Yonex VCore Tour 97 310g

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  1. ElevatorGuy

    ElevatorGuy New User

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    Does anyone here use this racquet? Is it good? How's its spin generation, and control? I'm thinking about demoing it.
     
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  2. eidolonshinobi

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    Search function. There's a couple of threads long threads about it.
     
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  4. Bartelby

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    This comment from Zumzool seems the prevailing critical consensus:


    I too have problems blasting winners with the yonex, but it's great if you want to create short wicked angles to get your opponent moving off the court. The strength for me is at the net and on bh slices.
     
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  5. acmorganti

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    I received my last week. I played around 10 hours with it. First, I used a syn gut with tension as 55lbs, but now hybrid poly in mains and syn gut crosses with 46/51 lbs. Much better...it turned a spin machine! It looks like light but when you are playing, the feeling it is not so light, I mean, you can control as more weight in it.

    I was having problems with my shoulder and this racquet is so confortable. I always used dampener, but I left to use it with this racquet! It´s very interesting, it is relatively hard but very confortable.

    Good choice!
     
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  6. tistrapukcipeht

    tistrapukcipeht Professional

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    Because it's his own fault, I hit winners with Ezone Xi 100, I hit winners with VCore Xi 98, I'm still hitting many winners with 97T. But the winner hitter is VCore Xi 98, the racquet is a bomb ready to explode. :)
     
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  7. Bartelby

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    Z is one of quite a few to make this complaint, but I would agree that a better player may not make it.
     
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  8. cjmower

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    This is my absolutely favorite racquet on the market right now and is quickly becoming my favorite racquet I have ever played with. My exposure to Yonex has been non existent until this racquet so this opinion is coming from someone not already familiar with their frames. The level of spin is equivalent to say and Aero Pro for me with the right poly string, (currently using Volkl Cyclone). I typically string my polys around 58-60 pounds but I bumped this one down to 54 and I felt like the power level was good and still retained the control oriented feel of the racquet. I would guess I could further drop the tension and still retain control. The feel around the net is right up there with my favorite racquets to volley with. If you like the thin beam as I do then this is a great racquet. It plays so much more solid than what the weight and swing weight might suggest if you are someone who prefers heavier racquets. I am pretty picky what racquets I use when I serve and I love serving with this one. It is very comfortable no matter what shot is being hit. Hope this helps. If anyone has played with a hybrid string setup in this racquet I would actually be curious to hear how it plays as I have not tried that yet.
     
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  9. tmc5005

    tmc5005 Rookie

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    I like the specs on this racquet. I also like the Vcore Tour 89 and the Core 95D if you want a raquet slightly lighter with a slightly lower swingweight.
     
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  10. Ess

    Ess Guest

    All true. I have built serious credit card debit stocking up on this frame. It is without flaw.
     
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  11. ElevatorGuy

    ElevatorGuy New User

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    Update

    In case anyone wants an update...
    I really enjoyed this racquet. It's got the specs I like, and performs well. So much so that I have already ordered 2. Will be stringing them with a poly/syngut.
     
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