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    Wilson: same racquets, different recommended string tensions.

    I own 2 Wilson Ultra 100 (v3). Identical I pressume. However I noticed they have 2 different recommended string tensions. One has the recommended range 50-60 lb, the other 47-57 lb. See attached pictures. What is this? Never came across something like this.
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    The Fischer Faction!

    I got 2 sets of Fischer grip shells (4 1/2) for M Pro 98. Got them from Pacific last year but don't need them anymore. Not new but in good condition of course. For shipping costs only I'll send them to anyone in Europe.
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    New Yonex similar to old Ezone Ai

    Which current Yonex line comes closest to the old Yonex Ezone Ai models? The current Ezone line or are the Vcore's more similar?
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    Mouratoglou wants ATP rule change because of Fedal

    What advice did Roger get from Rafa?
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    Best Racket For Serve Returns??

    A heavy racket (320 gram).
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    Bonjour from Babolat: Part Trois

    Why is the 3rd generation Pure Strikes not on the Babolate website?
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    Bonjour from Babolat: Part Trois

    Will there be a PURE STRIKE VS (295 gram) for the coming 3rd generation (with the 21 - 23 - 21 mm beam) ?
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    Tennis Warehouse Playtest: Babolat Pure Strike (16x19, 18x20, Tour) 3rd Gen Playtest

    Will there be a pure strike vs (295 gram)?
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    Smaller grips leading to wrist pain?

    It gives me blisters.
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    Does it have modern grommets which allow for additional string movement at 3 and 9 o’clock? That would turn it into a 95/94 square inch frame. Reminds me of the Fischer M Comp 95, specwise that one comes close to this one.
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    any tips on how to get higher rpm's on forehand?

    Drop your racket before hitting the ball, this way you will get, after the drop, a down-to-top movement for free which will give you the spin. Coaches telling you you have to brush up the ball are bad coaches, yes you have to brush up the ball but they forget to tell you to drop your racket...
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    The Prince Phantom 93P is a gift to us from TW - My Review/AMA

    If I can say something, '330 gm' is the incorrect abbreviation for gram, it is '330 g' or just '330 gram'.
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    Turning low pace balls into high pace balls requires so much skills

    Do we agree that turning low pace balls into high pace balls is much more difficult than hitting back balls which already have a high pace? In fact, turning 'easy' low pace balls (landing in the service box for example) into high pace balls requires really a lot of tennis skills. Anyone has an...
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    Hidden Gem: Head Liquidmetal Instinct MP

    Regret I picked the Radical (liquidmetal) over this one. This one would have better fitted my game. In my area I just saw everyone with a Radical so I decided I needed one as well. What is the real headsize btw? Head claims it is 100 sq in but we all know Head is not always accurate about...
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    "Your kid is good, he needs a control frame"

    Some story from long time ago. As a kid in the early nineties I played tennis and reached a good level. Not top of the country but good enough to compete against good kids from other clubs in the area. One day I needed a new racket. Rucanor (a B-brand) had a line of 3: a grey one with a purple...
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