Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA?? - MensTennisForums.com

MensTennisForums.com

MenstennisForums.com is the premier Men's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!

View Poll Results: What will the 90" to 98" racket change will mean for Federer?

A New Era will begin with great success. 41 36.94%
Nothing will change. He is past his prime. 58 52.25%
His results will suffer even more. 32 28.83%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 111. You may not vote on this poll

Reply

Old 07-16-2013, 02:16 PM   #1
country flag dekomusic
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Age: 37
Posts: 17
dekomusic has a reputation beyond reputedekomusic has a reputation beyond reputedekomusic has a reputation beyond reputedekomusic has a reputation beyond reputedekomusic has a reputation beyond reputedekomusic has a reputation beyond reputedekomusic has a reputation beyond reputedekomusic has a reputation beyond reputedekomusic has a reputation beyond reputedekomusic has a reputation beyond reputedekomusic has a reputation beyond repute
Default Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

Finally it seems that the GOAT has decided it was time for change. A big one in fact. Going from a 90" to a 98".
What you guys think???
Will it be a new era or it will not have any effect on his decline?
Discuss...
dekomusic is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 07-16-2013, 02:17 PM   #2
country flag ProdigyEng
#1
 
ProdigyEng's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Age: 22
Posts: 31,964
ProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

NewRacketerer forum
__________________
Mark Lenders banged your girlfriend, I'm sorry to tell you that mate.
ProdigyEng is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:18 PM   #3
country flag sportstennis
Registered User
 
sportstennis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 666
sportstennis has a reputation beyond reputesportstennis has a reputation beyond reputesportstennis has a reputation beyond reputesportstennis has a reputation beyond reputesportstennis has a reputation beyond reputesportstennis has a reputation beyond reputesportstennis has a reputation beyond reputesportstennis has a reputation beyond reputesportstennis has a reputation beyond reputesportstennis has a reputation beyond reputesportstennis has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

anyway, Roger is getting old.


sad.
__________________
Nadal "Sampras, Ivanisevic match. or one between those kind of players, is not enjoyable. It's not really tennis. it is a few swings of the racquet. For me in the past it was just serve. serve". arrogance.

clay excluded. successive win 0.  If grass and a hard are fast. Like Sampras era. Nadal is able to win only with clay. power of defense and muscles. boring ugly. All the surface is slow now.

fake time-out. cheat. gamesmanship. too noisy annoying always. excuse. boycotts threatened. always dissatisfaction cry complaints. dissatisfaction to schedule. selfish two-year ranking. bump to player. ugly protest. always exaggerated appeal of self condition. etc. overrated by fanatic arrogant blind fan
sportstennis is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:18 PM   #4
country flag Rychu
Not Banned!
 
Rychu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Age: 21
Posts: 17,385
Rychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

To 98? That's a big change...but if there's one player that can manage it, it's Roger Federer.
__________________
The game bores me now

Federer - Del Potro
Rychu is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:24 PM   #5
country flag Rychu
Not Banned!
 
Rychu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Age: 21
Posts: 17,385
Rychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond reputeRychu has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

And secondly, what new era? He may play better but he's 32
__________________
The game bores me now

Federer - Del Potro
Rychu is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:24 PM   #6
country flag Branimir
Registered User
 
Branimir's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Age: 29
Posts: 1,266
Branimir has a reputation beyond reputeBranimir has a reputation beyond reputeBranimir has a reputation beyond reputeBranimir has a reputation beyond reputeBranimir has a reputation beyond reputeBranimir has a reputation beyond reputeBranimir has a reputation beyond reputeBranimir has a reputation beyond reputeBranimir has a reputation beyond reputeBranimir has a reputation beyond reputeBranimir has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

What is he trying to accomplish with that change?
__________________
I don't like Nadal.
Branimir is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:27 PM   #7
country flag ProdigyEng
#1
 
ProdigyEng's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Age: 22
Posts: 31,964
ProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond reputeProdigyEng has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

Quote:
Originally Posted by Branimir View Post
What is he trying to accomplish with that change?
Less shanks .
__________________
Mark Lenders banged your girlfriend, I'm sorry to tell you that mate.
ProdigyEng is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:32 PM   #8
country flag bokehlicious
♥ eve ♥
 
bokehlicious's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Lausanne
Posts: 40,637
bokehlicious has a reputation beyond reputebokehlicious has a reputation beyond reputebokehlicious has a reputation beyond reputebokehlicious has a reputation beyond reputebokehlicious has a reputation beyond reputebokehlicious has a reputation beyond reputebokehlicious has a reputation beyond reputebokehlicious has a reputation beyond reputebokehlicious has a reputation beyond reputebokehlicious has a reputation beyond reputebokehlicious has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

Hopefully again complete domination/demolition over the field for the next four years or so...
bokehlicious is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:37 PM   #9
country flag Fujee
Registered User
 
Fujee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 5,368
Fujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

If only he'd been less stubborn earlier on in his career
__________________
Eufemiano Fuentes

