Most Beautiful Player's Racquets - Part 1

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Most Beautiful Player's Racquets

  1. Wilson K Factor

    20.8%
  2. Babolat Pure Drive Roddick

    11.9%
  3. Prince O3 Tour

    9.7%
  4. Dunlop Aerogel 200

    16.4%
  5. Head MicroGEL Extreme Pro

    7.5%
  6. Yonex RDS 001

    7.5%
  7. Fischer M Speed Pro Number One

    8.0%
  8. Tecnifibre TFight 335

    13.7%
  9. Völkl DNX 10

    1.8%
  10. Gamma G325

    2.7%
  1. PrinceO3TourOS

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    Hello to all tennis racquets fans. What is the most beautiful modern player's racquet today? I know there is more than 1 player racquet for every brand, so this is the part 1 of the poll. Vote now for your favourite colors and design.

    Wilson K Factor
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    Babolat Pure Drive Roddick
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    Prince O3 Tour
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    Dunlop Aerogel 200
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  2. str33t

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    i vote for the aerogel
     
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  3. PrinceO3TourOS

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    Head MicroGEL Extreme Pro
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    Yonex RDS 001
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    Fischer M Speed Pro Number One
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  4. kingdaddy41788

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    You've got an awful definition of a player's racquet; just because a pro uses it doesn't make it a players' racquet - the pure drive and extreme pro are DEFINITELY tweeners. That being said, I voted for the Tecnifibre.
     
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  5. PrinceO3TourOS

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    Tecnifibre TFight 335
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    Völkl DNX 10
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    Gamma G325
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  6. PrinceO3TourOS

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    Obviously the pro players customize their racquets and use paintjobs, don't miss the point of this poll: vote for the most beautiful actual pro racquet on the ATP Tour (colours and design)
     
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  7. MTChong

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    None of those are the most beautiful.
     
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  8. kingdaddy41788

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    No, you misunderstand the definition of a players' racquet. It's a category of a certain type of racquet. They are all racquets used on tour, with that I agree. However, some of them are players' racquets, and some of them are tweener racquets.
     
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  9. PrinceO3TourOS

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    It's only the part 1 of the poll :D more racquets will come on the part 2 ;)
     
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  10. wyutani

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    Yonex RDS 001. YONEX!!! :grin:
     
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  11. 0d1n

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    I find the M-Speed, the T-Fight, the DNX 10, and the O3 tour's nice looking and the Aerogel great looking. The T-Fight might be up there with the Aerogel if you put a white over grip on that b.u.t ugly red grip.
    PS The yonex is hideous.
     
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  12. pow

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    Where is the Prokennex Redondo 93?!?

    There's a difference between a "player's racquet" and "a racquet that some pros use".
     
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  13. andreh

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    The most beautiful one is not on your list: PS orignal 85. Classic, understated but beautiful painjob, small headsize. Makes it look sleek and graceful. Just unbeatable.
     
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  14. a guy

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    Slazenger Pro X1
     
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  15. Mad iX

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    Most of those in your list are far from beautiful. I voted Aerogel.
    I like the PS85 and Tour 90 the best.
     
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  16. knasty131

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    where is the DNX 9!?!?!?!
     
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  17. nickb

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    I think the k90 is a great looking racket although I dont like the glossy effect on the k95...aerogel is also great looking in person.
     
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  18. rollingbrock

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    How can a discussion on player's racquets not include the Head Prestige?
     
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  19. Duzza

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    How? How does racquet fit in person? Is racquet eaten or consumed in way?
     
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  20. nickb

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    It dosnt look that good on pics but looks great when you have it in your hand....LOL
     
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  21. Duzza

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    LOL I was kidding, pretending to speak and read like a Eastern European Borat would :D. I think it looks great in photos too though...
     
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  22. nickb

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    I knew you were joking just didnt realise you were pretending to be Borat!

    BTW hows the RD-TI going or have you gone back to using the RDX500?

