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    Official Wilson Clash thread

    Makes perfect sense, appreciate the response. Do you use the Tour? It seems that the 98 has a bit more lower trajectory/court penetration - even so, I'm not sure it's enough to make a difference. But maybe not (Jouke)? I've played 5 matches with it (it's been on/off for 6 months). and I'm...
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    Official Wilson Clash thread

    I have the Tour 100. I love it and it accentuates my game (4.5 grinder). I doubt I'll ever fully, successfully change my style. But in the dream that I do, I see myself hitting winners. For some reason, I don't find winners that easy to hit with this racquet. Is it just me ? I get that...
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    Yonex Vcore Pro 97

    I'm liking Volkl Cyclone 17 @ 48lbs (not sure if it's round). Had my best hit in a while last night. ** this is with the previous (blue) VCP97 310. Loving this stick now after overlooking it (chose the WUT over it, jumping on then off the ClashWagon, among others). Interested to see how the...
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    Official Wilson Clash thread

    But it’s not based on technique, it’s based on results.
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    Official Wilson Clash thread

    I played with the Tour last night in a 4.5 league match. Hyper G 16 at 52 lbs. Kind of bum weather (at least it wasn't raining), and a night match to boot - at around 45*… I imagine this will feel much better in the warmer weather.... I think I have zero negatives. My highlights...
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    Prince Textreme Tour 100 (310) Thread

    yea, lowest is 84 - no weaknesses... mesmerizing to holics.... (like myself)
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    Babolat PURE DRIVE VS 2019

    What part of the Bay area do you live in (new to the area, looking for tennis ppl). This rain is crazy. I found the PVDS to be good on slice and BH (but it wasn't my ideal setup, fresh multi so who knows).
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    Prince Textreme Tour 100 (310) Thread

    Yea, I could grind all day with it, but I finally lost a match vs my spitting image. But the serving issue really stood out in doubles....
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    Prince Textreme Tour 100 (310) Thread

    Given 1) that I have demo'd, bought, tried and wasted $ (and thoroughly enjoyed) buying so many racquets, 2) the high score and review praise for these (as much as reviews can be tough to dissect) 3) the spec wheelhouse (w/r/t all the sticks I've tried and played with...) That I will probably...
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    Prince Textreme Tour 100 (310) Thread

    Yea, 87, that’s pretty high. As much as I want to try the 93p, I know I’ll love it but won’t be able to win two matches a day with it. Even the 14 x 18 might be asking too much. However, this one.... :) I loved the tour 100 16 x 18 (except for no free serve points) and the warrior 100 (but...
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    Post Pictures of your Racquets and Tennis Gear

    Nice, are these 95s.?
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    Babolat PURE DRIVE VS 2019

    What to do... PDVS - power, serve, maneuverability ... will my arm/shoulder hold up? Clash Tour - comfort, ?TBD Yonex VCP 97 - 310 (played well with this 2nd time around) Trusty Blade CV 16 x 19 - best of all worlds I do get concerned about the Clash on serve - the best stick I've played with...
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    Live by the Blade...Die by the Blade...

    Blades are released every 2 years correct.? Wilson in general perhaps...
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    Babolat PURE DRIVE VS 2019

    Thx for the review. I played 6 games with it yesterday. Tournament, 2nd rd of the day. *Won my first match, scratchy, ugly but a W. My second match in a year, still coming back. So expectations are low ish. Demoing as the holicking has been bad over the past 10yrs. Trying out the VCP 310...
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    Yonex Vcore Pro 97

    Beside the physical specs, what are the main differences bw the 310 and the PS97; or the 330 and the RF97? Eg... Softer, forgiving maneuverability, etc.?? I think the 330 might be too much for singles. TIA!
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    Dilemma - torn between two racquets

    Agreed on the tt95 volleys. Just always attracted to the pog. As someone pointed out a racquet I couldn’t afford in the 80s ( I could only muster a prince pro, from the parents). At the same price.
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    Dilemma - torn between two racquets

