Borg and Tsonga's WILSON?

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  1. sanchino

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  2. sanchino

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    I was finally able to add a link to pics....
     
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  3. フェデラー

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    tsonga uses the kobra and its apparently not a pj
     
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    I was attempting to show him with one of his previous racquets....you'd need to see the picture.....
     
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  5. フェデラー

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    Oh, well previously he used the kblade didnt he?
     
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    seemed to be.....but according to some, it was a paint job......the picture I was trying to post of him, he was either using a KFactor KSix.One 90 or 95.....maybe it was the real deal or paint job?.....wish I could figurre out how to post a picture here
     
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  7. tennisdad65

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    probably because you are pointing to a file on your local computer.
    C:\Users\Blake D. Woolard\Documents\1429552321_f0a22641e4.jpg

    upload the file to some image site and then point to the image link on that site.
     
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    upload it to www.imageshack.us and then post the direct link instead of the location in your computer.
     
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    LOL I was about to comment on that, and it has the OP name too ^^
     
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  11. NovakWannabe

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    Prior to switching to the Kobra, and prior to the KBlade PJ, Tsonga had a K6.1 18x20 PJ. As for Borg, I think he's using something of the PS6.0 lineage with a K6.1 Tour PJ.
     
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    I don't get how he can use the actual kobra. is the the kobra team?
    i demoed the kobra and it feels like a walmart racquet to me
     
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    when he had the kblade pj it was actually the ps 6.5 underneath
    the specs were like 95 sq in and a 16x20 pattern.
     
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    I agree.....to me the Kobra feels as cheap as a Babolat
     
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    I thought it was a Hyper ProStaff 6.5 as well....but I believe the string patern is 18x20
     
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    The blade was def a pj. I saw some pics and it was not the blade. But now he is using the Kobra tour. Much too drastic of a difference to just pj it. Completely different stick from the hyper carbon.

    There was a thread that showed the blade pj somewhere on here. He broke it at a practice session and a guy was able to keep it.
     
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  17. フェデラー

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    yes, he had no real reason to switch paint jobs for like the third time in less than 3 years. He most likely uses the Kobra for some reason
     
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    Someone on these boards said something about a rumor that Tsonga would switch to Babolat when his contract with Wilson ends this year since he liked them, and the Kobra is similar to one.
     
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    that is my bad it was the hyper prostaff, but the pattern for that racquet would be 16x20.
     
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    +1

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    I took a couple of pics this year at Wimbledon of his racquet (while he was playing Karlovic, who is also using his old Head? racquet but blacked out!)and it does look like a Babolat racquet under the new cosmetics. I will upload them when I get a chance.
     
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    As promised, please find below some pics of Tsonga and Karlovic's racquets from Wimbledon 2009....

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    by the way you will need to zoom in...if you can't see them then let me know.
     
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    LOL @ first picture. It looks like Babolat didn't bother to paint the other side's FXP holes! Additionally, The paint is chipping at the top - revealing gold paint like the Instinct. Just confirming what everyone else knew.

    As for Tsonga, it looks like the Kobra Tour to me.
     
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  24. Rjtennis

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    He is definetly using the Kobra. I was listening to to Gilbert on TV (Montreal, Rogers) and se was saying that the stick Tsonga uses is extremely heavy. What is with that, the Kobra is fairly light.
     
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    i dont see why borg would bother using a paintjob when he's not playing on tour anymore
    i mean he plays exo's, hes old, and there's nothing really at stake
    why not just use a retail
     
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    Borg is using a k90.
     
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