Have you ever broken a racket?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by flyinghippos101, Jul 16, 2009.

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Have you ever broken a racket?

Poll closed Jul 30, 2009.
  1. Yes

    41 vote(s)
    56.2%
  2. No

    32 vote(s)
    43.8%
  1. flyinghippos101

    flyinghippos101 Legend

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    I've only broken one, embarassingly during a match...
     
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  2. Ljubicic for number1

    Ljubicic for number1 Hall of Fame

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    One extreme pro chasing a wide ball and hit the fence post.

    One TT Bandit after being 4-5 40-15 and serving three doubles.
     
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  3. fattsoo

    fattsoo Semi-Pro

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    Yup, on one overhead. Broke on the 10'o clock position. Brought it back to the pro shop and got a replacement
     
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  4. viva la rafa

    viva la rafa New User

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    i have broken 4 so far in 2 years of high school play
     
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  5. 3lowdown

    3lowdown Rookie

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    3 rackets, one npro open on the ground, after hitting an unforced error against my nemesis. :oops:

    then two more of my fake npro opens. DONT BUY RACKETS ON ****, it will **** you off.
     
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  6. NotSoSuper

    NotSoSuper Rookie

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    yeah 23 :twisted:
     
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  7. Zielmann

    Zielmann Semi-Pro

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    Haven't ever broken one yet. And if I do, it'll be an accident. Was actually convinced once that my frame would be broken after it slipped during a serve. It just bounced up, and was fine. And that was my only racquet at the time...
     
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  8. luthertn

    luthertn Rookie

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    Nope not yet...I do throw my raquet when im very stressed out but usually i dont break them or abuse them
     
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  9. Topspin24

    Topspin24 Rookie

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    Messed up on an approach shot and in one throw I demolished the racket...I had named her Debbie.
     
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  10. aphex

    aphex Banned

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    many...and not by accident...
     
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  11. Lakers4Life

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    I did once while trying to finish a match with a broken string. The head just collapsed from the uneven tension. That was back in HS, more than 20 years ago, with a Pro Kennex Silver Ace.
     
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  12. Quikj

    Quikj Rookie

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    Every racket I've owned since I was five, save for four.
     
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  13. Radical Shot

    Radical Shot Semi-Pro

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    Snapped my Trysis 3000 the other night right through at the handle.
     
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  14. jmsala

    jmsala New User

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    My kBlade 98 broke after one month of use, fabric fault, and got a replacement. My chance to get a new kBlade tour :)
     
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  15. Lex

    Lex Rookie

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    I cracked 2 Yonex (R-22 or 27??) at the 4 o'clock position when hitting overheads. They were replaced promptly.

    The others?? Sadly, I was a bit tempermental as a youngster. I hit a net post and collapsed one racket, others were "bounced", thrown, etc.
     
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  16. duketennisgal

    duketennisgal Rookie

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    I used to crack my old Yonex rackets (can't recall the name - they were a maroon color) all the time right in the throat of the racket. I probably returned 8 or 9 of those rackets through my junior tennis days, they were very good about it though and sent me a new one every time.

    I've only broke one by hitting it on something once, I slapped it against a fence post after missing an easy shot. It was very stupid, I was winning and did win the match very easily and I was terrified that my mom would find out since she was the one paying for the rackets at the time. She never found out though. :)
     
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  17. 0d1n

    0d1n Hall of Fame

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    No............
     
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  18. aceroberts13

    aceroberts13 Professional

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    Pure Drive +(accident):cry:

    TT Bandit, Head i.Radical, K90 <---(not accidents):twisted::twisted::twisted:
     
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  19. soyizgood

    soyizgood G.O.A.T.

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    Too many to count. Fortunately, most of them were cheapies. Did break a few Wilson nTours and a Dunlop m-Fil 400.
     
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  20. tata

    tata Professional

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    Broke my first adult sized racquet (but it was a recreational frame). It was an old timer and it decided to break after i did some serve practices.
     
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  21. prosealster

    prosealster Professional

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    just once....bought a head graphite tour many yrs ago, less than 1 week old...flew out of my hand while serving :(
     
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  22. gsquicksilver

    gsquicksilver Semi-Pro

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    2 ps85 st. vincents. both at 4 and 8 o'clock.

    1 while hitting an overhead, the other while serving.
     
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  23. zammouka

    zammouka Banned

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    I lost my doubles spot in HS and I smashed my yonex Rqis 2 into bits. Really regret, awesome racquet.
     
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  24. Syfo-Dias

    Syfo-Dias Semi-Pro

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    Nothing worse than seeing a good racquet get wasted.
     
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  25. jefferson

    jefferson Semi-Pro

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    Two
    I broke Nblade on a serve, on the throat
    and a Kblade 98 at 4 oclock on an overhead.

    Sent them both back and they were both replaced by wilson.

    I'm too cheap to intentionally break a racket even though I truly have felt the frustration that would cause me to!
     
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