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Let the tail wag the dog

Posted on July 18, 2012 in Miscellaneous Racquets

Lead tape applied at 10 & 2 on the hoop to counter weight the racquet and bring the swingweight to a desired 314 (RDC)

A story of tail-weighting a racquet At the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells this year I was talking to Tecnifibre’s Guillaume Ducruet about the racquet specs used by the pros. We were watching Tecnifibre’s Janko Tipseravic practice at the time and Guillaume mentioned how his racquet was heavy but very head light. In other […]

Player gear at the BNP Paribas Open: Janko Tipsarevic

Posted on March 9, 2012 in Tournaments

Janko Tipsarevic strikes a forehand on the practice courts at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, CA.

Tecnifibre sponsored player, Janko Tipsarevic was on the practice courts today at the 2012 BNP Paribas Open. Tipsarevic plays with the Tecnifibre TFight 325 customized with a leather grip under a Tournagrip. The unstrung specs for his racquet are: Weight: 12.06 ounces (342g) Swingweight: 304 RDC.

Eye candy, racquet edition: Dunlop Biomimetic 300 Tour

Posted on October 27, 2010 in Racquets

HM6 Carbon is incorporated into the frame to reduce shock and enhance feel, according to Dunlop.

Oh, the agony. Have you ever wanted something so badly and been so close you could taste it? That’s me right now, sitting here, typing. Yeah, typing. Read: Not hitting. Not playing. Not swinging the new Dunop Biomimetic 300 Tour. The racquet is sitting here on my desk. I feel like a kid who’s an […]

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