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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-11-2007, 04:45 PM Thread Starter
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New racquet- ideas?

I used to play tennis a bit at school and now, nearly 10 years later, I've decided to pick up a racquet and start trying to play again.

I have an old Head racquet that I bought from Argos years and years ago that I've been using recently. It's OK, but not great and it's quite heavy and scratched.

I'm looking for something new that will hopefully help me to improve all areas of my game. My forehand isn't too bad, but my serve and backhand are severely lacking. Having only just started playing again recently, I'm still working on building up my consistency and timing, but I'm playing once a week, and hopefully more often soon.

It's a bit confusing trying to work out what racquet to go for. Does anyone have any good advice for a beginner working towards intermediate level?

All I know is that the racquet i currently have is a grip size of 4 1/2 and the head size is 660 sq cm.

Many thanks everyone
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-19-2007, 06:59 PM
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Go to a local tennis shop and demo some racquets. They will be able to pick out a few for you. Pick out the one that feels best to you.

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Nothing substitutes for demoing a racquet for yourself.


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wilson kzen
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