HEAD is launching a new tour racquet line – the MicroGel Radical Series – offering aggressive, competitive players the ultimate feel and unique touch – through HEAD’s newest technology, MicroGel.
The modern game of tennis has evolved into an era of individuality, spontaneity and adventure. HEAD is keeping up with the game with the reinvention of Andre Agassi’s former weapon of choice.
“In today’s fast-paced, aggressive game, competitive players need a racquet that provides ultimate feel,” said Robert Marte, Division Manager, HEAD Racquetsports. “Our new technology creates amazing response qualities and is wrapped up in cool-looking high-tech racquets.”
When combined with carbon composite fibers in the racquet head, MicroGel deforms and compresses upon ball impact, uniformly absorbing and distributing the impact load around the entire frame, creating a rock-solid feel while offering extra stability against twisting.
Professional player Amelie Mauresmo recently joined the HEAD team and chose the MicroGel Radical MP. Mauresmo won her first tournament playing with the racquet in Antwerp.
“The new MicroGel Radical MP is my new weapon of choice. When I think my racquet cannot get any better, HEAD comes up with more and better!” said Mauresmo. “I love the feel of the racquet, its power and its precision. The MicroGel Radical MP takes tennis racquet engineering to a new level.”
The MicroGel Radical line will available in June 2007 and include the following:
•The MicroGel Radical OS: An oversize tour racquet that offers a large sweet spot with the remarkable feel of MicroGel’s Rock Solid Performance. An excellent racquet for a wide range of competitive players.•MicroGel Radical MP: Everything a tour player wants in control, now with even more feel from HEAD’s MicroGel technology.•MicroGel Radical Pro: Ideal for the faster playing style of aggressive players. MicroGel provides outstanding feel, while the open string pattern provides added pop and spin.
In addition, HEAD will introduce the new Radical bag line and the C3 Rocket string. The bags have a great new look, with fresh colors, cool design and bold branding. Made from high quality materials with excellent new features, these truly functional bags offer players all the space they need. The new bag lines are designed with extreme abrasion and dirt resistant material on the bottom; longer, padded shoulder straps; metal buckles; and a detachable, adjustable, convertible shoulder strap system. The C3 Rocket string is a mainstream string featuring C3 technology. This string combines maximum elasticity with great touch and outstanding control.