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.
Moreover, do old tennis rackets have any value?
For collectors of rare or vintage rackets, often the value is found in the historical or sentimental significance of the item. There are a few who are willing to pay the big bucks for the privilege of ownership.
Likewise, people ask, what is the most popular Wilson tennis racket?
The most popular Wilson rackets on the market are the Blade, Burn, Prostaff and Clash. Wilson sells slightly different versions of some of these rackets, but these are the main ones. You can buy some of these rackets with different string patterns and weights, so keep that in mind as you are testing.
How long do tennis rackets last?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Even though Wilson passed away in 1958, his tennis brand kept developing and in 1967, the company introduced the first steel racquet, the Wilson T2000.
In tennis, the term Grand Slam refers to the accomplishment of winning all four major championships-the championships of Australia, France, Britain (Wimbledon), and the United States-in the same calendar season.