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Comments: I have being playing tennis for 40 years and use all the best racquets available. This racquet is a
superb product. I tried the newer 6.1 BLX and decided to go with the older K 6.1, in terms of stability and power it will be very
difficult to improve on it. This is the climax!
Comments: I've used this K Factor a couple of times now, and i have to say it's a
great racquet. I feel like I have much more control now, as I rarely
hit a shot long and and can swing harder and more freely without
worrying so much about the ball flying on me. At first, serves felt
much weaker than with my Liquidmetal 4, but it just needs some
getting used to. I am going to put some Golden Set SnakeBite 16
strings on them at 58 pounds, which should give me some more bite.
Overall, a beautiful racquet that boosts confidence.
Comments: Loved this racquet, I play with a 6.1 90 BLX, still my racquet of choice but I occasionally switch around
to this one when I feel I'm hitting off and weaker. Really easy to swing with this racquet, can generate really good headspeed, as
well as a good combo of power and spin. The 95 headsize gives a bigger sweetspot than the BLX. Probably the best serving stick
I've had, definitely got some extra pace and much more kick. This racquet though is a bit stiff, which is why I didn't make the full
switch, a bit harsh on the arm sometimes, so I didn't want to risk the injury. A bit lacking in control as well compared the BLX but
not by much. Overall this is one of the best racquets I've played with, it suits my game, a better alternative to the BLX in terms of
power and pace if you need to get some juice on the serve. I've played with the KProstaff 88 as well, I think this racquet could be
called a more user-friendly version, but still a bit stiff, and doesn't have that whip I get from the 6.1 90.
Comments: Awesome service from Tennis Warehouse. Ordered from UK on late Sunday US time and the racquet
arrived on Wednesday in UK around 1pm. That's fast. I had custom strings as well. This racquet is awesome. I normally play with
weight around 280-290 grams unstrung, I was worried I wouldn't be able to handle this new racquet. But instead I was able to
handle it perfectly and was able to pull off a lot solid shots and was able to hit the corners and lines. Once I got the racquet going,
I didn't need to put much effort into the shots to return the fast and powerful balls hit at me. Serving with this racquet is also
great. I think I have found the right racquet, I will be using this racquet for many years as long as I don't break it and Tennis
Warehouse don't stop selling it.
Comments: Wow! I used to play with the Head MicroGel Radical MP and switching to this my shots were more
controlled and had way more spin. The smaller head size took some getting used to but once I did this racquet became a sniper
Comments: I've yet to hit with this racquet, but I wanted to comment on the superb look and feel of the stick, as
well as the fantastic service from Tennis Warehouse. By far the best service and fastest postage I've ever witnessed. I ordered the
racquet with custom hybrid stringing on Friday (Australian time) and it arrived Monday morning. Fantastic! The stringer also did a
fantastic job. Thank you so much Tennis Warehouse.
Comments: I gave up on Wilson Prostaff's for a number of years after getting shoulder problems from using an
ncode 6.1 18 x 20 with poly a few years ago. After trying many different flexy frames, I figured I'd try the 6.1 one more time with
the open string pattern and with a softer string and lo and behold, I really like it. I can use a very relaxed swing and let the heft of
the frame do the work. I get great spin and placement and even with a poly hybrid, if I give myself a day or two in between
sessions, my shoulder is no worse off than with my KI5 and the power level is much higher than with my Pro Kennex. Where this
frame shines is on serve and at the net. If my arm holds up this will be a keeper. I will go with full gut next string job and I should
Comments: Ok, I usually don't care much about this kind of stuff to bother posting a review, but having played with
this racquet I had a feeling of "Where have you been all my life." I play with a eastern one-handed backhand and eastern forehand,
and this racquet suited me perfectly. It had incredible control, and it is much easier to hit a wide variety of spin. Volleys were great
also. Although the power rating is low, it forces you to create your own, and often I find myself pinning my opponent to the fence.
Don't be fooled with this racquet YOU can generate crazy pace and spin. But there are a few problems, the racquet is very much on
the heavier side so if you have trouble with heavy racquets in general, this one is no exception. Serving takes a while to get used
to, as it is tough to get fast racquet head speed on it. Smaller headsize was a huge problem in the beginning when I used it but
you'll get used to it quickly, if you frame hits frequently with a bigger headsize you should avoid this racquet. Also if you are
someone who has trouble with generating pace, then avoid this racquet as you will need good technique and form to generate any
sort of power. But in all, this racquet is perfect for someone who is a bit advance and familiar with the game.
Comments: This racquet is amazing. Great control combined with moderate power. This racquet is grade A and if
you try it out you for sure will be taking one home.
