This vintage beauty was manufactured in the 1920s and bears the stamp, “G& T London” The old wooden racket is estimated to have been made between 1920 and 1929 and is still in good condition, it sold for a whopping $6,750 in USD.
Moreover, what is the rarest tennis racquet?
Top 10 Most Expensive Tennis Rackets in the World
- Proximus Diamond game prize.
- The Chanel Racket.
- The Boris Becker world Champion L3 1995 Racket.
- Bosworth Tour 96.
- Wilson Pro Staff RF97 2018 racket.
- Wilson Blade SW104.
- Yonex Astrel 105.
- Head MxG 5.
Also know, what do you do with old tennis rackets?
You can donate your old tennis racquets to one of the Salvation Army’s stores. They will sell your racquet and use the money it raises to support their charitable endeavors.
How much does Federer’s tennis racket cost?
The cost not only depends on the player but also on the features of the racket. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray use rackets produced by Head, which cost between €250-€280 or around $307-$344. Roger Federer’s, Wilson Pro Staff RF 97 Autograph costs around €270 or about $344.
Billie Jean King’s racquet sold at auction today for $125,000.
As a rule the more expensive the racket the better the string job. Less expensive rackets will likely not have great strings however if your strings feel good and you can play with them then certainly do not cut them out. Remember strings are the only thing that make contact with the ball, they are worth investing in.
Most Expensive Tennis Balls
- Wilson Tour Germany (value $ 9.48) …
- Head No. …
- Babolat French Open All Court (value $ 2.25) …
- Wilson Tour Clay Green (value $ 2)
- Dunlop Fort Elite (value $ 1.95)
- Babolat French Open Clay (value $ 1.87)
- Wilson Australian Open (value $ 1.80)
- Head ATP (value $ 1.7)
Wilson Pro Staff RF97 Racket
The graphite-aramid frame and leather handle make the racket both lightweight and durable. It has specs similar to Roger’s original RF97A tennis racket and weighs a total of 360 grams. The highest price you can find this one for is $400.
Yes, for a club match, a racket may endure for several years, but it will only wear out for a full-time player in a short time. Some players are harsher on frames, and their rackets wear down quicker. When the rackets are worn out, they may need to be replaced.
For a big hitter, training regularly and playing tournaments, rackets last about 1 year and tend to lose stiffness after that. A club player who does not hit the ball particularly hard and looks after their rackets can have rackets last for 10 years or perhaps more without problems.
Another reason why players have multiple rackets is that they may use different string tensions throughout the match. … They do that because their “older and looser” racket gave them a lot of power for serving, while the “tighter” racket will give them more control – usually improving their serve returns.