Justine Henin still uses Hyper Hammer?

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  1. supertrex

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    Does she still use the old Hyper Hammer with Rollers?

    5.2 Mp? Paintjob now with BLX?
     
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  2. Gemini

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    It most likely is her original HyperHammer but I'm pretty sure it was PowerHoles and not Rollers.

    Maybe someone who's seen her new racquet up close and in person can confirm.
     
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  3. vsbabolat

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    PowerHoles.....
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  4. Gemini

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    Wow..the beam on that racquet looks awfully thick. Guess I've never paid that much attention to her frame before other than the PowerHoles.
     
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  5. papatenis

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    Does anybody know the specs. on that hyperhammer?
     
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  6. Teyko

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    Is that a PWS system on her racquet? Is this part of the BLX format?
     
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  7. LPShanet

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    There is PWS on her racquet, but it's because she's still using her old Hyper Hammer (with Power Holes) w/ a BLX paintjob. But yes, many of the actual BLX racquets do have PWS, too.
     
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    LP...you think you know everything. You probably play with some old grandma Yonex racquet.
     
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    Not only that, but I actually play surprisingly like some old grandma! Nice serving Sunday, BTW:)
     
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    According to Kim Clisters, in an interview at the Aus Open, she was surprised to hear Henin order a dozen rackets. I don't know if they have the same stringer, or supplier.
     
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  11. ez90ing

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    Hi can anyone confirm she is using a Wilson Hammer 5.2 with BLX paint job?
     
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    She still uses the old hyperhammer 5.3 stretch powerholes.
     
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    Nothing like making good friends :twisted:
     
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  14. jwbarrientos

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    :oops: I know you are from BEL, but how you know she still uses hyperhammer?
     
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    2 reasons, first i've held her racket, second, i know some well placed people...
     
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  16. pmerk34

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    They were enlarged grommet holes that allowed for more string movement.
     
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    OT OT OT

    In the pics of Henin, I see her strings are white or Nat gut like - anyone knows if she plays with full Natty gut job (Wilson or Babolat VS - SAME THING) or with a multi of some kind ?
     
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  18. BobFL

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    Hmmmm, how about POWER since they are Powerholes ;)
     
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    Monsieur Poirot, do you know the specs like weight, sw, balance? :)

    Merci beaucoup!

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    I though Henin and her coach have publicly stated she is using a new heavier racquet??

    Plus looking at picks of her new from donst the yoke of her frame look thicker/longer than before?
     
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  21. precision2b

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    I have the same racket, to bad I can’t get the same results LOL!!! :oops:
     
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    :shock: THX ...

    :oops: Another question ... are you an spy?
     
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    Anyone else use Maillot Savarez string on tour? Wonder how it plays..
     
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  26. jgreen06

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    old euro hyper hammer 5.3 which had power holes (american version did not)
     
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    A good friend wouldn't ace me as often as he does....
     
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