Strange racquet rotation?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by 5.0 TopDog, Apr 23, 2004.

  1. 5.0 TopDog

    5.0 TopDog New User

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    I currently play with wilson tour 90 and love it alot. One problem is it wear my arm out after 2-3 hours of play. I'm thinking about getting a tour 95 which is lighter to be my backup racquet to play during those tiring hours or in long match. Have anyone out there ever play with a different racquet for that purpose?..is it strange? :roll:
     
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  2. mary fierce

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    What's strange is that you seem to think it's unnatural to be worn out after 2-3 hours of play. Perhaps you should listen to what your body is telling you rather than try to surmount it.
     
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  3. Gaines Hillix

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    TD5.0, it's not strange at all. Some people use a different racquet for serving. I carry two different kinds of racquets. One is heavier for those days when I am feeling fit and one for those days when I'm a little tired or off on my timing. I say do whatever works b altfor you.
     
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  4. Kirko

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    A pro named Dennis Ralston did the same thing . He was a Davis Cup player for the U.S. in the 60's.
     
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  5. Big D

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    may I suggest cayman's tnt 90. essentially a clone of the ps 85 but at 90 sq in. lighter also at just over 11 oz. you can get a new one for $60 but some sellers on this board sell used ones for $35. I've got one with lots of lead on it. my backup? Orig. PS 85.
     
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  6. 5.0 TopDog

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    Thanks for all the comments guys...except for Mary fierce that don't understand my question.....
     
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  7. ProStaffTour90

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    What she's trying to tell you is that you don't need a backup racquet because it's just natural to be worn out after that length of sustained play, the transition between two totaly different racquets could potentially be damaging to your game!
     
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  8. 5.0 TopDog

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    the strategy here is to go on with the match without giving up because of a fatique arm...
     
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