Yonex Vcore 100 s VS Wilson Pro staff 100

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  1. agu

    agu Rookie

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    Hi,

    I have been playing for two years and im considering to buy a new raquet. Right now im using a Wilson Blx surge but want to change it.

    Could anyone recommend me which option would suit me the most, which raquet is better overall?

    Thanks
     
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  2. SCRAP IRON

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    I could probably help you because I have used both rackets. But first and foremost, I would assume that you are an intermediate player. I will also assume that you hit with some decent topspin but do not necessarily have long, fast strokes. With that said, I do not think you should play with the Wilson Pro Staff 100. It is too low powered. I firmly believe that you should use a Yonex, just not the Yonex that you suggested. The racket that you should try is call the EZone XI 100 by Yonex. It is an incredible frame in the respect that is has better power than most frames of its class and the spin potential is equally as great. It is a mostly black frame so I believe that you can easily identify it when searching. Additionally, the sweetspot is unusually large which lends itself to more consistency.

    Try this racket ahead of the few that you have suggested and you should be pleased...
     
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  3. tistrapukcipeht

    tistrapukcipeht Professional

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    I'm going to leave my opinion here as well, I tested the pro staff 100 as well.

    Pro staff 100 felt flimzy, not stable, good feel, but with loads of vibration and low power, I play against 4.0-5.0 guys, maybe you can do what most here do, put some lead to fix the problems.

    The Ezone Xi is a much superior racquet in everything it does, much more power, more forgiving, better feel and no vibration whatsoever, great topspin and flat balls, and rock solid. I have played with it since it came out, I have other racquets (because of greed) but I much prefer the ezone xi. you may look into the light ezone if you want something lighter.
     
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  4. jd22

    jd22 New User

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    Personally don't know either of the Yonex racquets, but tried the Wilson and discarded it after about 10 mins. Felt very basic, no feel and couldn't detect any positives with. Just seemed like a standard tennis racquet, nothing more.
     
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  5. A_Instead

    A_Instead Professional

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    Try the BLX Pro Open.
    Great Racquet at a Great Price...
     
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  6. agu

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    Thanks for the replu. What you assumed is a fact. I was wondering why do you think Yonex Vcore 100s wouldn´t be a good choice?
     
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  7. SCRAP IRON

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    Yonex Vcore

    I suggested the EZone XI because of it's controllable power. The VCore 100 is a fine racket, but it seemed harder to create spin because it is a 16x19 pattern. While the difference in the crosses seems subtle, it means a great deal in terms of spin potential. Additionally, the VCore 100 has a lower swingweight and as a result, I did not feel the necessary connection to the ball to achieve a comfortable overall hitting experience. Now the newest line of Yonex (VCore XI 100) makes hitting a bit more pleasurable than just the regular VCore technology, but I still maintain that the EZone XI 100 is just a better racket for all the groundstrokes as well as kick serving.
     
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  8. KFwinds

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    This about says it all. I'm not sure why the Ezone xi 100 is still flying so low under the radar; for me it's the best stick in it's class. I get that some people have a weird hang-up about the Yonex frame shape, but it seems as if it's difficult to convince those who are looking at the Vcores to even try this racquet. The Ezone xi 100 is a ridiculously playable racquet, and I feel pretty fortunate that I gave it a chance last spring and that the local Yonex rep was able to get me a few at cost ;)
     
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  9. wrainsberger

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    I just recently started playing after many years away from the sport. I demoed both the Ezone xi 100 and the Vcore100s. I was blasting balls past the baseline with the Ezone. I felt that it had too much power. I was surprised to see that I really enjoyed the Vcore 100s though. Seemed like every shot was great. I was generating a lot of pace and spin with it. Its now my stick of choice.
     
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