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pmoreno
06-11-2004, 05:41 AM
I want to get a new racquet, either a Head or Wilson. I'm 55 years old with a short stroke. I can move well on the court. Looking for more power for baseline play. Any suggestions. :)

Steve H.
06-11-2004, 11:04 AM
You didn't say what you are using now, so it is hard to say what would give "more power" --

Some general thoughts (from a 50+ player myself) -- to save your elbow and wrist, go about increasing your power by getting a bigger head size and a more elastic string, not by buying a super head-heavy, light and stiff "game improvement" model. You might look into the Head i.X3 oversize, or from other makers the ProKennex 15g light or Core1 20, or the Volkl Catapult 3.

Wilson doesn't seem to make this kind of frame, which may have something to do with all the older guys you see with Wilsons wearing braces on their forearms.

hope this helps