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  1. C

    FS 2X Prince EXO3 Graphite 93

    Item Description: Prince EXO3 Graphite 93 Grip Size: 4 1/2 (4) Quantity: 2 Head Size: 93 Condition (x out of 10): 7 out of 10 General Description: Haven't used in years, good condition with just general wear. Strung with ALU Power x Synthetic Gut 16 strings & Head Reflex MLT 16.5 Price: $150...
  2. J

    2021 Head Graphene 360+ Radical Pro - 4 1/4

    Brand : Head Model : 2021 Graphene 360+ Radical Pro Grip : 4 1/4 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) : about 2-4 hours *General Description (including any cosmetic blemishes) : mint condition, (2)...
  3. T

    Stringing Machine

    Looking to buy a tennis stringing machine, looking to spend about $400ish on something used, standing or table top fine, very negotiable based on machine and condition of course, will be for personal use not commercial though so not looking for a brand new $2k+ machine. I am in Madison, WI so...
  4. A

    Is it a racquet problem?

    Disclaimer: I'm not sure if this belongs here or if this belongs to Tennis Tips/Instruction category, but I guess here is a better place. I started playing tennis a few years ago (3 calendar years but likely around 2.5 years with lockdowns and summer holidays). I find tennis interesting and I...
  5. J

    New Racquet

    Hello everyone! I bet some of you had been stuck in the decision-making process of choosing a new tennis racquet. With so many to choose from I am lost myself and I need some advice. The only problem is that I live in the UK and there are not many racquet demoing services available here. I...
  6. C

    FS: 2X 2021 Wilson Blade 98 16x19 v7 Reverse 4 3/8 (1 new/1 barely used)

    Year: 2021 Make: Wilson Model: Blade 98 16x19 v7 Reverse Grip Size: 4 3/8 Quantity: 2 Condition: Racquet 1: 10/10 (brand new), Racquet 2: 9/10 Detailed Condition and Description: Purchased these racquets 2 weeks ago without demoing. Fun racquets but not for me. First racquet is brand new and...
  7. galahad

    FS - (2x) Yonex DR98(Lime-2015 edition-310g) 4 3/8 grip

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Yonex/DR98/2015 Grip Size / Size: Both 4 3/8 Quantity: 2 Head Size (if a racquet): 98 Sq inches Condition (x out of 10): Both are 8/10 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes):Both used for over 75 hours *General Description...
  8. E

    FS/FT: 3x Babolat Pure Drive VS

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Babolat Pure Drive VS Grip Size / Size: 2 Quantity: 3 Head Size (if a racquet): 98 Condition (x out of 10): 9.5, 9.5, 8.5 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): Over 4 months of use but well-taken care of *General Description...
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    Racquet recommendation for a USTA 3.0?

    Dear members, First let me give you a background about myself. I am from Sri Lanka and I am 37 years old, 5'6", weighing 180 pounds. I went for tennis coaching for around 6 months in my junior days, played around 2-3 competitive matches in school. After an injury I stopped playing and started...
  10. J

    Trying to modify three different brand racquets to have similar specs...

    Hello, I'm a college student who buys used rackets because I'm very poor :( I have never had the guts or money to buy two same rackets. I was wondering if I could customize the three racquets I have to make them somewhat similar. If you could help me that would be amazing. The racquets I have...
  11. A

    Comparing classic Babolat Pure Drive racquets

    How do these two Babolat Pure Drive racquets compare in terms of playability? Babolat Pure Drive Team (2003) Babolat Pure Drive Woofer (2006)
  12. K

    FS: Technifibre 325 and Dunlop 200

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Technifibre TFight 325 VO2 Max Grip Size / Size: 4 3/8 Quantity: 1 Head Size (if a racquet): 95 sq in Condition (x out of 10): 7.5-8.0 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): on and off for 2 years *General Description...
  13. A

    Yonex Ezone 98 Tour (2020) - Touch Up Paint Color?

    Hi there, for any owners of the Yonex Ezone 98/98+/Tour/etc 2020 lineup, we definitely feel the pain of the paint chipping easily. This probably goes for a lot of non-matte finished racquets but if anyone has chipped their Ezone 98 in the dark blue regions (top of the racquet) and has repaired...
  14. M

    Wilson Clash 100 Tour (2) For Sale

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Wilson Clash 100 Tour Grip Size / Size: 4 1/8 Quantity: 2 Head Size (if a racquet): 100 Condition (x out of 10): 9 out of 10 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): Approximately 16 hours between the two racquets *General...
  15. M

    Which One Do I Pick?

