"WISH" racquets?

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by Moayad, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. Moayad

    Moayad New User

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    During my journey to Asia, I needed a few new frames, I went to the shop of the sports center to buy some, I couldn't find ANY Wilson ones (I used to use Wilson), the only brand which I found called "WISH", I bought a couple of them (90$ each) and they were quite average, does anyone know anything about this unusual brand?
     
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  2. MAXXply

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    If you paid USD$90 for a WISH racquet, you've paid too much.
    I've seen them here in Sydney at a low-end sports chain for about AUS$60.
    It's an unremarkable generic Made-in-China brand.

    Incidentally, have any Europeans noticed (German) ALDI supermarkets sell their own racquet? It's a mid-plus widebody graphite composite (around 100sq.in, 26mm beam) labelled under their inhouse "Crane" sports brand. Last seen for AUD$59
     
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  3. treblings

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    You can get Crane tennis products in Germany and Austria. Low-priced, targeting the beginners market. You can get Wish rackets in Germany, also for a very fair price.
    I am all for reducing the costs for beginners, and buying rackets and stuff in supermarkets is not a bad idea.
    Especially since you might very well walk into a sports shop, and end up buying an expensive racket thats all wrong for you.
     
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  4. smO

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    I've tried Wish tennis balls and they're complete carbage. They don't even bounce above knee.
     
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  5. classic tennis

    classic tennis Semi-Pro

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    I think you will find that Wish produces for a few brands up to the retail $100.00 level, ie Dunlop etc.....they also manufacture the x-45 racquet (if it's still around) & all variations associated with it. Have a look at their site I think it's Wish Sporting goods or along those lines.
     
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  6. Moayad

    Moayad New User

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    There were only Dunlop Fort and Wish balls at that shop, fortunately I bought the Dunlop ones :), btw, both of them were the same price, strange!

    Thank you all for the information :)
     
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