Federer’s endorsed racquet, the Wilson Pro Staff RF 97, is one of the priciest racquets on the market. With a custom paint job, the price can push $300. However, you can buy a lower end Wilson racquet for around $30.
Keeping this in view, how much does a tennis racket cost?
In the USA, the bulk of tennis racket prices will fall into the price range of $15 – 300. A good club player might expect to pay anything between $150 and $250, depending upon their enthusiasm for the latest design.
In this way, what kind of racket did Jimmy Connors use?
The Wilson T-2000 (above) revolutionized tennis with its iconic stainless steel design. Tennis pro Jimmy Connors used the racket until it went out of production, and Billie Jean King once said, “We made an absolute sensation of that racket.”
Are any old tennis rackets worth anything?
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.
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.
Tennis is a very expensive sport. That is because it requires a lot of different equipments. Everything from, racquets, balls, shoes, strings and then you also need to pay the court fees. It will become even more expensive if you take private lessons or attend tournaments.
Of the Big 3, Nadal is using the lightest racquet with Roger Federer’s RF97 the heaviest at 357g and Novak Djokovic’s racquet not too far behind at 353g.
|Head Size||100 in²|
|Strung Weight||343 grams|
|Balance||33.5cm (3pts HL)|
For a racket in its weight class, it has good stability and of course, great spin and power. I gave the Wilson Burn 100LS a 7.5 out of 10 for groundstrokes. It’s a great racket for an intermediate or advanced junior who’s looking to be an aggressive baseliner.
The most popular version is the Wilson Clash 100. It is what we recommend for most intermediate level players, although it is a great racquet for beginners and even some advanced players too.
So what makes the Wilson Blade such a great racket for competitive players? It’s all about feel. The combination of flexibility and stability found in Blade is designed to give competitive players a more connected-to-the-ball feel.