The Classic V1 was introduced in 1994 and was one of the original 'tweener racquets featuring "comfort technology." This latest version brings an updated cosmetic but remains a classic for players wanting 'tweener characteristics in a comfortable, standard length racquet. Labeled a "virtual extension of the arm" by TENNIS Magazine in 1995, the Classic V-1 vaulted to popularity throughout the mid-'90s as an "arm saver" and remains one of Volkl's best selling racquets. The first racquet to incorporate Volkl's patented Big Grommets, the Classic V-1 has outstanding maneuverability like a midplus but has the forgiveness of an oversize. Volkl's Dual Damping Grip effectively reduces shock and vibration for a comfortable, dampened response. Indeed, our TW playtesters enjoyed the Classic V-1 for its distinctly cushioned feel and its abilitly to retain touch and some racquet feedback. The Classic V-1 will appeal to a broad cross-section of players. Improving beginners will find adequate power in the 102 sq in head, while intermediate and advanced players can adjust string tension to gain the control they require.
102 sq. in. / 658.06 sq. cm.
|Length: 27in / 68.58cm|
|Strung Weight: 10.8oz / 306.17g|
|Balance: 1 pts HL|
|Beam Width: 27mm / 22mm /|
|Composition: High Modulus Graphite/Kevlar|
|Power Level: Medium|
|Stroke Style: Medium-Full|
|Swing Speed: Moderate|
Black w/Yellow Lettering
|Grip Type: Dual-Dampening Grip|
16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Mains skip: 8T,8H
No Shared Holes
|String Tension: 50-60 pounds|
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