Originally Posted by BreakPoint
Shanks are not caused by the size of your racquet. It's caused by your racquet head speed and your footwork. Only amateurs with no footwork think bigger racquets solve shanks. It's already been shown a million times on this board that Nadal shanks more with his 100 sq. in. racquet than Federer does with his 90.
Pretty much this. I mean I have terrible footwork and I think I actually shank less with my 93 than I did with my 100 so I dont' think I small racquet upgrade would help Fed much.