Help Pick a new racquet for a Baseling Spinmeister

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by datsveryinterestin, May 22, 2005.

  1. datsveryinterestin

    datsveryinterestin Rookie

    May 6, 2005
    Help Pick a new racquet for a Baseline Spinmeister

    I am a baseling spinmeister... the more speed and spin I can generate the better. I used to use a 90" racquet, then used a 95" racquet, then 98" racquet, and then 100"....
    The weights have also been going down from 12.3oz - 12.1oz - 11.8oz.. etc..

    I am looking for a new racquet that will generate tons of head speed so I can use heavy topspin and kicking topspin serves.
    Here are the choices I have been contemplating... I haven't used any of them yet so I will have to demo.. but wanted to hear from others that might have already gone through this search.

    I am thinking about a 98-103" frame, with ideally a tapered beam from about 25-22mm, a weight of 10.7 - 11.6oz.

    Here are some of my ideas:
    Yonex RDX300 MP
    Babolat Pure Storm Team MP/
    Babolat Aero Pro Drive +
    Babolat Pure Control Team Std. MP
    Head Instinct / Instinct XL
    Prince Shark MP

    I plan to use at least a poly hybrid using Hurricane...
    What racquet would you recommend for a BIG hitting semi-western top spinner looking to blast opponents of the court? :mrgreen:
  2. gifted_shotmaker

    gifted_shotmaker Semi-Pro

    May 18, 2005
    I would say give the O3 Tour and Aero Pro Drive a look. They will probably suit you.
  3. Grimjack

    Grimjack Banned

    Feb 18, 2004
    The POG OS.

    Admittedly, it doesn't meet any of your statistical criteria, but it is the only truthful answer I can give to the question I've quoted above.

    I personally play almost the exact kind of game you mention, and I use a weighted up PT 280. I've been using them a while, I love them, and I've developed a sort of irrational dedication to them. But still, if I were being honest, I'd have to admit I know from demo-ing that my game would pick up a notch if I switched to the POG OS. Best stick ever made for the sub-6.0 baselining cranker.
  4. flash44

    flash44 Rookie

    May 22, 2005
    im basically the same type of player as you, and i just bought the aeropro drive plus. try using pro hurricane in the mains and vs. team or xcel prem. as the crosses. should work great
  5. deflori

    deflori Semi-Pro

    Feb 25, 2004
    Instinct Xl,Head Flexpoint Tour,Prince o3 Tour would be good choices i think...

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