One of my favourite racquets of all time is the Tecnifibre Tfight 315 Ltd in 16×19 string pattern. I used these racquets a lot and really loved the soft, controlled response. Now the update is here.
That Tecnifibre is a French company is apparent just by looking at the colours of the Tecnifibre Tfight DC 315 Ltd. I’m not French, but I do like the paint job of this edition better than the previous one, although the playability is of course far more important than the visual appeal. And I sincerely hope the DC model doesn’t move too far away from the Tfight original when it comes to that.
A lot of racquet fans compared the Tecnifibre Tfight Limited racquets to the so called holy grail of tennis racquets, the HEAD Pro Tour 630 (or PT57A) and you can read more about that legendary racquet here and here. In my opinion the Tecnifibre racquet had little more power, but less stability (less weight) than the HEAD Pro Tour 630. This was easily fixed with a little bit of lead tape in the head. You can read my previous post about the Tecnifibre Tfight 315 Ltd here.
The stiffness of the new Tecnifibre Tfight 315 model is slightly higher than the previous version, but it’s hard to say how that affects playability. The marketing talks about dampening and stability with the new Dynacore material (DC), but other racquets featuring this material hasn’t received rave reviews so I’m skeptical whether the addition of it can actually be an improvement to a racquet that was so good in the first place.
My gut feeling (not string related this time!) is that this racquet will play very close to its successor and then it will be a great player stick ready for customization.
Below are the specs (copied from Tennis Warehouse). You’ll be able to buy this racquet from most racquet suppliers such as the ones below.
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Strung Specifications of Tecnifibre Tfight DC 315 Limited
|Head Size: 98 sq. in. / 632.26 sq. cm.|
|Length: 27in / 68.58cm|
|Strung Weight: 11.7oz / 331.69g|
|Balance: 12.59in / 31.98cm / 7 pts HL|
|Beam Width: 20mm / 20mm / 20.5mm /|
|Power Level: Low-Medium|
|Stroke Style: Medium-Full|
|Swing Speed: Medium-Fast|
|Racquet Colors: Black/Red/White/Blue|
|Grip Type: Tecnifibre Xtra Feel|
|String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Mains skip: 8T,8H
No Shared Holes
|String Tension: 49-57 pounds|
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