Video of Cibulkova's racquet up close on Dunlop Tennis USA Facebook page

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by cgsd23, Aug 1, 2012.

  1. cgsd23

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  2. Automatix

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    "Everything else is pretty much the same as you can buy in the store..." my ***.

    Length and shape of the throat and our "favourite giveaway"... ;)

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  3. niktub

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    what is she using? Aerogel 500?
     
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    Looks like some iteration of the 500. Could be a custom layup in the 500 mold, or a stock 500 non-Tour, as that's light enough to put the lead in the handle from 1pt HL to probably 5 or 6, yet still keep it +11oz or so. Wouldn't be at all surprised if her's is extended, too. The 500 simply spanks serves, which could explain Domi's serving MPH (for her size) - especially if extended.

    The 500 (I've only hit the Tour) is a really great frame, overlooked by everyone rushing to play with 'what everyone else plays with'. Probably Dunlop's best 1 or 2 frames.

    If this had been posted earlier; I could have asked her when I talked with her last.
     
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  6. GoSurfBoy

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    Throat looks a little off on the 400. 500 seems a better match, but, like most pro stock stuff...it's basically a guess. ust part of the industry smoke and mirrors stuff, tho'.

    And they can drill any pattern they want on any frame, so that's no clue. Head does all sorts of stuff like that, and Wilson's Sorana was demoing the 'pink Blade' with both a 16 & 18 main pattern, so..........
     
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  7. Automatix

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    Sorry to resurrect this old thread but maybe someone found out anything new?

    Some material to work with...
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    The bridge grommet looks somewhat similar but I cannot remember to what. It just seems familiar...
     
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    She used a leaded up Volkl V1 Classic before Dunlop, so a 16x19 500 would be close to that, if it is not totally custom.
     
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    Not sure what's she's using. She is mighty hot though.
     
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