OK this has been mentioned before but....

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by chris1992, Jun 12, 2007.

  1. chris1992

    chris1992 Semi-Pro

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    I want the proper answers now, since no one is sure. only answer if you have proof and a link to your evidence.

    what racket does;

    roddick, federer, nadal, gonzalez, ginepri and hewitt play with??

    P.S. dont be an idiot and say the one you see on the tv cos its prob a PJ
     
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  2. nickb

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    Im not going to post evidence but this is what they use:

    Roddick: Pure drive team + (non cortex, not the roddick, uses lead tape)
    Federer: PS 6.0 90 (some ppl would argue its just a k90)
    Nadal: Aeropro Drive (old one, non cortex)
    Gonzalez: Pure Control
    Ginepri: dont know but would guess pure control
    Hewitt: Yonex Super RD Tour 90
     
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  3. soggyramen

    soggyramen Professional

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    1) i think you're wrong about roddick because it's sporting the newer cortex model paintjob on his racquet for the french open 07 it's very obvious during his match with andreev

    http://www.rolandgarros.com/en_FR/news/photos/2007-05-29/200705291180468882234.html

    2) I don't know about federer cuz i don't watch his matches too often

    3) Nadal obviously used the cortex version of the aero pro he even used it on babolat's website when he announced he would stick with babolat for the next ten years

    http://www.rolandgarros.com/en_FR/news/photos/2007-06-10/200706101181485920531.html

    4) very obviously a pure storm in this pic

    http://www.rolandgarros.com/en_FR/news/photos/2007-05-25/200705251180097639734.html

    5) come on now this is a RDS 001 Mid no doubt

    http://www.rolandgarros.com/en_FR/news/photos/2007-06-04/200706041180969301031.html


    if i'm wrong i'm just going by cosmetics
     
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  4. soggyramen

    soggyramen Professional

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    my fault now i see what you say about tv but why would they have racquets that aren't what they look like? for marketing purposes?
     
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  5. Dangus

    Dangus Semi-Pro

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    If it weren't for paintjobs, tennis racquet companies would go out of business.
     
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  6. nickb

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    You have 89 posts and dont know what a paintjob is.....
     
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  7. nickb

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    They have all used the same racquets for years without changing...the companies just give them the new models paint which sells them racquets. Search paintjob and you will see what Im talking about....
     
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  8. Duzza

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    Post of the day!! Thanks for the laugh!! You even posted links to current photos to back your claim! Too good :D
     
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  9. tenniko

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    PRICELESS!
     
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  10. vsbabolat

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    Then How did Dunlop survive manufacturing and selling the Dunlop Maxply Fort from 1938 to 1983 or Wilson manufacturing and selling the Jack Kramer Autograph from 1948 to 1983.

    Without Paint Jobs the racquet companies would have to market the racquets in a different way instead of each company claiming a new revolutionary technology every 2 years and claiming the Players on Tour are using them.
     
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  11. JayxTheKoolest

    JayxTheKoolest Semi-Pro

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    You cannot be serious...
     
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