Comments: I've been playing with the Ksix-one 95 for over 2 years now and don't ever plan on changing. When I
first started using the K95, I didn't really get a good feel from it but after hitting with it for a couple of days, it started to grow on
me and when I put in a full bed of Pro Supex Big Ace, it got even better. With the new strings, I got more pop, feel, control and a
lot of spin. I still had to generate more power on my own but that's something I like. After snapping my strings, I used full
Tecnifibre Syn Gut which was a mistake and went back to the good ole Pro Supex.
Comments: I have only had the Wilson KSix-One 95 racquet for about a year and a half but it has been an awesome
racquet to use. Of course as with all racquets it is not a one size fits all racquet. Here are some of the things that have made me
stay with this racquet over some of the other racquets that I have demoed and tried out. 12.3 oz. Strung Weight: This racquet is a
heavy-weight among racquets. At first it is kind of hard to get used to since I was using a 8-9 oz. racquet and I was afraid of
losing the speed and agility I had with my older racquet but I quickly found that extra weight is more toward my style. It took me
about 2-3 weeks to get used to the heavier racquet but the weight really helped me power through my shots. My wrists and
shoulders got much stronger, improving my serve and my overall groundstrokes. I could hit heavier balls that I normally had
trouble with. 8 points Head Light: This is probably the biggest reason I love this racquet. It's one of the heftier racquets out there
but with all the weight being in the handle it seems lighter than it should be. Most heavy racquets are hard to maneuver around at
the net but with the head of the racquet being so much lighter it moves around quite quickly allowing for great reflex volleys and
overheads. 95 in. Head Size: I have always had trouble keeping my shots from going out. My power was hard to control and I had
a hard time putting enough spin on the ball. The smaller head size caused me quite a few unforced errors in the first couple
months but quickly became beneficial as I had a lot more control on my shots.
Comments: I've been so consistent since I used this. I hit powerful serves, groundstrokes, excellent angles in
Comments: OK, FINALLY, I can do this. Don't laugh, but until now I had been using my vintage Dunlop Max 200G
Pro (85 sq in). As I am getting older, I have had the foresight (not necessarily the need) to find something to replace them; I
wanted something with similar specs and playability but with 10 more square inches.
I've purchased and hit with too many racquets to name. By chance I grabbed a 4 3/8 (18x20) demo of this fine specimen and
immediately fell in love. I can honestly say this is the first racquet I have hit with that plays just as good as or slightly better than
the 200G. I am 6'2" 210 lb with a Steffi Graf type forehand (meaning I am slightly behind the ball), and I rely greatly on the slice
backhand for both offense and defense; however, my primary attacking style is the serve and volley. I haven't liked previous
versions of the 6.1 especially on serves and backhands, but with this gem I have pinpoint placement with power on serve, and I
can hit penetrating shots.
Comments: I'm so glad this racquet came back to the warehouse! It has excellent control, insane power and superb
plow through. It may tire my arm for using it for a week straight, but it definitely served as an extension to it. In fact, I had given
up my brand new Aeropro Drive GT for another stick. Bravo Wilson, well done. I like them better than the BLXs.
Comments: This racquet is plain amazing. From by top spin forehand to my flat backhand, my slices, volleys, and
serves, this racquet is the way to go. I tried the Head Liquid Metal, Babolat Areo Pro Cortex and wilson once again beat the
competition. With the super thin beam I was able to control all my shots for pin point accuracy, then for the big winner. With its
low power, anyone will be able to swing as hard as they like and still hit near the baseline. I am a 3.5 player but still highly enjoy
this racquet to hit with, The K-Six one 95 his one of the heavier racquets I've used but then allows me to hit a very penetrating
shot. I highly recommend this racquet for all those hit alot of spin, and hard....I love this racquet and never would go back to the
other competition...way to go Wilson you done it again with a perfect Racquet.
Comments: Great stick! I would definitely recommend getting the 18x20 to give ya a little more life out of the
strings. It seems a little heavy, and took about a week for my arm to get used to it. You feel like god when you hit it in the center.
Comments: I've had this racquet for one year, and I am very satisfied with it. I admit that it has some areas of
opportunity, like the small sweet spot that does not forgive out-of-the-center hits and the elbow pain you will get if your timing
is not right. However, when hitting the ball right, there is no other racquet like this one. Great control, feel, and spin. Even
though the racquet has not much power and I am not a big hitter, I am still able to hit some winners once in a while. Great racquet
Comments: I received a demo of this racket just today through UPS, as
well as the K Six-One Tour 90 and the Dunlop Aerogel 200. I must say,
this one stood out. The spin capability was INCREDIBLE, especially since
I use a full western grip. I was cranking balls deep into the court with
awesome precision. My volleys increased ten fold. I can get a low ball
with ease and slice with much back spin. My serves are much more
powerful with much more spin. 10/10, a MUST DEMO!
