Weekend warrior which of these two rackes

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by harvieharvie, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. harvieharvie

    harvieharvie New User

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    I brand new to tennis, i play 2-3times a week for fun.


    my price range is £50<, im in the UK


    Wilson Federer Pro Tennis Racket (£45 appox)

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    Babolat Contact Team Tennis Racket (£35)



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    Head Nano Ti Radical Lite Tennis Racket (£40)
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  2. LeeD

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    Those all look like cheapo discount store rackets.
    Since you're on TW here, why don't you go to the shopTW section and order a real racket? Real rackets retail for over 150 bucks, and some are discounted down as low as 65 bucks brand new.
    If your choices are as listed, it don't matter, they're all cheapo rackets.
     
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  3. lobman

    lobman Rookie

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    Start your search with Tennis Warehouse's "Racquet Help" on their home page. That will take you to "How To Choose A Racquet" and you will have a good base to work from on making a good choice. Then as Lee suggested, there are many choices to select from, many at a sale or reduced price. Welcome to tennis.
     
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  4. Lilguy1456

    Lilguy1456 Semi-Pro

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    Agree with LeeD. No reason to buy a goofy walmart special when older models of excellent racquets exist on TW for nearly the same price...

    Here are some winners:

    Volkl Power Bridge 7: http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Volkl_Power_Bridge_7/descpageRCVOLKL-VPB7.html#spec

    Microgel Radical MP: http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Head_MicroGEL_Radical_Midplus/descpageRCHEAD-HMGRAD.html

    Aerogel 4D 500 Tour: http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Dunlop_Aerogel_4D_500_5Hundred_Tour/descpageRCDUNLOP-D4D5T.html

    Borris Becker Delta Core London Tour (might be a bit much for you, but GREAT deal): http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Boris_Becker_Delta_Core_London_Tour/descpageRCVOLKL-BBDCLT.html
     
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  5. mike_l

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    you can find dunlop biomimetic 500 on sale now for £50
     
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  6. LeeD

    LeeD Bionic Poster

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    I've been playing tennis for 30 years, once reached a Q level or A/Open level.
    I currently play with either DunlopAero 500's or the HeadMicroGelOS.
     
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  7. MikeHitsHard93

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    Get the prince tt WARRIOR mp ;)
     
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  8. harvieharvie

    harvieharvie New User

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    good advice as always guys okay so ive got it down too

    Microgel Radical MP £60

    dunlop biomimetic 500 £50

    any sage advice for a newb, or are either fine

    once again thanks for the advice.
     
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  9. Prodigy1234

    Prodigy1234 Rookie

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    Two very good racquet choices harvieharvie, you can't go wrong with either.
     
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  10. Hi I'm Ray

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    The older 4d 500 was one of the worst rackets I tried, I'm going to guess the bio 500 will be similar. The 4d 500 TOUR was a lot better imo and is on sale also.

    Im one of those who believe a new or developing player is going to have a much easier time controlling and developing their shots with a lower powered racket. I would recommend one of the Radical Midplus rackets. There is also the Liquidmetal version that is slightly less expensive than the Microgel. I let someone who was having a hard time controling a huge high powered racket borrow a very low powered racket amd his consistency made a huge improvement. He even started hitting harder shots.

    Please dont get poly strings until you are a well developed player.
     
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  11. rdis10093

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    go with the radical, and it a good racquet.
     
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  12. THESEXPISTOL

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    This! Listen to this guy!
     
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  13. robbo1970

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    Either is fine. Just go with what one feels best in your hand.

    The Dunlop Bio 600 may also be an option.

    I am biased towards Dunlop, I think theyre all great.
     
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  14. THESEXPISTOL

    THESEXPISTOL Hall of Fame

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    MAN TAKE THE PRINCE TT WARRIOR! It's a no-brainer!
     
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  15. robbo1970

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    I wouldn't know where you can buy the TT Warrior in the UK, whereas Dunlops are easy to find.
     
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