Professional players and their racquets

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  1. giggle

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    do most MD pros use 3U or 4U? or does it vary widely depending on the player?

    Most local people/people playing casually recommend 4U for doubles since the racket is faster. I wanted to see if this is true at the professional level
     
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    Generally speaking, most pros use 3u rackets, but there are 4U users as well. Singles players tend to go heavier than the doubles specialists, but that's is also not a hard rule...
    With most players, as a rule of thumb I'd advise to go for a 4u racket on heavy models (Voltric series for example), but it really depends on the individual. Some are just fine with the heavy stuff while others prefer 4U versions of even balanced rackets.
    What have you used before, and were you satisfied and had no physical problems?
     
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    victor hv 4U too
     
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    Does anyone know what Huang YaQiong was using at the Denmark Open?
     
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    Posted in the Li-ning thread.

     
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    srikanth kidambi switched to AX99 from VTZF2
     
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    So did Salina
     
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    Do you mean Saina ? Yes, she uses 99 but earlier used astrox 77, not zF2.
     
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    haha
    yes, SN
    damn autocorrect
     
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    Do yuki fukushima and sayaka hirota use astrox 88s 3u? or 4u? I am really wonder
     
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    I've been to French Open and I saw some players' rackets. Surprisingly, Ginting is using AX88D 4U SP.
    I think Momota is using a custom racket there is no weight/grip indications on the cone.
     
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    What about Chen long?
     
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    Does anybody know what Rasmus Gemke and Goh Jin Wei are using? It looks to be the same racket for both of them, at first I thought it was a Jetspeed 9, but now I'm not so sure.[​IMG]
     
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    For gemke it's a tk330. It's weird since it's a midrange racket, but there is no doubt on this one.
     
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    Err no .It's a hx990. Have seen it in the past on Victor's page about hx990
     
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    Just watch the T of the racket on the photo above my post, it's black, the hx990 is red/orange there...
     
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    Who knows what racket Chen Long uses? And what string/tension?
     
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    It's a 3D 900D. No idea about tension or string.

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    Sounds very tight. One of the nicest sounding strings on tour right now I'd say. Sounded a fair bit tighter than Momota's strings yesterday.

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