When you’re writing about legendary tennis racquet, you cannot forget one of the so called “holy grails” and that is the Wilson Pro Staff 85. Played by Pete Sampras and Stefan Edberg it is one of the best racquets of all time.
Moreover, what racket did Jim Courier use?
Then, what racket does Roger Federer use?
What is the most expensive tennis racket in the world?
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.
Pete Sampras had lots of lead tape added to his racquet at 3 and 9. He also used power pads, a dampener and strung his racquet with Babolat VS natural gut at 70 lbs or 35 kg tension!
There’s really no right or wrong approach because it’s a matter of preference. 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.
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Placing lead tape on the side of your racket at 3 and 9 o’clock will add more stability and stiffness to your racket. This is great if you are looking to reduce the flex and additional vibrations in your racket, as adding weight to these positions increases the racket’s torsional stiffness.
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.
What Racquet Does Rafael Nadal Actually Use? Nadal is the poster boy for the Babolat Pure Aero, one of the best selling racquets currently on the market. … Nadal has used this racquet since 2004 and the only changes he has made to it over the years have been the addition of some weight, which we’ll talk about below.