Best Tennis Racquets 2017 Reviews – Wilson | Babolat | Head Rackets

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Best Tennis Racquets 2017 reviews

 

We bring you the best tennis rackets recommendations of 2017 – check out our popular tennis racquets 2017 reviews below:

As always, we will focus on 3 levels of play – beginners, intermediate and advanced tennis players. The most important things to look at when choosing a suitable tennis racket, are:

– head size

– weight

– lenght

– balance

– stiffness

Last but not least, it is extremely important to choose the correct grip size as you want to get the right feel when hitting the tennis ball.

 

Stevegtennis recommends these racquets for beginners:

Babolat Drive 115

Is and excellent option for beginners, the larger head size means bigger sweetspot and therefore it will be more forgiving on the groundstrokes. Spin and power come very easily and it also makes life easier when volleying.

The woofer technology enhances control for the ball and the cortex system will give you the necessary control level and improve the feel for the ball.

Specs:

Babolat Drive 115 Racket

 

Head Size: 742 sq.cm/115 sq. in.

Length: 700 mm/27,6 in.

Weight: 255 g/ 9 oz

Balance: 355mm (Head Heavy)

Composition: Graphite

String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses

 

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Wilson Ultra 108

This racquet is a perfect choice for both recreational and club players who would like to get the most out of their game. Easy maneuverability and plenty of power combined with a larger sweetspot will ensure fantastic experience. The Wilson Ultra 108 is compatible with Sony Smart Tennis Sensor to let you analyse each stroke and take your game to the next level.

Specs:

 

Wilson rackets 2017 reviews and recommendationsHead Size: 108 sq. in. / 696.77 sq. cm.

Length: 27.25in / 69.22cm

Strung Weight: 10.4oz / 294.84g

Balance: 1 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 325g

Stiffness: 73

Beam width: 26mm / 25.5mm / 25.5mm

String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses

 

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Wilson Hope Lite

The oversized racquet head and light weight makes this a perfect racket for any beginner tennis player. After we have tested it, we can confirm that it plays very smoothly and is very forgiving for those who don’t strike the ball 100% clean just yet (as it has got a big sweetspot).

Specs:

 

Best Wilson racquets 2017 for beginners

Head Size: 105 sq. in./ 677 sq. cm.

Length: 27in / 69cm

Strung Weight: 293g / 10.3oz

Balance: 6 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 262g

Beam width: 25/23 mm

String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses

 

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Yonex EZONE DR Lite

This racquet is suitable for juniors, beginners but also intermediate tennis players. The less weight ensures acceleration with ease when hitting the ball, which will be a plus for the less advanced players. With the Yonex Ezone DR Lite, you will have exceptional controll when hitting the ball, plenty of spin and comfort too.

Specs:

Best Yonex racquets 2017 for beginners

Head Size: 100 sq. in. / 645 sq. cm.

Length: 27in / 68,5cm

Strung Weight: 10.12oz / 287g

Balance: 1 pts Head Light

Beam width: 22mm /26 mm / 23mm

String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses

 

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Head Liquidmetal 8

This racquet offers plenty of control and power. The Total Sweetspot Construction increases stability in the racquet head. The Head Liquidmetal is a very well balanced racket and easy to maneuver, which will make it very enjoyable for anyone wanting to learn the awesome game of tennis.

Specs:

 

Head Size: 112 sq. in. / 722 sq. cm.

Length: 27.25 inches / 69 cm

Strung Weight: 10oz / 266g

Balance: 4 pts Head Heavy

Swingweight: 328g

Stiffness: 62

Beam width: 28/26 mm

String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses

 

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For intermediate tennis players, these are our racket recommendations:
Babolat Drive Lite

This racket is very user friendly and players will find that it’s a speedy racquet that accelerates fairly easily. It is suitable for juniors and intermediate players, but the beginners could also find it very appealing. The Woofer technology together with the Cortex system minimize vibrations and provide a very smooth and lively feel.

Specs:

 

Best Babolat rackets 2017 reviews Head Size: 100 sq. in. / 645.16 sq. cm.

Length: 27in / 68.58cm

Strung Weight: 9.6oz / 272.16g

Balance: 2 pts Head Heavy

Swingweight: 294g

Stiffness: 67

Beam Width: 23.5mm / 25.5mm / 23mm

String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses

 

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Wilson Burn 100S

Suitable for intermediate players, this racquet offers great comfort and feel from the baseline. It is a fairly powerful stick and accelerates very smoothly when serving. Players with two-handed backhands will definitely appreciate the X2 Shaft which features a longer handle for increased leverage and feel.

 

Specs:

 

Wilson Burn 100S racket review 2017Head Size: 100 sq. in. / 645.16 sq. cm.

