Originally Posted by corners
Because it's 100 square inches with a very open string pattern and is not very head light. Control racquets are traditionally heavy, headlight and have denser string patterns.
Quoted for truth!
The APD is a VERY powerful frame. For the "tweener" category, I don't think I've played a more powerful frame. It's a wicked frame for sure, but not by any means a "control" frame unless you hit with the topspin of Nadal!