    Nick
     
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  23. gdsballer

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    i think that the simplest racquets are gorgeous, like the pro staff 85
     
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  24. iksmols

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    It depends on your taste.I like simplicity so for me the Ncode cosmetics are more appealing than Kfactor .
     
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  25. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    ... pure drive is not a player's racquet... microgel extreme pro is not a player's racquet... 03 Tour is a borderline player's racquet...

    cant have a player's racquets discussion, particularly in terms of beauty without mentioning the past greats

    PC600, Iprestige, 6.0 original, 6.1 classic, MW 100/200g, PRTi... player's racquets used to look and play good
     
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  26. basil J

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    Dunlop 200GMW
    Redondo MP
    Slazenger pro X-1
    all should be on your list..
     
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  27. movdqa

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    I like the looks of the Redondo which haven't been posted here. I like the K-Factor too with is't primal jungle feel. The Redondo gives me a more geometrical math feel.
     
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  28. haerdalis

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    The redondo is a great looking racquet. Another good looking PK racquet is the PK ki 5 pse.
    The ps 85 is of course nice. I think the kfactor 90 looks better than the ncode 90 but the PS tour 90 looks better than both of them.
     
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  29. rommil

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    Yonex RDS 001
     
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  30. ripkirby

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    Where is the prestige or redondo... they both outclass all of those racquets.
     
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  31. PrinceO3TourOS

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    They are in the second part of the poll :D the limit of poll options are only 10 ;)
     
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  32. Baghdatis72

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    Fischer M Speed Pro Number One in my opinion is the prettiest as I saw the racket from a very close distance and it looked absolutely marvelous. Also I prefer darker colors :D
     
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  33. tenniskid3119

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    none. the mfil 300
     
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  34. Duzza

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    Yes, back to the RDX 500. I can't do anything wrong with my RDX...I added a leather to my Ti-80 which will hopefully improve things somehow, but I'm getting more comfortable with it.
     
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  35. sharp325i

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    pretty much all of those racquets are really ugly. especially the k factor, it looks like an art student splashed a bunch of colors on the frame to try and create a design. the ncode was much better looking
     
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  36. vsdtrek

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    I just saw a PK Redondo and it is stunning.
     
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  37. phucng_10

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    Babolat Pure Drive Roddick & Fischer M Speed Pro Number One are the most beautiful racquets I've seen so far. The other racquets are either too bright, too dark, or just too ugly.
     
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  38. federer envies me

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    I love the fischer
     
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  39. cyberwing88

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    All black Vantage racquet is the best looking player racquet !
     
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  40. mileslong

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    1) Dunlop MW200
    2) Prince O3 Tour
    3) Fischer MSpeed
    4) Babolat Pure Control
    5) Technifibre 335

    i own and play numbers 1-4 i must like good looking rackets...
     
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  41. snoflewis

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    there's just too many nice looking rackets....

    pc600, redondo, mspeed 98, rds001, n6.1...too many
     
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  42. Ripper

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    RDS 002 (Tour and Non-Tour).
     
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  43. dave333

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    ncode tour 90 is so much sexier than k90.
     
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  44. dminh01

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    you forget to mention APDC
     
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  45. lethalfang

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    I second that.
    I don't like that racquet very much, but I love its look.
     
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  46. czech09

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    1. Babolat
    2. Wilson K Factor
    3. Dunlop & Technifibre tie
    4. Yonex
    5. Fischer
    6. Rest of the uglies.
     
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  47. Photoshop

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    1. Tecnifibre
    2. Fischer
    3. Microgel
    4. Wilson
    5. Rest of the uglies
    11. Sharapova
     
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  48. quest01

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    I'd go with the Babolat Pure Drive Roddick.
     
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  49. travlerajm

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    The O3 Tour OS is actually a handsome frame - I just wish it came in standard length.
     
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  50. sunflowerhx

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    How did Head get it so wrong with MicroGEL pj?
    It looks like a big childrens lollipop.

    The Yonex RDS 001 pj is awful especially compared to its RDX 500 predecessor.

    The Wilson K Factor actually looks better in the flesh.
     
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