R.Lindstedt/H.Tecao etc racquet

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  1. Sundan

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    What do they really use ?

    Wilson Six.One 95 BLX is what they say anyway,along with some of the other doubles pro's.
     
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    AFAIK, they're rqts are real deal as I've never seen evidence to suggest they'd pj'd older rqts; but then again.

    For reference, Lindstedt uses BLX 6.1 16 x 18 ALU Power/Wilson gut 17 (10% pre-stretch) tensions usually between 24 - 26kgs; Tecau use BLX 6.1 18 x 20 ALU Power/Wilson gut 16 tension usually about 21 or 22kg.


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    This bit of art was made by Lindstedt after the Wimby dubs final this year. I took this picture personally, and it does pain me a bit having put a lot of effort stringing them for the final!

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    Hehe,i wonder what Wilson thinks about pros messing up their racquets after a loss :D

    Anyway,might be worth a tryout if they are actually using them,along with some other top pro's.
    I guess they shine at serve and volleys in particular since so many doubles players use them.
     
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    But it could be rackets from Wilson pro room, H 22 or something....Lindstedt mentioned a year ago or so that he playtested some rackets with a bit lower weight than before as he think that would help his elbow problems....
     
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    Yes, they could be. I haven't checked any codes that are printed on the inside of the frames when I've strung them.

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    Just compared the 16*20 and the 18*20, it differs abit in SW between them, the 16*20 is 324 while the other is 333 SW,but then again i guess he rather would get a special edition 18*20 than switching patterns.

    But my thought was he was maybe using the heavier 18*20 earlier and playtested the 16*20.
     
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    If you're talking about Lindstedt, then he uses 16x18 pattern, certainly has the last 4 years. There is no 16x20 BLX 6.1 pattern.

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    Just a typo from my side,meant 16*18 and 18*20.
     
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    wow.
    Did he all crack them immediately after the final? :shock:
    Or during the final - or during the whole championships ?
     
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    ^^^As above
     
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    Sorry, I was so paralysed from the pic that I didn't see that.
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