Boris Becker 11
Add to Compare
View Compare lineup Review
By on December 07, 2009

In case the name of this racquet throws you, here’s the scoop: “Boris Becker” is a new brand at Völkl. The six-time Grand Slam champ has been a co-owner of the racquet company since he retired in 1999. The BB 11, which is descended from the Völkl 10 family, is a racquet that Becker himself could use, as it has all the hallmarks of a bonafide player frame. In order to hit penetrating shots, you need aggressive, technically sound strokes that put the ball in the center of the sweet spot. It has a dense, 18x20 string pattern, which aids in control but is not as helpful for spin production. (If you want to put more action on the ball, there’s a lighter version with a 16x19 pattern.) At more than 12 ounces, the BB 11 is plenty heavy, and the addition of DNX, a strong carbon-fiber material, to more parts of the head and throat than past versions, gives the racquet good stability. Combine that sturdiness with a head-light balance and it’s easy to see why playtesters who like to volley trusted the BB 11 at net.


Released on December 07, 2009

  • Price:
  • Length:
    27.0 in
  • Head size:
    98.0 sq in
  • Strung weight:
    12.2 oz
  • Strung balance:
    4/5 in. head light
  • Swing weight:
  • String pattern:
  • Flexibility:
  • Suitable NTRP:
    4.5 - 7
  • Beam width:

General information

    No manufacturer description available yet.

Short summary

    A control-oriented, highly flexible racquet for advanced tournament players.

Purchase this gear from one of’s retail partners...

Still haven't found the right gear? Try our Gear Finder...

Review Finder

Before commenting, please read our Posting Guidelines.

Top Ranked Players
More Rankings