20-time Grand Slam champion, Roger Federer, is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He has been consistent on tour for more than two decades and has made some incredible records there. Let’s find out more about the tennis racquet Roger Federer uses at the moment.
Currently, Roger Federer uses the Wilson ‘Pro Staff RF 97 Autograph’ tennis racquet. He has been using the same racquet since 2014. However, it has had three models and Federer plays with the Autograph V13 model right now. Before this, he has used the one with the Tuxedo frame in 2018 as well.
The racquet is a 97 square inch head racquet with a 16×19 string pattern. It is 27 inches long and weighs around 340 grams.
In addition, it also has a black elastic base, exposed carbon fiber weave with gloss finish at the tip, and two-toned pinstrips along with the throat. It has a 21.5 mm flat beam as well.
Roger Federer Racquet: Some Previously used racquets of Roger Federer
Roger’s first racquet was a ”Pro Staff 85 6.0 Mid-Production’. Tennis legend, Pete Sampras, also used this racquet once which had an 85 square inch head and weighed about 355 grams.
Federer shifted to the ‘Hyper Pro Staff 6.0’ in 2002. This was the first time when he used a 90 square inch head racquet and has been using the same since then.
After using its various models for almost five years, Federer then started playing with the ‘Wilson K Factor Six One Tour 90’. It was this racquet with which Roger won his only French Open title.
From 2012 to 2014, the Swiss Maestro used the ‘Wilson BLX Pro Staff Six One 90’. Then, he finally turned to the ‘Wilson Pro Staff RF 97 Autograph’ that he uses till now. It is with this racquet that he made an incredible comeback at the Australian Open 2017 and even won his 20th Grand Slam title. Will its 2021 design help Federer to win yet another major?
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