For the Pro Staff 97, 97L, and 97UL, Wilson has adjusted the construction of the racquets with a new technology, Braid 45. With Braid 45, the fiber tubes are set at a 45-degree angle to allow the racquets to “breathe” more and improve ball pocketing while maintaining the stability of the Graphite, Kevlar braid.
Just in time for the US Open, Tecnifibre refreshes their most popular T-Fight racquet line endorsed by Daniil Medvedev. See what new technologies the French brand includes in this racquet update.
HEAD updates their most spin-focused racquet family with Graphene 360+ technology for enhanced flex and a clean impact feel. See what changes the line up has this time around.
Over the last several years, Tecnifibre has been mixing different materials to try and create the “missing link” between the stiffer, control-oriented polyester string and softer, more powerful multifilament string. The brand’s newest addition, Triax, looks to close that gap by creating an internal Multi-Poly Fusion. See what our playtester thought about this new string.
As COVID-19 swept across the world, organized team sports were suspended. And as parts of the country begin to open back up, tennis is uniquely positioned to recapture the hearts of all athletes. Thanks to its individualistic nature, tennis is nominated as the safest sport to play during the coronavirus pandemic.
If you provide your own power on the tennis court, you need an ultra-precise racquet to help you maintain consistency and control. These frames are often on the heftier side in terms of weight, and most utilize a dense 18×20 string pattern for more directional control.