20australian%20open&assetType=image&src=quick

Jack & Coke
06-13-2009, 12:23 AM
http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=239499

Most Promoted Company
1___Head_________ 27
2___Wilson_______ 26
3___Babalot______ 17
4___Prince_______ 9
5___Dunlop_______ 6
6___Technifibre__ 5
7___Yonex________ 5
8___Fischer______ 3
9___Bosworth_____ 1
10__ProKennex____ 1

tennismsands
06-13-2009, 04:07 AM
Wow thats strange i would think head and wilson would be switched, almost everyone uses Wilson

PrinceMoron
06-13-2009, 04:08 AM
Well im just curious if any men actually use Prince racquets? Not a PJ but a real prince. Seems like a scarce racquet on the ATP.
I hit with the European importer for Prince, and he said there are quite a few frames in the pipeline, all targeting tour frames from other manufaturers. Already got the head prestige clone in the rebel, the ignite is hitting the shops, and Wilson specs are next so a few more pros will be tempted.

OliverSimon
06-13-2009, 06:58 AM
What pro uses a bosworth?! Sorry nevermind I found it...Stepanek

ExPostFacto
06-13-2009, 08:31 PM
What pro uses a bosworth?! Sorry nevermind I found it...Stepanek

Why would you post something in which you pose and then answer a question? This should have been kept to yourself.

jetlee2k
06-13-2009, 11:43 PM
Yeah i know O Rochus uses the same racquet as his brother, the Nblade

He always had been using Prince Michael Chang graphite.. or some black out prince racquet.. never use the Nblade.. !! you must be confused with his brother Christopher..

Mahboob Khan
06-13-2009, 11:58 PM
Well im just curious if any men actually use Prince racquets? Not a PJ but a real prince. Seems like a scarce racquet on the ATP.

I used to use Prince Pro for quite some time back in 80s. Prince rackets are as good as any top of the line company. I like its handle. It's quite comfortable.

Roberto
06-14-2009, 12:25 AM
Maby Prince racquets would sell better if they changed their name to symbol/ racquet formerly known as Prince.

slick
06-14-2009, 04:13 AM
Sam Querry too.

Federer's cat
06-14-2009, 04:55 AM
Wow thats strange i would think head and wilson would be switched, almost everyone uses Wilson

Not that I know, everyone I know uses Head.

tennismsands
06-14-2009, 05:41 AM
well more people that i know use wilson than head. i use head though

martini1
06-14-2009, 08:06 AM
Dude they are all listed in the TW site. Just click on Prince rackets and all the players profile will show up.

VinhLam
06-15-2009, 06:27 PM
Actually Rochus use to use Prince, but now he uses an Nblade from Wilson. Yeah im a huge Rochus fan!

if you are talking about Chris Rochus, yeah at French Open 2009 he was using a nblade against Santaro. He also has a brother so I'm not sure im using the right name, but I'm pretty sure.