Comments: This is a great racquet with good control and solid groundstrokes. Volleying is a little more difficult for
me due to the size of the head. The main problem is that this racquet is giving me a serious case of tennis elbow.
Comments: This racquet is so far my favorite racquet ever. I kind of bought this on a whim because I love Wilson
racquets. I had previously been using the k6.1 team which I like, but it wasn't very nice on my arm and I couldn't make it work for
me. This racquet how ever is very nice with my game. I use heavy topspin on my forehand and backhand and with the open
string pattern it made it very easy to access the spin. My serve has always been my week point because I'm not very consistent
with it but it came a lot more naturally with this racket for some reason. Forehand was very consistent when I bent my knees and
swung with a lose arm. Backhand was easily my favorite shot because I found I could place it with ease. Volleys were clean and I
just need to work on them more before they are amazing. all in all 9.5 out of 10 stars
Comments: Great Racket with wonderful feel. Its power is easy to generate with the weight that it has. The open
string pattern generates a TON of spin its crazy I use a full western grip and this racket has helped me create the types of shots
how i want when I want. The only problem that I have with it is that the uhh nothing nothing at all there is nothing wrong with this
Great racket, lots of control but it is heavy. It feels good for the 1st few matches but after a while, my elbow really began to feel it.
You must have good mechanics to take advantage of this racket - definitely for advanced players.
Comments: Excellent racquet. I am using the Asian version so it's a bit lighter. Serving with this racquet is epic and
performing spin leaves you with wonders.
Comments: This racquet is great. I get so much more spin on my groundstrokes and serve than my old KBlade 98.
Volleys are good. It's a little clunky at the net because of the weight. This might be because I am a freshman on my high school
varsity tennis team, and I'm not that strong. The pros of this racquet are way better than they single con of this racquet. You wont
be disappointed buying this racquet.
Comments: This is a great racquet! The pros: Excellent stability, good level of power and control if strung at right
tension with poly strings. Cons: No two sticks are the same weight. I bought my first stick in April this year and its less head light
(even balance) than stick I bought last week. I played with the more head light racquet last night and it feels like my tennis elbow
has made a return, albeit not as bad as when I used to play with the K Blade 93.
Comments: This racquet provides a very solid response. Evey shot feels great and you can take charge of the point.
Much better than the ksix one 95 team racquet. That was way too light and not stiff. Overall Amazing racquet.
Comments: I'm sorry to say but this frame really has a couple of issues if you compare with previous Pro Staffs.
First of all it has become too stiff, and that has made the sweet spot a tad smaller than on my Hyper pro staff carbon. The feel of
the ball on impact is now also to dampened for my taste. Further it is to overpowered and unpredictable for my taste when
swing'ing out full throttle. The ball bounces off the stringbed too quickly, and that makes adjustments in the hitting moment
impossible. Since the introduction of the Pro Staff in the '80s, I have really loved this range and have had a lot of the different
frames in this range over the years. The outstanding feature was always the predictable response. I more or less had the Wilson
logo tattooed in my forehead... My guess is that Wilson with this K-factor-frame has tried to broaden the target customer by
putting in more power and dampened feel. And it might be the "right" decision, but for me personally, I prefer my old Hyper Pro
staff. They have more feel, more predictability, easier to put in last minute topspin with the wrist; more players stick. Upside on
the K-factor might be stability, softness on the arm on impact and power, but again: that is not what I hoped to find. Finally: if
you are buying more than one frame, be sure to weigh them and check that the balance is the same. The three frames I bought
was quite different in both weight and balance. Please Wilson: put the old Hyper Pro Staff Carbon 6.1 back in production, with
precision in weight and balance... I've only got one playable frame left...
Comments: First off this racquet is NOT heavy at all. It's definitely "HEAVY" in racquet terms, but the head light
balance makes it quite maneuverable. So don't let the weight intimidate you. Maybe if your a freshman in high school I can see
why some would think it's heavy. If you're not strong enough, just hit the weight room. First thing I noticed was the POWER of this
racquet, whew! TONS of plow through and stability. Because of my very long, and fast swing style, many balls sailed long on me in
the beginning, but once I held back a bit and put more spin on the ball, I was in groove with my groundstrokes. Like many other
reviews have said, this is an excellent racquet for serving. I could tell the weight of the frame really added more pop on my serves
when compared to my other racquet. Also noticed more punch on my volleys. The frame is very rock solid at net. If you have the
strength, shots, and skills, this racquet is only going to make your game better. So go get a bagful NOW!
Comments: I've been only playing tennis for 2 years and I never found a racquet that has more control than the
KSix-One 95. I love this racquet. It feels nice when i do my ground strokes and serves. Very consistent.
