Slice, Dice, and Topspin Racquet ??

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  1. govols

    govols New User

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    My game is slice and dice. I hit side spin, back spin (even with my forehand) from the baseline to the net. I also like to hit a hard topspin from the baseline. I want a large sweet spot racquet with lots of spin. Power is not that important to me but spin is. I like spin. Oh yeah, I want spin. The RDX500 spins but, in my opinion, doesn't have a large sweetspot. With vertical racquet paths a small sweetspot is hard to hit consistently. Also, I've had TE bad enough to require surgery in 1998 so I have to have a racquet that minimizes the posibility of TE. Anyway, does such a racquet exist?
     
  2. LowProfile

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    Perhaps the POG OS?
     
  3. govols

    govols New User

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    the POG is in my radar fur shur...so is the technifibre Tfeel 290, and the Pro Kennex 7G, Fisher M-speed #1 pro light, and any other suggestions.
     
  4. In D Zone

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    Babolat Aero pro series - the Drive (11oz) or Control (12oz)

    both can generate great spins and slices.
     
  5. tennis_nerd22

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    the prince 03 tour MP had an awesome slice and topspin production
     
  6. snoflewis

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    if the 98 sq in. rdx500 is too small for you, your best bet is to go w/ a 100 sq in. rackets and up. you should definitely go w/ something under a stiffness rating of 64 and stay away from poly or kevlar strings. imo, the POG OS might be ok, since the headsize is big enough, but i would also consider the fischer mag speed light OS and 03 tour OS. if you can, try to stay away from babolats or anythign too stiff.
     
  7. travlerajm

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    NXG OS is the spinniest stick out there IMHO. It can really make the ball bend in amazing ways.
     
  8. skraggle

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    A leaded-up Warrior TT OS would fit the bill nicely...check for threads on how to modify and as a bonus, they're cheap as hell!
     
  9. LowProfile

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    He said he has TE problems. I would not recommend a Babolat to anyone with arm problems. The POG OS and NXG OS are great control racquets with massive spin potentials.
     
  10. newton

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    Yes the right racquet definitely makes a better player. There's almost as many different racquets as playing styles, so the right match will make a "better player," without question. It's not debatable.

    Yet, a good player can win with any racquet. But that's an answer to a different question.
     
  11. newton

    newton Guest

    start hitting flat
     
  12. tarkowski

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    I'd reccommend the Tour Diablo Mid-Plus.
     
  13. pchoi04

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    Yonex RD-7 and the POG MP
     
  14. nViATi

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    I agree. One of our JV tennis team coaches used to use a Ti Radical MP. He is a lefty who plays with big topspin and a western forehand grip. His topspin used to be crazy but with the Tour Diablo Mid-Plus it's just ridiculous.
     
  15. Freedom

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    Agreed. Hit with it for a couple minutes, that racquet is SICK. If they weren't so pricey, I would buy them right away.
     
  16. onkystomper

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    If you have elbow problems avoid babolat at all costs. I would say the Fischer M speeds wouls suit you. They are exceptionally arm friendly, condusive to spin and they sweetspots are huge. Maybe the 105 would be more suited to you.
     
  17. emo5

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    Agreed. prince o3 rackets are pretty pricey..
    but even so, if it helps with your arm money shouldnt matter.
     

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