Becker with Fischer Vacuum Pro 90?

Has Boris ever played with the Vac Pro 90 in the past? Bought one recently where seller mentioned this racquet was played by BB during a tournament in Hong Kong. I highly doubt it, but thought I'd ask.
 

127 mph

Rookie
Has Boris ever played with the Vac Pro 90 in the past? Bought one recently where seller mentioned this racquet was played by BB during a tournament in Hong Kong. I highly doubt it, but thought I'd ask.
I believe it was used by another German player who won a Wimbledon title.
 

max

Legend
Stich.

Absolutely great player; should've won more majors. Tall powerful SV player.

Man, I could use a Vac Pro 90---I've heard so much about it.
 

Kemitak

Professional
There's no way. Boom Boom loved his Puma so much, he bought the mould. No doubt he had offers to swing other frames, probably for big bucks, yet he still played with the Puma even when it was an Estusa (wtf is that anyway).
 

michael valek

Professional
Has anyone played with one? For me the estusa provantech seems too light and too stiff when compared to the Puma super. Wondering about these head produced frames.
 

Kemitak

Professional
So what was the racket labled as? Puma, Estusa, Head? I'm inspired to restring my Puma BB Super now!
 

retrowagen

Hall of Fame
I vaguely remember Boris Becker using the Vacuum Pro mid in one event. Seems like a few ATP pros tried the frame for some time or other near the end of their touring careers, or when playing Masters events... John McEnroe, Mats Wilander, Henri Leconte are three others, if I remember correctly.

A great frame, by the way, though as with the original Wilson ProStaff 85, the Vacuum Pro Mids made in Austria play slightly differently than the later ones made in Taiwan. Those made by the Taiwanese OEM did not use the proprietary Vacuum Technic molding process, the machinery for which only existed in the Austrian Fischer facility, which ceased tennis production around 1993. I think the Taiwanese versions play slightly “crisper” in feel and with slightly less elastic feel and ball pocketing, but still very plush by any standard.
 
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teachingprotx

Hall of Fame
I had a video tape of Becker playing with a fisher vacuum pro in the tourney where there are no doubles alley / indoor . Nabisco ? Maybe .
Anyway it was Definetly a fisher vac pro same exact model as stichs .. well at least the paint job was the Same ......

some Germanic whispers say it was from stichs’ stash of frames ..hmmm
Strange memories and Vaguely remember Becker was donning his sweater vest / fila or Lotto ... and his fisher had a stencil on his strings not the fisher 3 triangles design but only the Babolat vs Double lines at the bottom .
 

NicoMK

Professional
Incredible, I never saw BB using anything else than his Adidas as a young dude, then his Puma/Estusa/Head and later his Volkl... and especially a Fischer VP 90! Could you share a pic or even the video? Would be great :) Thanks!
 

vsbabolat

G.O.A.T.
Incredible, I never saw BB using anything else than his Adidas as a young dude, then his Puma/Estusa/Head and later his Volkl... and especially a Fischer VP 90! Could you share a pic or even the video? Would be great :) Thanks!
BB never used the Fischer
 

NicoMK

Professional
BB never used the Fischer
Yep sure, I'm well aware, I was a fan as a teen :)

I saw some pictures of Mac practicing or playing with Head, Yonex or Fischer but I never saw Boris hitting with something else than his Puma. That's why I'm curious :cool:.
 

NicoMK

Professional
Maybe… I've never hit with the Estusa or Head BB. Wish I could. The Fischer MS comes close I'm sure :cool: .

Some years ago I wanted to buy a Head World Champ Edition in its wooden box. I absolutely loved it but it was damn too expensive :cry:.
 
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