Oversize for Seniors?

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  1. dancraig

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    Are most good senior players in your area using oversized racquets?
     
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  2. meh

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    No. Best one I know is about 55-ish, uses i.Rad MP.
     
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  3. theace21

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    Probably 60/40 oversize. Some people will never give oversize a try and always stay with what they have used.
     
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  4. ChipNCharge

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    I don't know of a senior in my area -- good player or bad player -- that DOESN'T use an oversize.
     
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  5. theJuniorACE

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    lol
    my coach whos ranked 8th on the east coast,
    in the over 50 or 60 year old division,
    lol i never really paid attention to that,
    owns like 15 racquets that ive seen and theyr all Oversize
     
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  6. goober

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    Most of the seniors use OS racquets around here. But most of them play doubles. If I were playing doubles exclusively I might switch to an OS racquet too :)
     
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  7. Deuce

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    Yes, Oversize racquets should be used by seniors only.

    That's the precise segment of the population they were originally designed for, in truth.
     
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  8. PBODY99

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    oversize users in Middle States, one playeers veiw

    In the USTA Middle States section 45 & 55 players at the tournaments I played in the last few years the split seems to be 70\30 oversize.
    I am talking about the doubles players. The singles guys are closer to 60\40, Oversize with there being only a few of the sub 95 inch frames being used.:cool:
     
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  9. bluegrasser

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    I think a senior player who's 3.5 and up should have no problem hitting with a midsize, if his swing is med fast and long I'd rather shoot for a midsize.
     
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  10. 156MPHserve

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    I think some use it to feel like Agassi. 35 year old who can still hit with the young guys.
     
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  11. oscar_2424

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    In my club a lot of seniors use the wilson n1 or n3
     
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