    Hi guys, I need some advice from some fellow tennisnerds. Some background; I used to play national level as a junior got very ill and now (5years later) still play top of the region. Play both flat and spinny forehand’s and OHBH. I always used to play with prestige’s but wanted to switch as I...
  16. A

    Need your help! Which racquet should I take?

    Hi! An intermediate player, looking for a good access to top spin and power. RA stiffness not over 62. (tennis elbow) Strung weight should not exceed 315-320g. Was looking at either: Head Gravity 360+ MP Wilson Clash 100. I would love to hear your honest opinions! Thanks. Quick edit: Am I doing...
  17. M

    Help- Racquet

    Hello all, I am a 67 year old looking for a racquet recommendaion. I have been playing tennis for over 30 years and had to give up tennis a couple of years ago due to injuries. I have/had knee problems, tennis elbow, wrist injury and a rotating cuff tear. I have recovered enough to play now but...
  18. OldManStan

    What is your go-to default tension for new strings?

    My go-to tension is 48lbs for my DR98s and Ezone 98s. How about you guys?
  19. WilPro

    Vibration dampener, vibrations and feel

    I have recently strung more racquets and usually I hit them against the heel of my palm after stringing them. When hitting them against the heel of my palm, without dampener, I almost always feel vibrations. The lighter the racquet the stronger the vibration. Now that we clarified the...
  20. E

    looking for heavy, flexible racquet

    Hi there tennis players, I am looking for a tennis racquet with the following specs (I don't mean it too strict, just to give you an idea): * heavy at the handle, weight 350g or more * flexible, RSA < 60 * 16X19 string pattern * head size between 97inch^2 and 100 inch^2 The reason I want...
  21. 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)...
  22. TW Staff

    Tennis Warehouse Playtest: Tecnifibre TFight 295/300/305

    Attention Talk Tennis Members: We have a VERY Limited number of Tecnifibre TFight 295, 300 & 305 racquets (in a prototype cosmetic) for a playtest. This playtest is open to USA Talk Tennis members only. VERY IMPORTANT: Playtesters will be required to get their test racquet strung. Each racquet...
  23. J

    FS: Prince Phantom 100x 305 (Like New Condition)

    Description (Brand/Model/Year): 2020 Prince Phantom Pro 100x 305 Grip Size / Size: 4 1/4 Quantity: 1 Head Size (if a racquet): 100 Condition (x out of 10): 9/10 (Mint Condition) *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): 3 hrs *General Description (including any...
  24. A

    Why don't pros use their string provider's stencil?

    I remember in the 90s and 2000s, the majority of players used to have their string provider's stencilled onto the bottom of the racquet, underneath the stencil logo of their racquet e.g. Sampras used a Wilson racquet so had a 'W' stencilled on his racquet and below was the Babolat stencil lines...
  25. WilPro

    Idetifying old Prince racquet

    This is a racquet I received yesterday for stringing. And I remembered back in the day it was one of the racquets I played and enjoyed it. I didn't own one, it was just another racquet in a stack of racquets that my coach had for students to use. Now I recognized the model and I am curious if...
  26. A

    Racquet Stencil logos

    Does anyone know the racquet stencil dimensions for Wilson, Babolat or Head stencil logos? Thanks.
  27. SOY78

    FS or FT: Gamma X-ST Stringer lockout stringing machine used

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Gamma X-ST Stringer Grip Size / Size: N/A Quantity: 1 Head Size (if a racquet): N/A Condition (x out of 10): 8/10 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): 3-6 Months *General Description (including any cosmetic blemishes): Just...
  28. S

    Ball pocketing vs. Top spin

    I recently heard the Tennis Warehouse podcast about classic racquets (here) (which was really good by the way), and it really made me wonder how ball pocketing (or as some of the playtesters say "plush feeling") affects topspin generated by a racquet. I understand the science behind how, when...
  29. M

    Does anybody recognize this racquet from the 90's?

    This Wilson racquet is from a photo taken around 1997 or so, I'm wondering if anybody recognizes the model, I would definitely appreciate it, its very hard to Google for:
  30. Pitti

    Need some racquet advice

    Hi: I played lots of tennis at highschool. I just owned one racquet: a Wilson Six one team (290 gr. unstrung, 18x20 pattern, red racquets with white stripes at 3 and 9). I liked that racquet, and used it during 5 or 6 straight years playing around 6 hours each week. Whenever I couldn't use that...
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