Most popular racquet 2013?

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  1. cluckcluck

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    With all the new sticks coming, which is the most popular or the one you would want the most?
    I'm personally excited about the new Steam 99s.
     
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  2. Sanavan

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    I am pretty sure the Steam 99 S will be in everyones radar. I am not sure what to expect, but I am excited about the very open string pattern.

    The other would have to be Djokovic's new stick, mostly because of the marketing tactics Head is using... Let's see what this Head G is all about.
     
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  3. LanEvo

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    I'd say the Bab APD
     
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  4. db10s

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    Babolat APD...... It's already used by a ton of people.
     
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  5. recreationalplayer

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    Babolat APD, just a guess. Has Prince gone into receivership ? I've heard their problems are in part a result of the surge in popularity of Babolat in recent years.
     
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  6. cluckcluck

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    Not entirely sure about Prince, I heard they were going to be releasing a grommeted frame (moving away, finally, from the O ports) in 2013, but I haven't heard much after that rumor.
     
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    Too early to say, Djokovic's new stick, Head GMBH may take the cake.

    :mrgreen:
     
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  8. cluckcluck

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    Isn't it just a Speed with Graphene?
     
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    I've seen pics of a new frame with o-ports. I heard that they were going to make a traditional frame for 2013 (CEO said so in an interview).
     
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  10. Dragan

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    Babolat AeroPro Drive, HEAD G...
     
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    I was up in arms with the 99s. But now all I really care about is the speed 2013 mp. Could care less about the prestiges/ radicals, aeropros. For me the speed is almost perfect, I wanna see if the "graphene" or whatever they put into the new version affects the feel, power or spin any. I think the speed is head's closest racquet to perfection.

    I did not enjoy the feel of the 105s at all. No matter what spin it has, the feel and the stability are just not up to par. The speed IG felt like a catchers mit, it just cupped the ball right in there.

    BTW, if you want a good aeropro, forget all the cortex garbage and just pick up the first gen. It's the best.
     
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  12. Boricua

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    In 2012 maybe Wilson juice. Apd has yet to be sold. Best line should be vcore tours
     
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  13. JDMasFCK

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    APD or Head Speed Pro
     
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  14. wolfinsignia

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    well im really looking forward to the prince exo3 tour update, hopefully a change in length, lower head size, and more manueverability, better plow and possible less flexible or thinner frame. with the norm prince, i know i wouldn't expect the change in length to happen, but with the new takeover hopefully that'll happen. i wouldn't care if it has grommets, as long as that doesn't completely change the feel.

    but yea, my next one would the the aero+, everyone says it has a new feel which was my biggest peeve towards babolat.

    and for some reason im least interested in the new speed, im interested in how it changed and wanna try it but i know i will be dissapointed knowing that its basically the same stick.
     
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  15. thecrusher956

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    Def new aeropro. Steam hype is not going to catch on for kids who are already seeing their man nadal with an apd
     
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