The Dunlop Hyperfibre+ Evolution was first spotted in 2017.
Here’s my video review:
And here’s the racket:
Image via Derek Lawrence →
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Racket Specs chart
Advertised weight (frame): 130 gramsHead size: 490 cm sqString pattern: 14x18Measured weight (all-in): 158 gramsMeasured balance: 36.5 cmMeasured frame stiffness (?): 163 hertz
The initial cosmetics and promo photos from Dunlop show “Evolution 130” printed on the shaft, but the one I tested, and the name I think Dunlop is going with, is the Dunlop Hyperfibre+ Evolution.
This racket is the 2017 update to the Dunlop Force Evolution 130. There’s another Hyperfibre+ racket new for 2017 with the same frame shape but a little lighter called the Dunlop Hyperfibre+ Evolution Pro (Nick Matthew’s racket).
Declan James at the 2017 World Championships:
Photo via Steve Cubbins →