Length: 27in / 68.58cm

Strung Weight: 10.6oz / 300.5g

Balance: 2 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 314g

Stiffness: 71

Beam Width: 23.5mm / 25mm / 24.5mm

String Pattern:18 Mains / 16 Crosses

 

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Head Graphene Touch Instinct S

This racket absorbs shock really well and the vibration are also reduced thanks to the Graphene Touch material. It has got a fairly big sweetspot and in terms of maneuverability and power, it would rank quite high on our list.

 

Specs:

Head Graphene Touch Instinct S 2017 racket reviewHead Size: 100 sq. in. / 645.16 sq. cm.

Length: 27in / 68.58cm

Strung Weight: 10.6oz / 300.5g

Balance: 4 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 295g

Stiffness: 64

Beam Width: 23mm / 26mm / 23mm

String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses

 

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For advanced tennis players, our most popular picks are:

 

Wilson Blade 98 Countervail

The new Blade 98 18×20 Countervail delivers on its promise to provide a dampened, low vibration feel. With lots of power and spin this is a really great option for any intermediate and advanced players. Whilst testing it, we really liked the Wilson Blade 98 when slicing the ball and the volleys also felt real comfortable.

Specs:

 

Best Wilson Racquets 2017 reviews Head Size: 98 sq. in. / 632.26 sq. cm.

Length: 27in / 68.58cm

Strung Weight: 11.3oz / 320.35g

Balance: 3 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 327g

Stiffness: 64

Beam Width: 21.5mm / 21.5mm / 21.5mm

String Pattern: 18 Mains / 20 Crosses

 

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Babolat Pure Drive Wimbledon Edition

Is a very appealing racquet for upper intermediate and advanced players. The Babolat Pure Drive offers great power and control, which is crucial for any baseline players. This racket ranks on our list as one of the most user friendly and we highly recommend testing it out.

Specs:

 

Best Babolat racket 2017 reviews for advanced tennis playersHead Size: 100 sq. in. / 645.16 sq. cm.

Length: 27in / 68.58cm

Strung Weight: 11.2oz / 317.51g

Balance: 4 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 317g

Stiffness: 72

Beam Width: 23.5mm / 26mm / 23mm

String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses

 

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Now let’s have a look at what racquets do male tennis pro’s play with:

Roger Federer Racquet 2017 – Wilson Pro Staff RF97

Specs:

Head Size: 97 sq. in. / 625.81 sq. cm.

Length: 27in / 68.58cm

Strung Weight: 12.6oz / 357.2g

Balance: 9 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 335g

Stiffness: 68

Beam Width: 21.5mm / 21.5mm / 21.5mm

String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses

 

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Novak Djokovic Racquet 2017 – Head Graphene Touch Speed Pro

Specs:

Head Size: 100 sq. in. / 645.16 sq. cm.

Length: 27in / 68.58cm

Strung Weight: 11.6oz / 328.85g

Balance: 6 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 322g

Stiffness: 63

Beam Width: 22mm / 22mm / 22mm

String Pattern: 18 Mains / 20 Crosses

 

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Rafael Nadal Racquet 2017 – Babolat PLAY Pure Aero

Specs:

Head Size:100 sq. in. / 645.16 sq. cm.

Length: 27 inches / 69 cm

Strung Weight: 11.1 oz / 315g

Balance: 4 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 327g

Stiffness: 69

Beam Width: 23mm/26mm/23mm

String Pattern:16 Mains / 19 Crosses

 

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Andy Murray Racquet 2017 – Head Graphene XT Radical Pro

Specs:

Head Size: 98 sq. in. / 632 sq. cm

Length: 27 inches / 69 cm

Strung Weight: 11.6oz / 329g

Balance: 6 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 332

Stiffness: 67

Beam Width: 20mm / 23mm / 21mm /

String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses

 

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Kei Nishikori Racquet 2017 – Wilson Burn 95

Specs:

Kei Nishikori Racquet 2017 Review Head Size: 95 sq. in. / 612.9 sq. cm.

Length: 27.25in / 69.22cm

Strung Weight: 11.8oz / 334.52g

Balance: 5 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 335

Stiffness: 68

Beam Width: 22mm / 22mm / 22mm /

String Pattern: 16 Mains / 20 Crosses

 

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Milos Raonic Racquet 2017 – Wilson Blade 98

Specs:

Milos Raonic Racquet 2017 Review Head Size: 98 sq. in. / 632.26 sq. cm.

Length: 27in / 68.58cm

Strung Weight: 11.3oz / 320.35g

Balance: 3 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 328

Stiffness: 65

Beam Width: 21mm / 21mm / 21mm /

String Pattern: 18 Mains / 20 Crosses

 

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David Ferrer Racquet 2017 – Babolat Pure Drive Plus

Specs:

Head Size: 100 sq. in. / 645 sq. cm

Length: 27 inches / 69 cm

Strung Weight: 11.2oz / 317.51g

Balance: 5 pts Head Light

Swingweight: 326g

Stiffness: 70

Beam Width: 23.5mm / 26mm / 23mm

String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses

 

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