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View Poll Results: Which racquet for intermediate baseliner?

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  • Head Microgel Radical OS / Youtek Speed Elite

    2 100.00%
  • Dunlop Aerogel 4D 300 / 500 Tour

    0 0%
  • Yonex Rqis 002 Tour / RDS 002 / RDS 003

    0 0%
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  1. #1

    Which racquet for intermediate baseliner? Dunlop, Head, Yonex

    I'm an intermediate player and after a few years of not playing tennis(6 yrs), would like to play regularly again. My current racquet is a prince equipe oversize longbody (around 900-1000 power level according to Prince power scheme) and I use 2 handed backhand and eastern grip on my forehand. I see myself more of a baseliner since I only go up to the net occasionally and like to hit winner/force error from the baseline. My groundstrokes are more on the flat side with moderate spin. I have a moderate-long swing. These days I feel this racquet is too heavy for me (hence the even flatter shot, as I can't get enough spin on the ball and a lot of balls tend to sail long)

    I'm searching for a new racquet that is a bit more forgiving and lighter so I can setup faster and hence get better swing control. I also think that I should get the heaviest racquest I can handle comfortably; since the equipe is around 12.1 oz, I'm thinking 11 oz - does a 1oz weight difference make enough impact on the swing?) After doing my research, here's my top choices (in alphabetical order):

    dunlop aerogel 4D 300 or dunlop aerogel 4D 500 Tour
    head youtek speed elite or head microgel radical oversize
    yonex rqis 2 tour or yonex rds 003 or rds 002

    Any advice is appreciated

    Cheers

  2. #2
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    I heard a lot of good things about the Dunlops. they also have a very nice price level. ;-)
    Where are you from?

  3. #3
    yes, actually as of today, I'm leaning more towards the AG 4D 500Tour. the head mg radical os is a close second. Any input regarding these 2 racquets? =) Which racquet is more forgiving?

    I'm currently living in Indonesia.

  4. #4
    I've narrowed down my choices into these two : (in the order of preferences)
    1. Dunlop Aerogel 4D 500 Tour
    2. Head Microgel Radical Oversize

    any comments?

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