Predicting future classics

Which racquets available today will become highly sought classics once they're discontinued? This is kind of cheating, but my vote goes to the Volkl C10 Pro.
 
Sorry, just realized this has been a topic discussed in threads for years, but hey, it becomes relevant again after every few years right? Prince TeXtreme Phantom 93. And if they make a 95-98 version, boom!
 

af022

New User
After that glowing review of last gen's pure strike 98 16x19 I'm assuming it'll be in high demand for years to come.

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1. Babolat Aeropro Drive Original
2. Babolat Pure Drive Original
3. Wilson Pro Staff RF97A
4. Wilson Six One 95
5. An iteration of the Head Speed (probably the IG Speed MP 315)
6. Yonex VCORE 95D
7. Prince Phantom Pro 93P 18*20
 

guilhermefdc

New User
In no particular order:

1. AeroPro Drive original (maybe already a classic?)
2. Blade 2015 18/20
3. RF97A
4. Speed IG MP 315 18/20
5. VCORE 95D
6. Pure Strike P17 16/19
7. Radical IG MP
 
1. Babolat Aeropro Drive Original
2. Babolat Pure Drive Original
3. Wilson Pro Staff RF97A
4. Wilson Six One 95
5. An iteration of the Head Speed (probably the IG Speed MP 315)
6. Yonex VCORE 95D
7. Prince Phantom Pro 93P 18*20
This list to me makes a ton of sense. That 6.1 95 still has me loving it. The Babs are the poster children of modern tweener rackets, the RF97 offered a mass market version of a pro stock racket that even people who had no business playing picked up.

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Crocodile

Hall of Fame
I think it is relevant to revisit threads like this because as we head into the future our views of what is significant changes due to people's perspective and the age of the person making the judgement.
 

dr. godmode

Semi-Pro
current racquets:

1. RF 97. Wondering if the Tuxedo will end up being more coveted due to rarity.
2. Gravity Pro (especially if Zverev fulfills potential)
3. VCore 95 (only if Shapo wins titles with it)

recent racquets:

1. DR98 (plus variant will be worth more)
2. VCore 95D
3. 2015 Blade
4. 2015 Pure Drive (with tighter string pattern)

racquets I already consider classics
1. APDO
2. Wilson 6.1
 

dr. godmode

Semi-Pro
I really think that winning titles is important for the racquet's "classic potential." Wilson 6.1's, PT57A's and POG's all have great player pedigree, along with being very popular at the time. Racquets like the APDO and VCore 95D weren't that popular, but are now so coveted due to Grand Slam titles.
 

Fairhit

Semi-Pro
Why does everyone always mention the all black RF97A? I think the red and black 2014 version looks better.
I have 3 red and black PS97 and 1 RF97A, years ago I didn't care for that pj, today I found it classic and elegant but I understand the fascinating nature of the all black for some people, we all were asking for an all black frame and when we got it, it was the iconic Pro Staff used by Roger Federer. I think both models are beautiful and the red and black has a little more design and effort put into it but not always the more complicated design is the best, simplicity has its own style and merit.
 
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