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Babolat Pure Aero VS 2020 Racket Review

Babolat Pure Aero VS 2020 Specs   Head Size: 98 in² / 632 cm² Length: 27in / 68,5cm Strung Weight: 320g / 11,3oz Unstrung Weight: 305g/10,8oz Balance: 32,39cm / 6 pts HL Swingweight: 321 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 20 Crosses   Our Review     Maneuverability, lots of...

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Wilson Pro Staff RF97 Autograph v13 Review

The legendary, black, Wilson Pro Staff immediately evokes imagery of Roger Federer, as well as conjuring up memories of the old masters. Sampras. Graf. Edberg. Courier. All of these players have won a monster number of Grand Slams with their Pro Staff excaliburs....

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Wilson Pro Staff 97 v13

Our Pro Staff 97 v13 Review   Whether they’re your ideal racket or one you just couldn’t get along with (we’re much more on the love them side of things), you’ve got to admit the Wilson Pro Staff line is one of the most iconic out there.   So naturally, we were pretty...

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The Best Tennis Players of All Time – Our Verdict!

Whatever sport you're talking about, choosing the best players of all time is always going to be a contentious debate. When it comes to the best tennis players of all time, the problem is it’s particularly hard to compare players across different eras.  Technology has...

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Two Handed Backhand Pros and Cons

If you were tuning in to watch tennis 30 or 40 years ago, then you wouldn’t find many pros making use of the two handed backhand. In those days, the single handed backhand was king, and it wasn’t until the early 70s that the two handed backhand came about.  Once the...

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Head Graphene 360+ Extreme MP Racket Review

Head brings new technology and a swanky new color scheme with the Head Graphene 360+ Extreme MP and we got our hands on it to give it a trial run.  We’ve always appreciated the Extreme rackets as a spin-friendly, powerful option that encourages aggressive tennis, so...

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Types of Tennis Spin Serves and How To Use Them

Just like with your other shots, you’ve got a lot of options with the types of tennis serves you can hit, helping to keep your opponents guessing what’s coming next. Indeed, even on the pro tour, where they’re capable of hitting huge serves, it’s often...

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Roger Federer Serve Analysis

The Roger Federer serve is nothing other than epic. An enchanted moment upon every ball strike – the perfect combination of power, timing and accuracy that leaves tennis players and fans standing in awe, every single match. Federer wields a tennis racket like a wizard...

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The Best Multifilament Tennis Strings

Perhaps you came to this article seeking a direct answer to the best multifilament string… However, what this article will instead equip you with, is finding the best multifilament string for your particular physical condition, ability level and game style. Only when...

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The Fastest Tennis Serves Of All Time

It’s one of those things every tennis player wants to know, how fast is their serve and how does it stack up against the pros? Well, unless you’ve got an unbelievably big serve, then it’s going to be a long way behind the fastest serves of all time, but it...

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When Was Tennis First Invented?

The vast majority of you who are familiar with our website, will quickly associate us with fun, yet cutting edge tennis racket and string reviews! However, we’ve been delving into the history books a little lately as well! Today we’re going to be looking into who...

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Wilson Clash 100L Racket Review

Wilson Clash 100L Specs   Head Size: 100 in² / 645.16 cm² Length: 27in / 68.58cm Strung Weight: 10.3oz / 292g Unstrung Weight: 9.9oz/ 280g Balance: 12.79in / 32.49cm / 6 pts HL Swingweight: 300 Stiffness: 54 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses   Our Review Arm...

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The Art of the Slice Backhand

The slice backhand is an important weapon on the tennis court and it can be used offensively just as effectively as it can defensively.  We spoke to our super international coach, Dave Ireland to get some thoughts on the backhand slice, and have brought it all...

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Volkl V-Dry Overgrip Review

If there’s one area where we’re a little bit biased at thetennisbros.com it’s on grips. We’re big fans of the Wilson Pro Overgrips for most players, and for the people with super sweaty hands we’d always recommend Tourna.  However, in the Volkl V-Dry we think we might...

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Why is Tennis Scored the Way it is?

Why tennis is scored the way it is has fascinated tennis players and historians, alike. Those of you who are familiar with our website, TheTennisBros.com, know we take a no-nonsense approach to both our equipment reviews and tennis instruction! Therefore,...

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Volkl V-Cell 9 Racket Review

Volkl V-Cell 9 Racket Specs   Head Size: 100 in² / 645.16 cm² Length: 27in / 68.58cm Strung Weight: 11.5oz / 326g Balance: 12.79in / 32.49cm / 6 pts HL Swingweight: 317 Stiffness: 68 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses   Our Review   We always enjoy getting our...

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Head Graphene 360 Extreme Pro

Head Graphene 360 Extreme Pro Specs   Head Size: 100 in² / 645 cm² Length: 27in / 68,5cm Strung Weight: 329g / 11,6oz Unstrung Weight: 310g/10,9oz Balance: 32,49cm / 3 pts HL Unstrung Balance: 31,5cm/1 pts HL Swingweight: 331 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses    ...

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The Best Tennis Strings

Want the honest truth about the best tennis strings? They doesn’t exist. Sorry to disappoint! Keep reading though, as you’re about to discover that there are actually many, many “best tennis strings”, depending on the individual. It’s all about finding the right setup...

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The Importance of the Second Serve

We recently did an article on why the first serve is crucial in tennis and it just wouldn’t be fair if we didn’t do a similar article for the second serve.  So, why is the second serve so important? At the end of the day, a lot of its importance relates to the fact...

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5 Reasons Your First Serve is Crucial

We all know the first serve is a pretty important shot, but sometimes we underestimate just how important it is. It’s no coincidence that some players have made entire careers based largely on their serve because the first serve is absolutely crucial to everything you...

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Yonex VCore Pro 100 300g (2019)

Yonex Vcore Pro 100 300g (2019) Specs   Head Size: 100 in² / 645 cm² Length: 27in / 68,5cm Strung Weight: 318g / 11,2oz Unstrung Weight: 300g / 10,6oz Balance: 33,02cm / 4 pts HL Unstrung Balance: 32cm/ 7 pts HL Swingweight: 323 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses  ...

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