Top-of-the-range racket of the Head brand. It is the 2016 edition of the racket chosen by Argentine player Fernando Belasteguin No. 1 in the world consecutively 15 years ago. Composed of carbon, Grapheno and a core of FOAM ULTRA SOFT gum. It has a diamond shape and a smooth surface with glossy finish.
You get the feeling of a racket that is very well finished but heavy and difficult to handle. The swing is directed completely towards the head. By placing three or more grips and with the help of tungsten or lead tapes it is possible to put a lower balance but not too much.
The feeling is of a racket with a medium touch which is an innovation for this model that tends to be always very hard. It has a consistent hit but very dependent on the player’s technique. It features a short sweet spot but not excessively. Power, power, power, is the quality without a shadow of doubt more stands out in this racket. In the net you can achieve an impressive ball speed in the volley and smash but only and only when the stroke is technically well performed. The control is reasonable for a racket with this mold. There’s some output, which might help a little on a defensive level.
The weight tested was 365gr.
The surface is smooth, with a glossy finish.
It has an average sound without being exuberant.
The safety cord is adjustable which makes it very easy.
In terms of durability, it seems to be a pretty solid and well-built racket which leads to wanting that may have a wide lifespan, especially by adding the Head Anti Shock system that is composed of a polymer placed on the paddle of the racket , which brings you an extra resistance.
- Attractive Visual
- High quality materials
- Extreme Power
- Sweet Spot Reduced
- Swing too high
In conclusion, this is a racket for pure players of attack with quite aggressive game. It has a stroke of medium hardness and with some output, which surprises. You need a player with a very refined technique so that you can use your full potential. Due to its very high balance and average hardness can be penalizing for the arm and potentiate injuries without proper physical preparation. The finishes are very good as well as the visual graphic. It is a high quality racket, which is best enjoyed by very experienced and attack players. Definitely for a left-wing player in my opinion. Interesting racket but hard to tame.