Tim Henman's paint job

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  1. Ronaldo

    Ronaldo G.O.A.T.

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    What's up with Terrible Tim painting his X1 to look like that old Pro Braided? Meet the new racquet, same as the old racquet?
     
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  2. BreakPoint

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  3. MattNowicki

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    At least credit The Who when you cite them!!!!!!!
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  4. perfmode

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  5. Feña14

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    It isn't a real 6.1, it's a totally custom frame based on the 6.1 classic and has some reference to the Pro Braided.

    -Liam
     
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  6. perfmode

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    So it's basically a "Henman-custom-racquet-that-we-should-stop-speculating-about"
     
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  7. sarmpas

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    I cannot see the PWS. Can You?
     
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  8. Ronaldo

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    Matt, hope we won't get fooled again, eh?
     
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  9. Craig Sheppard

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    From the ESPN article BreakPoint posted:

    Few players have rebelled against the tennis racket painting. Mark Philippoussis has his racket painted entirely black because he doesn't want to give free publicity to companies he says either wanted him to paint it or use a new one.

    "I used rackets that they stopped making years ago," Philippoussis said. "Companies obviously want you to paint it so that it looks like you are playing with the latest thing. But I just don't want to do that."

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    Many, many props to Flipper. This is a guy who know's the deal. The respect-o-meter is up there for him IMO.

    Craig
     
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