Demo suggestions

clutch21

Rookie
Hey guys, I am going to demo some new racquets soon.. not because I am in need of a new racquet but because I am addicted to buying new racquets (ahh..feels good to get that off my chest).

Anyways to give you guys some background, I am a low to medium 4.5 player USTA ranked. I rely on my athleticism as my primary weapon. I have a looping forehand that I hit with decent power. I have a one handed backhand which I only slice. It is not a weapon but I generally keep it low and consistent enough so it isn't a total liability on the 4.5 level. My serve is a consistent slice serve. I can get pretty wicked side spin action on it, but I have been toning it down lately because of shoulder issues. My net game sucks, so volleying qualities are not my priority.

My current racquet is the head speed mp 18X20 unmodified (non ig version). I really like the swing weight and feel of the racquet. I am just getting a little bored with it.

The racquets I think I'm going to demo are:

BLX blade 98
Babolat aeropro drive GT
Yonex Vcore 100 S

I am still looking for one more racquet or possibly looking to amend this current list. If anyone has any suggestion for a must try it would be greatly appreciated. I know my provided info is probably very general. Thanks!
 

clutch21

Rookie
Dunlop 4D 500 tour or the bio 500 tour.

The Head Extreme Pro 2.0 is amazingly well reviewed.
Thanks for the suggestions. Wow, I didn't realize how high the marks were for the head extreme pro 2.. I think I'm going to add it to the list.
 

sunof tennis

Professional
Since you hit a one handed slice backhand, you should know that nothing hits a slice backhand like the Fed 90s. New version is the BLXProStaff 90. If you can handle the weight, it is a great racquet.
 

clutch21

Rookie
Since you hit a one handed slice backhand, you should know that nothing hits a slice backhand like the Fed 90s. New version is the BLXProStaff 90. If you can handle the weight, it is a great racquet.
Thanks for the suggestions, Yeah I tried it out a few months ago and loved how amazingly buttery it was on the slices.. but I couldn't find the sweet spot often enough for my forehand side. Also, yeah the mass was a tad much for my shoulder on serves. Great racquet though if you can handle it
 
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