    Toby, I get where you're at... My dilemma was with the TT95. Hot and/or grinding days, I had to find more forgiveness with the POG. Felt like I could break 4/5 games. Even if I could only hold 2/5 times. I think for me, since I love both singles and doubles (vs Clay and indoor) - I like...
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    Hitting Partners in SF

    I'm in SF (just relocated). I'm in Burlingame. I'd love to hit. email sent; and I'll add mine as well: hester.chris@gmail.com
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    Wilson Ultra Tour (Monfils)

    I customized my duo with 6g total at 3&9, and 6g in the handle. With OG and damper they are at 11.9 and 11.7 (339g and 334g IIRC). Played a set on wet clay yesterday (after a 6 week layoff). Probably not the best way to open with the stick. But I have to say it felt pretty good still. I...
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    Wilson Ultra Tour (Monfils)

    In... Mini-revival of the thread. At the shop (where purchased) they were 1g apart (312, 313g). So not bad. Got one strung with Timo 18 (1.10) and VS 16/RPM 16L. They come in at 314g and 319g respectively. I'm sure I'm going to have to add weight, but might start with one first. I've done...
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    Wilson ruining games with the 97.

    Same here. I think you have to know how to play with it (or the RF97). It has strengths, and one of them is NOT banging from the baseline all day (my opinion). To me, slicing and blocking returns, looking for that opening and coming forward - the PS97 does the trick for me. And, it's much...
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    What was I doing before I started using polys?

    This is a fantastic thread. I just ordered a reel of PPC 15L for mains and will use a variation of poly crosses. I was breaking 16g in 4 singles sets, which is costly. But then, when full poly lost life (also in about 4 sets), I'd lose faith in that too (which may be more upstairs than...
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    Wilson Pro Staff 97 with a touch of lead

    What string set up? I found a hybrid with a softer (like a multi) in the mains it plays much better? Anyway, it's a great stick, just not my favorite to hit from the baseline with, but would love it to be good from the back.
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    Prince Textreme 100T the brilliance of Captain Orange

    So, can anyone compare 1) (Something similar to) a 100T with leather and some lead in the hoop (to beef it up, to say 11.5oz ish) to 2) TT Warrior 100 ? Guessing the 100T is softer, but like a poster above, I won with the Warrior. Like others, I like the softness of the tour 100 16x18 and...
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    2017 Pure Strike

    Got my second today (which was not easy in my grip size). I just LOVE this racquet. The best racquet i've found (for my game) that checks all the boxes for me. I've tried them all, and they all had great qualities (or two). This seems to have them all. The best volleying racquet since my...
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    Head Graphene Touch Speed MP and PRO review

    Can't say I didn't think the same thing. But, I'll give the new PS a hit to be sure. I just can't imagine it being THAT much better than the MP (Score: 90 vs 80...)
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    Head Graphene Touch Speed MP and PRO review

    Balance felt great (I'm used to loving trying 11.7+ oz racquets that are 6+ pst HL); it is very fast. Fast and plays heavier than 11.2.
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    Head Graphene Touch Speed MP and PRO review

    I hit with the Speed MP today and thought it felt pretty sweet and was a much improved version. I didn't hit with the previous MP/A but I did with the Pro, and it felt vague and had no feel (to me). This was fast, and felt solid - to me more old school feel. Strokes were solid, and could hit...
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    Favorite Rackets from HEAD

    I've always enjoyed the Prestige. Specifically the Pro. Started with the MG, YT, then IG... But I'm in the minority of folks who love the new Pros. The Graphene was excellent I thought, and now I'm enjoying the even better feeling GXTPP. I have also gone back to using full syn gut or...
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    Isner actuall string?

    He's a yellow jacket so he was joking about how he was allergic to Big Dawg's. The stringers were awesome this year, much more approachable. His frame is just about the same as a stock Warrior (beam seemed as thick as mine). Only thing i noticed was an extra cross. Did not see any lead...
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