Top Rackets used by Tennis Players
Tennis is an ancient game which was first played in Northern France in 12th century. At that time it was known as the “Game of the Palm” because people strike the ball with the help of their palm, afterwards advancements were made and instead of palm ‘wooden log’ was used. Now palm or wooden log are not used but as a replacement players use Rackets. It is a racket sport which can be played between two people (singles) or between two teams (doubles). Each player uses a racket whose cord is strung to strike the tennis rubber ball. There is a net between the opponents to divide the tennis area into two equal halves. Tennis is an Olympic Sport which is played in different societies.
Now a days modern form of Tennis game is being played which was introduced in 19th century from Birmingham, England. In this article I will list the Top Rackets used by Tennis Players now a days.
Top Rackets used by Tennis Players
7. Andy Murray
Andy Murray is a Scottish professional player who is ranked as British No. 1 and World’s No. 2. by ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals). He also has won gold medal in singles finals against Roger Federer. The racket he uses is the “Head-YOUTEK Graphene Radical Pro”.
Yet another Head-YOUTEK is used by one of the Famous tennis player. It is easier to swing and still ultra stable in all areas of the court. It has a something crispier and modern livelier which adds a soft feel to it. It provides good control, stable spin, powerful hit and boastful groundstrokes. Like Murray it’s a solid choice of all levels and certainly it will be known for its excellent firm grip.
6. Juan Martin Del Potro
Talking about Top Rackets used by Tennis Players, Juan Martin Del Potro is an Argentine professional tennis player who won the U.S Open in 2009. His career-high singles was ranked in January, 2010 as World’s No. 4. Juan Martin Del Potro is also known as Delpo. He uses “Wilson- K Factor KSix-One 95”.
Delpo is currently using this Wilson Pro Staff which provides a good baseline to the net. It provides the high level of comfort and levels the stability of the player. It has 95 sq in head size and 18×20 string pattern with a firm grip. The weight of head easily manage the racket to swing desirably. It not only provide the confidence to the player but also controls the point from the baseline of net.
5. Roger Federer
Speaking of Top Rackets used by Tennis Players, Roger Federer is the Swiss professional tennis player which is currently ranked as No. 2 by Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He is also known as the greatest tennis player of all the time. Federer holds several records and has won many games in singles and doubles. He uses “Wilson-Pro Staff”.
Federer has confirmed the news of using larger head size racket which is the advanced form of Pro Staff 90. This racket is especially designed for Federer, so that he can gain more confidence with new look of this series. It was designed under the guidance of Federer himself. It has 98 sq in head size and 16×19 string pattern. Federer wants to experience the large racket ample to match his stability level while playing.
4. Tomas Berdych
Tomas is a Czech professional tennis player who has made noticeable achievements. He reached his career-high singles ranking as No. 5 in World’s Best Tennis Players in August, 2013. Tomas uses a “Head- YOUTEK Graphene Instinct MP”.
Tomas uses this racket while playing tennis which is known as the lightest and strongest material of Head in the world. It feels more solid yet easier to swing and stable. It has 100 sq in head size and 16×19 string pattern. This Czech player is using Graphene version of racket which is smoother to spin while playing tennis.
3. Stanislas Wawrinka
Stanislas Wawrinka is the Swiss tennis player who is ranked as No. 2 in Swiss and No. 7 in World’s Best Tennis Players in February, 2015. He also won a gold medal for Switzerland in men’s doubles event in Summer Olympics. Stani Wawrinka uses “Yonex-VCORE Tour 97”.
Wawrinka used VCORE TOUR 97 of Yonex which has only 11.5 ounce weight and 314 swingweight. It’s lightweight allows the players to wield the racket with slight power and spin it to strike the hollow ball. Its head size is 97 sq in and string pattern is 16×20. The exceptional stability allows the players to take control and it might increase the chance of winning the game.
2. Richard Gasquet
Richard Gasquet is a French tennis player whose career-high singles ranking is No. 7 which was achieved in July 2007. He is famous for his one-handed backhand strike and groundstrokes. Now a days he is using “Head YOUTEK IG Extreme Pro. 20”.
This type of racket was noticeable improvement of YOUTEK series with a good grip which can easily access the gentle spin with some power and it’s solid feel adds comfort to it. It has a 100 sq in head size, 16×19 string pattern and its racket’s ample weighs 11.8 ounce which allows the player to hit some heavy shots. It might be one of the reason that Gasquet’s backhand strike looks so easy.
1. Jo – Wilfried Tsonga
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is a French professional tennis player and also a member of Tennis Club de Paris. He is ranked as No. 12 in World’s Best Players. In his career-high singles he was ranked as No. 5 in February 2012. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is currently using a “Babolat stick”.
This racket was also used by Top ranked Rafael Nadal and other Pure Strike series. Tsonga also used Pure Strike in Fall 2013 which also includes the U.S Open. It is an ideal racket for Tsonga to play tennis. This racket has a slim frame with 16×19 pattern of string and 100 sq in head size, which allows the players to spin it with power. Tsonga used this racket also in 2014 and even now he is using Pure Strike series may be this will help him to win a major game.
These were the Top Rackets used by Tennis Players.