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Old 12-10-2012, 11:09 AM   #10
julian
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Default Stiffness

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Originally Posted by Dr. Perry View Post
As far as spec is concerned, I am looking at:

98-100 sq in; 10.8 - 11.1 oz strung weight, < 65 stiffness.

Do you think these are about right for the skill level between intermediate and advanced, or advanced?
You will get a lot of CONFLICTING OPINIONS about stiffness.
I do recommend some Babolat rackets for my students
Example:

http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/desc...ml?PCODE=10711
Stiffness 67
Please click the icon specifications OR see below
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Head Size:
107 sq. in. / 690.32 sq. cm.
Length: 27.2in / 69.09cm
Strung Weight: 10.4oz / 294.84g
Balance: 2 pts HL
Swingweight: 298
Stiffness: 67
Beam Width: 22mm / 25mm / 23mm /
Composition: Graphite / Tungsten
Power Level: Medium
Stroke Style: Medium-Full
Swing Speed: Medium-Fast
Racquet Colors:
Black / Blue / White
Grip Type: Syntec
String Pattern:
16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Mains skip: 8T, 8H
Two Pieces
Shared Holes: None
String Tension: 55-62 pounds
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A decent pro shop may have this racket

A condition 27 inches long probably should be added to your list

Last edited by julian : 12-10-2012 at 11:34 AM.
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