National 70's video

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by Old school Paul, Jul 11, 2018.

  1. Old school Paul

    Old school Paul New User

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    I was just enjoying a video shared by Brent Abel of one of his matches at the National Indoor Championships 70 plus division. What hit me immediately was that both players are using large oversized racquets, hit mostly slice on their backhands, have classic strokes with classic grips and move pretty well. Any thoughts from others in this age group or close as to when they moved to an oversized racquet and why.
     
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  2. DanS

    DanS Semi-Pro

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    Some players lose the ability to generate their own power when they get older, and the oversize, high power racquets allow them to get needed depth on their shots with little added effort.

    I give them props for still playing competitively at that age!
     
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  3. PBODY99

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    Arm and shoulder injury made me seek out OS frames when I was in the 35s,30 years ago.
     
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