Maxply McEnroe
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By on December 07, 2009

Think of the Maxply McEnroe as three Dunlop racquets in one. It’s heavy like the 200G, has the Mid-Plus head size of the 300G, and is stiff like the 500G. These attributes give the frame a high degree of stability and power without sacrificing much control; the only issue was with the biggest hitters, who said that the stick had too much pop, often causing shots to land long. But for a stiff racquet, it has enough feel for touch volleys at net. Paying homage to its predecessor, Dunlop wrapped the handle in leather. The Maxply McEnroe is a throwback in another respect: It takes some muscle to bring through the strike zone. The heavy swing weight can make it difficult to generate racquet speed, and therefore topspin, with a Western grip. But if you drive through the ball with an Eastern forehand grip, your shots will have more sting.


Released on December 07, 2009

  • Price:
  • Length:
    27.0 in
  • Head size:
    98.0 sq in
  • Strung weight:
    11.3 oz
  • Strung balance:
    1/5 in. head light
  • Swing weight:
  • String pattern:
  • Flexibility:
  • Suitable NTRP:
    4.5 - 7
  • Beam width:

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Short summary

    You may remember the wood Maxply McEnroe, named after the game’s former enfant terrible. Mac has grown up—sort of—and he asked Dunlop to build a graphite version that’ll help him keep up with whippersnappers like Jim Courier on the senior tour.

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