List of racquets the pros really use

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by AlfaAce, Jun 18, 2013.

  1. AlfaAce

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  2. Seth

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    Rafael Nadal
    Babolat AeroPro Drive (Original, no Cortex) : Babolat AeroPro Drive 2013

    Richard Gasquet
    Head Liquidmetal Instinct Tour XL (no corrugation/Liquidmetal ridges) : Head YouTek Extreme Pro 2.0

    John Isner
    Prince o3 White (extended) : Prince EXO3 Warrior
     
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    Novak Djokovic
    Head Microgel Radical MP: Head Youtek Graphene Speed Pro
     
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    Not totally sure...

    Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
    Babolat AeroPro Drive Cortex Plus : Babolat AeroPro Drive 2013 Plus

    EDIT (with some from the Blade users thread):
    Alexandr Dolgopolov Jr.
    Wilson 6.0 ProStaff 95 Original (same mold, different specs) : Wilson 6.1 ProStaff 95 BLX

    Gael Monfils
    Wilson H19 Pro Stock : Wilson Blade 98 2013 (18x20)

    Milos Raonic
    Wilson KBlade Pro Stock (KBlade mold, different specs) : Wilson Blade 98 2013 (18x20)

    Serena Williams
    Wilson KBlade Team 104 (I cannot confirm it anymore since she may have changed, but she used to hit with it) : Wilson Blade 104 2013
     
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  5. AlfaAce

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    For clarification, let's make sure we have the format right (thanks Seth):

    1)Use : 2)Endorse
     
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  6. WhereIsMacMac

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    I thought he's using the LM Radical
     
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    AeroStorm Tour : APD
     
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    Ozone Pro Tour Team : EXO Tour (?)
     
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    Can I request that the OP updates the first post with the list of pros and their racquets? :)
     
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  10. dr325i

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    French always do it their own (and superior) way ;)
     
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    I edited, it just seemed much more logical to me, I reckon I didn't even look at the format. :neutral:
     
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    Andy Murray

    Head Pro Tour 630 (PT57A) : Head Youtek IG radical pro
     
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  13. AlfaAce

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    For reference, I think it's better left as a running dialog as pro's racquets (both "used" and "endorsed") will change over time.
     
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    Bernard Tomic

    Head Radical (think it's a PT57A) : Yonex V-Core 98D

    (although it's all blacked out now, so maybe not.)
     
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    Tomic is using the VCore Xi 98 I think

    he was using the HEAD YT Radical MP 16x19 (TGT260.2) blacked out but back to the Yonex frame
     
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    Nicolas Almagro:

    Dunlop Hot Melt 300G

    Dunlop Biomimetic 500 Tour
     
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    Gamma Big Bubba

    Babolat Aero Pro Drive GT
     
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  19. AlfaAce

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    Haha :rolleyes:
     
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    Cilic

    TGK231.3 (MG Radical MP) : Head Graphene Instinct MP
     
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  21. RetroSpin

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    Seems like an awful lot of the top Head guys are not using the current frames.
     
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    Had one of the guys in my club using a IG speed, having it crack over the throat at roughly 7 o'clock on the frame, just by playing. They say Graphenes are also fragile because Graphene is brittle and the only way they can use it would be in the throat too. Wouldn't take the risk either. Sweet paintjobs anyway, especially the Instinct. :)
     
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  23. フェデラー

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    This is just my opinion but I have always felt that Head is more deceitful than most when it comes to rackets. Murray's racket is one of the more egregious ones, to me at least.
     
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    Head Pro Tour 630 (PT57A) 16x19 : Head Youtek IG radical pro
     
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