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Discussion in 'Racquets' started by GregLynch, Jan 8, 2006.

  1. GregLynch

    GregLynch Rookie

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    does anyone play with head titanuim s1 racquets and wat do u think of them for competition tournaments
     
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  2. Marius_Hancu

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    not sure about S1, but the ones at TW are too light (240-270g) and too stiff (over 70) and will damage your arm

    check this one:

    Best arm friendly racquets?
    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=77937
     
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  3. Michelangelo

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    Yeah. HEAD rackets in titanium era are quite lightweight. When I once held a Ti Radical, I was thinking about lead coating for entire racket instead of lead tape. Just too light.
     
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  4. nViATi

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    The Ti S1 / Ti Laser right? Flimsy and stiff!
     
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  5. PBODY99

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    They are really light and I haven't seen any tournament players use this model even when it was new. If it all you have, use it, but I wouldn't go out and get a S1 for tournament play.:cool:
     
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  6. jck01

    jck01 Semi-Pro

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    I agree with others' assessment. I think the racquet is too light also. If you don't mind us asking, what is you playing level? And what level are you planning to compete in?
     
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  7. GregLynch

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    i am state level in NSW but im now playing with Babolat pure drives but they havent arrived and it does hurt my arm because i do have a fast serve and a very good kick serve
     
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  8. galain

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    I beat a pennant level player a few years ago in the finals of a tournament and he was using a TiS2 - which I gather is a fairly similar frame. He could certainly put a bit of heat on the ball and he didn't lack for control at all.
     
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  9. GregLynch

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    well im with babolat now hahaha
     
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