Is Querrey using APD Crotex or GT?

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by Nikae, Apr 13, 2013.

  1. Nikae

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    and I seriously doubt its APD 2013 :)

    *meant to type Cortex instead of Crotex in the title
     
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    Is there ever a way of being able to tell the difference between the two models, assuming either is painted to look like the newest version?
     
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  3. Nikae

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    So he actually switched to 2013, wow! Is it still regular length (even though he advertise a plus version)?
     
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  4. Nikae

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    Hmm, he is probably using his old stick with new cortex, i guess.
     
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    Wasn't his old stick a Prince?
     
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    Saw him at davis cup and looked like a retail apd with lead and probably silicone. His forehand was unreal :shock:
     
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    12 pts h/light according to that link... wow, surprising.
     
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  10. Nikae

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    Thanks bro. Check out the picture where you can see the inside of the handle, that proves that its not the 2013 version :)

    Here http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=448973&highlight=apd you can see how new looks like (the space is not split anymore).
     
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    Those pics are from a thread that was back in May 2012-- well BEFORE the new 2013 APD was released.

    He now appears to play the new version.
     
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  12. Nikae

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    Thanks gavna and others, and sorry for so many questions, I just had to make sure :)

    For some reason I thought that no pro would use such a stiff racket, but I guess silicon in the handle solves the problem. Now, time to search the forums on how to inject the silicon properly.
     
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  13. Fuji

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    I don't use silicone very often, ever since I learned that Blue-Tac / Sticky Tac does the same job weight wise as silicone. Plus it's way easier to remove! :)

    -Fuji
     
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    All the players that were using the old cortex are now using the new active cortex. Babolat is not paintjobbing the new cortex over the old cortex. Apart from that, the frames remain the same.
     
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