Delpo using new BLX Pro Open

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  1. jwbarrientos

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    I am watching an exhibition (Dec 02) game against Fernando Gonzalez in Rosario (ARG) and he is using the BLX Pro Open.

    I'd say looks better than I expected, even that don't like.:neutral:
     
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  2. Funbun

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    Hope we get some of his specs soon!

    ...and is it called the Pro Open or the Pro Tour? The name seemed to change halfway through the month.

    I just hope this racquet doesn't cost too much. I'm sick of these rediculous prices. At least the KPro Tour is down a lot, for not much of a good reason.
     
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  3. phishua

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    ...you mean he's playing with his normal racquet, but with a new PJ.....................right? ;)
     
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  4. OliverSimon

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    Any pictures?!
     
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    Pics or it didnt happen. :)
     
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  6. Kenny022593

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    Thought you were done with these boards
     
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  7. Babolast

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    Who are you?
     
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    here you go:

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  9. tennispro19

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    oooooooooo it happened!
     
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  10. jwbarrientos

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    :shock: hmmmmm

    Can't believe your are thinking in that way :mrgreen:

    We could agree it looks like new BoLoXs racquets? :oops:
     
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  11. skyzoo

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    Sure.
    Ugly racquet though
     
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  12. alfauros

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    Noooo :( Thought he would use the 6.1 PJ again
     
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  13. Babolast

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    Thanks for the pics dude.
     
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    There, I fixed it for you.
     
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  15. King_roger

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    Looks a little bit like my nPro team...
     
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  16. JoelDali

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    A new stick can ruin peoples games.

    I think Fed and Delpo dont like the new PJs to be honest.
     
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    I'm sure that it's just his HPS 6.1 like it was when it had the K PJ.
     
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  18. TennezSport

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    Delpo's racquet is called the Pro Tour BLX; head size 96sq in, 11.6oz 7ptHL and MSRP $210; probably sell for $189-199.

    Cheers, TennezSport :cool:
     
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    BLX Pro Tour

    Head Size: 96 sq. in
    Length: 27"
    Weight (Strung): 11.5 oz
    Balance (Unstrung): 10 Pts Head Light
    Swingweight: 316
    Flex: 63
    Grip Type: Wilson Pro Hybrid
    String Pattern: 16x20
    Tension Range: 50-60lbs
     
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  20. jefferson

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    The beam width in the pic looks thicker than his old racket.
     
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  21. babolat15

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    sounds like it will be a nice frame
     
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  22. tennispro19

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    tbh, its just a frame thats been made for the sake of it, not really needed. ive gotta admit the k factor versions felt nice though
     
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  23. jefferson

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    The Kfactor version, IMO had way too much power! I am surprised that any male pros played with it.
     
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    From that angle it looks huge. I belive that its the way we are looking at it. probably no changes
     
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    Sorry, but aren't the KPro Tour and the KPro Open terribly low powered racquets? Maybe you stringed them too low.
     
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    Fugly paintjob. Go back to the KFactor!
     
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  27. Marshredder

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    Horrible pj. Looks like DelPo is being all styled up to look like Nadal, sleveless shirts with the dot pattern across the middle, yellow and black racquets, etc :p
     
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  28. Aces09

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    i bet he's just messing around with the new model in exhibition play since it doesn't matter how he plays, as long as he shows up. So he can use a stock racquet just to get people like us talking about it and generating interest in the frame. I'll wait to see what he uses in actual ATP matches this coming january...it'd be a big deal if he went from a 6.1 with a dense string pattern and a thin-medium beam width to a racquet with a thick beam and an open string pattern.
     
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  29. OliverSimon

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    Who are you...Fedace?
     
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  30. ms87

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    the k pro open was a clone of the babolat pure drive; the k pro tour was a little flexier, 16x19 (instead of x18), a little heavier, and a little smaller (96sq). I played with it a little while but I prefer the pure storm gt.
     
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    Make that 18x20, not 16x20.
     
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    ????? not needed? It sure seems to fill a gap in their racquet line, and they will sell a ton of them with Delpo using it. I use the KPro Tour and think the increased swingweight and stiffness is just what this racquet needed. Maybe not needed by you, but I am very impatiently waiting to order several.
     
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  33. Fedace

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    It also looks like it is Extended version....:confused:
     
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  34. ci2ca

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    Beat me to it.
     
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  35. OliverSimon

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    Its probably a retail (as people said before) that he just used for the exhibition.
     
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  37. gino

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    delpo is so beastlyyy
     
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  38. tennispro19

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    even if he was using that racket for the exhibition match, they would have made it around the same weight as his rackets, he would still be able to play to a top standard with it, players at that level are so good they can play with anything to a good enough standard.
     
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  39. carlosp

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    Actually, I have a brochure of the BLX line.

    There are:
    SIX ONE TOUR
    90"/12.5oz/9pts HL
    SIX ONE 95 16X18 / 18X20
    95"/12.3oz/9pts HL
    SIX ONE TEAM
    95"/10.8oz/1pts HL
    SIX ONE LITE
    102"/9.3oz/Even
    PRO TOUR 96
    96"/11.6oz/7pts HL
    PRO OPEN
    100"/11.1oz/4pts HL
    PRO TEAM FX
    103"/10.5oz/2pts HL
    CIRRUS ONE
    118"/9.9oz/7pts HL
    KHAMSIN FIVE
    108"/10.2oz/7pts HL
    TOUR
    95"/10.8oz/1pt HL
    SURGE
    100"/10.4oz/1pt HL
    TIDAL WAVE
    105"/9.9oz/5pts HL
    CORAL WAVE
    105"/9.9oz/5pts HL
     
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  40. tennispro19

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    what string pattern do they have the pro tour as dude?
     
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  41. Funbun

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    I think it's going to be 16X20, just like the KPro Tour.
     
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