6 Best Tennis Racquets of 2021 [Reviewed]

Equipment is integral and important part of any sport and tennis is no exception. Tennis Racquet is the most important piece of equipment in a tennis game and players spend a lot of time choosing the racquet that can help them in maximizing the results of their efforts. Tennis racquets have a history of more than a century and modern tennis racquet is the result of advancements in technology, and a bit of creative thinking from brands. Tennis rackets of the modern age are far superior than the original ones. With revolutionary upgrades in material and designing and help in the marketing from some of the greatest tennis players in history, top brands like HEAD, Babolat, Wilson and Yonex have shown tremendous improvements in the construction of tennis racquets. Starting from the use of wood materials in the beginning to today’s use of Graphite materials. Today we will talk about 6 best selling professional tennis racquets of 2021.

6 Best Tennis Racquets 2021

Racquets

Suitable For

Features

Endorsed By

Babolat Pure Drive

Top Spin Players

Spin & Power

Rafael Nadal

HEAD 360+ Speed MP Black

Baseliners

Power, Control & Spin

Novak Djokovic

Wilson Pro Staff 97 v13

Backhander

Power & Control

Roger Federer

Babolat Pure Drive 2021

Hard Hitters

Power & Spin

Sofia Kenin

Yonex Vcore Pro 97 (310g)

All Rounder

Touch & Comfort

Stan Wawrinka

HEAD Gravity Tour 2021

All Rounder

Control, Comfort & Stability

Alexander Zverev

 

Now, let's dig in - 

1. Babolat Pure Aero

Made popular by the Vamos Rafael Nadal, Babolat Pure Aero is loved by Junior and Professionals players alike. This is the best-selling racquet due to its design, color and performance. Those who are looking for more Spin and Power would find this racquet the best amongst the ones available in the market.

Babolat Pure Aero Tennis Racquet

You will surely enjoy this racquet with a new paint job and powerful spin. Babolat Pure Aero comes in 300 gms (Unstrung Weight), this silo is ideal for Top-spin players and hard-hitters who want to go to the net and set the game.

The 100 Inch square head frame is providing a larger sweet spot for big hitters. This racquet is perfect for baseline players who use spin to control the ball with flat shots or hit powerful serves for aces. We don’t recommend this racquet for net players or players who are looking for control.

The Pure aero racquet boasts of Cortex Pure Feel, Aeromodular, Woofer and FSI

Bablolat Pure Aero Specifications:

Head Size

100 In2/ 645 cm2

Length

27 in

Unstrung Weight

300 gms

Strung Weight

318 gms

Balance

4 pts HL

Swing Weight

324

Stiffness

67

Beam Width

23/26/23 mm

Composition

Graphite

String Pattern

16x19

String Tension

50-59 Lbs

 

Available Variations:

This racquet provides you different variations that will suit players of varying levels. These include:

Pure Aero RAFA

Pure Aero VS

Pure Aero Team

Pure Aero Lite

Pure Aero Super Lite

Pure Aero Tour

Pure Aero Plus

Pure Aero Junior 26

 

Endorsed by:

This racquet is endorsed by Rafael Nadal.

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2. HEAD 360+ Speed MP Black

Speed series by HEAD, known for Power and Control. It is endorsed by World No.1 Novak Djokovic. The new HEAD 360+ Speed black has taken the world of tennis by storm for great feel and controllable power for intermediate and advanced players. The performance of this silo is the best in current racquets.

HEAD 360+ Speed MP Black Tennis Racquet

HEAD 360+ Speed MP Black is made of graphite and it weights around 300 g (unstrung).  With a 100 square inch head size, there is a larger sweet spot making it a great option for players of all skill levels.

This racquet is headlight and easy to swing that is why it is liked by the player hitting a lot of groundstrokes from the baseline. The string pattern of 16x19 helps generates spin with speed, making this racquet a preferred choice of beginners as well as advanced players.

Having Narrow beam with flexibility, this updated Speed MP offers a great balance of modern feel and access to spin without sacrificing the smooth response and precise targeting that players carve for. The players looking for Spin, Power, Control or Feel can find their solace in this racquet. This racquet is built with HEAD all-new 360+ technology which is the combination of HEAD's signature Graphene 360 technology for optimized energy transfer and innovative Spiral fibers for enhanced flex and a clean impact feel.

360+ Speed MP Black Specifications:

Head Size

100 In2/ 645 cm2

Length

27 in

Unstrung Weight

300 gms

Strung Weight

318 gms

Balance

4 pts HL

Swing Weight

328

Stiffness

64

Beam Width

23/23/23 mm

Composition

360+ Graphene/Graphite

String Pattern

16x19

String Tension

48-57 Lbs

 

Available Variations:

HEAD’s Speed series offers different variations for players of varied skills. These variations include:

HEAD 360+ Speed Pro Black

HEAD 360+ Speed Pro

HEAD 360+ Speed MP

HEAD 360+ Speed S

HEAD 360+ Speed MP Lite

HEAD 360+ Speed Lite

HEAD 360+ Speed Junior

 

Endorsed by:

This racquet is endorsed by World No. 1 Novak Djokovic

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3. Wilson Pro Staff 97 v13

Everyone’s favorite, the GOAT Roger Federer’s weapon Wilson Pro Staff 97 v13 is the racquet if you are looking for precision and performance. By name only, we can understand this is 97 in sq racquet with 16x19 string pattern which gives good control. It’s quite a heavy racquet having 314 gms (Unstrung weight) but with head light balance gives smooth swing to the player. This model updated with Braid45 technology reduces vibration and provides precision and control for groundstrokes.

