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Old 04-12-2013, 05:26 AM   #106
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Originally Posted by Ashley D View Post
Surprised at the number of extended length racquets on that list.
Free extra power and reach if you can handle the swingweight. Nearly all the shorter players use some kind of extended racquet to get a boost on serve, Rochus and Ferrer are both using 28" racquets by the look of it.

I think the lack of extended length players racquets available nowadays is a pity for the shorter amateur players, as you get a choice of a control racquet or an extended Babolat (The Pure Storm Tour extended looks interesting, but the string bed still feels a bit lively on the regular one). I would really like to try hitting with an extended Prestige or a POG longbody.
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