Comments: This is a great racquet: good spin potential, a lot of power, and above average control. The swing
weight is gigantic, but that gives it amazing plow. You will no be pushed around with this racquet. The one complaint I have with
this racquet is the high stiffness. It gave me tennis elbow and I switched to the NSix-One 95 and my elbow problems have since
gone away. So if you're elbow and shoulders can take the hit from this racquet, it's a good buy.
Comments: This is simply an exquisitely crafted racquet. Prior to my obtainment of this marvel, I was hopelessly
lost when it came to the game of tennis. This miraculous racquet has endlessly aided me in my quest to surpass my excellent
friend, Phun. When I came across this racquet, all my prayers were answered. With it, I was able to maintain impeccable control on
my strokes whilst generating significant power. A warning to Phun, my old friend, henceforth, you shall never best me again.
Comments: This racquet is fantastic! But first things first, I am from Hong Kong and the racquet I bought was the
Asian version which only weighs lighter at 310g (10.9oz) unstrung. Nevertheless, putting some lead tape to match the stats of the
European or USA versions is fine too as my coach does this with the X version of this racquet which only has a different swing
weight of 30g less than the one displayed at tennis warehouse.
I'm used to playing with a 105 headsize frame and switching to a 95 sq.in was really frightening. Strangely however, this actually
benefited me as swinging with a smaller head size helped me generate a lot of pace on the ball due to more racquet-head speed.
Even my dad, who uses the Babolat Pure Drive Roddick GT noticed a significant change.
Plus, thanks to Wilson's new Karophite Black Technology and the slightly smaller head size, I had a lot of control on the ball which
kept my balls from sailing long, unlike racquets of bigger headizes. For players on the lower side of intermediate players (like me),
I do recommend stringing the racquet at 55 pounds because it balances out the control and power while still maintaining excellent
feel and touch.
Surprisingly, I also found that despite having a smaller headsize, I didn't find any dead spots in the racquet so it was quite
forgiving. The open 16 x 18 string pattern gave me plenty of spin which kept my balls smudging the line every time. My volleys
were usually stable which allowed me to end points fairly quickly.
Comments: I like this racquet! It is good at first, even thinking the head size maybe too small. I recommend for any
player having experience because it maybe too hard for beginning players to hit with it. Good control and also for power.
Sometimes when I'm playing with a friend my volleys feel so good to hit and am always winning points. Ground strokes are so
powerful and accurate if you try to hit with power and accuracy. All in all this racquet is good one!
Comments: At first I was afraid of the headsize (I used to use a 100sq in) but after using it it felt exactly like a
100sq in, maybe even better! Awesome on groundstrokes, slices and serves. Especially on volleys :)!
Comments: Perfect combination of SPIN & POWER, Great on VOLLEYS, AMAZING racquet for SERVING!!! Get this
racquet! The best ever!
Comments: Love that it's head light and it makes it easy the maneuverability quite easy. The sweet spot is pretty
average but the feeling on hitting it just right is great. As a player racquet it is truly about control and with the right strokes this
thing will do anything you want. It's on the heavy side most definitely but unless you're swinging this stick for 3 hours you won't
be troubled. Great
groundstrokes, precise serving, and great for experienced players and
people looking to get better, A LOT better.
Comments: Been playing with this racquet for about 2 years and its a great frame. It definitely requires solid
ground strokes but I have never played with a frame that is so solid through the hitting zone. Contact feels great every time and it
offers the option to hit kick, slice, and flat serves all very well. Would highly recommend it.
Comments: I upgraded from a Pure Drive (PD) and love the solid feel from this stick. With the PD, returning a heavy
serve or volley meant the racquet spinning in my hand - it just couldn't handle anything hit hard. With this racquet it never budges
and feels like a hot knife through butter. Going up in weight plus a smaller head size was a bit of an adjustment, but the more you
play with it the more comfortable it becomes. You will need to have solid ground strokes and great preparation to wield this one -
lack of solid strokes will result in a poorly returned ball. The open string bed closely resembled the PD so generating spin isn't an
issue. The only CON would be when out of position or stretching out for the ball or trying to make a last second adjustment, the
weight of the racquet prohibits vs. the PD. Overall great stick, if frustrated, give it time and you will become a believer. One wish,
make the head slightly larger for us 4.5ers...
Comments: This racquet is great until it fatigues, then it's too flexible and power is too tough to generate. Still a
good touch/feel racquet, but I miss the feel from when I strung it the first time (when I bought it) the crispness, I may/may not get
a new one.
Comments: A very great and versatile racquet. The cosmetic looks great with a Tournagrip. I like this stick with VS
Gut 17, it gives good spin and control. I found this stick to be better suited to smooth serve and volleying. Big hitting baseliners
can find this racquet to be a good partner as well. There's useful pop and control is spot on. I added lead to the head @ 3 and 9
and a substantial amount under the handle. Great racquet for everyone.
