Racquet Recommendations...Please!

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by Goodgetter, May 9, 2008.

  1. Goodgetter

    Goodgetter New User

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    Greetings! I'm looking for some recommendations for a 2nd racquet. Currently I play with a early 1990's Prince Precision Graphite 700. I'm a recreational 4.0 player, male, 45 years old and commited to playing a lot more tennis this season. I'm looking to improve my game with more spin, control and power. I know a new racquet will not make me a better player, but I'm hoping to find a racquet that I can take with me to the next level. I'm sure there have been some changes in racquet manufacturing since the early nineties, so I thought I would get some suggestions here. I've been looking at Babolat and Wilson.

    Any recommendations on specific models would be most appreciated.

    Thanks very much,

    Eben
     
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  2. ndtennis

    ndtennis Rookie

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    I always like to reccomend Fischer's M Pro N. 1 it is awesome all around the court with great control and power. It has also gotten some great reviews. i would suggest demoing that if you could
     
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  3. Goodgetter

    Goodgetter New User

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    Thanks. I'll check out the Fischer. I forgot to mention that I have a 2-handed backhand. I'm thinking a tweener would be best for me.
    Any other suggestions?

    Thanks,

    Eben
     
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  4. Djokovicfan4life

    Djokovicfan4life Legend

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    I second the M pro, best frame I've used so far! :)
     
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  5. carlos djackal

    carlos djackal Professional

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    try volkl dnx10 mid
     
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  6. LanEvo

    LanEvo Hall of Fame

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    try the dunlop mfil 300, thats a tweener/players racquet and its great
     
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  7. carlos djackal

    carlos djackal Professional

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    try dnx 10 mid, suits my game might suit yours, try it..
     
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  8. wilfreb

    wilfreb Semi-Pro

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    i will recomend the Yonex RDS001 at 98sq is awesome for a player of your level.
     
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    Iced_jacob Semi-Pro

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    tfight 320
     
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  10. Gmedlo

    Gmedlo Professional

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    Wow, 6 of the last 7 posters have just recommended the racquet they use.

    Since it sounds like you haven't really used any 'new age' racquets, go ahead and demo a few, maybe a pure drive, o3/speedport white, a ktour or another tweener from the kfactor line, and maybe another popular tweener from another brand, or an OS/mid to see what your preference in headsize is. From there you can start getting looking at the range of racquets you could handle/like and can make a better choice, instead of listening to a few people who are probably on honeymoons with their racquets still.
     
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  11. vndesu

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    pk redondo 98
     
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