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Tennis Racquet Review: Wilson Three BLX

April 3rd, 2013 by Greg C

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The WILSON BLX THREE is new for 2013, and is an update to their long-time ‘hammer’ series of tennis racquets.  It also incorporates Wilson’s “Triad” design to maximize power, control, and comfort.  Hammer racquets have always been popular with a broad spectrum of player styles and skills. Continue reading to learn about the technology and specifications behind this tennis racquet, as well as a review from a tennis pro on various aspects of its performance.

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Tennis Racquet Review: Babolat Aeropro Team

March 18th, 2013 by Mark Pinckney

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Babolat recommends this racquet for 3.5 players and I think that is the correct starting point. I think this is the perfect racquet for good junior players moving to their first adult frame. But I would encourage more experienced players to take a look at this frame. If this frame had been available that summer, it is for sure where I would have gone.

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Tennis Racquet Review: Wilson Blade 98 (16x19)

March 13th, 2013 by Mark Pinckney

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No doubt this review will be read and\or interpreted as my taking shots at Wilson, but everything I write here can be applied to every one of the ‘top’ racquet manufacturers.
This racquet is A) Not at all a useful tool\weapon for serious players in my mind; and B) Indicative of the wild design and manufacturing quality swings that are almost routine these days even for the major companies.

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Tennis Racquet Review-Wilson Four BLX

March 11th, 2013 by Mark Pinckney

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I had the most doubts about this frame when I first took them out of the box that they were sent to me in. The frame felt and looked thickish or truthfully very thick, and it seemed on first glance to be another one of those oversized snowshoe racquets that the companies pump out for the well heeled senior club market.

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Tennis Racquet Review: Wilson Two BLX

March 6th, 2013 by Greg C

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The Wilson BLX Two is the latest update to their long-time ‘hammer’ series of tennis racquets.  Generally regarded as a game-improvement design, the hammer racquets have traditionally been used by a wide-variety of players and skill levels.

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Tennis Racquet Review: Head Youtek IG Extreme MP 2.0

March 4th, 2013 by Malik Benyebka

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The Head IG Extreme MP 2.0 was very enjoyable to play with.  It had a more balanced amount of weight with 11.5 ounces strung. This Head racquet is composed of d3o technology, which enables the racquet to adapt to your strokes…

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The Ultimate Work-out Buddy for the Whole Family

February 27th, 2013 by Suzi Martel

filed in Tennis Product Reviews, Tennis Court Equipment Reviews, Tennis News, Tennis Lifestyle, Youth Sports

According to Statistic Brain, three of the top ten New Year’s Resolutions are health improvement related. Gym memberships increase by 30% in January, as eager to get in shape individuals crowd into neighborhood gyms, waiting their turn on the treadmills and weight machines. Those who prefer working out at home to avoid the grunting, groaning, waiting, and sweaty odor of a crowded gym, opt to purchase home equipment; usually a treadmill for a more private work out in a more ambient atmosphere.

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Tennis String Review: Wilson Shock Shield 16 Gauge

February 25th, 2013 by Greg C

filed in Tennis Product Reviews, Tennis String Review

Wilson, one of the United State’s largest sports equipment firms, has a long history with racquet sports. Wilson Shock Shield tennis string was recently introduced and appears intended for players seeking comfort as their # 1 concern. Wilson Shock Shield is constructed with a hollow-core center that is filled with a shock-absorbing gel (Isozorb). This center core is then surrounded with a multi-filament outer wrap. Wilson Shock Shield is blue in color.

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Tennis Racquet Review: Head Youtek IG Extreme Pro 2.0

February 20th, 2013 by Malik Benyebka

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The Head Youtek IG Extreme Pro 2.0 is the heaviest racquet of the IG Extreme series weighing in at 11.8 ounces. When it was strung, it felt a little head heavy at first.

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Tennis Racquet Review: Babolat Aero Pro Lite

February 18th, 2013 by Greg C

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The Babolat Aero Pro Lite is updated for 2013 with a new logo, graphics, and a physical design that creates an even quicker stroke. Continuing with Babolat’s high-visibility graphics and black/white/yellow scheme, the Babolat Aero Pro Lite is an attractive racquet.  One benefit that I like is the fact that as the racquet ages it’s rather busy design helps conceal “battle scars.”

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