Pro's racquet weight?

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by BERDI4, Jul 26, 2005.

  1. BERDI4

    BERDI4 Semi-Pro

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    What average weight do most pros use? Which are the ones who use heavier and lighter racquets? I guess most are around 400 grams?
     
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  2. jura

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    That's far too much. The average might be about 350 gr. unstrung. Don't forget all the PD players who mostly use rackets with high swingweight, but overall weight is less than 330 gr.
     
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  3. tennissavy

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    400g properly balanced is not too much. I have a racquet which I love at 15.4ozs.(436.5g) and I have no trouble swinging it.
     
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  4. Ash Doyle

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    He's saying that 400g is high for being the average weight of racquets used on the ATP tour. I agree. I would say the average is probably around 340 or 350.
     
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  5. fishuuuuu

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    I heard Andy Roddick, who is among one of the pros using the lowest weighted racquets among pros, uses a Pure Drive + weighted at 12oz+?
     
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  6. tennissavy

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    Really, some people (who claim to be experts, pro stringers, etc.) claim that Roddick's PD+ is about 11.5ozs. This may be the reason that his return of serve is a weakness.
     
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  7. BERDI4

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    A stock Wilson PS 6.1 weighs 340
     
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  8. thejackal

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    11oz even balance or a bit HH makes for one heck of a club though.
     
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  9. . . . or it may not. Most players with good serves have weak returns, and vice versa.
     
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