Karolina Sprem's Racquet

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by sw00sh, Jun 24, 2004.

  1. sw00sh

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    Did you notice Sprem's racquet when she plays Venus? Does not look like any of the Fischer's line, sort of a cross between Fischer Pro Extreme and Pro Tour. The frame is Pro Tour but the cosmetic is somehow Pro Extreme's. In Fischer website, they say she uses Pro Tour, but in Wimbledon the color is yellow-black and not red-black as in Pro Tour.

    Anyone know about this racquet?
     
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  2. dantyem108

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    It is the early model of the pro tour
     
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  3. sw00sh

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  4. dantyem108

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    very true..............hmmmmmmmmm.......research time
     
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  5. 007

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    It's not a current ProExtreme FT because it's missing the FSS metal stabilizing plates @ 3 & 9. Probably a painted Pro Tour FT (discontinued + no FSS).
     
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  6. dantyem108

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    thats what i was starting to think, but it is hard to say
     
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  7. sw00sh

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    Hi 007, you are right about the FSS metal tapes that are missing on the Sprem's racquet. So that's rules out Pro Extreme. Just looking at the structure of the beam and its design, its exactly like a Pro Tour but just painted yellow instead of red plus the top hoop of the head also painted yellow instead of black.
    Does Fischer has somethng like nike has, Nike ID? Fischer ID kinda thing? where you specify your choice of colors for a racquet purchase? Haha.. Would not that be cool!

    Thanks guys for answering this thread. Not sure if anyone else has inside information on the Sprem's weapon of choice. She does looks like the next up coming player to rival the Williames or Top 10 players.
     
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  8. MARK ANDERS

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    It's the older Vacum Pro Classic that is painted to look like a Pro Ex. Hrbaty uses the same stick, also painted.
     
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  9. Shane Reynolds

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    The metal "thingies" on the side are added during stringing. They also could be taken off during stringing.
     
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  10. BreakPoint

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    According to a Wilson brochure from last year, Sprem used to be sponsored by Wilson and used the Wilson ROK, believe it or not. So what racquet in the Fischer line plays like the ROK?
     
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  11. lomas

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    karolina sprem use the new model of pro tour ft.(yellow and black)check the new fischer web page.
     
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