YouTek IG Extreme MP

by: Bruce Levine and Richard Pagliaro April 25, 2011

Tags: racquet

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Gear Review

How It Tested: A lighter version of the YouTek IG Extreme Pro by 15 grams, the Extreme MP offers virtually all of the same characteristics of the heavier frame but feels more maneuverable at net and was more forgiving on off-center hits. You'll know if you hit the ball off-center, but this racquet won’t take a toll on your arm or compel you to reach for post-match Advil.

Likes: This stick presents terrific transitional possibilities for a talented junior seeking to move up to an adult frame. The Extreme MP can produce ample spin and performs solidly from all areas of the court. Aggressive baseliners and all-court players should embrace this frame like a long-lost friend.

Dislikes: Some testers experienced a hollow feeling on off-center hits, while others felt the frame wasn't authoritative on overheads. Head’s distinctive flatter grip presented an adjustment for some testers.

Bottom Line: Aggressive baseliners who generate rapid racquet-head speed will enjoy ripping the ball, and all-court players should find this to be a stable and responsive racquet.

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Info & Specs

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The YouTek Extreme is specially designed for the needs of the modern tennis player who have an aggressive long swing style. The Extreme series is equipped with Innegra and a new ergonomic shaft shape providing less vibration and additional torsional stiff

Price:$190.00

Length:27.0 in

Head Size:100.0 sq in

String Weight:11.2 oz

String Balance:2 points headlight

Swing Weight:317.0 oz

String Pattern:16 mains, 19 crosses

Flexibility:Firm

Suitable NTRP:4 - 7

Beam Width:24 mm / 26 mm / 23 mm

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