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DNShade 11-30-2012 07:09 PM

Interesting little John McEnroe video...
 
Just a nice relaxed candid on court interview with John and some people before a little hit I stumbled across. Talks about his game, racquet, strings, grips etc...

Thought it might be interesting to some.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiEtlb7aWKQ

Power Player 11-30-2012 07:27 PM

Its an awesome video. Great link..thanks.

Frankc 11-30-2012 07:35 PM

Very nice - thanks -

slowfox 12-03-2012 12:29 AM

I'm sure all the gear heads (like me) loved all the racquet spec talk.

Jimmyt 12-03-2012 01:00 AM

Interesting little John McEnroe video...
 
interesting video, thanks for sharing it

shawnpadro2222 12-03-2012 01:04 AM

Great Video! As he mentioned in the video Luxilon string does not help the arm. I can play with luxilon big banger alu with a lighter babolat pure drive racquet but when I play with my six one 95 sure enough my tennis elbow comes back. It is always great to hear these guys talk about their string, grip, racquets, and form.

wrxinsc 12-03-2012 05:29 AM

thanks for posting, enjoyed that.

hoodjem 12-03-2012 05:45 AM

When was this shot? April 2010.?

Mac is holding his old Maxply McEnroe, not the new Bio Max 200G.

I guess this was before the release of the 200G.

treblings 12-03-2012 07:33 AM

thanks for posting that:)
372g and a bit head heavy? because he thinks head heavy is better for his volleys?
goes a bit against conventional thinking i would say, but as itīs Mc why should that surprise me

pmerk34 12-03-2012 05:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by DNShade (Post 7040774)
Just a nice relaxed candid on court interview with John and some people before a little hit I stumbled across. Talks about his game, racquet, strings, grips etc...

Thought it might be interesting to some.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiEtlb7aWKQ

His NY accent was stronger back then.

Paul Murphy 12-03-2012 06:01 PM

Thanks. Good one. :)

muddlehead 12-05-2012 10:23 AM

13.1 oz ("same as my old wood racket") and about 50lbs. cool. what a great point about taking the ball in the air in the old days to avoid having to hit a potential bad bounce groundie on the not-as-good-as-today grass courts of yesteryear.

Tennis Dunce 01-04-2013 06:06 PM

and I thought my leaded up Bumblebee was heavy...thanks for the clip...I like seeing a candid Mac.


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