Wilson Pro Staff 97L Countervail Tennis Racket [Frame Only]
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290g version of Roger Federer's racket. With added Countervail and a 16x19 string pattern make this a fantastic racket for flat hitters.
Colour: Matte Black Velvet / Tuxedo Black
In collaboration with Roger Federer, Wilson have reinvented the iconic Pro-Staff. Inspired in Switzerland, this new, state-of-the-art, design enables any tennis player to refine their game. Requested by Federer to have the same look as his RF97 Autograph racket, the new Wilson Pro Staff 97L Countervail is much lighter, and features a 16x19 string pattern. The 290g unstrung weight and 97 square inch head give you a large sweetspot and headsize, while the Head-Light balance offers you the pure, classic feel that the Pro Staff line is renowned for, as well as unrivalled control.
This Countervail model distributes impact shock throughout the racket and prevents it reaching the players arm. The result is reduced muscle fatigue and recovery time. The energy maximising technology does not affect the feel, flex and control, so will be a natural upgrade to current Pro Staff users.
History of the Wilson Pro-Staff
Engineered in Chicago, the Wilson Pro-Staff line is one of the most legendary names in tennis. Used by some of the finest players in tennis history, the Pro Staff has long been known as Wilson's finest product. While the original Jack Kramer Autograph model is the first Pro Staff racket, the Pro Staff 85 was the first well-known graphite version, and was established as a legendary racquet by Pete Sampras, who used it throughout his entire career. Following Sampras, players such as Jimmy Connors, Jim Courier, Stefan Edberg, Chris Evert, Steffi Graf, Mary Pierce and Roger Federer have used Wilson Pro Staffs, making it the choice of champions.
Strung or Unstrung? Unstrung Weight Unstrung (+/- 5g) 290 Head Size in Sq. in 97 Beam Width 23 mm Flat Beam Balance (+/- 5mm) 325 mm (Head Light) String Pattern 16x19 Length 27 inches Stringing Tension Range 51-61 lbs Composition Carbon Graphite Tennisnuts Power Rating 5 Includes Racket Cover? FREE Tennisnuts Cover Recommended String for Power & Comfort Wilson Champions Choice Hybrid (Federer Pattern) - 16/16L (1.30mm/1.25mm) Recommended String for Control & Durability Luxilon Big Banger Original - 16 (1.30mm) Recommended String for Spin Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power Rough - 16L (1.25mm)
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