Head YouTek IG Speed MP 16/19
Released January, 2011
The Pros:String design creates plenty of spin effortlessly. Solid feel when you connect with the ball. Generates a fair amount of power.
The Cons:Accuracy isn't quite as good as the Head YouTek IG Speed MP 18x20. Slightly reduced sweet spot from the oversized models.
The Head YouTek IG Speed MP 16/19 is a tour tennis racket with a focus on speed. This is similar to the Head YouTek IG Speed MP 18/20, but is a bit longer at 27 1/4 inches and uses a 16/19 string pattern to make creating spin a bit easier.
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They are the same in most other ways, including the use of Innegra technology in the frame that provides a more stable feel, absorbs shock, and reduces vibration when hitting the ball by 17%. Speed is increased by making the racket light, with a weight of 11.1 ounces unstrung. The balance is set to 1 1/3 inches head-light, offering good control and improved maneuverability. The large 100 square inch head size to make it easier to hit with for all skill levels.
- D30 and Innegra technology
- Colors: black/white
- Weight: 315 g, 11.1 oz
- Beam: 20 mm
- Head size: 645 cm2, 100 sq in
- Balance: 310 mm, 1 1/3 in HL
- Length: 690 mm, 27 1/4 in
- Grip size: 1 to 5
- String pattern: 16/19
- Swingstyle: L5
User Reviews (1)
string design creates plenty of spin effortlessly
solid feel when you connect with the ball
generates a fair amount of power
plenty of striking area with the large head, makes it easy to hit with
well built racket, doesn't need any fixing up after purchase, handle and strings are perfect right away
accuracy isn't quite as good as the Head YouTek IG Speed MP 18x20
slightly reduced sweet spot from the oversized models
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