Olivier Rochus Black Prince Racket

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  1. tennis.yellow.balls

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    does anyone know what racket olivier rochus was playing with against james blake? it looked like a blacked out prince graphite racket of some version, but not sure? thanks. :confused:
     
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  2. Aces09

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    looks simply like a POG oversize....but painted up like an old stick, it had green on the head, and the titanium braiding or something at 2&10
     
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  3. The_Question

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    Yeah, noticed that...and it looks like a Graphite Classic...
     
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  4. ngtaj88

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    old michael chang painted as triple threat graphite. it has been discussed numerous times on here before.
     
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    yeah I noticed it's a TT Graphite too...

    or maybe painted like one? sorry if I've missed it previously...but have you got a link to the thread about the MChang racket painted to be a TT Graphite?

    Thanks!
     
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  6. Fedace

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    Customized super long TT graphite. it is like 28 inches long.
     
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    No, it's a Prince Michael Chang Longbody. Again, you're 100% wrong, yet for some reason you act like you're always right. Take your pathetic act somewhere else.
     
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  10. Al Czervik

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    Guys, it looks a hell of a lot like a black version of the EXO 93, but what do I know?
     
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  11. vsbabolat

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    Al, It's not. Rochus uses the Michael Chang Graphite LongBody MP with the paint job of the TT Graphite Mid.
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  12. Fedace

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    ^^ MC racket is really light. Rochus would not like that.
     
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  13. Automatix

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    VS sorry for asking but what were the specs of that frame (MC Longbody MP Euro)???

    Thanks in advance!
     
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  14. VGP

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    My Prince MC Midplus is about 12.5 ounces stock with a synthetic grip.

    If O. Rochus uses leather, or lead tape, his racket could weigh whatever he wants.

    BTW - I've seen photos of him with a leaded up MCMP.
     
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  15. vsbabolat

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    Really what are Olivier's specs? Also here he is using the Michael Chang Graphite LongBody with out a paint job. You do the the TT Graphite was lighter than the Michael Chang Graphite LB also.
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    Also you have heard of customization haven't you? You are aware that there is a whole industry that has sprouted up in customizing racquets for the Pros on Tour for weight, balance, swing weight and doing custom grip moulding (pallets).
     
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    Ohhh forgot to ask. What strings does/did he use? Thx :)
     
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    Instersting.
     
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    wow, I didn't know the MC Longbody rackets have a total different string pattern in the Europe. Why did Prince do that.
     
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