Pete Sampras racket?

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  1. shaneno

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    Pete Sampras racket? Is he using the Wilson blade 98. The new one? It look like it. Watching the power shares series. His racket look like the new blade.
     
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  2. Tagg

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    doesn't he use a babolat pure drive these days?

    might well be a blacked out wilson mind

    but from the exos and senior tournies i remember, he was using a babolat these days
     
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  3. Tagg

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    why can i not edit messages?

    it's bloody annoying

    EDIT: is this a series on youtube? do you have a link?
     
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    I think you can edit after 70 posts, or something like that. (Yes, it is annoying.)
     
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    Does Pete still have contract with Wilson and is obligated to use Wilson frames ?:confused:
     
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  6. shaneno

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    Yes i saw pete practicing with the babolat, but the image of the babolat doesn't seem to match the black out racket he using. The head size is total different shapes. and also the bottom of the grommet is not the same at all.

    http://cdn.c.photoshelter.com/img-get/I0000DzU6JPE2aQ8/s/880/880/CBH12101719-2012PowerSharesQQQChallenge.jpg

    http://www.tennispanorama.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Day-3-Sampras-v-Chang-exhibition-3-522x450.jpg


     
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  7. Top Jimmy

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    He was hitting with some girl, forgot her name, on a link from TW's facebook page and if I'm not mistaken (could be) his racket was like octagon shaped. I can't get to FB at work so I can't provide the link.
     
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  8. Tennis Dunce

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    He shoukd just revert to that old PS85 and make his opponents cry themselves to sleep that they couldn't beat him with their monkey stick Babolats.
     
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  9. sandiegoman

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    Do you think he blacks out the racquet himself or the company does it for him?
     
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