Wilson Pro Staff RF97 v13 Tennis Racket [Frame Only]
The heaviest racket currently available (at 340g), this is also the racket with the most head light balance.
Likewise, how heavy is Roger Federer’s racket?
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.
Additionally, why do pros use heavy racquets?
Heavier racquets also help reduce shock and vibration when hitting as there is more mass to absorb it. … Heavier racquets are mostly used by Professional, Tour, Advanced players as well as those who want to generate more power.
How heavy is too heavy tennis?
Tennis Racket Weight Chart
|Light Weight||Heavy Weight|
|Weight (in oz)||Less than 10.5||More than 11.5|
|Weight (in grams)||Less than 285||More than 325|
The racquet’s weight is usually given in ounces. Generally speaking, a light racquet will be more maneuverable; a heavy racquet will be more stable. Beginners should choose a racquet that weighs somewhere between 9.5 and 11 ounces – on the heavier end if you’re strong or relatively athletic.
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.
1, Novak Djokovic is currently using the Head Graphene 360+ Speed Pro racket. Like most professional players, Djokovic uses a Pro Stock frame, which is a Head racquet, known as the PT113B. However when he initially broke onto the ATP tour, the Serb used a Wilson sponsored racquet until 2008.
If you hit lots of errors, your racquet may be too heavy for you. If you feel like you can’t get enough pace on the ball, or if you get tennis/golfer elbow, you may want to try a heavier racquet (along with taking into account string type and tension, racquet flexibility and your form.)
Generally, a heavier tennis racket will absorb great-er shocks, so if you’re suffering from tennis elbow, it can be beneficial to use a heav-ier racket. … A racket that’s too heavy can also cause undue stress on your arm and lead to poor technique and contact with the ball.
Some basic concepts – a heavy racket is more powerful, more stable and transmits less shock than a lighter racket (all other things being equal). A lighter racket is more maneuverable and thus, a player is able to swing it faster.