Patty Schnyder's Racquet n stuff

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  1. RafaN RichardG

    RafaN RichardG Semi-Pro

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    Hey all, jw if anyone knows what racquet she uses under the Prestice PJ, i forget, i think i heard it was a head radical tour or something awhile ago but im not 100%. if anyone knows the racquet, string pattern, strings, tension weight, balance etc thatd be great.
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  2. Jonnyf

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    I thought id heard a Radical Tour XL (same as grosjean)
     
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  3. jura

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    Regarding the mold this is probably correct, due to she uses the Radical bumper. But the grommets break a lot of times, even at brand new sticks. So maybe the mold or the drill is a little bit different. She said that she also tried the Prestige bumper, but it didn't work.
    Patty herself says about her racket that it's a mixture of Radical, Prestige and her old Supreme Competition. Anyway it's 70,0 cm and pretty light and she uses grip size 2.
    She uses Kirschbaum Touch Turbo strings (1,25 mm) at about 25 kp/55 lbs. 18/20 string pattern (standard Head 630)
     
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    Thanks alot mate, answers alot of questions.
     
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    bringing it up 10 years later.... i've heard from someone who has a few of them that it is a PT57E...
     
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    great, thanks dr325i !
    just as a matter of curiosity, what's the difference (by the pictures) between the E and the A ?
    thanks!
     
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  9. dr325i

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    Dimples in the throat (where it meets the bridge): PT57E is gradual (like radical), the PT57A dimples are shorter and not gradual (like prestige)
     
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  10. vsbabolat

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    Yes, Patty was using the PT57E when she was playing. Since she started to play again she has been using TGT260.5
     
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  11. RSB

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    interesting.... any idea why she'd have switched?
     
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    No idea.
    She is playing again after having a baby.
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    Its an IG Radical
     
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  13. leohaegger

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    You nailed it, @dr325i .

    Although the PT57E is a prestige, sometimes i think the throat shape looks like a radical to me.
     
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  14. dr325i

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    The overall throat shape is still a prestige, but the bridge area throat corners (dimples) are not the PT630-like, it is the iPretige-like (it IS an iPrestige afterall). Prestige MP has had different iterations over the years. FXP Prestige MP throat area looks like PC600 area for example.
     
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  15. leohaegger

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    Thanks for your explanation, @dr325i !
     
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    She was a PT57E user as said, had one of her racquets. Was an XL too. It may have even been a bit longer than 70cm. Quite a bit of racquet.
     
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  17. vsbabolat

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    Here is Patty back in action at the WTA event in South Carolina in April.

     
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