Comments: This is definitely the best racquet I've ever owned! It's a beautifully balanced racquet that affords super
control. This racquet has been perfect for my all-court game. It has a generous sweet spot, and it's rock solid on ground strokes,
volleys, and serves. It is a player's racquet, which means you have to generate your own power and use proper swing
Comments: Too light. The response outside of the sweet spot is very dead, something I experienced a lot when
taking a rip at returns. I string all with gut and still had trouble getting pace because of the lack of any heft. The Kps88 is much
more reliable. I did really enjoy hitting serves, because the light weight and maneuverability really helped me get good kick and
slice, also the open string pattern assisted me when flattening out for the big one up the middle. :-) Okay racquet, I just need
something with more heft.
Comments: Just bought two of these and love them. I am still adjusting to the weight as I switched from a lighter
frame, but love the feel. The racquet is so solid from all areas of the court. Love the groundstrokes with this one. o doubt the
most solid frame I have ever tried.
Comments: I've used this racquet for 2+ years and it is positively the best frame I've ever hit with. This racquet
does demand a powerful swing. It definitely will not do the work for you. It is heavy, stiff, and requires a precise stroke. Not trying
to belittle anyone, but those having tennis elbow problems should check their groundstrokes or use a lighter more flexible frame.
Comments: This is by far the best racquet I've ever used. It is a control racquet, but also has a good amount of
power. I use a hybrid of Signum Pro Poly Plasma mains and Babolat Super Fine Play crosses at 60lb and it works like a charm.
Comments: Hi Henry in Montevideo. I am using a combination of the Tecnifibre NRG (for the crosses) and Tecnifibre
Red Code on my Wilsons KSix-ones. Works very good. Try it for a good feel and durability. Cheers, Adam!
Comments: Just hit with this stick and all I can say is WOW!! Great spin, great power, control and touch. Best suited
to 4.5+ level players.
Comments: I think this is a great stick. I have been using the K-90 for several years now and wanted to see if this
racquet would give a little more pop on serve. It certainly does have more power than the K-90, but not quite as much feel and
control. Noticeably stiffer. Overall, a fair trade to get more free, quick points on serve and more power with less effort. Take a
off the groundstrokes and the ball will stay in. Volleys are great and on par with the K-90 (except for the drop volley!). No racquet
does all things perfectly well, but this is pretty close.
Comments: I bought two of these three months ago and I cannot find the right string and tension. I felt very
comfortable with my former ncodes 6.1 using polys 16 at 56lbs, but although the Ks feel even more stable and solid than the
ncodes, the Kfactors are turning me miserable. I agree with most of the people here that this racquet is second to none at serves
and volleys. I hit flat, slice and kick serves more easily than before and my volleys are solid-rock. However, I can't recover my
consistent ground strokes with these. I guess that it's a matter of strings / tension. I tried different polys 16 at 56, 54 and 52lbs,
and this week I was playing with 48lbs... and I'm not even close. Will change gauge and then try to synthetics, which I was
avoiding due to string break (I'm play with heavy top spin both sides and second serves)... will see. Cheers!
Comments: Very pleased to buy this racquet. Nice spin potential and great serve are benefits of this monster, but
some problems on the volleys are occurred with my play. Maybe in the future will improve when I get used to it everyone should
find the right strings for this monster. It gives the best precision and power; think of getting some polyester strings to reduce the
power of this racquet..will see..but finally I give all credit to Wilson. The feeling and spin of the ksix doesn't compare to any other
Comments: So I demoed this stick for two hours, and I completely agree with every comment about the
phenomenal control, spin, power, and plow-through. The stability on volleys and groundstrokes is very impressive. I felt like a
surgeon at the net. The only problem was I woke up the next morning with tennis elbow, and I've never had tennis elbow in 19
years of playing. Took me a week just to recover. After searching the Tennis Warehouse forums, I discovered this racket has a
reputation for being an arm breaker - quite a few K95 users have developed elbow or shoulder injuries.
Comments: Wow, if you are predominantly a baseliner with a relatively compact swing with good drive through the
ball, oh my gosh bee-geebers, go out and get a bag full of these tomorrow! The stability of this racket going through the ball is
amazing. I have owned that spot 6 inches from the baseline with this stick. Nice spin, great control. My 2hbh is coming along very
nicely, but is still in "coming along" mode and with this racket even an occasional off-center strike still puts the ball deep. Your
opponent can hit the ball as hard as they want and this racket will laugh at them! I did find the racket very stable and precise
volleying as well, although a bit slow maneuvering. It says it is balanced 8 pts head light, but it feels like much of that weight is
way out on the head. The only real issue I had was with serving. My main gun is still the PSC 6.1-95, not the lightest racket on the
planet, but I found getting the K-factor comfortably through my service motion a bit of a chug. And even felt a little twinge in the
elbow after a few pounds -- and my elbow never hurts. When I did get good contact it was as awesome as everything else it did.
