(Reuters) – Tennis racquet maker Prince Sports Inc, which pioneered the oversized racquet, filed for bankruptcy protection in a U.S. bankruptcy court citing increased competition, piling debt and a decline in discretionary spending post the financial crisis that led to falling sales.
In respect to this, do they still make Prince tennis racquets?
Founded in 1970, Range of products manufactured includes rackets, footwear, apparel, tennis balls, pickleball paddles, stringing machines, hats, bags, among other accessories. Prince is the leading global manufacturer of tennis rackets.
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Hereof, do any pros use clash?
That’s exactly what Wilson did as they asked Roger Federer to test the Wilson Clash. Federer has always used Wilson rackets and the Pro Staff RF97 has been his preferred piece of equipment since 2014, while he used the Wilson Pro Staff 90 before that.
Do any pros use Prince rackets?
There are still a few tennis pros who persist with Prince racquets. We can mention Nicolas Kicker and his EXO3 Tour 100 racquets, Pablo Andujar with extended the O3 Tours, and Malek Jaziri with his Tour 100.
As you might know, many pros use older racquets painted to look like the latest model. Tennis players are definitely sensitive to change. … This is why you see many pros use the racquets they’ve always played with. But they have hit millions of tennis balls and can hit the sweet spot over and over again.