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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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    Any pros currently using a Head Radical OS racquet??

    It's just curious to me that a guy like Agassi was so successful against so many generation of players (Connors, Becker, all the way to even Federer's generation) using an oversize racquet. Of course, Agassi had great eye hand coordination, perhaps like no other. However, why couldn't a...
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    Any pros currently using a Head Radical OS racquet??

    It's hard to believe there are hardly any pros playing with oversize racquets. Not too long, you had Agassi, Chang, and numerous players using the Prince OG (Coria, JCF etc). It's interesting how things have changed.
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    Any pros currently using a Head Radical OS racquet??

    Obviously Andre Agassi made the Radical Oversize racquet extremely popular. However, since his retirement no one has really grabbed the torch in the oversize racquet department. Just curious, can anyone name any pros that play with the Head Radical and/or use an equivalent oversize in a...
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    Wanting to play college tennis at age 30...

    I was interested in going back to school anyhow for grad school. For certain programs, I do need some prerequisite classes. So I figured if I'm going to go back to school, why not try to play college tennis?? Overall, I am content in how I've fulfilled my potential as a tennis player in Open...
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    "OPEN" ITA Events??

    I don't play college tennis, however I was interested in playing in ITA events. From my understanding the only events that are open to non-college playing players are the summer circuit events and the campus one-day showdowns. Is this correct??
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    Wanting to play college tennis at age 30...

    cmb: I would consider myself a very solid 5.0 player. I am more of a clay court player. However, I am a capable hard court player. mary fierce: I don't want to get too in depth. But I am being forthright with both the NCAA and NJCAA. Rules are rules. I'm not here to break them. If I'm...
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    Wanting to play college tennis at age 30...

    I am currently a full-time USPTA teaching tennis professional. I have worked in this capacity for over four years. I have a bachelor's degree from a four-year institution. However, I never played collegiate sports. I am interested in playing college tennis, even just for one season. I have...
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    Adding Weight to the Head Prestige Team...Necessary??

    I currently play with the Microgel Head Prestige Team racquet. This racquet was not available in the US. However, it is extremely similar to the FXP Team version. I am a solid 5.0 player that switched to this racquet about 8-9 months ago. I was previously playing with the Head Flexpoint...
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    USPTA Pro Penn Balls....tend to fly???

    The Prince Tour ball is my favorite ever. The USPTA Penn is light IMO and does not last as long.
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    USPTA Pro Penn Balls....tend to fly???

    I usually tend to play with the Prince Tour balls, which I consider the best ball in the business. Recently, however I've tried playing with the USPTA Pro Penn Ball (for clay court) and I was alarmed how light the ball felt coming off the racquet. In addition, it felt like the ball would...
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    Nike Trainer SC 2010...for clay court tennis??

    Thanks for the input. You know, Wilander, Agassi, & McEnroe all played at the French Open in the Nike Air Trainer 1's. Obviously this was 20 yrs ago & the level of sophistication of sneakers has changed dramatically. But those guys seemed to move ok on the court wearing them. Wilander, I...
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    Nike Trainer SC 2010...for clay court tennis??

    I just recently purchased a pair of Nike Air Trainer SC 2010 Low shoes. These are an update on the old Bo Jackson trainers of the late 80s-early 90s. I originally purchased these shoes for working out in the gym, playing basketball, running, etc. However, I just felt these shoes feel so good...
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    Guga Diadora Shirt

    I am looking for the old "GUGA" Diadora shirt, which he wore in his first & last French Open appearances. Tennis Warehouse was selling this line of shirts (crew & collared shirts) for quite some time. However, the price to me always seemed a bit steep (50 dollars plus). Does anyone know...
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    Ideal Set-up for Head Prestige Team?

    The specs are practically identical. However, the Microgel version in my opinion has significantly better pop than the FXP version. I just now strung my racquet with a softer poly (prince twisted) at 61lbs. I'm definitely hoping for better control. I have yet to add any lead tape to this...
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    Ideal Set-up for Head Prestige Team?

    I am currently playing with the Head Prestige Team racquet (Microgel Version). I recently switched from the Flexpoint Prestige Midplus racquet. I realize that very few if any have played with the Microgel Prestige Team since it is only available in Europe. However, I know there is a solid...
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