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Very maneuverable and spin friendly, the Extreme from HEAD brings lots of performance to a variety of player styles and levels. Stronger players will love the spin and power offered from all areas of the court, while improving players will enjoy the maneuverable feel and comfortable response from all areas of the stringbed. Our TW playtesters found some useful power from this one, especially when looking for some added juice to finish off a short ball or when ripping a passing shot. At net the racquet offers a very clean feeling response with excellent comfort at impact and a solid feel. Featuring HEAD's new MicroGel technology, the MicroGel material is placed throughout the hoop and is designed to react at contact and distribute shock around the frame. Our on court testing has revealed that the MicroGel Extreme plays with a great deal more softness and comfort than one would expect from a stiff and light frame design. HEAD have also designed the hoop of the Extreme racquets to be wider at the sweetspot, allowing the ball to slide further across the stringbed for improved spin production as well as offering improved racquet stability. This impressive racquet is well worth a demo if you're a 4.0+ level player seeking maneuverability, spin and some useful pop from your racquet.
Please note this racquet does not come with a cover
100 sq. in. / 645 sq. cm.
|Length: 27.25 inches / 69 cm|
|Strung Weight: 11.2oz / 318g|
|Balance: 6pts Head Light|
|Beam Width: 24 - 26 - 23 Tapered Beam|
|Composition: Microgel / Graphite|
|Power Level: Low-Medium|
|Swing Speed: Fast|
|Grip Type: HydroSorb|
16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Mains skip: 8T,8H
No shared holes
|String Tension: 52-62 pounds|
|Other racquets from this series|
A soft and powerful string in a thin gauge for improved ball bite and spin. Offers improved durability thanks to a special DuPont Synthetic 6 Pearl coating.
The ribbon composite construction of this string is designed to offer comfort and control. A great choice to improve the comfort of a stiff frame. Offers a good mix of playability and durability.
The ribbon composite construction of this string is designed to offer comfort and control. A great choice to improve the comfort of a stiff frame. The thin 17 gauge places an emphasis on playability.
Deigned to offer a softer, more elastic feel compared to conventional polyester strings. Great control and durability.
Ultra Tour 17 is designed to offer a softer, more elastic feel compared to conventional polyester strings. Thinner gauge provides more spin and control. One of our most popular polyester strings.
One of the thinnest overgrips available, this grip is a great choice for those looking for a soft grip with good absorbency.