Wilson Ultra Tour vs Diadem Elevate vs Angell K7 Lime

Hello,
first a little background..
45yo, playing tennis for approximately 1 year, don't know my ntrp rating but coaches say I have excellent technique for such a short time playing, 1HBH, all court game, have had tennis elbow approx. 6 months ago, have tried Bab PS98 16x19 (no feel), PA tour (not comfy), Angell tc97 v3 16x19 (not comfy for me) and tc100v3 70RA, Yonex dr98 and settled on WUT.

I have been playing with the WUT for the last 8 months at approximately 333 gr and 6.5 points HL and appreciate the feel and control it provides. Have played with WC ss and ultra cable, Kirschbaum evolution, alu power reg and soft before TE and NXT, velocity, multifeel, PPC and natural gut after TE and some hybrids all at low tensions (20-23kg). I do wish at times for a little more spin and power. I tried adding more weight and have gone up to 345 gr and 7 points HL, but found out that my RHS and spin suffered at these specs.

I am thinking of trying the Elevate and K7 Lime and need info on these two compared to the UT. How do they compare in terms of comfort, feel, control, power and spin?
Any info is appreciated.
 

leojramirez

Rookie
@mike schiffer he has and he has asked tennisnerd about them. TN says:
K7 Lime: Top in feel and comfort.
Elevate: Top in power and spin.
Ultra Tour: Top in control.

They are all pretty comfortable though. The Ultra Tour needs some lead tape. The Elevate is the easiest racquet to use.

From that to me it sounds like the elevate would suit him more if he is looking for spin and power.

I'm also interested in the comparison but more between the UT and K7 lime in terms of comfort, if its really that much comfort gain I might be interested to look into it, otherwise I'm playing great with my UT.
 

Anton

Legend
@mike schiffer he has and he has asked tennisnerd about them. TN says:
K7 Lime: Top in feel and comfort.
Elevate: Top in power and spin.
Ultra Tour: Top in control.

They are all pretty comfortable though. The Ultra Tour needs some lead tape. The Elevate is the easiest racquet to use.

From that to me it sounds like the elevate would suit him more if he is looking for spin and power.

I'm also interested in the comparison but more between the UT and K7 lime in terms of comfort, if its really that much comfort gain I might be interested to look into it, otherwise I'm playing great with my UT.
I could not for the life of me squeeze out power from Elevate unless I hit completely flat, even with a whole bunch of lead.

Ultra Tour is similar in that way but not quite as bad.
 
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I could not for the life of me squeeze out power from Elevate unless I hit completely flat, even with a whole bunch of led.

Ultra Tour is similar in that way but not quite as bad.
Was it a little more comfortable than the UT as the RA would indicate?

It's very strange though regarding the power... I mean it's 16x20 and has a little larger head and it's beam is a little thicker than the UT... it should have more power than the UT.
 

Anton

Legend
Was it a little more comfortable than the UT as the RA would indicate?

It's very strange though regarding the power... I mean it's 16x20 and has a little larger head and it's beam is a little thicker than the UT... it should have more power than the UT.
It's soft in the head though. Yes, more comfort, but not as refined in feel and feedback compared to Ultra Tour.
 

Zoolander

Hall of Fame
I could not for the life of me squeeze out power from Elevate unless I hit completely flat, even with a whole bunch of lead.

Ultra Tour is similar in that way but not quite as bad.

With what strings/tension, may i ask?
 

DiademSports

New User
You've picked a good time to check out the Elevate! There may or may not be an incredible special going on at Diadem Sports for the month of March.
 

topspn

Legend
Have you tried Elevate? how do you compare with tour version?
Well yes, I was explaining, it hits with more authority so it hits a heavy ball. Its not as flexy so hits quite solid but nothing jarring whatsoever. Still has a very neutral launch angle so you can adapt your trajectories in shot selection. It also has the bigger serve for sure. The Tour does have a pretty nice feel so touch shots are in the mix as well.
 
Well yes, I was explaining, it hits with more authority so it hits a heavy ball. Its not as flexy so hits quite solid but nothing jarring whatsoever. Still has a very neutral launch angle so you can adapt your trajectories in shot selection. It also has the bigger serve for sure. The Tour does have a pretty nice feel so touch shots are in the mix as well.
Good to know, will try out Diadem for sure!
 

kailash

Professional
Well yes, I was explaining, it hits with more authority so it hits a heavy ball. Its not as flexy so hits quite solid but nothing jarring whatsoever. Still has a very neutral launch angle so you can adapt your trajectories in shot selection. It also has the bigger serve for sure. The Tour does have a pretty nice feel so touch shots are in the mix as well.
How does it compare to TC95 and TC100?
 
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