Did Seles use an extended-length racket?

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by bluetrain4, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. bluetrain4

    bluetrain4 Legend

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    Just wondering.
     
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  2. LPShanet

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    In a word: yes.
     
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  3. whoopinstick

    whoopinstick Rookie

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    by how much?
     
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  4. PBODY99

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    At one point her custom Yonex were 29" long.
     
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  5. LPShanet

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    At different points in her career, they varied, but most were between 28" and 29".
     
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  6. acintya

    acintya Semi-Pro

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    IT SUCKS thah top brands dont make longbodiz anymore... only the prince and a few... bah. I asked how much a extending of a racquet costs. 0.5 inch = 109$

    LOL.. it is hard to be a two handed player on both sides. there is not much to choose there.. only a few 28"...

    time to use some balsa wood ^^ ?
     
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    looks like it my friend! why do you use two hands on both sides?
     
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  8. acintya

    acintya Semi-Pro

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    when I started to play tennis I played it wrong for 1 week. with a really stiff stick and with a L1 grip (I use L4 of L5) for my big hands. My right arm was "destroyed". I couldnt play 6 months with my right hand because the pain was too big, but the love for tennis was there so I played with my left hand and occasionally I used two hands on both sides because there was much less pain that way. :)
    maybe its destiny :p, there is another reason: Im a big Monica Seles fan :)

    I learned a one handed forehand with my left hand - tons of Videos and study and it really brought me a lot of knowledge about the stroke. I cant explain it. By using my left hand I somehow improved my right one handed forehand and its a killer. The thing is only you really need to work hard if you want to have an one hander with your non dominant hand. Maybe if i were 5 years old. two handed forehand gives me more power.
     
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