Twenty one years ago in 1993, the famous series of the Head Radical tennis racquet would just begin while a twenty three year old Andre Agassi was spending some time off the courts due to a couple of injuries (mainly in his wrist).
There are Graphene racquets I like, like the first edition of the HEAD Graphene Radical Pro but there are nothing like previous lines of HEAD racquets where HEAD was more known for flex than any other racquet brand on the market. Graphene ushered in a drastic change in an effort to adapt to the modern, faster, more powerful game and to battle it out with a power brand like Babolat (Wilson has never been shy to produce stiffer frames either).
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Leading up to the introduction of the i.Prestige Head had been having good success with their new Intelligence technology in more powerful racquets like the best-selling i.S6, but many were skeptical if the use of intellifibers (which use the mechanical energy of ball impact and convert it into electrical energy) would be beneficial in a players racquet like the Prestige. Not only was the technological change to the Prestige controversial, the i.Prestige's black, silver and yellow colour ...
HEAD began manufacturing tennis products in 1970. The brand’s commitment to innovation extended to the racquets it created. HEAD made the first aluminum tennis frame, the iconic Arthur Ashe Competition, which Ashe used to defeat Jimmy Connors at Wimbledon in 1975.
Wooden rackets started to be used in the middle of the nineteenth century when lawn tennis was invented and gained popularity. The wooden rackets used in this period were created with a wide head so that it was easier to use the ball, but the rackets were also relatively heavy.
The Italians are often credited with this invention. By the year 1500, racquets were in widespread use. The early racquets had a long handle and a small, teardrop-shaped head. With a more oval head, they would have looked much like a squash racquet. The game itself was somewhat like squash too, in that it was played indoors with a fairly dead ball.
Head Sport GmbH is an Austrian manufacturing company headquartered in Kennelbach.It owns the American tennis racket brand Head. Head GmbH is a group that includes several previously independent companies, including the original "Head Ski Company" (founded in the United States in 1950); Tyrolia, an Austrian ski-equipment manufacturer; and Mares, an Italian manufacturer of diving equipment.
The entrepreneur began to build racquets with layers of synthetic resins and in 1979 he acquired the patent of Black Ace, the first racket with one hundred percent graphite, launched by Taiwanese Kunnan Lo. A revolution for lightness, precision, versatility, which allowed you to hit a ball at 150 mph.