Fischer Superform Tennis racket

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by yip kok kuin, Dec 21, 2004.

  1. yip kok kuin

    yip kok kuin Rookie

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    I recently got myself a vintage Fischer Superform tennis racket. It looks exactly like the one endorsed by Stan Smith. I wonder what kind of player is Stan Smith. Does he serves and volley? The racket has a long by narrow surface. Anyone out there has tried this racket?
     
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  2. Ronaldo

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    Stan Smith's game defined serve&volley.
     
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  3. yip kok kuin

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    Tks Ron. I thought so base on the shape of the racket. But the stem swell into a big trunk just before the grip. Like that of Lendl GTX pro. This design is good for heavy groundstroke but not touch volley. Ever seen a decent touch volley from Lendl?
     
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  4. joe sch

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    Those are really nice rackets suited to a serve/volley game because of the unusual head size, weight & flex. Would be a nice doubles stick also.
     
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  5. yip kok kuin

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    Joe, from a collector point of view, are these worth collecting?
     
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  6. joe sch

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    I think they are nice rackets to collect since they are unusual in design, well constructed and great playing sticks. They are also really good looking rackets. I dont think Stan Smith was as popular as his record should have made him since he was #1 in four diff years and was top 10 for over a decade and maybe mostly remembered as one of the best doubles teams ever, teaming with Bob Lutz. I dont think alot a players really played with those fischer rackets, they were sorta ahead of thier time in design.
     
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  7. yip kok kuin

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    I agree fully that they look well ahead of their time. and it seems like the confusion about their model continues! pro no 1, pro no 1 ft, pro ft
     
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