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Racket Review: Yonex VCore XI 98


Originally published on: 04/04/13 00:00

Described by Yonex as "perfect for controlling rallies by hitting deep" this model certainly produced for Argentine Juan Monaco last year as he worked his way into the top 10.

The 16×20 string pattern is designed to offer a solid feel at impact and the result is a reassuring frame that's not too heavy but that still packs a real punch.

Specs — Yonex VCore XI 98

RRP: £180
Head size: 98
Unstrung Weight: 305g
Length: 27 inches
String Pattern: 16×20
Balance: 31.5cm
Beam: 21-22mm

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