YouTek IG Extreme MP

Reviewed by Bruce Levine and Richard Pagliaro | April 25, 2011

Tags: racquet

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.

Info & Specs

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Length:27 in

Head Size:100 sq in

Strung Weight:11.2 oz

Balance:2 points headlight

Swing Weight:317

String Pattern:16 mains, 19 crosses


Suitable NTRP:4 - 7

Beam Width:24 mm / 26 mm / 23 mm

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