Pouille's New WHITE Prince racquet

Ya, it would have been awesome if it were a new model. It should hit the same, I hope. I heard people that bought the blue DR98 say that the layup felt stiffer than the yellow ones. Who knows... but yeah, hopefully they roll out those new ones. Heard a rumor about a 16x19 93P and I've been hounding them on twitter about a 18x20 Phantom Pro 98P.
18/20 Phantom Pro 98? Yes please. Love the 93p but it can be a bit demanding
 
I’m watching Wimbledon. I saw one of them has whiteout Head bag with green logo. I do t know whether it is new or last year model? Anyone can confirm that?
 

Gemini

Hall of Fame
He's still using the black/green version?? That's odd.
Could be that he doesn't want to change to the new racquet during Wimbledon. Regarding the new racquet, even though it may be the same frame under the white paint, the grommets are all white as well and different from his "old" racquets. Psychologically, the "new" frame may feel slightly different and he's not 100% comfortable with it yet. It could also be that he only has one or two of the new paint job and he's just reaching for whatever he has the most of in his bag (which would be his old paint job). I think Berdych did something like that when he going from an older Instinct paint job to a newer one.
 
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Could that he doesn't want to change to the new racquet during Wimbledon. Regarding the new racquet, even though it may be the same frame under the white paint, the grommets are all white as well and different from his "old" racquets. Psychologically, the "new" frame may feel slightly different and he's not 100% comfortable with it yet. It could also be that he only has one or two of the new paint job and he's just reaching for whatever he has the most of in his bag (which would be his old paint job). I think Berdych did something like that when he going from an older Instinct paint job to a newer one.
He's got plenty of time to get used to them now... He lost today!

I'm sure Prince would have put black grommets into the new frames if he really wanted that. I don't think the white paint job would affect it that much, but maybe I'm wrong?
 

Gemini

Hall of Fame
He's got plenty of time to get used to them now... He lost today!

I'm sure Prince would have put black grommets into the new frames if he really wanted that. I don't think the white paint job would affect it that much, but maybe I'm wrong?
The grommets probably don't make that much of a difference but it's probably psychological for Pouille like many players. Also, it's probably not that big of a difference but with the grommets being molded plastic they could indeed be creating a slightly different feel (because of the different color). But..I think it's probably a case of him only having maybe a couple of the white frames in his bag and it's just habit to reach for the old paint jobs.
 
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jarko111

Professional
Isner is so popular. I don't understand why I don't see more Prince racquets at the courts. I often play at the Seneca Park courts in Louisville, Ky. So many beautiful courts and so many players but I almost never see any Prince racquets or bags. And when I have my Speedport out.. people often make a double take.
 
Isner is so popular. I don't understand why I don't see more Prince racquets at the courts. I often play at the Seneca Park courts in Louisville, Ky. So many beautiful courts and so many players but I almost never see any Prince racquets or bags. And when I have my Speedport out.. people often make a double take.
That's because their distribution sucks - it's really bad. It doesn't help that they have so few top rated players using their frames either.
 
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