Amazing control and solid power. This is one very sweet racket, BY FAR the best of all the rackets I demoed (our group has had a
demo-fest over the past couple weeks), if I was a bit younger and stronger I would already have my order in for a couple K-factor
16x18's ------ may still.
Comments: Oh my gosh, I love this racquet. I got it on Wednesday (from my pro shop) and
have loved it. I played a match with it minutes after getting strings put on it and immediately won 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. Keep in mind
that this was a BRAND NEW racquet, no break in period. Feels great on volleys, great on groundstrokes, nice control and good spin
potential. My serve became 3x faster after only ONE HOUR of playing with it. I would DEFINITELY recommend it to any ADVANCED
player looking to really get serious and get a racquet worthy of their skill. I'm 14 and I stepped up from a 110 sq. in Head Agassi
Extreme XL beginner's racquet.
Comments: This is a great racquet. Great comfort, power and control. This racquet boosted the level of my game a
lot, my backhand became much better.
Comments: This racquet is absolutely amazing! A friend of mine let me hit with his and it was HEAVEN! You do have
to find the right string, but once done you will be hitting angles with ease. I will be ordering mine soon. GET THIS racquet.
Comments: If you're thinking about buying this racquet definitely go for it. You have to be a somewhat advanced
player, but this racquet has great control due to the right amount of stiffness and the handle-heavy balance gives extra pace on
serves and depth on slices/volleys. I am a advanced junior player and I highly recommend this racquet.
Comments: For the legions of players who, like me, have been loyal to the 6.1 line in all its incarnations: Fear not.
This will play like an old friend. As you know, each one had its trade-offs. This one trades a bit of the solid feel of the NCode for a
bit more pop and a bit more feel. It also plays just a bit lighter. But all the differences are slight. It's still the same heavy-but-
head-light, control-oriented frame we've known and loved. I played great with it the first time--whispered "Wow" to myself a
couple of times. But the best things about this racquet are not what has changed, but what hasn't. I'm about to order my second.
Comments: Demoed this racquet for about an hour. Good overall but too powerful and stiff for my taste.
Comments: Very stable with a lot of control, I liked it. I play with the Pro Staff original 95, which I love and this one
is somewhat similar but I didn't like the high swingweight. For some reason it's higher than the heavier K-90 so that's a little
strange. But good frame, if you're used to using a 12oz frame or heavier, you will definitely love the feel and the way this thing
Comments: Until I found this racquet I had never realized my potential. I hit one ball with this racquet while I was
demoing it and haven't touched another racquet since. This is the best racquet on the planet in my opinion. The best combination
of solid feel, precision, and pop for punishing serves and approach shots in a racquet that I have ever played with. You do have to
find the correct stings to suit your game, however. But as soon as you do your opponents will be begging for mercy.
Comments: This is the best racquet ever! I love it it has a very nice feel to it but it does not grip the ball whatsoever.
I decided to make a hybrid of Babolat Addiction and Wilson Super Spin and it works perfect. If you have the money then buy it you
will not be disappointed. Breaking strings is not a problem for this racquet.
Comments: This racquet was an instant improvement for me switching from the KBlade98. At first I could notice the
headsize change, but after some practice it's not noticeable. The racquet fells very sturdy and is very easy to swing, allowing you
to put consistent power and accuracy on nearly all shot, be it forehand, backhand, serve, or volley.
Comments: Very solid feel through the ball and 16x18 pattern is good for spin generation. The racquet 1st had
Wilson NXT and it felt very nice at approx. 55lbs but quickly broke and I restrung with Enduro at 51 lbs. Tension loss after a
couple rounds was too much and racquet had too much power (string issue not racquet). With the right string and tension this
racquet has a great balance between power, control, and spin. Most impressed with solid feel through the ball at high swing
speeds and return of serves. Serve had a lot of power and action too!!!
Comments: Great racquet. I'm a high school player and it offers good control. A lot of people say that it is too
heavy, but I think you just have to have the muscle to use it.
Comments: VERY TRUE TO THE HERITAGE. I got the original 6.1 in 1992, my 1st ever good racquet and I still have
it. Have played with tons of sticks over the years till I finally got the K 6-1 team (16X18) as I missed the old, reliable feel of the Pro
Staff Classic. In many ways, the 6.1 has changed, the K6-1 is more user friendly, a bit lighter to swing so I guess some of the
reviewers here were disappointed as it feels less "solid". But I totally love it! The balance is the key, very head light in a regular
weighted racquet has been the appeal of Wilson Pro Staff frames down the years and in that respect, this one delivers. One old
review said of the hitting area of the original PS Class that it was "lively and reliable" and this is the 2nd big benefit that is retained
in the K6-1. I compared it to my existing stick at that time, the nBlade 106 and even though the headsize is significantly larger,
the K6-1 actually plays "easier." Very very satisfied with this stick. It totally lives up to the proud heritage in a more user friendly
package. Well done, Wilson!
