Since its release in 2008 under the MicroGel banner, the Prestige Pro has been the most powerful and spin-friendly member of the classic Prestige line. This 2018 update is no exception - it remains a great option for the player who wants to combine Prestige precision and feel with juicier levels of pace and spin. At 329 grams strung and boasting a manoeuvrable 322 swingweight , this stick feels speedy while also packing just enough mass for redirecting heavy pace or driving the ball powerfully into opposing territory.
Updated with Graphene Touch technology, this version of Prestige Pro benefits from Kraibon, a unique material that adds a distinctly muted and dampened feel to the response. On groundstrokes, the Prestige Pro feels a tad faster than the prior Graphene XT version, making it easier to whip through contact or switch from defence to offence.
Although this racket offers decent levels of power and spin, it doesn't forget its Prestige heritage. With a relatively thin 22mm beam and flexible feel (63RA), this stick should satisfy the player who still needs a decent measure of control and feel. At net, the Pro has that rare combination of speed and stability that makes for confident volleying, and there's plenty of pop for ending points with a bang.
On serves, the Prestige Pro rewards big swings with an effective combination of pace and spin, making this a pretty dangerous racket in the right hands.
Although this update is more incremental than revolutionary, this Graphene Touch Prestige Pro continues to be a great option for the player who wants a more modern and powerful Prestige.
|95 sq. in. / 612.9 sq. cm.|
|Length:27in / 68.58cm|
|Strung Weight:11.7oz / 331.69g|
|Balance:12.75in / 32.39cm / 6 pts HL|
|Beam Width:22mm / 22mm / 22mm /|
|Grip Type:Head Hydrosorb Pro|
String Pattern:16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Mains skip: 8T,8H
No Shared Holes
|String Tension:48-57 pounds|
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