First Look: Wilson Revolve

Players looking for that elusive blend of comfort, control and spin will want to take a look at Wilson Revolve!

A comfortable firm co-poly, Revolve is ideal for players with long, fast strokes. Revolve promises to provide players with tremendous precision and predictability on big swings as well as giving players lots of spin. The science behind it tells us that its unique molecular structure and a proprietary additive has made Revolve so it will increase the string’s ability to deflect and snap back resulting in heavy spin. Offering higher comfort than a traditional polyester, Revolve is a great option for intermediate and advanced players looking for durability, control and spin.

Chris and I did an extensive playtest with Revolve and for the first time we were able to utilize our Playsight Smart Court and test the string side by side with our current string of choice. Chris spent his playtest using his Wilson Six.One 95S and tested Revolve side by side with Volkl Cyclone. I used my Babolat Pure Drive Roddicks and played side by side with Revolve and Luxilon Savage. All in all, we both found success with Revolve and enjoyed the spin and control as well as the feel from Revolve.

Check out our playtest video and keep an eye out for our upcoming written review!

Play with heart,

Michelle

DelPo Returns!

I must admit, I’m very excited about the return of Juan Martin del Potro to the ATP Tour!

The presence of the gentle giant has definitely been missed over the past year. It’s exciting to see him competing and doing well in the warm up tournament in Sydney, with a 3 set win over Fognini today, DelPo finds himself into the quarterfinals. This is his first tournament since last February and post wrist surgery.

Despite still admitting his wrist isn’t 100%, you just have to love this guys attitude…or at least I do! I love watching him compete and love the heart this guy plays with! Check out what he wrote last week on his Facebook page about this week’s tournament and the upcoming Aussie Open:

 Hello everyone!!! I wanted to tell you that we decided to travel to play Sydney and the Australian Open. I missed the tour, I missed to compete, I missed interacting with you on court and those feelings outweigh the pain in the wrist, which comes and goes and prevented me from having the ideal pre-season training.

I don’t expect great results, I just want to feel the competition, I want to feel an active player once again, nearly a year after my last match. At this point I don’t care about the rankings. The situation is different. I take it as a reward for the effort that I put to come back.

The experience of my previous injury will help me so as not to be too anxious. I follow what my doctor Richard Berger says. I have to be patient.

As I wrote in a previous post, thanks for your support on my way back! You know that without your love, my will, the support of my team, my family and friends, this would not be possible.

See you in Australia!

How can you not be rooting for this guy?! Wishing DelPo all the best for the remainder in Sydney and can’t wait to see him back in action at the Aussie Open!

Play with heart,

Michelle

Cortiglia Bags — Premium Italian Leather Totes

The countdown is on…the holidays are here and it’s time to get your gifts ordered, delivered and wrapped for your loved ones! So if you are shopping for a fashionista looking to show off her sense of style on and off the court, take a look at one of our new brands at Tennis Warehouse, Cortiglia!

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These gorgeous bags are not only a fashion statement, but are also functional in more ways than one. Handcrafted in Italy and made from beautiful Italian leather, these are the perfect bags to throw your tennis gear in, but they can also double as luggage, gym or even a work bag. Each bag has a bit of its own personality whether you want to stand out and be edgy or obtain that classic, elegant look with your bag.

rs.phpI may be a sucker for all things bright and bold, but ever since we got these bags in, I’ve had my eyes on the Belvedere Tennis Tote in Red. I have said it before, but I typically carry purse-like totes to the court and am always on the look out for something new. If the bag is big enough to carry not only tennis gear, but also my laptop and a change of clothes and shoes, that’s a bonus! These totes are perfect for just that! Plus, it’s sassy and is sure to be the envy of my opponents!
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