Here’s the Tecnifibre Suprem 130.
Update: this racket was replaced by the Tecnifibre Suprem 130 SB
Weight: Light (130 grams)
Balance: Even (34.5 cm)
Head Size: Small (466 cm2)
Previous Model: Tecnifibre Suprem NG 130
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Tecnifibre Suprem 130 Reviews
I had a chance to hit with the Tecnifibre Suprem 130 the other day. I really enjoyed this racket. It’s light (130 grams) and, according to the specs, just a teeeeeeensy bit head light (34.5 cm), but it felt like an even balance.
I got a very nice feel on the ball with this racket. It felt very solid and stable, without being heavy.
I compared it to my Dunlop Pro GTS, which has a similar head shape and weight. The Tecnifibre was a touch heavier in the head, and just felt more “dense”. In other words the Dunlop felt like it had more flexibility in the shaft and was maybe more appropriate for quick, wristy shots, while the Tecnifibre Suprem 130 encouraged a smooth swing with solid contact.
All things considered I really like this racket.
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Here’s what Paul “Suprem” Hargrave had to say about this racket (and how it compares to the other 2014 Tecnifibre rackets). He classes this as a “control” racket and I agree with him: