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Pocket Radar – Ball Coach Review

The new Pocket Radar – Ball Coach has been branded as one of the best speed radars that’s available to the general public; offering the best combination of price and accuracy. I (Tom) was delighted to take this review, as I’ve personally owned one of these...

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SpeedTrac X Speed Radar Review

The SpeedTrac X costs around $139 has been marketed as an accurate multi-sport speed radar, suitable for golf, tennis, cricket, baseball just to name a few. It features a built-in display screen to give coaches and players instant feedback and is designed...

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Babolat Skin Feel Replacement Grip Review

The defining characteristic of the Babolat Skin Feel Replacement Grip is its thinness. With this grip, you are as close to the racket as you can get and that can give you a great connection with your stick. Some people love to build their grip out with...

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Babolat Natural Leather Grip Review

Here’s the thing about a leather grip, it’s not actually that useful as a grip, but it does serve a very different purpose! I don’t know why anyone would actually use a leather grip without an overgrip, as it’s like trying to grip onto ice when your hand...

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How To Beat Pushers In Tennis

“My opponent was rubbish, but I still lost!” “They brought me down to their level.” “That was the worst I’ve ever played!” These are all common complaints we hear from tennis players all over the world when they play “pushers”. Often these remarks have...

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Dunlop Srixon Revo CX 200 Tour Review

Dunlop Srixon Revo CX 200 Tour Specs   Head Size: 95 in² / 613 cm² Length: 27in / 68,5cm Strung Weight: 332g / 11,7oz Unstrung Weight: 315g/11,1oz Balance: 31,98cm / 7 pts HL Unstrung Balance: 31cm/10 pts HL Swingweight: 318 String Pattern: 18 Mains / 20...

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Solinco Hyper-G Review

Solinco Hyper-G is one of the most vivid looking polyester strings to hit the market in recent years! Developed alongside touring pros to get the best possible playability, this string is a square-profiled co-poly that promises exceptional control and...

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Head Graphene Touch Prestige Mid Review

Head Graphene Touch Prestige Mid Specs   Head Size: 93in²/600cm² Length: 27in / 68,5cm Weight: 11.9oz/337g Unstrung Weight:11.3oz/320g Balance:32cm/7 pts HL Unstrung Balance: 31cm/ 10 pts HL Swingweight:  326 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses   Our...

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Volkl C10 Pro Racket Review

Volkl C10 Pro Specs   Head Size: 98in²/632cm² Length: 27in / 68,5cm Weight: 12.2oz/346g Unstrung Weight:11.6oz/330g Balance:32cm/7 pts HL Unstrung Balance: 31cm/ 10 pts HL Swingweight:  323 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses   Our Review   I love...

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Babolat Pure Strike 16×19 Review

Babolat Pure Strike 16 x 19 Specs   Head Size: 98in²/630cm² Length: 27in / 68,5cm Weight: 11.3oz / 320g Unstrung Weight:10.8oz / 305g Balance: 33,02cm / 4 pts HL Unstrung Balance: 32cm / 7 pts HL Swingweight: 323 String Pattern:16 Mains / 19 Crosses   Our...

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The Best Tennis String Tension Guide

Choosing your tennis racket tension can be a slightly daunting process to begin with. A quick search online will reveal a staggering amount of possible string tensions and types; often leaving tennis players no closer to understanding tension choice and more confused...

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Tecnifibre TFlash 300 PS Review

Tecnifibre TFlash 300 PS Specs   100in²/645cm² Length:27in/68,5cm Weight:11.1oz/315g Unstrung Weight:10.6oz/300g Balance:33cm/4pts HL Unstrung Balance:32cm/7pts HL Swingweight:319 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses   Our Review   Another French flag...

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Babolat Pure Drive Tour Review

Babolat Pure Drive Tour Specs   Head Size: 100in²/645cm² Length: 27in/ 68,5cm Weight: 11.7oz /332g Unstrung Weight: 11.11oz /315g Balance: 32.39cm / 6 pts HL Unstrung Balance: 31.5 cm /9 pts HL Swingweight: 327 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses   Our...

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Babolat Natural Leather Grip Review

Here’s the thing about a leather grip, it’s not actually that useful as a grip, but it does serve a very different purpose! I don’t know why anyone would actually use a leather grip without an overgrip, as it’s like trying to grip onto ice when your hand...

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Nike Air Zoom Vapour X Shoe Review

I have always loved the Nike Air Zoom Vapour range and so I was very excited to try out the new Air Zoom Vapour X shoe. The Vapour range always remains classic, with great colour schemes and an instantly recognizable outline and frame. It brings as much...

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Babolat VS Team Review

Babolat VS Team is the most popular natural gut string of all time. Legends of the game have strung it up in all kinds of rackets in both the past and present, from Pete Sampras in his iconic Wilson Pro Staff to current players, such as Novak Djokovic in...

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Nike Air Zoom Zero PRM Volt Shoes Review

The first thing that struck me when testing out the Nike Air Zoom Zero PRM Volt, was that this is a really weird looking shoe. The shoes feature a curved outer sole, which is meant to promote natural momentom forwards from heel to toe. I could list off a...

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Tecnifibre ATP TFight 315 XTC Review

Tecnifibre ATP TFight 315 XTC Specs   98 sq. in. / 632.26 sq. cm. Length: 27in / 68.58cm Unstrung Weight:11.1oz / 315g Balance: 12.59in / 31.98cm / 7 pts HL Swingweight: 314 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses   Our Review   I initially thought the...

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Prince Textreme Beast Pro 100 Longbody Review

Prince Textreme Beast Pro 100 Longbody Specs   Head Size: 100 sq. in. / 645.16 sq. cm. Length: 27.5in / 69.85cm Unstrung Weight:11.5oz / 325g Balance: 12.59in / 31.98cm / 9 pts HL Swingweight: 351 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses   Our Review   I...

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Prince Textreme Beast O3 104 Review

Prince Textreme Beast O3 104 Specs   Head Size: 104 sq. in. / 671 sq. cm. Length: 27in / 68.5cm Unstrung Weight:280g / 9.9oz Balance: 34.29cm / 0 pts EB Unstrung Balance:33,5cm / 3 pts HL Swingweight: 317 String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses   Our Review...

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Head Graphene Touch Prestige Pro Review

The iconic Head Prestige has had a dramatic weight reduction in its latest incarnation as the Head Graphene Touch Prestige Pro, but it still maintains many of the qualities that make it such a popular racket. Head have moved all their rackets to a slightly...

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Dunlop Srixon Revo CX 4.0 Review

Let’s be honest, if you purchase the Dunlop Srixon Revo CX 4.0, nobody is going to be complimenting you on the look of your racket. It’s not as hideous as some of the recent Dunlop range, but the garish light blue, yellow, white and silver frame mix,...

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Dunlop Srixon Revo CV 3.0 Review

Dunlop Srixon Revo CV 3.0 Specs   Head Size: 98in²/630cm² Length: 27in / 68,5cm Weight: 11.3oz / 320g Unstrung Weight:10.8oz / 305g Balance: 33,02cm / 4 pts HL Unstrung Balance: 32cm / 7 pts HL Swingweight: 323 String Pattern:16 Mains / 19 Crosses   Our...

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Volkl V-Feel 10 Review

A long, long time ago, some 16 years now, I was a Volkl player, so I was quite excited to see how much the rackets have changed over the years. I had a few anger issues on court back then and seem to remember having to buy an all too expensive number of...

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Wilson Burn 100S Review

Wilson Burn 100S Specs   100in²/ 645cm² Length:27in/ 68,5cm Unstrung Weight:10.6oz/ 300g Balance:33cm/ 4 pts HL Unstrung Balance:32cm/ 7 pts HL Swingweight:327 String Pattern: 18 Mains / 16 Crosses   Our Review   The Wilson Burn 100S is a hard racquet to...

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Babolat Pure Drive Racket Review

Babolat Pure Drive Specs   Head Size:100 sq. in. / 645.16 sq. cm. Length: 27in / 68.58cm Unstrung Weight: 10.6oz / 300g Balance: 12.99in / 32.99cm / 4 pts HL Swingweight: 321 String Pattern:16 Mains / 19 Crosses Our Review   One of the most enduring...

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Babolat RPM Blast Rough Review

RPM Blast Rough is the textured version of RPM Blast – one of the most popular co-polyester strings of all time. This more aggressively shaped string claims greater spin than RPM Blast and enhanced feel due to the thinner string diameter. RPM Blast Rough...

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Tourna Grip Review

Tourna grip is one of the most prolific overgrips on the pro tour, and for good reason. Famously endorsed by tennis legends like, Pete Sampras, The Brian Brothers, Dominic Thiem and John Isner, just to name a few, it is commonly referred to as “the grip...

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Wilson Pro Overgrip Review

So, you’ve arrived at a review of the Wilson Pro Over Grip, which can only mean one of two things. Either you’re new to tennis and looking for some advice on over grips, or you’re a seasoned player checking to make sure that we at The Tennis Bros are sane....

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Wilson Blade 104 Review

The Wilson Blade 104 is one of seven current and very successful rackets in the Wilson Blade range. That’s spearheaded by the Wilson Blade 98 (used by Milos Raonic) and the Wilson Blade SW104 autograph countervail, used by tennis queen, Serena Williams. In...

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Volkl V-Sense 10 Tour Review

I always find that Volkl either make very good rackets or very bad rackets, with not much in between. Sometimes you’ll pick up one of their rackets and think it’s a proper player’s racket, but then you’ll try another one and wonder what Volkl were trying...

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Profit From Being Left Handed in Tennis

You didn’t ask for it, and many people will try and convince you it’s a negative thing, but you’ve been given a gift! Now you’ve just got to figure out how best to use it. You’re left-handed of course, and in tennis terms, there are few bigger advantages...

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Babolat Pure Control Tour Review

I love control from a tennis racket, so the Babolat Pure Control Tour should be something that is right up my alley. The specs don’t really point to the same thing though. I tend to prefer a racket with a big swing weight over actual weight, and the Pure...

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Wilson Blade 98 Review

It’s not very often I say a new racquet technology actually does what it says it’s going to do, but Wilson’s countervail technology on the Blade 98 16 x 19, most certainly does. For those of you, like me, who try to look past the marketing mumbo jumbo, the...

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Yonex EZone 98 Review

The last time we tried a Yonex racket, it was the Yonex VCore 95, which Lawrence really enjoyed, but I just couldn’t get on with. I found the VCore’s head shape to be very odd indeed and spent most of my time with the racket shanking balls out the park....

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Pacific BXT X Fast Pro Review

I’ve played with Pacific tennis balls before but never one of their rackets. So, this was a first for me! Pacific acquired Fischer tennis in 2009, so they do have some racket pedigree. I guess you can say I have used one of their rackets as I had a Fischer...

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Wilson Six One Team 95 Review

I absolutely love the specs for the Wilson Six One Team 95! In my opinion this is an absolutely wonderful set up for a young player who is looking to continue their improvement in tennis before they move onto a slightly heavier racket. I’m a big personal...

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What To Look For In A Tennis Racket

When play testing any tennis racquet, I have three categories: Category 1: I never want to touch this racquet again. Category 2: I need some more time with this racquet. Category 3: I’m taking the Wimbledon title this year Obviously, category 1 racquets...

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Prince Phantom Pro 100P Review

The Prince Phantom Pro 100P is another classic player’s frame from Prince that I’ve heard many good things about. It has the look of classy racket, with a sleek frame and nicely rounded head, so I was excited to see how it played. The Phantom Pro 100P...

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Head Graphene Touch Radical MP Review

When I play test any tennis racquet, I group it into one of three categories; the “I never want to see this racquet again category’, the ‘I need to play with this some more’ category and the ‘I’d definitely beat Fed with this racquet category’. (Check out...

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Head Graphene 360 PWR Speed Review

Head’s most powerful racket, the Graphene 360 PWR Speed is one that will suit more senior players and lower level players looking to get some easy power without putting too much pressure on their joints. This racket is not one that advanced players should...

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Babolat Pure Drive Tour Plus (+) Review

The Babolat Pure Drive Tour Plus is one of the most powerful rackets in the world. Famously wielded by monster hitter, Andy Roddick, the extended length racket packs a brutal punch and delivers an unbelievably heavy ball. Babolat’s 2018 update for the Pure...

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Luxilon Big Banger Original Review

Luxilon Big Banger Original is a true pioneer of its kind. Famously leading the way for polyester strings in the 80s, Big Banger original is still tremendously popular today; showcased by professionals such as David Ferrer, Richard Gasquet and Nicolas...

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Wilson Burn 95 CV Racket Review

The Wilson Burn 95 CV brings the countervail technology that we liked so much in the Blade Series to the Burn series. This pro-style frame boasts a large swing weight of 341 and a small, 95 sq. inch head size. For a racket that weighs in at 309g this stick...

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Babolat RPM Blast Review

Babolat RPM Blast is a black, octagonal co-polyester string and is undoubtedly one Babolat’s most legendary products! It’s the string of choice for Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem and Jo Wilfred Tsonga; Nadal being the poster boy for this one, of course. It...

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Luxilon Alu Power 16L Review

Luxilon Alu Power is one of the most popular polyester strings on the pro tour today - and for good reason! Available in both silver and ice blue, it is used by players such as Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Gael Monfils, amongst countless others. This...

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Wilson Pro Staff RF 97 Autograph Racket Review

The legendary Wilson Pro Staff RF 97 Autograph is unmistakable for its association with the likes of Pete Sampras and Roger Federer and is one of the most recognizable rackets on the planet. The RF 97 Autograph is a pro style racket with a hefty 340g...

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Yonex VCORE 100 Racket Review

The first thing that really stands out with the Yonex VCORE 100 is the extremely odd head shape. It’s like nothing I’ve seen before! As William got ready to try it out at the other end of the court, I (Lawrence) wondered what effect that might have on the...

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Wilson Ultra 100 CV Racket Review

The Wilson Ultra 100 CV is the complete all-rounder for players who enjoy a lighter weight of racket. The Ultra 100 CV did everything quite well, and was a no nonsense, no thrills kind of racket for the intermediate player. While the 300g Wilson Ultra 100...

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Volkl V-Sense 3 Racket Review

Not every racket is designed with top-level tennis in mind, and nor should they be. While advanced players will often seek a slightly heavier racket than everyone else, that style of racket doesn’t necessarily work well if you’re just starting out in...

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Tecnifibre ATP TFight 320 XTC Racket Review

We had been looking forward to giving the Tecnifibre ATP TFight 320 XTC a thorough workout! Babolat aren’t the only French racket manufacturers out there, and their rivals, Tecnifibre have been making some good progress in recent years. The ATP TFight 320...

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Prince TeXtreme Phantom Pro 93P Racket Review

The Prince TeXtreme Phantom Pro 93P is like a throwback to the solid midsize rackets we’ve seen in years gone by, yet packed with all the technology we expect from a modern-day racket. The racket has a heavy, firm feel about it that reminds me of the...

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Head Graphene Touch Speed Pro Racket Review

I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the Head Graphene Touch Speed Pro 310g 18 x 20, as both my brother William and I, showcased the old Speed Pro 335g for the duration of our high school and college careers. Both of us immediately fell in love with it, with...

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Head Graphene Touch Extreme MP Racket Review

The Head Graphene Touch Extreme MP is yet another racket that I used to use during my junior career! Although I played with the pro version, I really enjoyed the all-round nature of this racket in the past. It did everything well, with good power and...

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Dunlop Srixon Revo CX 2.0 Tour Racket Review

The Dunlop Srixon Revo CX 2.0 Tour is a classic tour player’s racket with a twist. Exquisite feel is combined with swing potential, but it certainly isn’t your conventional tour racket.  At 315g, it follows the modern preference for slightly reduced...

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The “Best” Forehand Grip

Western, Semi-Western, Eastern, Continental. What do they all Mean?   Have you ever to spoke to someone about forehand grips and felt consumed by weird names that sounded like they belong more on a compass than a tennis court? Even some of the most...

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Babolat Pure Strike 18 x 20 Review

The amazing thing about the Babolat Pure Strike 18 x 20 racket is it only weighs 305g but has the feel of a much heavier racket. It weighs 10g less than the Pure Aero Tour, but when you hold the two, you would have thought that the Pure Strike was the...

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Babolat Pure Aero Tour Racket Review

The Babolat Pure Aero Tour is the heavier version of it's younger brother, the Pure Aero. At 315g, this racket is a yellow and black rocket launcher for tennis balls. If you’re looking to add a little pop to your shots then the Pure Aero Tour is a great...

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