WORST Tennis Ball You've Ever Used?

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  1. Ska4lyfe

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    Everyone in this topic is hating on Penn...

    My favorite ball is probably the Penn ATP. I'm assuming those bashing Penn haven't tried this ball.

    I also like U.S. Open, Dunlop Grand Prix, Prince Tour, etc.

    I despise Wilson Championship balls, and also the regular Penn ones are pretty bad too.

    My least favorite ball would probably be Wilson Championship though...
     
  2. Fedace

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    ^^^Penn is the best when it is fresh out of the Can. best control ball. but when it gets used up like after 1 set, it is DEAD and useless, and you have to be a heman to generate any pace with the ball
     
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    I hate Babolat Roland Garros All Court and Head Championship.
     
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  4. Manute Bol

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    Diadora.

    Almost no bounce & way too fuzzy. So much fuzz that they left the clearest marks I've seen on a hard court.
     
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  6. gut wax

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    Penn isn't worth a penny


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  7. CosmosMpower

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    Cheap Dunlop’s always find a ridge of folded up felt that causes the ball to bounce randomly
     
  8. Dartagnan64

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    Costco Penn's are the worst ball I've used, all surfaces.
    Penn ATP are the best hardcourt balls I've used
    Dunlop Forte Clay are the best clay balls I've used

    But clearly everyone has their favorites.
     
  9. Pete Player

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    Some Penn balls bought from SportsAuthority, West Palm Beach, FL. Didn’t even memorize the model, cause they really sucked all the way. A couple popped after few rallies and the rest went into sinkers before the games ended.

    I’m figuring to order a box of cans, but heard, they’d rotten in storage. How long would an unopened can (plastic or metal) be intact and the balls stay fresh, when opened, if stored in room temperature?


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  10. Seth

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    Wilson Titanium for sure.
     
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    Robin Soderlings...
     
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    I saw Dunlop on sale the other day and remembered I had never liked them much.
     
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    Head ATP, since they changed the metal can to plastic the quality of balls dropped
     
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  14. morten

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    Head championship
     
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    Tennis point premium
     
  16. Pete Player

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    On what grounds?


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  17. Pete Player

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    I bought four cans of Wilson AO’s from TW discount, and they performed well on indoors hard court. US Opens seems to age really quick, 45 mins on hard court with a friend really whacking the sheite out and they are totally flat with fluffy looks.


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    Wilson Australian Open are the worst by far.

    Honourable mention to Head ATP too, which are diabolical.
     
  19. morten

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  20. Pete Player

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    Really - diabolical?


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  21. Pete Player

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    Could you be more specific? What in the all makes it all bad?

    I’ve had those for some time now, and wouldn’t call them a bogey.


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