Brand
Click Here to Shop This Month’s Specials

Volkl Power Bridge 10 Light Tennis Racquet Review 

Dunlop Biomimetic 300 Tour

 

The Power Bridge series of racquets is Volkl’s try at recapturing the share of the ‘players’ frame market that they used to have back in the day. The flagship Power Bridge 10 has a 93 square inch head, as does this light version. The Light weighs 10.9 ounces strung compared to the 12.1 heft of the regular model. Both frames are the standard 27 inches and have the fairly full 18 mains with 20 crosses string pattern.

Can you say old school or almost old school? This frame is fairly stiff and for sure reminds one of the old 90-95 square head racquets made by Prince and Wilson and Volkl before the materials became super light. Remember the old Volkl Tour 10 models and the Pro Staff 85 used by Pete Sampras? This racquet feels the same way when you start to hit with it. It has nice heft and balance and it is relatively easy to accelerate the racquet quickly on ground strokes and serves. Warming up and even rallying the racquet feels solid and playable.

The questions come when you really start to hit out, with regard to hard approach or passing shots, or moving forward and volleying well struck balls. I don’t know if it is because of the relative lightness, but the frame feels less solid when you really start to go after the ball. It isn’t that it vibrates, as much as it feels like it might start to any second.

For sure on volleys and ground strokes that you really swing at, if you don’t center the ball exactly in the middle, the feel is different. I think that this frame has a very small margin of error with regard to the sweet spot, in terms of players that really hit the ball hard. It is a fairly easy frame to spin the ball with, and the thin beam and balance make it the ideal frame to attack. If it weren’t for the fact that you have to be so precise to acquire the good solid feel of contact.

String choices and a good string dampener might mitigate some of the feel issues. But I worry about a frame that feels so different, when I take a really big cut at the ball. I think on those shots you have to have total faith in the feel and reaction of your racquet.

I do think that the Volkl Power Bridge 10 Light would be an excellent transitional frame for juniors, especially juniors who are small and light. I also think that 3.5-4.0 NTRP level club players would find this frame useful, in terms of generating power while still having a fair amount of control. I think that higher level players should avoid this frame, especially if they hit the ball flat or even semi-flat. In any case players should make sure that the racquet feels firm on hard hit balls before going to this frame.

If You Enjoyed This Article, You Might Enjoy…

Types of Tennis Racquet Strings and How They Work

Tennis Lifestyle

Choosing the right tennis racquet strings can significantly impact your game (and body). Each type of string offers…

4 Gift Ideas for the Tennis Mom in Your Life

Tennis Lifestyle

Giving the perfect gift is all about appealing to your loved one’s interests and personality. Therefore, when you…

Tennis Gear Storage & Maintenance Best Practices

Tennis Lifestyle

The quest for the perfect serve or flawless forehand includes time on the court and how well you look after your tennis…

Shop Do It Tennis for All Your Pro Performance Tennis Gear

Shop Do It Tennis for All Your Pro Performance Tennis Gear



Explore Our Online Tennis Shop

Playing tennis isn’t just a pastime; it’s a lifestyle and an activity that brings excitement to a player’s life at all levels. Whether you’re just learning how to play the sport or competing in professional tournaments, you need equipment that can keep up with you on the court. This is where our collection of performance tennis gear can make all the difference. Do It Tennis is a tennis shop committed to your success in the sport. We’re an online tennis shop run by tennis players, for tennis players, so we know exactly what equipment can take your game to the next level. We offer the best selection and prices on performance tennis gear and accessories. We also have a wide range of pickleball and padel equipment for those interested in those two racquet sports. Browse our online tennis shop today to find the perfect combination of products for your athletic needs.

Tennis Racquets

Shop our huge selection of the best performance tennis racquets on the market featuring all the best-selling frames from all the top brands! Check out the most current technology in Babolat tennis racquets used by Rafael Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz, and Leylah Fernandez; Head tennis racquets, used by Novak Djokovic, Jannik Sinner, Alexander Zverev, Coco Gauff, and Bianca Andreescu; Wilson tennis racquets, used by Aryna Sabalenka, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Ons Jabeur, Alex DeMinaur, Elina Svitolina, Grigor Dimitrov, and many more; Yonex tennis racquets, used by Elena Rybakina, Naomi Osaka, Ben Shelton, Casper Ruud, Jessica Pegula, and Frances Tiafoe ; and Tecnifibre Tennis Racquets, used by Daniil Medvedev and the world’s number one, Iga Swiatek.


