What racquet do you use

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by The Dark Knight, Oct 10, 2012.

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What racquet do you use?..if its not on the list tell us!

  1. Prince

    24 vote(s)
    6.8%
  2. Wilson

    64 vote(s)
    18.0%
  3. Yonex

    36 vote(s)
    10.1%
  4. Babolat

    37 vote(s)
    10.4%
  5. Donnay

    15 vote(s)
    4.2%
  6. Dunlop

    32 vote(s)
    9.0%
  7. Head

    74 vote(s)
    20.8%
  8. Technifibre

    5 vote(s)
    1.4%
  9. Volkl

    28 vote(s)
    7.9%
  10. Something else

    40 vote(s)
    11.3%
  1. The Dark Knight

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    Poll coming

    Just curious what the most popular.....

    My bet is Wilson and Babolat and then Head.


    I wonder though of Babolat the relative new kid on the block has overtaken the juggernaught Wilson?
     
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  2. maxpower103

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    Prince ozone tour
     
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  3. The Dark Knight

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    Something else surprisingly takes the early lead.
     
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  4. The Dark Knight

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    Will Babolat overtake Wilson ? Any bets?
     
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  5. ChicagoJack

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    I haven't seen any recent data, but Babolat has been gobbling up market share pretty quickly. In 2010 Babolat racquets had risen to 34.3 percent of the total market share in pro specialty stores, measured in dollars, for the quarter ending in June, according to the Tennis Industry Association. I suspect they've gained even more ground since then.

    - Jack
     
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  6. The Dark Knight

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    Wow...amazing!

    They do make great sticks....it's relatively new compared to Wilson .

    I think Babolat sticks came out in the 90's.....Wilson has probably been around for a hundred years.....

    It's really amazing.
     
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  7. The Dark Knight

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    Head is in the lead.

    I once read that the head ti s-6 is the most popular racquet ever made.

    Yes I'm shamelessly bumping.
     
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  8. anirut

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    Mainly PK and Pacific.
     
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  9. SoBad

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    I'm the only TF...:cry:
     
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  10. imonfire

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    Votes have been pretty widely spread so far, I expected Bab/Wilson/Head to have a bigger lead over the others.
     
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  11. The Dark Knight

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    Wilson as expected has taken the lead.
     
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  12. Chotobaka

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    Ditto. :)
     
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  13. Tony II

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    Come on Volkl fans ....
     
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  14. dr325i

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    How do you get 1200 posts in 6 months???!!!

    Keep starting the same thread 10 times!

    THis thread existed at least 3 times so far.

    OP, get a life!
     
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  15. The Dark Knight

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    Appreciate the bump

    And it's because I'm that good
     
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  16. The Dark Knight

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    Wow!!! Shocker ....Yonex in the lead???
     
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  17. Rozroz

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    huh! Yonex...
    who would have thought..
     
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  18. mjnchen

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    I am a big Volkl fan. One of the reasons is that I am more used to the grip shape by Head and Volkl. And I prefer the feel of Volkl's sticks to Head's. I will probably try Head Prestige later though I don't quite like the 18*20 string pattern.
     
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  19. The Dark Knight

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    More yonex users than babolat ?????
     
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  20. Rozroz

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    so- wilson is the slow winner..
     
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  21. acura9927

    acura9927 Semi-Pro

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    Dunlop has twice the quality of Wilson and Babolat. I'll never play with anything but Dunlop.
     
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  22. pkshooter

    pkshooter Semi-Pro

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    solinco
    10chars
     
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  23. chopstic

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    What if Dunlop goes out of business.. Are you never going to buy a new racquet again???
     
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  24. The Dark Knight

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    People are loving that solinco company and their strings.

    I heard its similar to the donnay pro one ?
     
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  25. acura9927

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    Good question, I would buy Yonex and get accustomed to the weird head.
     
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  26. hersito

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    Playing for last 2 months with a Head MG Radical MP, played for half a year and still own both a Babolat APDGT roland garros 2011 and another half year with a Wilson BLX Pro Team FX. Wanted to buy a wilson blx Blade 98 but all my friends have that stick, really liked it but wanted to have something different, tried a few sticks and I liked the Radical, practically the same specs as the blade 98, expecting to try the blade 98 2013 and if I like it it might be my next stick.
     
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  27. atlfalcons12

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    Racquets I use most in order:
    Dunlop Bio 300Tour
    Yonex Vcore 98D
    Wilson Pro Staff Tour 6.6
    Tecnifibre 305 Vo2 max
     
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  28. roller~

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    wilson, the Best for me.
     
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  29. roller~

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    wilson, the Best for me.
     
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  30. The Dark Knight

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    Hey great idea....my top 5:

    Vortex Tour 100

    Donnay Pro One 16x19

    Babolat APD

    Dunlop Maxply McEnroe

    Wilson Kblade

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  31. freeez

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    Tfight 320 great racquet. ton of power, great control, ridiculous spin, superfast swing... has it all.
    fortune within my misfortune(wrist injury) forced me to start with pb10 295 amazing control, good spin, very little power, feels great.
     
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  32. ced

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    Pro Kennex

    PRO KENNEX Qtour
     
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  33. ricki

    ricki Professional

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    yonex surprised me
     
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  34. The Dark Knight

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    More like shocking .Yonex actually tied with Dunlop ???

    Yonex does make amazing sneakers though !
     
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  35. veloduffer

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    I like for their plowthrough, so I lean toward heavier racquets. I am currently switching from the Wilson BLX Six One 95 to the lighter (albeit still considered heavy by others) Head Youtek Extreme Pro 2.0. I still like the Wilson but I feel my swing speed is a tad faster with the Head.

    My prior racquet had been Wilson Pro Staff Classics.
     
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  36. Power Player

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    Yonex makes great sticks though and has a strong worldwide presence. Not a huge surprise. I'd rate them #4 right now in sale if I had to guess since Prince has fallen off.
     
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  37. Ashanti

    Ashanti Rookie

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    Wilson blx blade team
     
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  38. pingu

    pingu Semi-Pro

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    Currently Head MG Pres Pro.
     
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  39. Lightning

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    In terms of sales, babolat are way ahead, they Aeropro drive is the top selling racquet followed by the pure drive. I like Head, wilson has really gone down over the years, juice and steam lol
     
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  40. man_untd11

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    Wilson Pro Staff 95 BLX right now. Haven't really used anything but Wilson
     
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  41. The Dark Knight

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  42. Dharmaboy

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    Yonex Vcore 98d and backup is 95D.
     
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  43. NJ1

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    Yonex E-Zone 100 (x2)
     
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  44. BMWprestigem3

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    Just picked up a Head Prestige Youtek IG Pro. Going to pick up another one later this week.
     
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  45. Graphiteking

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    Are you not entertained!!!!

    Juice 100/ Head Prestige Pro(youtek)
     
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  46. luishcorreia

    luishcorreia Professional

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    Vantagetennis racquets
     
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  47. Roger Wawrinka

    Roger Wawrinka Professional

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    I voted TF, I know, Tecnifibre gets no love, hahaha:) It is a shame though, Tecnifibre makes such quality racquets, I'd go as far to say that they are the best quality made racquets, oh well.
     
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  48. The Dark Knight

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    Head beat out Wilson ....Murray and Joker prove endorsements are what it's all about!
     
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  49. RMadeira

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    Just changed to a Head Microgel Extreme Pro.

    BTW, what do you think of it? :)
     
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  50. mctennis

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    Volkl C10 Pro Tour and Volkl PB 10 Mid. As a back up I use the Kneissl Tom's Machine ( green version).
     
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