10 Greatest Racquets of All Time

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  1. plasma

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    10 greatest racquets ever

    10. Ps 85
    9. Max 200g
    8. Kneissl masters 10
    7. Rd ti 70
    6 r 22
    5 Fischer Vacuum Pro 90
    4 F200
    3 Head prestige pro
    2 Puma Winner
    1 Prince Graphite Series 90

    in no particular order, 10 highest level, best playability racquets ever...
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    #10- the ps 85 china

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    #9- 2 stripe 200g (1st version)

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    #8- kneissl pro masters

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    #7- rd ti 70
     
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    6 r 22

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    5 Fischer Vacuum Pro 90 (earlier vacuum shown, pre- fishnet)

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    4 F200
     
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    3 Head prestige pro

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    2 Puma Winner

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    1 Prince Graphite Series 90 (4 stripe) (1 stripe is shown)
     
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  4. roundiesee

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    Is the RD Ti 70 the "newest" of the bunch of rackets you selected? The rest in the list appear to be all classic frames except for this one. Thanks!
     
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  5. pshulam

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    2/10 for me:
    Yonex R22, Prince Graphite Series 90.
     
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    I hate R-22 so I sold it.

    I love prostaff 85 most then max200g and green prestige.
     
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    Yuth, you didn't sell the R-22. C'mon, don't lie. You just GAVE it to me! HAHAHAHA ...
     
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  8. Virginia

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    This varies a bit from the Tennis Mag Top Ten. I have the following:

    10. Ps 85
    9. Max 200g
    6 r 22
    5 Fischer Vacuum Pro 90
    4 F200
    3 Head prestige pro
    1 Prince Graphite Series 90
     
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  9. Virginia

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    Posted twice.

    Anyway I was going to add that of the Tennis Mag Top Ten, I have all of them, except the Babolat. And that won't change, as I don't like Babolats. ;)
     
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  10. bluegrasser

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    Jack Kramer/Dunlop max/ply/Head Graphite Edge/Head original Prestige/PS 85/Yonex R 22/ Prince graphite 90/ Prince Pro alum 110/Wilson profile - 1st wide body/Babolat Pure drive.
     
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  11. plasma

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    yes Prince Pro and Head Graphite edge deserved to make the high performance list. Are you toking on the bluegrass or playin it though now? Babolat pure drive????, bleh!
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    actually I would make the pure drive my main racquet ( if they made it in 84 square inches!!!!)
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    And no Donnay in there, shame on you!!!
     
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  13. Dino Lagaffe

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    Which one is your favorite Donnay, Ericsson? I have played quite a bit with different Donnays fairly recently, and I was very impressed with the Pro Ceramic. (350 g/12.35 oz Weight - 59 Flex - 352 SW - 33 cm/4 points HL Balance - 16x19 Pattern)
     
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    Hi Dino, Pro Ceramic is awsome! have one too at home, and of course the Pro Cynetic, both from the same mould with the very thin beam.
    My favorite is very hard to say, so many good sticks but if i have to pick one it would be the Donnay Ultimate Cynetic 85, very rare stick!
     
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    Plasma: The R22 is magnificent.

    Has it been used?
     
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  16. plasma

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    of course it's been used, how could I not hit with such a fluid natural perfect beauty???
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    the r 22 has totally modern playability. I would only touch 2 90's: the vac pro 90 and the yoneyama gold (R 22). I would be honored to meet members of the esteemed Yoneyama tribe at some point, and discuss with them the history of this unique and perfect company...dommo arigato Yoneyama San, many years later, sir, we still muse over your sublime inventions and "crazy" patents...arigato gozaimashtah!
     
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