Sebastian Korda Racket and String??

Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone knew what racket and string Sebastian Korda uses. He recently made it to the French Open Semi-Finals (juniors) and recently won the junior australian open.

I knew he played with head for a while but it looks like he switched to the wilson blade. Does anyone know if its a pro stock and/or what string he uses?

I really love his playing style, he footwork is smooth as hell and he generates power effortlessly.
 

hlausic

New User
Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone knew what racket and string Sebastian Korda uses. He recently made it to the French Open Semi-Finals (juniors) and recently won the junior australian open.

I knew he played with head for a while but it looks like he switched to the wilson blade. Does anyone know if its a pro stock and/or what string he uses?

I really love his playing style, he footwork is smooth as hell and he generates power effortlessly.
Luxillon Alu Power main, Wilson Natural Gut cross, 54/50, Wilson Blade 98
 

rios76

Rookie
Sebastian Korda has switched to 18x20 string pattern on his Blade



He uses always the same strings and tension?
 

ppressure

New User
He could be using the Wilson Blade Pro (not pro stock). It's 18x20 and has shiny paint.
Could be but unlikely. He played the same style racket before the Blade Pro came out. The most popular Blade on Tour is the Kblade from 2013, which is Tsitsipas' racket. But I don't know if he plays with that either.
 

ron schaap

Hall of Fame
Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone knew what racket and string Sebastian Korda uses. He recently made it to the French Open Semi-Finals (juniors) and recently won the junior australian open.

I knew he played with head for a while but it looks like he switched to the wilson blade. Does anyone know if its a pro stock and/or what string he uses?

I really love his playing style, he footwork is smooth as hell and he generates power effortlessly.
its not the bow its the indian.
Meaning his humbling experience with Graf learned him someting. I should think so because she could be his mother -age wise-. LOL

Sebastian Korda on hitting with Graf: Her forehand was just killing me! - Tennis Majors
 

2nd Serve Ace

Hall of Fame
Anymore info on what S. Korda is hitting with? Kblade, 2013 v4 blade? Don't see any lead at the 3/9 areas but SK gets lots of easy power with it.
 

ron schaap

Hall of Fame
Anymore info on what S. Korda is hitting with? Kblade, 2013 v4 blade? Don't see any lead at the 3/9 areas but SK gets lots of easy power with it.
Now Kachanov and Tsitsipas also have powerfull games with about 300 gr weight Blade type racquets. If it are Blades indeed than they are quite head heavy - or even balanced- If they dont use heavy leather grips instead of normal synthetic grips than the balance and weight could be little different. but anyway, no super heavy sticks needed for good results on the circuit, thats for sure.
 
Now Kachanov and Tsitsipas also have powerfull games with about 300 gr weight Blade type racquets. If it are Blades indeed than they are quite head heavy - or even balanced- If they dont use heavy leather grips instead of normal synthetic grips than the balance and weight could be little different. but anyway, no super heavy sticks needed for good results on the circuit, thats for sure.
To my knowledge, Khachanov is using an H22?
 

Notorious_Junkballer

Professional
Now Kachanov and Tsitsipas also have powerfull games with about 300 gr weight Blade type racquets. If it are Blades indeed than they are quite head heavy - or even balanced- If they dont use heavy leather grips instead of normal synthetic grips than the balance and weight could be little different. but anyway, no super heavy sticks needed for good results on the circuit, thats for sure.
Khachanov endorses the Blade v7 but in reality it's the classic Pro Stock H22 with a paint job. Tsitsi uses and older Blade (K Blade or BLX), Pro Stock version even that, which is around 315 g unstrung and noticeably more head light (around 31,5 cm) than the Blade v7. It too has the v7 paint job but glossy, which reveals that it's a Pro Stock and not the retail version.
 

ron schaap

Hall of Fame
Khachanov endorses the Blade v7 but in reality it's the classic Pro Stock H22 with a paint job. Tsitsi uses and older Blade (K Blade or BLX), Pro Stock version even that, which is around 315 g unstrung and noticeably more head light (around 31,5 cm) than the Blade v7. It too has the v7 paint job but glossy, which reveals that it's a Pro Stock and not the retail version.
to me difficult to distinguish. But anyhow stock weight weights. Tsitsipas might use leather grip which is a lot heavier than stock grip and when he adds overgrip his racquet comes at 315 gr unstrung with no added lead to make it head light. Really what is the difference between a old of the shelf kblade and a pro stock? Surely its not the paint because I have older Blade 98 blx racquets with shiny paint and i m sure it aint pro stocks because i got them second hand cheaply. LOL
 
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Notorious_Junkballer

Professional
to me difficult to distinguish. But anyhow stock weight weights. Tsitsipas might use leather grip which is a lot heavier than stock grip and when he adds overgrip his racquet comes at 315 gr unstrung with no added lead to make it head light. Really what is the difference between a old of the shelf kblade and a pro stock? Surely its not the paint because I have older Blade 98 blx racquets with shiny paint and i m sure it aint pro stocks because i got them second hand cheaply. LOL
No but as you know the retail Blade v7 isn't glossy like his racquet is. What I meant was that it's obvious that isn't playing with one.

Here's his racquet from the Greek paint job days. That doesn't look like K Blade but BLX.
 
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EasternRocks

Hall of Fame
UnStrung: 323.50 grams / 31.50 cm / 306 swingweight (18x20) grip #4 with Wilson leather - I've plenty of customizing needed to get "there"...
Must be a bunch of weight on the handle side in addition to the leather to get it to that HL on a Blade / H22.

18x20 is alive and kicking at the top level of the game!
 

zaskar1

Semi-Pro
He could be using the Wilson Blade Pro (not pro stock). It's 18x20 and has shiny paint.
Blade Pros have shiny paint, but i heard that the pros get their racquets customized to the
latest models the manufacturers are selling, even though they might be using an old one
z
 

Tan Tennis

New User
maybe its just the indoor lighting, but it looks like Korda is using a blacked out wilson racquet. Can anyone confirm?
I just watched Tennis Nerd, he said that it's an 18x19 pattern. Not sure what the frame is but could be Blade. But I think the beam seems a little thicker than the Blade.
 

Jouke

Professional
Lead @3/9, blacket out 18x19 pattern. Probably due to Andre Agassis influences. This racket might never see the consumer market :(
 
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