Comments: Awesome racquet... Amazing control, I was getting balls out because the tension was way to low for
me, I string at 60, 62. And my serves were just perfect so more consistent, more power, and more spin. Volleys were ok. Backhand
wasn't the best maybe that's just me...
Comments: I did a lot of research before purchasing this racquet and I really like it. I actually bought it for my little
brother who plays varsity tennis in high school. I could really tell a difference when he used it. He wasn't used to the headsize but
from the other reviews I've read it's easy to get used to. He also likes to put a spin on the ball and I could see a big difference from
his old racquet. I am more of a power hitter and I loved the racquet the second I tried it. I really didn't notice the headsize that
much; whenever I hit the ball, it always felt solid and like I hit the sweetspot every time. A lot of people say that it weighs a ton but
it doesn't really feel like it unless you really think about it. I like it because you feel like your in more control when you hit it your
hardest, it doesn't feel like its hollow and made of plastic. My brother said it feels heavier but he's not as big as me and likes to
swing a little slower to put a spin on the ball. I can't really tell a difference. Either way the racquet works perfect and I would
recommend it for everyone. Hopefully this helped a little.
Comments: In answer to Gon, Spain, I have no string breaking problems, I have to say that it is a player problem
and not a racquet problem if the strings are breaking repeatedly. I love this racquet it very solid on volleys and groundstrokes. It
has nice pop on the serve. To utilize this racquet to its fullest extent I suggest that you have good stroke work. You do have to
generate your own power. Even if you don't have the best strokes this racquet will help you develop better strokes. Buy this
Comments: Hello! I've been thinking in buying this racquet, but after reading the reviews I've see that there is some
people that have problems with the strings because it's broken very easily. Is this problem of the racquet or depends on the
technique of the player?
Comments: Great racquet! Really good for serving and groundstrokes. Volleying is a little difficult at first if you are
not used to the headsize. I used a small headsize previously so I was already adjusted to it. Only problem I had with this racquet
was the strings broke very easily. I played with the racquet for only an hour, and the strings broke from an overhead. Then next
week they broke again when I hit a strong forehand. So if you hit hard with a lot of spin you might consider a racquet with a more
dense string pattern to avoid constant strings breaking. All in all it's a great racquet and I really like it!! TW Note: You can also
try a more durable string or hybrid with a more durable string in the mains on your regular string in the crosses.
Comments: Firstly, I own a ProStaff 6.1 Classic (1995) and sorry, but this racquet DOES NOT feel or hit like PS 6.1. I
tried various tensions and strings with this racquet and cannot find the sweet spot since the summer of 2008. Secondly, yes it has
more spin potential but I lost a lot of control compared to my old PS 6.1. The US version is darn HEAVY (and I am 6'7"/220
Russian), very unfriendly near net for me. Thirdly, as some people already stated you need to swing fast to make it over the net,
yes it sometimes produces nice hits but only on perfect swings at full power. Forthly, the best strings I've tried so far with it are
Wilson Natural Gut combo X:16L/59lb M:17L/55lb ($35, gone after 2 weeks).
Comments: Great racquet only issues are the stiffness of the frame is hard on my arm especially when coming from
a very flexible racquet. The weight is fairly manageable, and the solid feel spin I get from this racquet really is something but I'm
going have to drop the 16x18 and try the 18x20 because strings just don't last in this racquet. I'm ripping a set of string in a day
Comments:Okay I will keep this feedback short and sweet. The stiffness and headlightness of this racquet make for
solid volleys and serves, and a lot of pop on groundstrokes. The weight on this racquet is deceiving because the racquet is so
headlight; it is very maneuverable. Do not be afraid to buy the K95, it's the best racquet out there.
Comments:I hit with this racquet for two hours today and my first impression was yes, it is a powerful racquet. I
had been playing with a Head Prestige Pro, but as soon as I picked up this racquet my shots were going long. I'm using Babolat VS
Team 17 Natural Gut @ 60 lbs., so that probably adds to the liveliness of it. Pretty quickly I was able to dial in my shots, and a big
factor in that is that this really is an easy racquet to generate spin with. The Six-One 95 16x18 does in fact have easy access to
spin, without a doubt. Again, this was probably helped by using 17 gauge natural gut, but I use that same string and tension in
other racquets and definitely don't get the topspin that this racquet creates. Another first impression was that slice backhands are
deadly with this racquet - they just felt great and I was able to place them with ease. As for serves, again with the racquet
generating spin so easily, I was able to kick my second serve better than other racquets. Volleys felt very solid, and at 12.3 oz.
strung, it feels very maneuverable. The high weight and swing weight of it only made it feel solid, but didn't make it feel unwieldy.
