How come HEAD didnt produce a farewell racket for KUERTEN ??

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by Gabs011, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. Gabs011

    Gabs011 Guest

    When Agassi retired he got the special edition radical....I think that was a nice move by Head to commemorate a great player.

    Why didn't Head produce a limited batch of rackets to commemorate Kuerten's retirement? I appreciate that Kuerten did not accomplish as much as Agassi however he was popular worldwide and his racket of choice (PT630) is/was also immensely popular.

    Does anyone have any inside info on whether HEAD had any plans for this when he retired??

    Many thanks
     
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  2. Bhagi Katbamna

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    Agassi was a worldwide phenomenon. People who didn't follow tennis knew who he was. Not so for Kuerten
     
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  3. bossass

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    Yup. Agassi was a household name. Kuerten, not so much. Although I'm all for a PT630 release.
     
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  4. Starwind

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    I agree. I'd be even more excited for it than the re-release of the PC600. :shock:
     
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  5. SFrazeur

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    Agassi sold a generations of a racquet line, Kuerten didn't. And Agassi was Agassi.

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  6. pow

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    I think it's because the sales on the Agassi farewell racquets didn't sell as well as expected.
     
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  7. kabob

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    Kuerten didn't even play with a PC600 at the end of his career.
     
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