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    Upgrade from old Head Microgel Prestige Team

    I've purchased 2 racquets just now & am hoping for a smooth delivery. I've been playing with the Microgel Prestige team for about a decade now. I recently tried the Head Gravity MP seeing that there were some "similarities" in the specs. However, the racquet definitely felt a lot different...
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    Head Microgel Prestige Team (re-released?)

    Thanks for the feedback
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    Upgrade from old Head Microgel Prestige Team

    I've been playing with this frame for quite some time. I saw recently a european site (tennis - point), had re-released this racquet this past year. I'm not too familiar with the site. I'd be curious to hear if anyone else has had experience ordering from there.
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    Head Microgel Prestige Team (re-released?)

    I've been playing with the Head Microgel Prestige Team racquet for many years. It was a racquet previously released in Europe, though never in the United States. Typically, it's very difficult to locate such an old frame (released more than ten yrs ago). However, I recently saw it being sold...
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    Could a tactical analysis show work on Tennis Channel?

    It would definitely be amazing to hear someone like Federer discuss the game tactically and maybe even look at other players' games. I think this type of format definitely lends itself better to a retired player.
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    Could a tactical analysis show work on Tennis Channel?

    As a tennis coach/player, I often look for inspiration from other sports such as soccer & basketball. Just recently, I watched a show hosted by Kobe Bryant called "Detail," which really gives a detailed analysis of NBA basketball players in game situations, etc. Obviously with the growth of...
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    Agassi Interview - too gracious or just being honest?

    I disagree. I'm a huge Kobe Bryant fan. But Jordan was better than Kobe in a number of ways. #1: His hands were larger. This allowed him to palm the ball with ease and do all those creative moves in the air, often changing pattens mid-flight. Kobe does not have that luxury. #2...
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    Agassi Interview - too gracious or just being honest?

    To be honest, I don't know how much better athletes are really getting. I think in tennis, the training and sophistication has improved tremendously. In addition, we all keep hearing about what great athletes Nadal and Federer are and deservedly so. But I'm not sure these guys are better...
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    Doubles (arguably) losing popularity each year, has the Doha final damaged further?

    You know, just because Nadal and Lopez beat a top doubles team recently doesn't mean these "specialists" aren't great athletes/players. Upsets are part of the sport. Doubles require a different skill set, which is much different from singles in my opinion. As a doubles player I think Bob...
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    Youtek IG Speed MP (18x20)....more oval in shape??

    The deadline to sign up for my contract is pretty soon. Has anyone physically seen this new Innegra racquet?? If it's an oval shape, I think I'll order it. If not, I don't know.
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    Racquetball string v. Tennis String?

    I was recently given some racquetball string, complimentary of a friend. I was curious what the difference is between racquetball strings and strings for tennis racquets. I personally don't play racquetball. Are these strings of no use to me then??
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    Federer says Berdych played "extremely well" at Wimbledon

    Great find. Thanks for sharing that with us. One thing that really jumps out to me is Federer's ever-increasing command of the English language. He's always been fluent of course. But he just seems so much more articulate and relaxed speaking english.
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    Which other tennis players come from a really poor family?

    Wow! I always remember reading about this. To actually see it was something else. Obviously in the US, it's very difficult to make it on tour without plenty of financial backing. I would be curious to know what kind of financial standings many of the Eastern European players came from. I'm...
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    Youtek IG Speed MP (18x20)....more oval in shape??

    I played with the Flexpoint Prestige Midplus for 3-4yrs. A little less than a year ago, I switched over to the Microgel Prestige Team, which has a slightly larger head (102 sq in). I have no complaints regarding this racquet. In fact, I really wish they would release the racquet in a Youtek...
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    Youtek IG Speed MP (18x20)....more oval in shape??

    Just curious, is this racquet more oval in shape?? It appears more oval than the previous speed. However, I have not seen this racquet physically. I posted the specs and a link to the racquet below. Youtek IG Speed MP 18x20 Headsize:100 sq.in. /645 sq.cm Length:27 inches /69 cm...
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