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Comments: I wrote a review on this stick once before, but now I have played with it more. I am a 5.0 spin oriented
player. It has great spin but feels wobbly compared to my 90 with added weight. I added a small bit of weight in the throat,
buttcap, handle and end of the head. The frame already feels more stable. I'm hitting more spin and power with the added weight.
Serving is a dream. My kick serve was already my go-to serve but now it's better than ever. My only complaint remains that the off
the wall weight is too low (but that may just be my preference).
Comments: Such a great stick. I'm a user of the regular PS95 (2012 version) and just demoed the 95S this week.
It's very similar to the regular 95 and has that great Pro Staff feel. The difference, however, is that the racquet feels a little more
lively. My balls were going deeper and I could really hit out on it without worrying about the ball going long. Serves were great,
especially the kick serve, which was jumping up a lot. My one complaint is that slice tends to float a little bit too much, but still
can be sharp if you hit it right. I also think that it is ridiculous that this racquet costs $219. Over all, it is an amazing stick and I
am contemplating the idea of switching to it.
Comments: This is my second racquet. The spin this racquet produces is crazy. I can place the ball deep in the
court without worry the ball getting out! From my first hit, I can tell the feel is incredible. I expect more power, however spin
technology made up the loss on power. Overall, I am very satisfied with this racquet. I play with Babolat RPM Blast 58 lbs.
Comments: I've been using a Wilson 90 for the last 15 years. I've honeymooned with various sticks, but i've always
come back to my 90s. Well, the racquet that has made me finally move on is the 2014 Wilson Pro Staff 95S. This may be the best
frame i've ever hit with. The only modifying I did was adding a leather grip and now it is perfection. So fast through the air with
just enough plow through, wicked spin, crazy touch and feel -- the ball just explodes off the string bed. So maneuverable, the
weight is ideal as I could change strokes on the fly. I could never do that with my K90. Exceptional topspin off both sides, this
stick even retained the knife through butter backhand slice and I could easily flatten the ball out for insane winners. Talk about an
extension of one's hand!! I could do whatever I wanted with the ball, with ease. I'm not sure about the folks who said it was too
low powered, I found easy access to tons of power. It may be because I'm coming from my K90s. If you're a thin box beam 90 user
or even a PS88 or PS85 user, you owe it to yourself to demo this amazing stick if you've ever flirted with the idea of moving up in
racquet head size, check this stick out. The stick I purchased had Lux 4g in it at around 50 lbs. Just ordered two more strung with
Volkl Cyclone 16g at 48 lbs. My usual specs unless I'm doing a VS gut/Lux hybrid. I'm a 5.0-5.5 player.
Comments: I'm 4.0-4.5. It produces heavy topspin, and many times I think the ball is out, and stays in frequently. A
few players commented that my ball has more spin, and it's harder to adjust. I can really take a full cut with confidence now.
The kick serve has more bite, and serve with side spin curves out a little more. If you want to hit flat balls like old ProStaff, you are
looking at a wrong racket. On the other hand, if you want to punish the ball with a lot of spin, this is the racquet. The lighter
swing weight allows me to swing fast too. But it's not too light, and in a pinch, it has enough plow through to push the ball deep.
My only complaint is that it's not easy to hit back spin with this. You really have to take pace off from slice or else it goes long
easily. You have to adjust approach slice/volley shorter than before. You should own a stringing machine. The string would last
half of your normal. I demoed before the purchase, and I broke the poly (Lux) from TW in a week.
Comments: Very nice racquet. I'm a 4.5 all-court player with a one handed backhand and an eastern forehand. Love
the box beam. I've added weight to it to get it around 345g. Very whippy. Not that much added topspin from the spin effect stuff,
but when you combine the spin technology with how the frame is built and encourages you to swing then you'll probably end up
with faster, loopier spin-producing strokes that will make a noticeable difference in the type of ball you hit. Doesn't really have
the "classic" Pro Staff feel, however. Others perceive that it does, but I don't. It's just not as solid and substantial as that. It's also a
string-eating monster. If you hit with a lot of spin and play against others who do, then you'll be having to restring more
frequently than you have in your life. No kidding. Before you invest in this racquet you really need to consider how you feel about
restringing so often. I string my own racquets and I've been using bargain nylon and co-poly for years, so at the moment I'm not
bothered by the constant restringing, but you're situation might cause you to feel differently. Oh, the very open pattern makes
stringing a breeze. You'll probably be setting record fast stringing times with this racquet. Once again, nice racquet. I transitioned
easily from my Tour 90s to this racquet and I'm hitting the ball better than ever. I miss that classic Pro Staff feel, but there's no
denying I'm striking the ball better than ever. If you're in the market for a replacement for the demanding Tour 90s, you should
probably give this a demo. Now if only I can find a racquet that performs like this, but feels like a real Pro Staff, then my racquet
search will be over. Maybe Wilson can fix that in the next few years.
Comments: I am a 5.0 player and I only tried it in a demo and the spin was amazing (54 lbs with Lux Savage black).
imagine with the very open string pattern, the string won't last too long. In my opinion, it is too light though (313g). It felt a little
funny when I picked it up. That was probably due to me expecting a Pro Staff to be heavier. If I were to play with it, I would add a
good deal of weight to it but that is just my preference. Great stick. Very clean, stable feel to it. Good acceleration/whip. If I were
make the switch, I would be concerned with string life but keep in mind, I'm saying that after using it as a demo and that's all.
Comments: Love the feel and extra spin from this new Wilson frame. Can't keep strings in it though. I have tried
4G and Alu Power Rough/natural gut strung at 58 lbs and the strings won't even last 50 minutes.
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