Service returns felt very solid; no issues there. One thing I don't like about lighter racquets with larger head size is that when you
have to really dig for a shot, some racquets just don't have it. But a smaller head size and higher weight I feel really helps with the
stability you need when you are really digging for a shot, and this racquet felt great in that regard. Overall, I came away with a
very positive first impression hitting for two hours with it. Although, it is tempting to go with the 18x20 version because the
16x18 is a bit too powerful at times. I would hate to lose the ability to generate spin that this racquet clearly has.
Comments: I've been playing the 6.1 line since the Classic was introduced in the early 90's, and used the original
ProStaff before that. If you like to punish the ball on serves and groundies, look no further than the K95. It was made for crushing
a tennis ball. Just use a smooth controlled stroke and the watch the ball go right where you aim. I string it tight with syngut at
Comments: Great racquet overall. A little powerful at some points but great with a poly string job.
Comments: Great overall racquet! A little headlight for me, put lead tape on the head for a more solid response.
Comments: Best racquet out there. Great for volleys and serves. Do not be afraid to get this bad boy.
Comments: This racquet was the best I ever tried. It has very good control and power. I like heavy racquets so this
was perfect for me. The string does not break that often because I use Prince PolyBlend with it strung at 62 tension. I would
recommend this to other players.
Comments: First of all don't be afraid of the weight of this racquet because the balance is very head light so the
stick feels pretty light in hand and very maneuverable. Also I compared this racquet with Liquid Metal Radical, and all I can say is
that this stick is way more forgiving, you can swing much slower with this one and the ball will still go with nice pace since the
weight of the racquet will do all for you... Less demanding than Radical. I saw some comments that this racquet has no feel, well I
have it strung at 55 and am using dampener and there is still plenty of feel. You can generate a lot of spin also.
Some players who used to play with 18x20 will find that this racquet has too much power, but just add a little spin and that's. Just
like to to add that this stick is stable like truck.
Comments: As I started getting really interested in tennis and joined USTA group lessons, I switched from the Head
Liquidmetal 8 to the KFour midplus. I played pretty well with it for awhile but as I improved I couldn't hit as hard with the large
headsize without the worry of having my shots go out. This also applied to my serve. I switched to this racquet about 2 weeks
ago, and I love the control and feel. It took 2 days to get used to the weight but when you do I played great. Solid hitting,
awesome control and feel.
Comments: This racquet in no way is a great racquet. Don�t know what many of the previous reviewers are
talking about when they say how good it is. I have played tennis all of my life and grew up in Europe and I know quite a bit about
tennis racquets (of course I am not trying to take away anyone's perception of the racquet and this review does not apply to those
players). Lots of players in my club have switch from it to something else. Objectively speaking and first of all, the last versions of
this racquet had a lot more feel than this one. Second, it is difficult to maneuver (feels very heavy) and tough to whip around.
Once your arm gets tired you are done hitting good shots with it. Third, It is also very stiff. There are a lot of other better racquets
than this one out there. I bought two of these without trying them thinking that they would feel similar to the old versions, but
that was not the case. Hopefully the next one will be better.
Comments: Fantastic overall racquet! I felt "tightly" coordinated using this racquet, almost like a pro. My
groundstrokes had immense "weight" and precision. Volleys were sweet as the weight of the racquet made hard shots easy to
deflect. This racquet is surprisingly powerful, in fact it may even be slightly too powerful than I may have hoped personally,
however a higher string tension with the great spin potential helps. The big plus would have to be the serve as the racquet felt
lighter than I expected yet it crushes the ball-even when I don't swing that fast I could still serve bombs-amazing! This racquet is
also very, very stable even in hard hitting conditions, I found it especially helpful hitting against opponents who generate tons of
topspin. All things considered, this racquet is a definite upgrade compared to the previous models (ncode etc.)
Comments: I demoed this one along with Fischer M Speed Pro Number One, and the Fischer is noticeably lighter
and more maneuverable, which also means I can get more racquet head speed. I thought that since the Fischer swings lighter it
wouldn't be as stable as this Wilson, but it's miraculously not true. I hit with both one after another and I honestly can't tell a
difference in stability and that plow-through feel, but since I can swing the Fischer faster, I get more pop and spin on serve and
get more backhands back in play. Anyone who wants to buy this Wilson should demo the Fischer first. Also, the Fischer has a no
tolerance guarantee, which states that all racquets with this guarantee will weight exactly the same, to the gram. That is fantastic!
Comments: Great racquet. It produces a ton of spin, which is a good thing if you're the player who swings for the
fence. I thought it would be a little heavy for me but it wasn't. I know why this is the number 1 selling racquet in the world.
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