How many people bought Fed or Nadal racquet just because of them?

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  1. movdqa

    movdqa Legend

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    I use ProStock IG Prestige MPs but I have absolutely no idea who they belonged to (maybe the seller will tell me in a few years). It doesn't really matter though, I bought them for the specs and that they are matched and that's what really matters.
     
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  2. The Isomotion31

    The Isomotion31 Semi-Pro

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    I won't even doubt it. Coming playing hoops for so long and hearing all the "Kobe!" "Jordan!" etc... chants for so long as people shot or did moves. Seeing pick their favorite player #s to wear in leagues etc...

    But when I read the "I become RAFA" part, I imagined some dude decked out walking on to the tennis court and just yelling out..." I....am.....RAFA!!!!!!"
     
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  3. RiggensAuroraHO

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    The last time that I hit a ball and had fun must have been over 50 years ago when I was like seven. I have only fun when my opponent becomes my tool.
     
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  4. acura9927

    acura9927 Semi-Pro

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    I like to buy the outgoing Nadal stick used but good lord so many fakes on the bay.
     
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  5. Rafaboy

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    *gasp* have we met before? lol
     
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  6. lolminraise

    lolminraise New User

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    I have the new Fed racquet, but I demoed 11 other racquets before choosing it. I will admit I tend to demo only the racquets that pros use.
     
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  7. MAXXply

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    It's great you remembered the red Prestige, but do you have any other vivid memories of your rich friend's hot mom that you wish to share? Was it anything like this:

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  8. Slitch

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    I do not buy a racquet used by a pro, but I'm more interested in these racquets. However, that also means I'm more critical.
    Most (pro) shops around here definitely use it as a selling point to customers. Selling way to expensive Babolats to people who can't handle them. Just last night I was talking to a teammate about tennis and he called his racket: 'the orange one Murray uses'.
     
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  9. Service&Winner

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    I recommend to test various racquets... but my testers are always the ones the pros play
     
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  10. Minion

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    Bwahahahaha! I wish! Did happen with said friend's hot sister though:twisted: Not as hot as her mom but hey...:)
     
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  11. SuperHead

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    I demo'ed the Pro Staff 90- totally love it!
     
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  12. spinovic

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    So am I to assume you haven't won a match in 50 years?
     
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  13. ollinger

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    I bought a ProKennex racquet. Vamos Seppi!!!!!
     
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  14. stoo

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    Help, I'm steppin' into the twilight zone....
    I bought two Aerogel 200 cuz I wanted my career to go in the toilet just like James Blake's did. And I liked the way they played.
     
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  15. RiggensAuroraHO

    RiggensAuroraHO Rookie

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    Suck it!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  16. Mick3391

    Mick3391 Professional

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    Have to admit we did, even though it's not a "Fed" racquet. My son wanted a "Fed" Racquet. What's kind of cool is that most kids, including me as a kid, wanted the signature, he didn't want that, signed it himself, cocky?

    We got arid of it for a bigger one.
     
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  17. jelle v

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    I didn't buy a Fed-racket, but I tested a few Fed versions just to experience it. Actually I found the n90 to hit pretty nice, but I did not get any power out the racket, so obviously the Fed rackets aren't meant for me.
     
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