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Pro Equipment: 2005 Wimbledon

Roger Federer and Venus Williams played brilliant tennis in claiming their third titles at the All England Championships this year. Here’s a look at the equipment that the champions, and their competitors, used on the lawns of Wimbledon. Post these pages in your shop, so your customers can check out their favorites.

Men

Player Name Racquet brand Racquet model Head size String brand String model Gauge Tension
Roger Federer Wilson nSix-One Tour 90 Luxilon/Wilson BB Alu Power Rough/ Wilson Natural 16L 55/50.5
Lleyton Hewitt Yonex RDX-500 90 Babolat/Luxilon VS Team/Big Banger Alu Power 16L 56
Rafael Nadal Babolat AeroPro Drive 100 Babolat Tour Duralast 15L 53
Andy Roddick Babolat Pure Drive Team + 100 Babolat Pro Hurricane / VS Team 16 73
Marat Safin Head Liquidmetal Prestige Mid 93 Luxilon Alu Power Rough 16L -
Andre Agassi Did not play
Nikolay Davydendo Prince O3 Tour 100 Polystar Energy 16 55/53
Guillermo Canas Did not play
Thomas Johansson Dunlop M-Fil 200 95 Luxilon/Babolat Alu Power/VS Touch 16L/16 59.5
David Nalbandian Yonex RDX-500 MP 98 Luxilon Big Banger Original 16 64
Tim Henman Slazenger Pro X-1 95 Luxilon/Babolat Big Banger TIMO / VS Team 18 51.6
Mariano Puerta Babolat AeroPro Drive 100 Luxilon Big Banger Original 16 59.5
Gaston Gaudio Did not play
Joachim Johansson Yonex RDX-500 90 Luxilon/Babolat Big Banger Alu Power/VS Team 16L
Guillermo Coria Prince O3 Tour 100 Luxilon Big Banger Original 16 52
Tommy Robredo Dunlop M-Fil 300 98 Luxilon Big Banger Original 16 51
Richard Gasquet Head Liquidmetal Instinct 100 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L -
Radek Stepanek Volkl Tour 10 Mid V-Engine 93 Pacific Tough Gut 17 61.5/57
Ivan Ljubicic Babolat Pure Drive Team + 100 Luxilon/Babolat Pro Hurricane / VS Team 16 57
David Ferrer Prince Shark DB MP 100 Luxilon Big Banger Original 16

Women

Player Name Racquet brand Racquet model Headsize String brand String model Gauge Tension
Lindsay Davenport Wilson nTour 95 Wilson Wilson Natural 15L 63/64
Maria Sharapova Prince Turbo Shark MP 100 Babolat VS Team 17 64
Amelie Mauresmo Dunlop 300G 98 Babolat VS Touch 16 57.2
Svetlana Kuznetsova Head Flexpoint Instinct 100 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Touch 16L 53/50.5
Elena Dementieva Yonex RDX-500 MP 98 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 51/48.5
Serena Williams Wilson n3 110 Wilson Wilson Natural 16 67
J Henin-Hardenne Wilson nTour 95 Wilson Wilson Natural 16 57.5
Venus Williams Wilson n4 110 Wilson Wilson Natural 16 65
Nadia Petrova Babolat Pure Storm MP Team 103 Luxilon Monotec Supersense 16L 61.5
Anastasia Myskina Head Flexpoint Instinct 100 Kirschbaum Super Smash Spiky 17 56/52
Alicia Molik Did not play
Patty Schnyder Head Liquidmetal Prestige MP 98 Kirschbaum Touch Turbo 17 55/53
Mary Pierce Yonex Ultimum RD Ti-80 98 Luxilon Big Banger TIMO 18 28
Kim Clijsters Babolat Pure Drive Team 100 Babolat VS Touch 16 66
Vera Zvonareva Fischer Pro No One FT 98 Kirschbaum Super Smash 16L 55/53
Elena Likhovtseva Wilson nSix-One 95 95 Wilson NXT 16 50.5/48.5
Elena Bovina Did not play
Nathalie Dechy Head Liquidmetal Prestige MP 98 Babolat VS Touch Natural Gut 16 -
Jelena Jankovic Yonex NSRQ-5 105 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 24/23
Ana Ivanovic Wilson nTour 95 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L -

A “/ ” denotes differing tensions between mains and crosses. A “-” indicates a tension range on multiple racquets. “NA” means player did not play or no information was available. Tensions above 38.5 are in pounds; 38.5 and below are in kilograms.

 

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