For help discovering which tennis racquet is right for your style of play, check out our tennis racquet F.A.Q. page.

Tennis Shoes

Take the wear and tear off of your knees and hips with a brand-new pair of tennis shoes designed for the high-impact nature of tennis. Don’t take just any pair of tennis shoes out on the court. Treat your feet right with tennis shoes made for your style of play. Get the latest technology for injury prevention with a Michelin outsole found in Babolat tennis shoes, the Ortholite Sock Liner found in K-Swiss tennis shoes, the DynaFit Upper found in Asics tennis shoes, the Adaptive lacing system on Adidas tennis shoes, and the Quicklace system specifically designed for Wilson junior shoes.


We also offer an extensive collection of shoes for pickleball, and shoes for padel.

Court Equipment

Do It Tennis carries the industry's largest selection of tennis, pickleball, and padel court equipment. Keeping your court in good condition, all year long, is easy when everything you need is at your fingertips. We sell tennis and pickleball court equipment packages; Har-Tru, Edwards, and Douglas tennis nets and posts, as well as Bakko and Rally Master backboards. For individual training, be sure to check out our selection of Lobster, Sports Tutor, and Playmate tennis ball machines. The Playmate tennis ball mower makes cleanup time a breeze. If you are a professional or want to save money in the long run, you can keep your racquet performing longer and save money with your very own tennis stringing machine.


Building it yourself? Then see our tennis court installation page for more information.

Tennis Bags

Keep it all with you whenever and wherever you need it. Order your new pro bag, 6-pack or tournament bag today! Check out all the latest Rafa, Pure, Evo, and Club Babolat tennis bags; Coco, Pro, Tour, Gravity, Extreme, and Radical, Head tennis bags, the Rackpack and All Vision Tecnifibre tennis bags, Pro and Team Yonex tennis bags; and the Tour, Team, Roland-Garros, US Open, Federer and Advantage Wilson tennis bags.


We also have a large selection of cute tennis bags for women who love to arrive at the court in style. Fashion meets function in these designer tennis bags from cinda b, Ame & Lulu, Cortiglia, Nice Aces and SportsChic.

A Large Selection of Tennis Apparel

It's not just about tennis racquets...

At Do It Tennis, our focus is to help you get the most out of your purchases so that you look and perform your best on the court. We offer a wide array of performance tennis apparel at great prices. The apparel brands we carry offer cutting edge technologies that are designed to provide a dynamic fit, all around protection and superior ventilation. Our women's tennis apparel collection includes women's tennis skirts, tennis shorts, shorties & tights, polos, dresses, tanks and warm-ups. Our men's tennis apparel collection includes tennis polos, tennis shorts, t-shirts, crew neck's, warm-up's and jackets. If you are looking for team tennis uniforms, we offer discounts of up to 20%. You can see our selection and prices in our team section.

For those who are looking for a deals on last season’s tennis apparel, check out our Clearance Sale Section with plenty of discounts on apparel items.

Read our Tennis Blog

Product reviews, tennis how tos, and tournament news

Long gone are the days of walking into your local Pro Shop and discussing each product with the owner. At Do It Tennis our commitment to our customers doesn't stop at checkout. Get the most out of your online shopping experience by visiting our tennis blog for up-to-date information on the latest products written by our team of tennis players who want you to get the right product for you budget, your game and your playing style.

Also found on our blog is a complete list of product videos. Images on the web often lack depth and perception, so our team of professionals endures the lights and camera to explore each product with you, describing the technology, advantages and/or disadvantages as they apply.

We always encourage our customers to participate, leave comments and provide suggestions on our blog, or visit our social media pages to join others in the tennis conversation.

Check Back Often for Promotions

Get great deals and offers on all the best tennis gear

We know that there are many places online to purchase your tennis gear. What makes Do It Tennis stand out from the rest, other than our stellar customer service and our commitment to knowledge is our constantly rotating promotions and offers.

From free shipping to free tennis bags, and 20% off to BOGO, this is your place to see what deals are running right now, what products on sale site-wide and what products have just been released.

sign up to receive our newsletter

By signing up you are confirming that you have read, understood and accept our Privacy Policy

×