Tennis has come a long way since the days of bare hands and wooden rackets. Like most other sports, tennis too has evolved to become more competitive thanks to significant advancements in technology over the years.
Today, tennis players aren’t just naturally faster and stronger, but they also have a little help from their state-of-the-art equipment, particularly their rackets. You see, a tennis racket is intended to be an extension of the arm. Without it, you’d basically just be playing a game of handball.
Much like the players that use them, modern day tennis rackets come in all shapes and sizes. Depending on personal preference and needs, players can choose the best frame to suit their individual style of play.
With the first major tournament of the 2014 season currently underway, let’s take a moment to break down the on-court weapons of choice for the Top 10 ranked men’s singles players on the ATP Tour.