HEAD Graphene 360 Radical S Tennis Racquet - 233939
The Head Graphene 360 Radical S Tennis Racket is the newest incantation of Head's iconic Radical line that has been around for decades. The new Graphene 360 material embedded into the frame prevents unwanted shock and vibration, while increasing energy return. The Radical S is lighter than the Radical Pro and MP and comes strung at 10.4 ounces. It plays best in the hands of an intermediate player looking for greater maneuverability in a slightly lighter frame weight. It has a medium frame thickness at 22mm/25mm/23mm, so it provides a decent amount of pop. The 102 square inch head has a good sized sweetspot, and this enhances groundies hit from anywhere on the court. Frame stiffness is low at 61 points, so players looking for comfortable power will really enjoy this stick. The frame balance comes in at 5 points head light, which grants access to ample spin when needed. The 16x19 string pattern, with slightly bigger 'squares' in the string bed, bite more of the ball, resulting in greater topspin and slice. Head's new Graphene 360 material has been melded into the graphite in order to create a frame that is stable, quiet, and has extreme energy transfer. It will not flex or torque erratically, while still providing the extra energy needed to rip off winners from the baseline. This frame also utilizes what Head calls their 'Dynamic String Pattern', and this means 8 of the mains are concentrated more towards the middle of the sweetspot. The result is more control when struck cleanly, while the string pattern is still open enough for heavy spin.