Product Profile: Dunlop 3.0 (F Tour, M, S Lite)

by: Multiple Authors | October 08, 2012

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MSRP:
$210
Available: October 15
Head Size: 98 sq. in.
Length: 27 in.
Weight*: 11.5 oz. (F Tour); 11.0 oz (M); 9.9 oz (S Lite)
Balance*: 7 pts. HL (F Tour); 4 pts. HL (M); 2 pts. HH (S Lite)
Beam Width: 22mm
String Pattern: 18 x 20 (F Tour); 16 x 19 (M, S Lite)
NTRP: 4.5+ (F Tour); 4.0+ (M); 3.5 to 4.0 (S Lite)

*Values represent strung frames.

Racquet of choice for Fernando Verdasco, the Dunlop 3.0 builds on the company's venerable 300 line with three new models: the F 3.0 Tour, M 3.0, and S 3.0 Lite. (Racquets labeled F are for players with full/fast swings, M for medium/moderate swings, and S for short/slower swings.) Versus older generations, the 3.0 now features a wider, rounder racquet face designed to increase the sweetspot for more power and greater spin, according to the company. Additionally, the 3.0 is constructed with Hybrid Beam Geometry, which blends the design characteristics of round and box beams. Dunlop says this fusion offers the best of both worlds, respectively increasing aerodynamics and racquet-head speed without sacrificing traditional feel.


Originally published in the Sept./Oct. 2012 issue of TENNIS.

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