Karen Khachanov has switched to Blade from H22?

Ethan0607

New User
Blade pro stocks are still glossy. The racquet in the pic is definitely a blade, not sure if he's experimenting with different racquet or was borrowing someone else's racquet to hit around in Halle with.
 
I saw him with that racquet in Madrid in a match - quickly spotted it on TV - headguard gave it away. I didn’t take the screenshot however …
 

am1899

Hall of Fame
Yeah actually you guys might be right. Just took a second look, beam def looks more like a Blade. Huh!
 

Alexh22

Professional
Looks like he s using a blade in this picture. Donno why he had to switch. H22 gave him good results earlier but he is now going down the ranking.
 

EasternRocks

Hall of Fame
Interesting! His performance wasn't exactly improving on his past few seasons this year so I could see why he would tinker. Anyone remember when he played with Head for a hot second at the start of the season I think it was 2 years ago?
 

am1899

Hall of Fame
Anyone remember when he played with Head for a hot second at the start of the season I think it was 2 years ago?
I remember being dumbfounded, after such a meteoric rise, that he would even consider changing equipment. The rest is history, the switch to Head was a disaster. Hasn’t really been the same player since.
 

dr325i

G.O.A.T.
probably he didnt use an other fram than a blade in the first place, but twu memebers are so fixed on pro stock frames they wont except it.
Not sure if you post crap like this for attention or for own satisfaction...
But definitely makes you look like clown when you claim things over and over about something so obvious...
 

ron schaap

Hall of Fame
Not sure if you post crap like this for attention or for own satisfaction...
But definitely makes you look like clown when you claim things over and over about something so obvious...
so you probably one those obsessed with pro stock that you cant believe actually a lot of pros play normaloff the shelf frames. lol
 

ron schaap

Hall of Fame
so you probably one those obsessed with pro stock that you cant believe actually a lot of pros play normaloff the shelf frames. lol
For the lesser obsessed:
its always the same.
someone asks which racquet does Sonego plays. Then such a pro stock obessed answers a Head... (fill in the code) Then the other replied, but what model is that?. He anwsers Head extreme pro. So the other replied but that is off the shelf racquet. No the obsessed replied its the same mold but different lay up .
So i d ask so how do you know, where you there in the factory when racquets of Sonega were produced and did you yourself see those racquets be handled to Sonego?

Very much probably NOT! Not a single evidence that Sonego frames differ substantially from off the shelf!
i say stop this nonsense unless you can show us 100% evidence.
 

El_Yotamo

Hall of Fame
For the lesser obsessed:
its always the same.
someone asks which racquet does Sonego plays. Then such a pro stock obessed answers a Head... (fill in the code) Then the other replied, but what model is that?. He anwsers Head extreme pro. So the other replied but that is off the shelf racquet. No the obsessed replied its the same mold but different lay up .
So i d ask so how do you know, where you there in the factory when racquets of Sonega were produced and did you yourself see those racquets be handled to Sonego?

Very much probably NOT! Not a single evidence that Sonego frames differ substantially from off the shelf!
i say stop this nonsense unless you can show us 100% evidence.
Sonego uses Blade so I'm not sure what you're talking about bud...

And no offense or anything but I've seen you post quite a lot of random BS that you pull out of your behind so I wouldn't go around trashing the guys with connections on here who actually have a clue
 

ron schaap

Hall of Fame
Sonego uses Blade so I'm not sure what you're talking about bud...

And no offense or anything but I've seen you post quite a lot of random BS that you pull out of your behind so I wouldn't go around trashing the guys with connections on here who actually have a clue
Well then in hindsight it wasnt sonego but another italian Musetti:
> edelp said:
Isn’t Musetti just using the extreme tour? This 348.1 mould we all can buy? Or I am not getting the doubt, then apologise

DONT YOU UNDERSTAND THIS IS JUST AN EXAMPLE?
you people are telling us ******** without evidence, just hear say from someone MAYBE. this pro stoch sh;;it is just to promote youself as an expert and to sell ordinary racquets for much to much to an audience that tthinks they need special racquets for their amateur level of play when in effect plenty of pros use of the shelf, even Rafa when he won his first grandslams, and even now his racquets are nearly identical to those earlier racquets.
 

