Federer, for what it’s worth, is using a racket that weighs in north of 12.5 ounces — far too heavy for the average club-level player or even high-level junior for that matter.
Likewise, what size is Nadal racket?
Secondly, has Rafael Nadal smashed a racquet?
Uncle Toni on Rafael Nadal
Interestingly, in an interview, Toni Nadal spoke about the reason his nephew has never smashed a racquet. … “Nadal has never broken a racquet. It would be showing a lack of respect to people who actually have to buy the equipment to play the sport,” said Toni.
Does Roger Federer use a dampener?
Despite the fact that the majority of the top tennis players in the world do use dampeners, surprisingly, the most successful male and female players currently playing on tour, Roger Federer and Serena Williams, neither of them use vibration dampeners in their tennis racquets.
The heavier the racquet, the more power it will offer. … Heavyweight tennis racquets (+ 300 grams) help to produce more power behind the ball and can help to maintain control in a faster swing. Heavier racquets are mostly used by Professional, Tour, Advanced players as well as those who want to generate more power.
Babolat Custom Dampener
The dampener of choice for Rafael Nadal to match his racquet is the Babolat Custom Damp.
Rafa Nadal uses the Babolat VS Original overgrips. The best selling dry overgrip is the Tournagrip Original.
WILSON PRO STAFF RF97 V13
The Proximus Diamond Games tennis racquet is actually a prize but it still tops the list with an estimated worth of a whopping $1.3 million. This practical/prize tennis racquet is made from pure gold and weighs 8.8 pounds. Apart from this, it is also studded with around 1,700 real diamonds.
But what is this version of Rafa’s new racquet? Rafa’s new racquet is still his Babolat Aero Pro Drive Original from 2005, although he has tweaked the weight and customization over the years. His racquet has loads of lead tape at 12 o’clock for a swing weight that few club players would be able to use effectively.