Intermediates looking for a powerful and spin friendly racquet with a generous hitting surface should like this impressive update to the Juice 108. With its oversize head, wide beam, and grippy 16x19 string pattern, this racquet makes it very easy to add pace and spin to the ball. At 27.25" the Juice 108 provides some extra leverage so the player can accelerate more powerfully through contact. Taken together, these features make this racquet great for beginners in need of a generous hitting zone and easy depth. It's also not bad for the advanced player looking to regain a lost step. New to this version is Wilson's Parallel Drilling technology which reduces the friction between string and frame in key locations to expand the sweetspot. Wilson also loads this one with its Amplifeel 360handle system in order to ensure a cleaner feel. From the baseline the Juice 108 provides shorter strokes with easier depth. There's also plenty of spin to be had. At net the oversize head provides a luxurious surface for making clean and powerful contact with the ball. Doubles specialist will definitely appreciate the mobility and put-away power of this one. The extra length comes in handy on serves where power abounds. Ultimately, this is a must demo for anyone who wants a powerful oversize racquet that swings easy and offers impressive performance from all areas of the court.
108 sq. in. / 696.77 sq. cm.
|Length: 27.25in / 69.22cm|
|Strung Weight: 10.5oz / 297.67g|
|Balance: 13.66in / 34.7cm / 0 pts EB|
|Beam Width: 26mm / 26mm / 26mm /|
|Composition: Basalt Fibers woven w/[K]arophite Black|
|Power Level: High|
|Stroke Style: Compact|
|Swing Speed: Slow|
Navy Blue/ White/ Yellow/ Light Blue
|Grip Type: Wilson Sublime Grip|
16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Mains skip: 7T,9T,7H,9H
No Shared Holes
|String Tension: 51-61 pounds|
Babolat Pure Drive 107
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Yonex EZONE Ai 108
An ultra light oversize racquet loaded with comfort, precision and plenty of pop. Best suited to 3.5+ level players. Headsize: 108sq.in. String Pattern: 16x18. Standard Length.