Jelena Jankovic's racquet and string?

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by elmr1018, Sep 6, 2006.

  1. elmr1018

    elmr1018 New User

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    What Prince racquet is she using? It looks like an O3 Red?
    What about her strings?
     
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  2. jura

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    Prince O3 Red strung with Luxilon Alu Power mains and natural gut cross at about 30 kilo/66 lbs.
     
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  3. @ce

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    jura, where did you get your info? Do you have the weight and balance as well?
     
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  4. jura

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    weight is 313 gr., balance 32,2 (both unstrung), length 69,5 cm (strung & unstrung the same:D )
    And tension was 32/31 kilo.
    I strung some of her rackets this summer.
     
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  5. @ce

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    Thanks jura. So she was stringing at approx. 71/69 lbs? Thats pretty tight.
    Did you notice any lead anywhere?
     
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  6. jura

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    She needs the tight tension to control the fast frame. There was some lead at the head I think. Remember that the racket is more than 30 gr. heavier than the standard.
     
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  7. bsandy

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    ALU at 66lbs. That's tighter than most men use. . . . I guess that answers the question "How can WTA players use tweener frames".
     
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  8. scotus

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    66 lbs on a 105-sq-in frame (O3 Red) is not necessarily tighter than say 60 lbs on a 95-sq-in frame.
     
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  9. tennissavy

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    Is the 313 grams with an overgrip, with only the original grip but without overgrip or no grip, just the bare handle?
     
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  10. jura

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    We checked the racket as it was given to us. So I think it was with overgrip.
     
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