Kyrgios' racquet specs?

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by Rozroz, Jun 30, 2014.

  1. dgoran

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    Haha yes after Wilson lawsuit they started but I would want that printed on the stick itself and I would want their resellers to stop with the lies but that's whole another topic so let's not derail...anyhow any stringers actually measured his specs? Does he use leather grip?
     
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  2. jackcrawford

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    BTW,thanks for the great info not only on Kyrgios' frame but many others as well!
     
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  3. officerdibble

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    My understanding is that it's not really that much of a nightmare at all. The racket companies have the moulds for all the rackets they've ever made. The pro frames are made separately from the mass production models (which explains why some of the mass produced ones are so awful and so variable). The specialist team makes a small batch and checks they are to the required spec. before they go off.
     
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  4. officerdibble

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    That's kind of true. But someone buying a Babolat mass market frame is not, as I understand it, getting a frame from exactly the same place as a pros. I've seen some very 'mass' Babolats that were clearly made in a hurry and wouldn't have lasted two minutes in Rafa's hands.
     
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  6. naturallight

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    Is Kyrgios still using the Xi?
     
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  7. Stratsworth

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    Looks like it. I'm positive it's not an Ai like the PJ would suggest, that's for sure.
     
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  8. naturallight

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    do you know what Ivanovic plays with? It’s neither the Xi nor the Ai, right?
     
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  10. counterpuncher

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    Fairly sure it is still the Xi, one of the stringers at my local store strung for him a few months back and confirmed that it was an Ai paintjob of an Xi.
     
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  11. ericcomposer72

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    I'm watching him now, and the end of the bumper guard (the give-away pictured above) now actually seems to look different...

    It actually seems like the shorter edge of the Ai 98

    Anyone else see this? Or are my eyes/screen playing tricks?


    EDIT: My mistake! I actually checked out some other hi-res pics from the AO going on now, and the bumper guard still does indeed match the Ezone Xi 98's.
     
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  12. BigM

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    between 56-58 lbs. The String is 1.20 btw
     
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  13. jarko111

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    The headsize looks super small on television.. but then again he's a big guy so..
    I mean, I think Camila Giorgi plays with a Control 95 and she is so tiny it looks like an OS so... these optical illusions.
     
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