New racquets to Burn from Wilson
The Australian Open will see the new Wilson high performance racquets on court, as several stars take to its Countervail technology.
Wilson players and ATP ranked number three Milos Raonic (pictured), number five Kei Nishikori and WTA ranked number two Serena Williams, among others, will play with Wilson racquets with CV technology during 2017.
Wilson reports that CV is a one-of-a-kind, layered composite material that reduces the amount of vibration transferred to a tennis player while playing.
In a recent study, athletes playing with a Wilson racquets with CV, experienced up to 30 percent less vibrational energy from the racquet, leading to ten percent less fatigue when playing.
With greater energy, these players had 40 percent more control over their shots, without compromising feel.
CV technology was originally designed for the aerospace industry to dissipate vibrational energy in aeroplanes and space vehicles.
The 2017 Burn racquets with CV are designed for players who predominately plays from the baseline and is looking for booming power and an aggressive frame.
Three models of the new Burn racquet line feature CV technology plus two models are available without CV, which Wilson LABS created for junior and up-and-coming tennis players.
All 2017 Burn racquet models are constructed with high performance carbon fibre for increased frame stiffness and explosive power on groundstrokes.
And all models feature the patent-pending X2 Ergo Handle technology, which allows a player to create a personalised, optimal feel on two-handed backhands for more power, versatility and feel.
The Wilson brand, across racquet sports, golf and teamsports is distributed in Australia by Melbourne-based Amer Sports Australia.