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Buying Tennis Racquets in Hong Kong

It has been some time since I posted something on this website. Not because I have nothing to post, but two main reasons, first is because this ISP I have right now has a range of IP address that’s blocked in China by the great firewall, and second just didn’t find the time to type the posts out and posting it when I get the chance to.
Ok, back to the topic at hand. I’ve been starting to get back into tennis again, and while my old Wilson Pro Staff Kevlar and Pro Staff 6.1 still works fine, I think it is time to get something new.

So during this trip to Hong Kong, I looked up a couple of shops around the Causeway Bay area, and decided to check them out. Everyone knows Roger Federer uses the Wilson [K]Factor Six One Tour 90. Nicely it’s also the only racquet today that resembles the Pro Staff Kevlar but with the modern look, and I’m sure the feel is a little more modern as well, whatever that means. Price was great at 1230HKD, so how can I refuse?

So as of writing, I have placed a deposit to purchase 2, and obviously the strings are separate. Will be mixing Technifibre NRG2 and Head Ultra Tour, both 16 gauge strings in a cross configuration. Tension is my usual 60lbs.

The address of the shop is:
Master Gear
1301 Richmond Plaza (yes 13th floor)
496 Jaffe Road
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 3428 5002

And they don’t take credit card. But the guys there are friendly, and they seem to know what they’re talking. That’s good enough for me!