Wilson-Pro-Staff-97-v13-Tennis-Racquet

With overall characteristics, Pro staff 97 v13 gives you the freedom to use your power towards a shot and will add confidence in your game.

Wilson Pro Staff 97 v13 Specifications:

Head Size

97 In2/ 625 cm2

Length

27 in

Unstrung Weight

314 gms

Strung Weight

332 gms

Balance

7 pts HL

Swing Weight

321

Stiffness

66

Beam Width

21.5/21.5/21.5 mm

Composition

Graphite braided with aramid

String Pattern

16x19

String Tension

50-60 Lbs

 

Available Variations:

This racquet also provides you different variations for varied levels for players which include:

Wilson Pro Staff RF97 Autograph

Wilson Pro Staff 97L v13

Wilson Pro staff 97 UL v13

Wilson Pro Staff 26 v13 Junior

 

Endorsed by:

This racquet is endorsed by Roger Federer

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4. Babolat Pure Drive 2021

When your mind asks for Power and Spin then think about choosing Babolat Pure Drive 2021. This iconic racquet of Babolat was relaunched by the end of 2020 with the same frame but with changes in design and color and it instantly became a rage among players.

Babolat Pure Drive 2021 Tennis Racquet

This Pure Drive silo comes in 300 gms (Unstrung Weight) with high-level power with easy top-spin. The 100 Inch square head frame provides a bigger sweet spot and is ideal for big hitters. Players with tennis elbow issues should use this racquet cautiously as the stiffness of this racquet may cause problems.

This racquet is loaded with patented Babolat’s technologies including FSI technology, carbon-fiber GT technology, HTR System, and Pure Feel technology making it a perfect racquet for players.

Babolat Pure Drive 2021 Specifications:

Head Size

100 In2/ 645 cm2

Length

27 in

Unstrung Weight

300 gms

Strung Weight

317 gms

Balance

4 pts HL

Swing Weight

320

Stiffness

71

Beam Width

23/26/23 mm

Composition

Graphite

String Pattern

16x19

String Tension

50-59 Lbs

 

Available Variations:

This racquet comes in different variations suitable for every level for players. Variations are:

Babolat Pure Drive Tour 2021

Babolat Pure Drive Team 2021

Babolat Pure Drive Plus 2021

Babolat Pure Drive Lite 2021

Babolat Pure Drive Super lite 2021

Babolat Pure Drive Junior 26 2021

 

Endorsed by:

This racquet is endorsed by Sofia Kenin

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5. Yonex Vcore Pro 97 (310g)

Yonex Vcore pro 97 (310g) is the updated model of the Vcore pro 97 series and weighs 310 gm. This new silo gives you more spin and comfort. We can also notice the Isometric shape of head in Yonex racquets that helps players to have a bigger sweet spot and hitting feel. Also, you get maximum control to keep your ball within the court.

Yonex Vcore Pro 97 Tennis Racquet

It is a well-balanced all-rounder racquet suitable for all kinds of players including baseliners, court movers and net players. It also incorporates patented technologies from Yonex to deliver an excellent hitting experience and these technologies include 3D vector shaft,

Black Micro Core material at 10 and 2 o’clock and a lock booster system. All these technologies help provide maximum control over shots to the player.

Yonex Vcore Pro 97 (310g) Specifications

Head Size

97 In2/ 625 cm2

Length

27 in

Unstrung Weight

310 gms

Strung Weight

326 gms

Balance

7 pts HL

Swing Weight

318

Stiffness

60

Beam Width

21/21/21 mm

Composition

High Modulus Graphite

String Pattern

16x19

String Tension

45-60 Lbs

 

Available Variations:

This racquet series provides you different variations also for every level of players. These include:

Yonex Vcore Pro 97L 290

Yonex Vcore Pro 97 330

Yonex Vcore Game

Yonex Vcore Pro 98

Yonex Vcore Pro 98L

Yonex Vcore Pro 100

 

Endorsed by:

This racquet is endorsed by Naomi Osaka

 

6. HEAD Gravity Tour 2021

HEAD has always surprised tennis folks with their new racquets, whether it is technology, design or color. HEAD Gravity tour 2021 racquet is known as Next Generation racquet which offers control, stability and comfort. The new Flip design with bright colors, yellow and blue makes this racquet stand out among contemporaries.

HEAD Gravity Tour 2021 Tennis Racquet

Gravity Tour 2021 provides maximum control with its 20 mm beam and 18x20 string pattern. 305 gms weight of this racquet plays a very important role for players who are looking to generate their own pace. This racquet is built with patented Graphene 360+ Technology and uses innovative spiral fibers for an enhanced impact feel.

Gravity Tour 2021 will boost your confidence with spot-on groundstrokes, volleys, services and exceptional returns. The weight, balance and stiffness of this racquet make it a perfect weapon in your hand to dominate the court.

HEAD Gravity Tour 2021 Specifications:

Head Size

100 In2/ 645 cm2

Length

27 in

Unstrung Weight

305 gms

Strung Weight

323 gms

Balance

4 pts HL

Swing Weight

325

Stiffness

61

Beam Width

22/22/22 mm

Composition

Graphene 360+/Graphite

String Pattern

18x20

String Tension

48-57 Lbs

 

Available Variations:

The Gravity series also provides you different variations for every level of players and these include:

HEAD Gravity Pro 2021

HEAD Gravity MP 2021

HEAD Gravity S 2021

HEAD Gravity MP Lite 2021

HEAD Gravity Lite 2021

 

Endorsed by:

This racquet is endorsed by Alexander Zverev

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Wrap UP

Hope you have enjoyed reading this article. The above given 6 Best Selling Tennis Racquets information is best of our knowledge. If you have any tennis racquet suggestions which will be a perfect fit in the article, do let us know in the comments section below!