Originally Posted by Boricua
I dont find the Yonex dampener ugly. I prefer that the dampener be the same brand as the racket but that is plain silly in terms of performance. Once, I had a Volkl dampener to match a Volkl Organix 8 racket and it was terrible.
One should play with what is useful, even a rubber band works well as a dampener for many people, including pros (Roddick and Sharapova to name two).
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