Roger Federer’s RF 97 Racquet Officially Announced
by Tom Gainey | August 3rd, 2014, 1:49 pm
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After months of waiting, Roger Federer’s racquet finally got a name and full product marketing this week, Wilson announced. Federer will debut the branded “RF 97″ this week in Canada. The racquet will be available for purchase in stores later this month.

The specs:
Headsize: 97 sq. in
Weight: 12.0 oz unstrung (340g)
Balance: 12 pts Head Light
Length: 27″
String Pattern: 16 x 19
Beam: 21.5 mm Flat Beam

After play-testing the larger frame last summer, Federer made the switch official at the start of the year.

Federer opens play with the newly-branded frame in Canada on Tuesday.

And earlier today Federer traded in his racquet for a different stick:


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4 Comments for Roger Federer’s RF 97 Racquet Officially Announced

skeezer Says:

16 x 19? Good lookin stick. Glad he got over the hump and finally adjusted to it. Hope it serves him well.


SG1 Says:

340g unstrung. Wow! That thing’s like sledgehammer. I like a racket with some weight to it but 340 g seems awfully hefty. But, it works for Federer and that’s all that matters.


SG1 Says:

Pretty open pattern for a advanced player. I expect pros to be going with the more control oriented 18 x 20 or something like that.


ignacio Says:

where do i buy it?


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