The new Head red dampener surrounds the two main strings and allows more comfort during play. This dampener knows how to make an entrance - it helps raise funds and awareness for a good cause. The dampener will make its official debut on the racquet of Fernando Verdasco at the US Open, the year’s last Grand Slam tournament. Coming in the iconic red color, it is made of silicone rubber material, which provides increased comfort and reduces the risk of a tennis elbow. If you are looking for the perfect entry item to support (RED) and the fight against AIDS around the world, this one is your perfect choice.