The predictable "What racket is Steve Darcis using?" thread

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  1. MAXXply

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    The frame edges looked a bit boxy and squared off...is it an H22 or some variant of it? Is it similar to what Mahut uses?
     
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  2. THESEXPISTOL

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    I swear i thought about creating a thread such as this one...
     
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  3. MAXXply

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    ^^ It's ok buddy, I'll cop the withering sighs and tired eye-rolls :)
     
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  4. pacman33

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    It looks similar to the racket that Rosol uses
     
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  5. フェデラー

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    Probably a PJ of the HPS just like every other player that uses the current PJ
     
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    You're a good and decent man.
     
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  7. BreakPoint

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    In fact, he probably borrowed Rosol's racquet. ;-)
     
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  8. Shangri La

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    Federer needs to switch to that racquet too.
     
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    I beg to differ, Nadal should think about switching!
     
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    Apparently a six.one 95 according to Wilson
     
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    OP, thanks. I was getting ready to do a search.

    Is Darcis a Wilson lifer? Thought he used Head at one point.
     
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  12. ProStringing

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    Photo of Steve's Racket

    Here is a photo of Steve Darcis's racket taken in June 2012:

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    Hope this can be of help,

    ProStringing
     
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  13. greg280

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    yes, the predictability of talking about a pros racquet in a pro racquet discussion forum...thats some scary crystal ball action.
     
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  14. DonDiego

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    I'm seeing more and more players with this racquet, the 6.1 95 18x20. Darcis and Rosol beat Nadal with it, and today Navarro won in the Women's draw. Also Mardy Fish. A couple of other lower-ranked players, and double players, use it too. In the 16x18 pattern, I only know of Del Potro and Kolshchreiber using it.

    EDIT: Del Potro also uses the 18x20. And seeing his rocket of a forehand, I find it funny that people think this string pattern is «low-powered»...
     
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  15. West Coast Ace

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    It's all relative (and probably only a few % points) - the pros have the technique to gen power - that's why many are using the same racket they did when they were 14.
     
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    I want to know what shirt he was wearing… the logo looked like 2 bananas.
     
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