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routine125
03-29-2005, 12:51 PM
Hello,

I was wondering what kind of racquet Gaston Gaudio uses? Is it an extended racquet? I know that Gaston has one of the most prettiest and lethal backhands. However if he is using a extended racquet how does he do it so well? As I have heard extended racquets "hurt" a player with a one hand backhand. Thanks in advance

NoBadMojo
03-29-2005, 12:59 PM
ollie rocchis at 5'4 uses a really long racquet...henin hardenne uses a slightly longer frame, etc...for people with lesser stroke production longer frames and one handed backhands can be problematic healthwise and controlwise..dont think 1/4" matters so much however

alan-n
03-29-2005, 01:06 PM
As long as the strokes are long loose and fluid, than it isn't a problem even on misshits. NoBadMojo says it best.... people who complain of problems and injury with the one-hander have horrible technique, old-granny swings, abrupt-takebacks-swing, muscling their shoulders and arm is a good recipe for tennis elbow within a few shots.

fedex27
03-30-2005, 01:25 PM
well if it does why would he have one of the best bh in tennis?