Closeup pics of Djokovic's new Head racket

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by viktorkwan, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. viktorkwan

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  2. themitchmann

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    Speed Pro huh?

    Looks like he's still using the gut/Lux hybrid for his strings.
     
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  3. jcstennis

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    his bag (from what we can see) looks cool! Speed Pro bag?
     
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  4. Otherside

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    awesome looking, my taste exactly!
     
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  5. djoko4thewin

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    wow that is nice! so is the pj of the speed pro very new? or did i miss that when he played at brisbane. plus what strings were in them? hard to say, maybe the gut/lux hybrid. the pics seem to me to show different hybrids in the photos, look like 2 strings but one full lux, one gut/lux and one lux/gut. maybe hes deciding on the right setup.
     
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  6. crazylevity

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    Hmm...who's the lady in the background? Djokovic's hitting partner? :p looks like she's also holding a Head, but I don't think it's the same one as Djokovic's.
     
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  7. BobFL

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    The beam looks huge at the upper hoop and the grip shape is different .....he is in trouble with this tweener-looking racquet :)
     
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  8. master_stringer_mitchy

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    looks like he is using head calf leather with 2 over grips as well
     
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  9. dr325i

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    head heavy...interesting!
     
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    Great pics man!
     
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  11. jackcrawford

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    It is mainly TW equipment fetishes who use 13 oz +, 10 pt headlight frames - not ATP pros. Check out Jura's list in this forum.
     
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  12. HydroYang

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    Shes holding the same racket as Djokovic.
    I'm not sure who she is..
     
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  13. crazylevity

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    ^^ I don't think so. The word HEAD on her racquet slants at an angle, whereas the one on Djokovic's is straight.
     
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    She's some European player...dunno what's her name...but she's got a BIG tattoo on her left mid-to-lower back...

    Djokovic was on the side of the court waiting for her to finish her hitting session.

    And no she wasn't using a similar racket...
     
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  15. master_stringer_mitchy

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    great pics man. how big would you say the head was and was the bag as good as it looks? mitch
     
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  16. leonidas1982

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    nice photos.

    head Speed Pro:
    - 98 sq in?
    - 18x20
     
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  17. Miami83095

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    Whats the string hes using? It looks like full luxilon
     
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  18. Teamtomo

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    Nice pics.Thanks!
     
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  19. Big-Serve

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    It looks like champions choice to me!
     
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    Viktor, great pics man! keep them coming...
     
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  21. mozzer

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    They all look like a gut/multi main and probably alu power mains or a string with a similar colour.
     
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  22. Chauvalito

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    Great Pictures.


    Does anyone see Djokovic's signature just below the throat and peeking out from under the grip?
     
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  23. Chauvalito

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    Compliments to Vitorkwan. Thanks for the Pictures.

    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  24. Chauvalito

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    Compliments to Vitorkwan. Thanks for the Pictures.

    [​IMG]
     
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  25. djoko4thewin

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    holy moly, i do! it's a sig racket! called HEAD SPEED PRO! and that must be the pj as well, no different one coming out!
     
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  26. HydroYang

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    Well spotted!!
    The pj do look very similar..
     
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  27. HydroYang

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    Wow, like Henman with slazenger etc!!
     
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  28. master_stringer_mitchy

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    could be just on his though. ivanovic and alot of players have there names on there rackets, could be though
     
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  29. Matty G

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    Yea i was about to post that. Are you sure it is his though?
     
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  30. Matty G

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    It looks like he has also changed to a head overgrip from his wilson pro!
     
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  31. djoko4thewin

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    yep, he has prob definately changed grip to a head overgrip something like head extreme soft overgrip?
     
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  32. JacKKyKung

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    It's look like some material braiding on top.

    Do you guys think he use Gut/ALU power(rough?) hybrid.
     
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  33. Chauvalito

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    I can't tell from the picture at all, so I am not sure! We will find out :). The name speed pro reminds of Prince.

    Good point master stringer, but usually people have their name printed on the racket. This looks very much like a signature though, so it could possibly be a signature racket.
     
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  34. Matty G

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    Take a closer look at the strings they all look like a one peace string job
     
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  35. JacKKyKung

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    Look at the first pics, i saw something like "YDU TEK" on 4 o'clock of frame. What you guys are seeing?
     
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  36. MarrratSafin

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    FANTASTIC pics. Thanks for posting! I see myself buying this racquet when it's released, if the specs suit. Love the color.
     
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  37. SaunderS

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    I saw that aswell!
     
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  38. JacKKyKung

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    I don't think so, cuz this angle i can see at least 3 string knot. I know it doesn't mean he's using hybrid.

    [​IMG]
     
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  39. djoko4thewin

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    well, it looks like a hybrid, anyone guess if it's ALU rough? Also anyone want to guess on head size and tensions? just for fun.
     
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  40. JacKKyKung

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    I'm pretty sure that's he using some softer string on main and poly' on cross. Look closer and compare starting knot at top with knot at bridge. On starting knot look like sharp cut but not on the bridge. Do you guys think so, or it's just only me?
     
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  41. Matty G

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    Now that I look agen I see three
     
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  42. djoko4thewin

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    so what does this all mean? do u think it's a hybrid? from the other pics it looks like it is champs choice but i'm not sure.
     
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  43. JacKKyKung

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    Yeah, i think he's using Fed's set up. I need more string expert here.
     
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  44. vmosrafa08

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    So the new racquet is going to be called the Head Speed Pro?
     
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  45. vmosrafa08

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    And in this picture, I see Novak's signature:

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  46. djoko4thewin

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    yes. what else would it be called if it says that on the racket.
     
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  47. Matty G

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    Im guessing there will also be a speed and a speed team or tour
     
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  48. ESP#1

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    The racquet reminds me of a tweener like an extreme, although im not very familiar with the extreme, looks ok though def great pics:)
     
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  49. Blade0324

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    It does look like the beam width is a little wider like that of a tweaner. Also given that it is an 18x20 pattern the bottom and top crosses are pretty far from the frame which makes me think that the head size may be in the 100in. or slightly bigger size range. I am very curious to see this when it comes out, it doesn't seem like a frame that I would use but it would be a good demo.
     
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  50. master_stringer_mitchy

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    it will be a 98, proberly designed on the radical tour he used
     
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