“I worked with cyclists but also footballers, boxers, tennis players and athletes,”


For Posterity

Quote:
Originally Posted by Certinfy View Post
I honestly don't think Brown has much of a chance at all, think he might get a set at best though.
Fujee is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:39 PM   #10
country flag Johnny Groove
When You're On The Poster
 
Johnny Groove's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: South Florida
Age: 25
Posts: 39,481
Johnny Groove has a reputation beyond reputeJohnny Groove has a reputation beyond reputeJohnny Groove has a reputation beyond reputeJohnny Groove has a reputation beyond reputeJohnny Groove has a reputation beyond reputeJohnny Groove has a reputation beyond reputeJohnny Groove has a reputation beyond reputeJohnny Groove has a reputation beyond reputeJohnny Groove has a reputation beyond reputeJohnny Groove has a reputation beyond reputeJohnny Groove has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

Shocking.

However, it is possible it may backfire.

Sampras after losing to Bastl messed around with a number of racquets before going back to the Pro Staff 85 and winning the USO

We will see how these 2 weeks go, he may end up going back to the 90 if the 98 isn't a good fit.
__________________
Follow me on IG for the latest news, vids, pics, and memes
Quote:
Originally Posted by Humphrey Bogart
The only thing you owe the audience is a good performance.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
If I took the time to respond to every criticism that came across my desk, there would be no time for constructive work.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Niccolo Machiavelli
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
Johnny Groove is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:40 PM   #11
country flag samanosuke
Registered User
 
samanosuke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 19,660
samanosuke has a reputation beyond reputesamanosuke has a reputation beyond reputesamanosuke has a reputation beyond reputesamanosuke has a reputation beyond reputesamanosuke has a reputation beyond reputesamanosuke has a reputation beyond reputesamanosuke has a reputation beyond reputesamanosuke has a reputation beyond reputesamanosuke has a reputation beyond reputesamanosuke has a reputation beyond reputesamanosuke has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

Shankerer gets bored of shanks
samanosuke is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:49 PM   #12
country flag Sophocles
Registered User
 
Sophocles's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Age: 41
Posts: 8,958
Sophocles has a reputation beyond reputeSophocles has a reputation beyond reputeSophocles has a reputation beyond reputeSophocles has a reputation beyond reputeSophocles has a reputation beyond reputeSophocles has a reputation beyond reputeSophocles has a reputation beyond reputeSophocles has a reputation beyond reputeSophocles has a reputation beyond reputeSophocles has a reputation beyond reputeSophocles has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

Worth a try.
__________________
"There is no such thing as 'the world'." - Enoch Powell.
Sophocles is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:51 PM   #13
country flag MuzzahLovah
Registered User
 
MuzzahLovah's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Age: 27
Posts: 19,431
MuzzahLovah has a reputation beyond reputeMuzzahLovah has a reputation beyond reputeMuzzahLovah has a reputation beyond reputeMuzzahLovah has a reputation beyond reputeMuzzahLovah has a reputation beyond reputeMuzzahLovah has a reputation beyond reputeMuzzahLovah has a reputation beyond reputeMuzzahLovah has a reputation beyond reputeMuzzahLovah has a reputation beyond reputeMuzzahLovah has a reputation beyond reputeMuzzahLovah has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

won't this just mean more shanks?
__________________
http://www.menstennisforums.com/atta...8&d=1224521470

Emperor Nishikori- King of Comeback- Slayer of Demons- Champion of Tokyo- Conquistador of Barcelona
MuzzahLovah is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:51 PM   #14
country flag samo7266
Registered User
 
samo7266's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Age: 28
Posts: 178
samo7266 has a reputation beyond reputesamo7266 has a reputation beyond reputesamo7266 has a reputation beyond reputesamo7266 has a reputation beyond reputesamo7266 has a reputation beyond reputesamo7266 has a reputation beyond reputesamo7266 has a reputation beyond reputesamo7266 has a reputation beyond reputesamo7266 has a reputation beyond reputesamo7266 has a reputation beyond reputesamo7266 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

http://www.tennis-x.com/xblog/2013-07-16/13055.php

That's the link for those who are curious. From pictures, it looks like a blade 98 with 16X19 string pattern
samo7266 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 02:57 PM   #15
country flag underspin
Registered User
 
underspin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 3,932
underspin has a reputation beyond reputeunderspin has a reputation beyond reputeunderspin has a reputation beyond reputeunderspin has a reputation beyond reputeunderspin has a reputation beyond reputeunderspin has a reputation beyond reputeunderspin has a reputation beyond reputeunderspin has a reputation beyond reputeunderspin has a reputation beyond reputeunderspin has a reputation beyond reputeunderspin has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Roger Federer Confirms New Racquet, He’s Gone From 90 To A 98 Head Size NEW ERA??

I wouldn't have thought it will make a huge difference but there might be a placebo effect, if it gives him confidence then that's good for the tour. Not that I would suggest confidence is the main problem.
underspin is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios