Head Graphene 360 Radical Pro

Head Graphene 360 Radical Series Don’t let the word “Pro” scare you away from trying this racquet! You can see all the specs below but this 98 square inch head and thin beam (20/23/21) add up to a definitive “players” racquet just slightly heavier than the MP but having the same swing weight. The Graphene [see more]

Staple Guns

One of the most frequent questions that come up in our profession is about staplers or staple guns used to secure a new replacement grip. Opinions seem to run the full spectrum. Some prefer manual while others swear by an electric. The purist, however, will stand by their choice of a good pneumatic stapler. Surprisingly, [see more]

Wilson Burn 100 Team V2.0

How many of you are aware that any racquet with the label of “Team” is a lighter version of the base model? For instance, strung weight on the Burn 100 CV V2.0 is 318g (11.22oz) while the Team version we reviewed weighed a mere 281g (9.91oz). That’s quite a stark difference in the two frames [see more]

Wilson Clash Tour

If you read the Wilson Clash 100 review there is not much to say about the Wilson Clash Tour in terms of graphics because it is exactly the same! So we can go directly to the differences between the two models. The Tour does have the “word” tour on the racquet but little else in [see more]

Wilson Clash 100

Once in a while, a word just “fits”! Clash “fits” this new Wilson racquet because it disrupts the trend of “everything stiff”. Luckily this trend is dying and Wilson has, in my view, done a masterful job of expediting that demise with this concept. Not only does this racquet look good it just feels good [see more]

Luxilon Smart 130 Added to String Characteristics Data

There is a lot of buzz around this new string from Luxilon and for good reason, I think. I have added the data I was able to collect but I have no idea at what stage this string is relative to going to market. We have not strung a racquet with this string, yet, but [see more]

Wilson Blade 98S V6.0

Unlike the black and green palette of the previous version, the Blade 98S Countervail is updated with a more modern cosmetic with the addition of Countervail technology. Countervail is a special carbon layer used to minimize impact vibration. The Blade 98S Countervail still has Parallel Drilling technology and this model is a Spin Effect frame [see more]

Yonex VCore Series is Red…and Hot!

The new Yonex VCore Series is Red and Hot!  Yonex has incorporated several of their best ideas into this VCore model series.  Some may be easy to overlook but still yeild some performance enhancements, like the “straight hole” design which may allow more string movement and increased dwell time, like the “trench design” that tucks [see more]

Volkl Organix 4 SuperG

The Volkl Organix 4 Super G  First thoughts about this racquet are just how nice it would be to hit with it. Volkl has long since been known for comfort racquets and this one has all the nice bells and whistles. Here’s the short list: Catapult Technology: The catapult effect accelerates with 30% more power [see more]

Head Radical OS Limited Edition

If you have been making tennis racquets as long as Head you certainly have a few Twenty-Five Year Anniversary models just waiting to make a splash! Well, the latest Limited Edition Radical is the Radical OS Ltd.  This is a re-make of the Andre Agassi racquet and it appears to be true to the original [see more]