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JBLAKE_08
03-03-2006, 07:41 AM
Has anybody played with the Fischer M-speed 98 racket? What do you like and dislike about it. Would you recommend it for me? I am a baseliner who hits sort of heavy topspin. I right now play the Volkl Tour 9 V-engine 16X19 which is a little to light and a little to powerful. Thanks!!!

s_andrean
03-03-2006, 07:46 AM
I've just switched to it. Great all rounds racquet. IMO, you would certainly get more power than with the Volkl, but at the same time it offers a lot of pop for something classed as a players racquet.

DSL
03-03-2006, 09:39 AM
I've never hit with the Volkl so I can't compare, but I did recently buy a couple of M Speed 98's. I think the spin potential is really good. It feels very flexible on ground strokes. I found the head to be too light for me so I've added some lead tape. After I added the weight to my liking, I find that it has the power I need. It is still rather low powered compared to many racquets including my previous fischer and prostaff classic 6.1's. The sweet spot is rather small, but when you do hit it, it is a great hit. Good on volleys and serves for me as well. I think this is a really different racquet worth trying out. It doesn't feel cumbersome even with the lead tape. Great control as well.

TennisMD
03-03-2006, 10:25 AM
Recently demoed the new M speed 98. I had a very pleasant experience. For me alsmost perfect power, consistantly deep penetrating shots, 2 handed bh and semewestern fh. Great feel IMO. Overall liked it better than the volkl tour 10 MP Gen 1. Not sure I am going to switch from my current rkt The Head FP Tour however. I just like the way this latter rkt swings through the air especially on forehands.