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    Customizing Rackets at 4.5 / UTR 8 level

    Yea, I need to get it accurately weighed but it's pushing 13.5 oz's easily. It was easy to get used to but I also weight train. The weight helps with forcing me to let the racket do more work instead of arming/muscling the ball.
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    Customizing Rackets at 4.5 / UTR 8 level

    Hey Guys, I did a video about how I customize my racket. I started down this path due to problems with tennis elbow but now I can't go back :) Let me know what you think and if you guys do something similar. Seems like adding weight is a 3rd rail topic for amateur players but the norm for...
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    3x 2015 Blade 98 Countervail 16x19 - 4 3/8

    All three are sold now. Thanks TT!
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    3x 2015 Blade 98 Countervail 16x19 - 4 3/8

    2 have been sold. One left!
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    3x 2015 Blade 98 Countervail 16x19 - 4 3/8

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year):Wilson/Blade 98 CV/2015 16x19 Grip Size / Size: 4 3/8 Quantity: 1 Head Size (if a racquet): 98 Condition (x out of 10): 7/10 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): Probably 100 hours on each *General Description (including any...
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    2017 Babolat Pure Strike 16x19 - 4 3/8 Grip

    Price drop to $115. Need sold ASAP
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    Looking to Travel Somewhere for Winter to Play

    Just come to Austin and play on the ladder, the city leagues, and hit with tons of good players who have availability during the day.
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    2017 Babolat Pure Strike 16x19 - 4 3/8 Grip

    Item Description: Babolat Pure Strike 16x19 Quantity: 1 Head Size (if a racquet):98 Condition (x out of 10):9.5/10 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): 1 hour *General Description (including any cosmetic blemishes): No chips or scuffs. There is a little dirt...
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    Wilson Blade 16x19 Countervail - 4 3/8 grip

    Item Description: Wilson Blade CV 16x19 Quantity:1 Head Size (if a racquet):98 Condition (x out of 10):5/10 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): 6 months *General Description (including any cosmetic blemishes): Used in competitive play. Several chips in paint...
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    Good current D2 college players playing USTA 4.5.

    I just took a 1&1 loss at 5.0 to a former 692 atp player. Felt bad he had to drive out for the match.
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    2x 2015 Wilson Blade 98 16x19

    Price drop - $75 per frame or $140 shipped.
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    2x 2015 Wilson Blade 98 16x19

    Racquet: 2015 Wilson Blade 98 Grip Size: 4 3/8 Quantity: 2 Head Size: 98 Condition: 8/10 *Specific Time Used: Used in rotation over the course of 8 months *General Description (including any cosmetic blemishes): some scuffs and scratches. Leather grip. Looking for $80 ea or $150 for both...
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    3x Yonex AI 98 Racquets For Sale

    Sold. Thanks buyers!
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    3x Yonex AI 98 Racquets For Sale

    Racquet: YONEX AI 98 Grip Size: 4 1/2 (2frames) & 4 3/8 (1frame) Quantity: 3 Head Size: 98 Condition: 7/10 *Specific Time Used: Used in regular rotation over the course of a year and half *General Description (including any cosmetic blemishes): some scuffs and scratches. the gripped racquets...
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    YouTuber matchup Sam v Tim - NTRP 4.5 California vs Texas?

    From a Texas perspective, we have tournaments that are extremely competitive. The major zones pit me against better players than most league matches. It's not uncommon to get a 64 draw either. Yes, I think the absolute best play league but major zone tournaments are very much worth the money...
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    YouTuber matchup Sam v Tim - NTRP 4.5 California vs Texas?

    I misquoted Tim. He has that record in tournaments not league matches.
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    YouTuber matchup Sam v Tim - NTRP 4.5 California vs Texas?

    haha she is used to putting up with my stupidity. I forgot to pack my camera mount and she was tagging along for the morning. I figured out I needed to stop chipping as many returns back in the 2nd set and also started slicing more to the forehand once the rally started. That seemed like a big...
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    YouTuber matchup Sam v Tim - NTRP 4.5 California vs Texas?

    Hey Everyone, here is Tim's video. I like his camera position quite a bit.
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    YouTuber matchup Sam v Tim - NTRP 4.5 California vs Texas?

    This is fascinating. I don’t want to misquote Tim on his record. It may be qualified by 20-0 in tournaments. Looking at his utr profile he had some tough matches in league. Truthfully I thought I would be much lower than 4.42 as I’ve had some bad losses recently. Are you looking at tournaments...
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    YouTuber matchup Sam v Tim - NTRP 4.5 California vs Texas?

    I think we’re both around utr 8 range
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    YouTuber matchup Sam v Tim - NTRP 4.5 California vs Texas?

    Yes, I would say so. I think people believe NTRP is drastically different between sections but my experience is its pretty competitive. Maybe it's worth noting that Tim is 20-0 at 4.5 in the last two years.
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    YouTuber matchup Sam v Tim - NTRP 4.5 California vs Texas?

    Hey Guys, I had the pleasure of recording a match with Tim aka TennisTim aka TxT. I lost the first set 4-6 and was up a break 3-2 in the second when time expired for our court. He's a good player and super nice guy. Take a look and let me know what you think. Sorry I didn't edit in the score...
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    Please, pick apart my game. Any feedback is helpful

    I thought about this a bit. It seems like it's difficult to see weaknesses when you hit with someone regularly. Also, he's not watching much film of me. It's nice to get a different perspective for improvement.
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    Please, pick apart my game. Any feedback is helpful

    Thanks so much, ByeByePoly. When I first switched to the two hander, I modeled it after Hewitt's. Even had the straight arm take back. While I'm pretty consistent with it, I need to develop it into more of a weapon and add topspin. My problem is I'm a bit tight on it and end up using my arms too...
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    Please, pick apart my game. Any feedback is helpful

    Thanks! Yes, volleys could still be better. For some reason in a warm up volley, I never move forward while hitting them but during a match I'm usually much better. Serves were toward the end of the video.
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    Please, pick apart my game. Any feedback is helpful

    Wanted to update this thread with my newer video. My strokes have changed quite a bit to my eye. Would love to get more feedback!
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    Creatine: Yes or No?

    I think the problem is its hard to get that much creatine in a normal or good diet? You'd have to eat a lot of meat which may be unpalatable for a lot of people.
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    Creatine: Yes or No?

    I thought I'd resurrect this thread rather than create a new one. I just wrote a post on my blog about my experiment and thoughts on supplementing with creatine and how it relates to tennis performance enhancement particularly. I think it's an often over-looked supplement with minimal...
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    San Diego - 9/5 and 9/6

    Ok
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