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Old 11-23-2009, 04:29 AM   #24
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[QUOTE=helloworld;4126865]People don't realize how much heavier the ball today is compared to the 80s or 70s.[/QUOTE

Several years ago I found an unopened can of Penn hard court balls hidden in my basement that I had bought in the late 70s. I tried them out and after a set and a half they were so skinned that they were not playable. The covers just weren't as heavy/durable as today's balls.
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