Ideal for intermediate and advanced players, the Textreme Tour 100Pcombines the speed of a modern player’s racquet with the control of a dense 18x20 string pattern. The layup is reinforced by Textreme a unique substance that provides a boost in both flexibility and stability. Like the Textreme Tour 95, this stick blends user-friendly playability with amazing feel. The low flex rating (62 RA) helps absorb impact shock without making the stringbed feel too uneven off center. From the baseline the Tour 100P plays with an impressive level of stability and comfort for its sub 12 ounce weight. With its ‘whippy’ headlight balance, this stick never feels sluggish on groundstrokes. Although the 18x20 string pattern is a welcomed feature on flatter mechanics, our playtesters found this racquet to be extremely spin friendly, making it suitable to the player who wants the feel and directional control of a dense string pattern without having to trade away too many RPMs. Doubles specialists and all court players take note: at net the Tour 100P plays wonderfully fast on reaction volleys while also feeling impressively solid for its weight. Our playtesters were also impressed by the Tour 100P on serves where the fast feel and accurate stringbed response proved to be a recipe for big cuts and ambitious targeting.
With the Tour 100P Prince adds another racquet with great feel and user-friendly playability to its growing Textreme line. This stick is definitely worth a demo for those who could use a speedy control-oriented racquet that does not skimp on spin, power or comfort.