El_Yotamo

Hall of Fame
Well then in hindsight it wasnt sonego but another italian Musetti:
> edelp said:
Isn’t Musetti just using the extreme tour? This 348.1 mould we all can buy? Or I am not getting the doubt, then apologise

DONT YOU UNDERSTAND THIS IS JUST AN EXAMPLE?
you people are telling us ******** without evidence, just hear say from someone MAYBE. this pro stoch sh;;it is just to promote youself as an expert and to sell ordinary racquets for much to much to an audience that tthinks they need special racquets for their amateur level of play when in effect plenty of pros use of the shelf, even Rafa when he won his first grandslams, and even now his racquets are nearly identical to those earlier racquets.
You continue to impress with your lack of knowing what you're talking about bud...I have never claimed to be any sort of authority or sold any racquets, I'm literally just a college graduate student who does his research instead of pulling dogmatic BS out of his a**.
In addition, pro stocks and their codes have been shown to exist and proven time and again, and honestly claiming that identical mold means identical racquet is awfully ignorant of you. Btw, you might wanna have a word with the likes of @dr325i , he has more often than not said that pro stocks are not intended for amateur play so you again contradict yourself by not knowing what you're talking about...
Now I know the kinda guy you are so tbh I don't see any point in continuing this discussion. Let's be honest nothing I could say will change the way you think or go about things and vice versa so this is pointless. Just please, before you open your mouth, know who you're talking to or what you're talking about bc otherwise you end up looking incredibly stupid
 

ron schaap

Hall of Fame
You continue to impress with your lack of knowing what you're talking about bud...I have never claimed to be any sort of authority or sold any racquets, I'm literally just a college graduate student who does his research instead of pulling dogmatic BS out of his a**.
In addition, pro stocks and their codes have been shown to exist and proven time and again, and honestly claiming that identical mold means identical racquet is awfully ignorant of you. Btw, you might wanna have a word with the likes of @dr325i , he has more often than not said that pro stocks are not intended for amateur play so you again contradict yourself by not knowing what you're talking about...
Now I know the kinda guy you are so tbh I don't see any point in continuing this discussion. Let's be honest nothing I could say will change the way you think or go about things and vice versa so this is pointless. Just please, before you open your mouth, know who you're talking to or what you're talking about bc otherwise you end up looking incredibly stupid
so you know so much?
So show us the evidence that Musetti uses a different lay-up?
Must be very easy for you because you do all those research. lol lol
 

El_Yotamo

Hall of Fame
so you know so much?
So show us the evidence that Musetti uses a different lay-up?
Must be very easy for you because you do all those research. lol lol
Man you're just embarrassing yourself now... I have no shame in saying that I don't know what Musetti uses because I haven't done the research in this case, but to claim that same mold means same layup without knowing yourself is ridiculously dumb

Now go argue with someone else, I have more important things to do (like my thesis and exams) and you're about as much of a waste of time as Fedace
 
Man you're just embarrassing yourself now... I have no shame in saying that I don't know what Musetti uses because I haven't done the research in this case, but to claim that same mold means same layup without knowing yourself is ridiculously dumb

Now go argue with someone else, I have more important things to do (like my thesis and exams) and you're about as much of a waste of time as Fedace
See post #21 then you will stop responding to "them" lol
 

ron schaap

Hall of Fame
Man you're just embarrassing yourself now... I have no shame in saying that I don't know what Musetti uses because I haven't done the research in this case, but to claim that same mold means same layup without knowing yourself is ridiculously dumb

Now go argue with someone else, I have more important things to do (like my thesis and exams) and you're about as much of a waste of time as Fedace
No you are embarrassing youself big tine. BIG TIME!
Mr super BRAT!!!
you have no evidence what so ever for such statements about those player, yet you and your fans keep repeating them over en over again.
speaking about obsessions!
 

Tmano

Hall of Fame
It's interesting how the racquet broke off in such symmetric spots!
Two at the top tow in the middle and two at the bottom.....never seen it before!
 

Crashbaby

Semi-Pro
why would Karen pose with another racquet that looks very much like his match used racquets while only pro stock obsessed twu members can identify the snall difference?
Nice pic of the H22, and that matches the slow mo close up I saw during his last match in which he was also using the H22. No more blade in Karen’s bag for the time being it appears.
 

tx10is

New User
So is he using h22 or blade currently? Anyone know?
I saw him lose to lloyd harris at the us open on court 6 this year. His racquet had the new v8 chameleon paint job, but it did look like an h22. I would post a pic directly from my computer, but not sure if I can since I'm a new user.
 
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