Originally Posted by Anton
they will be better for spin only if you still have the confidence to keep up the racket head speeds. If you hit flat more open string pattern will rebound the ball at higher angles landing the ball deeper and you may start losing swing confidence and racket head speed.Softer racket and/or dense pattern racket is better for natural ball drivers.
i agree. i play in a traditional eastern forehead style and make more flat strokes than spins. if the center pattern is too open, the ball deflects a little than i expected with dense pattern racquets.