what racquet is chris guccione using?

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  1. chiapants226

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    just wondering what racquet this is, and if anybody knows if he is using a paintjob of anything? thanks.
     
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  2. VikingSamurai

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    K-Pro Open? Or what ever the n-code one was called?
     
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  3. bluescreen

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    some random new k-factor. probably a k-pro open pj.
     
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  4. lacoster

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    FYI - Most racquet companies stick with the same colorways to distinguish lineages.

    ie. SixOne (red/white), Tour (orange/white), Blade (black/gold), SixTwo (black/white) ProOpen (black/limegreen), etc.

    You can also say the same lineage colorways about the Prestige, Instinct, Radical, etc....
     
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  5. HyperHorse

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    Hey i've been wondering which shoes he's wearing..
    They don't look like anything from Reebok..
    Oddly they look like Wilson Qualifiers...
     
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    yehh i know. last australian open he wore wilson clothes??? and then he started wearing reebok clothes again. and then another time i saw him wearing reebok clothes, but wearing nike shoes? maybe he doesnt have a clothing sponsor?
     
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  7. Bogie

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    ya, he doesn't have a clothing sponsor. he wears a bunch of different brands and often new balance shoes like he is wearing this week.
     
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    ... youd think as a top 100 player, hed be able to get a clothing sponsor???
     
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    you'd think davydenko would've had one for all those years he was in the top 50 and then for the year and a half, maybe even more than he was in the top 10. even now, im not even sure that he gets paid by airness, i think he might just be getting free clothes. its all about marketability. if a company doesnt think that they are going to be able to make money off of guccione, theyre not going to sign him, no matter what ranking he might have.
     
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    I think he'll be sponsored by the end of the month...
    If he keeps up this form...
     
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  11. Bogie

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    maybe, but dont get your hopes up. if you would ask most people, they still have no idea who he is and he isnt exactly soaring onto the scene ala djoker even though he has started picking up some good wins as of late. i think it might still take it some time, but maybe by around wimby he'll get a sponsor.
     
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  12. master935

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    It's the new K-pro open(I can't tell if it's the tour or not.). It's deffinantly not a PJ, the head shape is different(the old one is almost perfectly round, this one is more oval).
     
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    so is he using a real k-pro open??
     
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    That's the same racquet Djokovic uses and it doesn't come out until February,one of my coach has it because he is one of the Wislon representives and let me hit with it.
     
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    your coach is lying to you about that then, because there is absolutely no way that it is the same stick at djokers. not even close, at all.........
     
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    I think so..:)
     
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    its the k-pro open.. played with it its pretty nice..........
     
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    From an advertising standpoint I think wilson have too many rackets in their range.
     
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    djokovic is using the kblade (i think tour but idk for sure) pj
     
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    watched some of the Fish-Guccione match last night and am wondering what racquet is below the K Pro Open paint job; looks way too shiny black for a stock K Pro Open
     
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    Check the bumper. The green letters say K Factor, which means he's using the real K Pro Open. He might be sponsored by Reebok. His shirt, shorts, and hat were Reebok, yet his shoes were New Balance, which probably means he's sponsored by Reebok. It's most likely like Lacoste (I.E. Gasquet wears Asics)
     
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  22. pmerk34

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    Not every pro uses a paint job of a pro staff from 25 years ago or some stupid prestige classic from 15 years ago.
     
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    I can paint K Factor on a frame.. Doesn't make it the real thing mate..

    As for that picture. He is definitely not sponsored...
     
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    That just looks like a thread you get yelled at?.

    What is it that we are supposed to use?
     
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  26. Commando Tennis Shorts

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    Post #1...and only one guy yelled at me
     
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    Im talking about K Factor engraved on the Bumper at the tip of the racquet in green lettering. Usually it's an indication of what racquet someone's using.

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    look at that, then look at Guccione's bumper in my previous post. they're identical. it's a real K Pro Open.
     
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    he wears new balance shoes coz he has wide and huge feet
     
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