Young Canadian tennis star Denis Shapovalov has made a name for himself at the highest level in a super quick time. Denis was the youngest to enter the top 30 rankings since 2005. Shapovalov burst onto the scene when he went past Rafael Nadal during the 2017 Canadian Open. Shapovalov was just 18 years old at that time.
Standing 6 feet 1 inch tall, Denis turned pro back in 2016. He won his first junior singles title at the ITF G5 in Burlington, Ontario back in 2013. The young Candian sensation is looked upon as the next big thing in the world of tennis by many top experts.
Denis Shapovalov Racquet: All You Need To Know
Earlier, Shapovalov used to play with Wilson Six One 95 racquet. However, he switched to a Yonex VCORE SV 95 after a short while. Yonex VCORE SV 95 is a compact racquet designed especially for better spin and precision.
The racquet has a head size of 95 sq. inches and weighs around 310 grams. The length of the racquet is 27 inches and the string pattern is 16×20. Evidently, Denis has modified the racquet to suit his style of play and the details of the modifications are not disclosed by Yonex and Denis.
Yonex markets the racquet as the best-spin racquet in Yonex tennis history. The ISOMETRIC frame in combination with the latest innovative Japanese technology makes the VCORE perfect for a higher spin. Moreover, the new Aero Fin technology above the throat creates a faster, thinner frame for increased ball-pocketing.
Also, the Aero Trench reduces air resistance which makes it easier to maneuver the ball according to the will of the player using this amazing racquet.