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Professional players and their racquets

Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Josh, Oct 13, 2001.

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  1. demolidor

    demolidor Regular Member

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    Takuma Ueda [​IMG] - Adipower Tour logo2.jpg (ARC11)

    Wing Ki
    Wong [​IMG] - Precision Pro [​IMG] (ARC10)

    Nozomi Okuhara [​IMG] - Adizero Pro [​IMG](VTZF)

    Viktor Axelsen [​IMG] - Adipower Pro
    [​IMG](VTZF)

    Tanguy Citron [​IMG] - Adipower Pro [​IMG] (ARC10)
     
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    From the highlights I saw I think it's the TK-8000
     
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    seems like Tsai Chia Hsin and Chen Hung Ling from Chinese Taipei moved to TK8000

    Kinda surprising considering they're both coming from sw35

    edit: now that I look at victors website, it seems like everyone that was using sw35 recently moved to TK8000 which is very surprising considering the difference in stiffness and balancing of the two racquets
     
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    Hsuan Yi Hsueh [​IMG] - Thruster K8000 [​IMG]

    Ruud Bosch [​IMG] - Virtuoso Performance [​IMG]
    (VT80)

    Koen Ridder [​IMG] - Virtuoso Pro ApacsLogo.jpg
    (ARC10)
     
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    Not so very much imop - the Thruster is generally considered to be rather head heavy. The stiffness is definitely different, but you can get used to that...
     
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    Yes, I checked on the Taiwan web site of Victor and they say Hsueh uses the TK 8000. His smashes in his match against JOJ in the Sudirman cup were awesome!
     
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    The power from the Tk8000 is undeniable. Players just don't seem to like how flexible it is!
     
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    When the players switch racquets, they don't necessarily keep the same specs. For example Peter Gade went from arc 10 to voltric 80. Tontowi went from armortec 900 power to BS 12. There are many examples actually. Quite puzzling, isn't it?
     
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    Actually not - players are just humans after all ;)
    They can change their preference...and whenever they change sponsors they mostly just go with what feels good. Sometimes that means a change of specs, apparently. Sometimes they can also bow to their sponsor's pressure as well (although that was certainly not the case with PG - he was one of Yonex' bigger assets after all).
     
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    may i know what racket Indonesia Angga Pratama/Rian Agung Saputro using??
     
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    Boe is back using the Voltric 80 in the Surdiman Cup.
     
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    J. Fischer @ Sudirman Cup 2013

    Capture.JPG
     
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    What are we looking at here, exactly?
     
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    What racket does Chen Long uses now?
     
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    N55 still ...

    Nope, a Babolat X-Feel Blast as already reported a looooong time ago (;))
     
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    Any fans know what racket is Xu Chen using ?
     
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    N80 bro, heheh
     
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    What racket does Ko/Lee using in sudirman cup 2013 ?
     
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    Same thing they've been using for the past half year. Blue color BS 12
     

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