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!
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The new bag that Roger Federer debuted in Basel last week is now available at Tennis Warehouse, and boy is this thing SWEET! It’s unique “torpedo-style” design maximizes storage space and allows for the bag to be used both laying down or standing up. Even the most elite players will find there to be plenty of storage and protection with all the technology and features that Wilson has packed into it.
So, how exactly did Wilson maximize the capacity and functionality of the bag? Instead of using three main compartments (like most extra large racquet bags), they’ve placed the third pocket underneath the area where your racquet handles will sit below one of the two main compartments. This pocket is accessed from the side of the bag and is great for storing shoes, cans of balls or any of your other gear.
The bag also features Wilson’s new climate-protection technology, Thermoguard 2.0. Along with the standard metallic-looking lining that comes in most high-end racquet bags, it also includes a specially designed desiccant pack and a pocket to place it in to wick extra moisture away from your equipment. Similar to moisture-absorbing packets you see in the packaging of many common household products, the desiccant pack offers twice the level of moisture-protection compared to regular Thermoguard technology.
In addition to the space-saving third compartment and improved moisture defense, the bag is made of super high quality, heavy duty 900D Ballistec fabric to hold up to the rigors of travel. EVA padded shoulder straps and back panel make carrying the bag over your shoulder or as a backpack easy and comfortable. Furthermore, retractable grab handles won’t distract from the sleek-modern look of the bag.
Anyone watching tennis this year has been wondering what the heck is going on with Roger Federer’s new racquet. What’s under that blacked out frame he’s been playing with on tour? What are the specs? What’s it going to look like? Well, after years in the making, the highly anticipated Wilson Pro Staff RF 97 Autograph has finally been revealed!
The most notable evolution in Roger’s new racquet of choice is the switch from a 90 to 97 square inch head size, providing a larger sweetspot for more power and forgiveness. This allows him to swing big at the ball with less chance of mishitting off the frame.