Donnay Pro One GT 16×19

The Pro One GT is the sister to the GT 18x20 with notable differences. First of all, the overall weight of the frame is much lighter at 10.19 oz compared to 11.11 on the 18x20 frame. This one is also stiffer at 59 compared to 50 for the 18x20 model. Swing weights of the two models are quite comparable so in the 16x19 model you'll immediately notice the overall weight difference. So, if you're a Babolat person and you're looking for a lighter frame with a standard 16x19 pattern in the Donnay line the Pro One GT 16x19 is a good choice. Both Pro One's offer Donnay's Quadcore™ technology so the comfort remains and the solid overall feel is exceptional.

Donnay Pro One GT 16x19

ManufacturerDonnay
Racquet ModelDonnay Pro One GT
Reference Tension46
StringDonnay X-Poly 17
Machine Strung onWilson Baiardo
Static Data
ASPS, RDC45
ASPS, FlexFour50
Racquet Flex, RDC59
Racquet Flex, FlexFour44
Weight, Gram289
Weight, Ounces10.19
Balance, mm327
Balance, In12.87
Length, Cm68.58
Length, In27.00
Head Width9.43
Head Length13.00
Head Area,Cm621.2
Head Area, Sq. In96.3
Number of Main Strings16
Number of Cross Strings19
Ratio Cross/Mains.611
Main String Grid7.42
Cross String Grid10.35
Density0.798
Average Cross String Spacing0.545
Average Main String Spacing0.464
Dynamic Data
Dynamic Tension, Kp, ERT31
Dynamic Tension, Lbs/In173.39
First Moment, Nm0.729
Polar Moment330
Torsional Stability14 (the difference between polar moment and swing weight) the higher the better.
Swing Weight, Gram316
Swing Weight, Ounce11.15
Swing Weight Calculated309.0
Power, RDC45
Control, RDC56
Maneuverability, RDC76
Power, Calculated1795.1
Head Points5.01 (negative number = head heavy)
Head Weight %47.7 (% weight distributed toward head)
Center of Percussion22.9 (location from the butt to the point creating minimum rotation on ball impact)
Dwell Time, Ms9.48
Effective Stiffness25.5
K, lb/in144.23 (weight required to deflect string bed 1 inch)
Recoil Weight169.17
Twist Weight193.22
Written by Tim Strawn

Owner, IART

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