Ryan harrison's racquet?

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  1. Skooler

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    another up and coming US player and I was just wondering what racquet he uses. I've seen pictures of him using a wilson racquet, but recently it looks like hes using a babolat pure storm limited racquet. I hear hes recently signed a deal with babolat so it could possibly be just a paintjob.
    I was just wondering if its a real babolat or just a paint job?
     
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  2. Fedace

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    It is a real Babolat. I think he should switch to Pure Storm however. the limited version is not a very good racket, too much like Wood racket.
     
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  3. Skooler

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    yeah, I was reading how it plays like an old school racquet.
     
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  4. vsbabolat

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    I thought the Babolat Pure Storm Limited was a very nice playing racquet. I certainly would not compare it to a wood racquet. I thought the PS Limited had a very muted feel.
     
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  5. Fedace

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    Which racket did you think had more power ? Pure Storm or PS Limited ??
     
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  6. MLoutch

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    And thats bad??? Hmmm getting more feel and control is a negative??? the last thing the kid needs is power at his level - I tried the frame out and it is a solid, fairly heavy (at least for a modern frame) stick. Yes you do have to generate most of the power but again at the pro level they want control.
     
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    Agreed. Once I added lead to the 3/9 (the stock form was too HL for my tastes), it's a solid frame and it's great for hitting consistent, controlled and deep groundstrokes.
     
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    I believe he was using a wilson k90 tour before he switched to the bablot. I think he now uses the PS limited.
     
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  10. OleNole

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    I believe both Harrison used to use Pro Staff 6.0's. I think Christian still does. Does anyone know if this is true, or is he with Babolat now too?
     
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  11. Fedace

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    they are both with Babolat. racket head shape is definitely Babolat.:)
     
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  12. babolat15

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    christian was never wth wilson...
     
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  13. Uncle Emmitt

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    :mrgreen:I teach at Newks where they train. He def plays with PSL. He was doing an exo.the other day and I picked up one of his racquets. def a PST leather grip w/ one OG. 3/8 I think.

    he had just had it strung at the US open ( they had the us open sticker on the little sticker w/ tension and string , cool :mrgreen:) pretty sure it was 64 lbs. PHT or lux/ vs gut crosses.

    Christian uses it too, don't know his tension or string , I do know he hardly ever misses a shot :shock:

    Ryan volleys better than most ATP pros . When his body fills out watch out !!!!
     
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  14. Uncle Emmitt

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    he has it leaded up some too. If I remember correctly under the bumper guard
     
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    so i guess the swing weight was too light for him ?? that is understandable. for a fairly heavy racket, the stock frame's swing weight is surprisingly low, like 316-318 or so. most pro level guys want SW of 340 or so.:shock:
     
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  16. Fedace

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    Also does he have a small hand ??? 3/8 seem small to me..:confused:
     
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  17. Uncle Emmitt

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    I'm not sure on the 3/8 but I'm pretty sure it is 3/8 with one overgrip. Maybe it was 1/2 though. hmmmm guess I can't remember.:confused: Feel the bevels really well. He is very much a hands player so maybe he likes it a little small for more whip.

    I watched Christian beat some small college players at 12 yrs old:mrgreen:
     
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