Tennis racquet vibration dampeners have been an accessory that many players think about. The real question is “should I use one?” I will take a further look at vibration stoppers so you can answer the above question and determine if it’s right for you.
It’s hard to imagine, but Tecnifibre’s T-Fight line has been around for a decade now. This year, the line features brand new styling courtesy of Tecnifibre’s new partner: Lacoste. The updated series looks stellar and sophisticated with its French flag color pallet, while innovative Xtreme Touch Construction (XTC), a mix of graphite, alloy, and polyester fibers, increases frame stability, yet allows better flexibility and ball feel. Tour players Jeremy Chardy, Daniil Medvedev, and Aljaz Bedene upgraded to the new T-Fight XTC 305 this summer, and are racking up the wins.
Denis Shapovalov, Caroline Garcia, and Steve Johnson have been using the VCORE SV Line of racquets from Yonex this season. Yonex is refreshing the SV lineup around US Open Time, and these 3 players will debut the new frames during the summer hard court season. To avoid confusion, Yonex has simplified the name of the new line to VCORE. Their players’ racquet lines are now VCORE, VCORE Pro (Wawrinka and Tiafoe), and EZONE (Kyrgios). Shapovalov will use the new VCORE 95, Johnson will use the 98, and Garcia the 100. There will be lighter versions of the 98 and 100, and a Game model (9.5 oz unstrung).
Oversize racquets can get lost in the tennis industry today. Although manufacturers produce many different types of oversize racquets, most players don’t know which one to choose. This blog is here to help you find that perfect oversize racquet!
Babolat knows a good formula when it has one and the Pure Drive has become one of the most popular racquets on the planet. On a 3 year model cycle, 2018 sees the release of the latest update to this powerful, user friendly frame line. Check out this blog to get insights on new technology updates with these ever popular racquets.