1. T

    Saw this crack type thing on my racquet, everything okay?

    I have a babolat pure aero tour and i saw this crack, was there for a while but kind of mentally bothered me When I run my fingers up and down and side to side i can feel it. game play is the same anything wrong? im thinking about putting some lead tape (2.5 ish grams for a bit less than 0.1 oz)...
  2. WilPro

    90 sq. in with 16x19 vs 95 sq. in with 18x20

    I want to know if anyone had any experience with both and has some input of how they compare. I know the chances are very slim but I still think it is worth trying.
  3. T

    Keeping eye on the ball.

    Who else has a problem keeping their eye on the ball till after contact? I will tell myself 100+ times a match to watch the ball, but refuse to when the time comes. Or I will for the first couple returns, but then refuse to after. Go for a volley, look away last second and frame it. About to...
  4. E

    "50% is a frame, and 50% is a string"

    I watched TW documentary on the history of Babolat, and in one scene, Eric Babolat, the CEO of Babolat states that when it comes to the performance of the racquet "50% of the performance of the racquet is frame, and another 50% is a string". I don't have enough experience in tennis to judge it...
  5. E

    Racquet Recommendations for a Petite Female Beginner Player with RA

    The beginner player is 5'2",130 lbs female, with a rheumatoid arthritis which is treated and under control, and generally weak. I am looking for a recommendation for a frame that offers a high-comfort/low stress on joints, but also enough power to support a reasonable recreational play? Please...
  6. F

    How racquet frame affects serve speed and spin

    Hi, I recently tested and compared the Tecnifibre TFight vs. Yonex Vcore both at 305g and 98 inches head size. Both racquets were tuned with the same amount of lead tape at 3 and 9. Both racquets had the same strings and tension and OG. I tested them the same day on the same indoor hard court...
  7. HetTheGreaterer

    Let us Create the 100% unbeatable player for every surface

    Thread's intension is creativity. Take elements like FH, BH, Serve, Netplay, Movement, Stamina, Return, Footwork, mentality, and Speed/CourtCoverage from various players Some rules are given as follows 1) you can not use a single player for more than 4 elements 2) not more than 3 players for...
  8. MaestroSanzh

    Crack Check: Paint or Frame ? Head Graphene XT Instinct MP

    Hey tennis people :) Can you check if I got these scratches from paint or it is crack in my frame ? My assumption that it looks more like paint Thanks for the help in advance !