Juan Martin Del Potro is one of the most consistent players on the ATP Tour. He has been struggling with a lot of injuries during his whole career, but when Del Potro is healthy, he has the best forehand of all time and is one of the few players that can challenge the big 3 (Federer, Nadal, Djokovic).
With 22 titles to his name, Juan Martin Del Potro have been one of the most successful players of his era. He is one of the few players that can call themself a grand slam champion during the era of the big 3. With all the success on the court, many ask what racquet he uses to compete at the highest level. That’s what we will go through in this article.
What racquet does Del Potro use? Juan Martin Del Potro currently plays with the Wilson Hyper Pro Staff 6.1 95 that is painted to look like the Wilson Burn FST 95. He strings the racquet with Luxilon Alu Power in the Mainz and with Wilson Natural Gut on the crosses.
Juan Martin Del Potro Racquet Specs
- Racquet: Wilson Pro Staff 6.1 95
- Racquet Paint Job: Wilson Burn FST 95
- Length: 27.25 Inches
- Weight: 367g
- Balance: 31.4cm
- Grip: Wilson Leather Grip
- String Patterns: 18×20
- Lead Tape: Custom (Head shape) 4 1/2
Juan Martin Del Potro doesn’t like changing his racquet setup and he has used the Wilson Pro Staff 6.1 95 during most of his career. He strings the racquet with Lexicon Alu Power in the Mainz and Wilson Natural Gut in the crosses, both at 29kg. Despite the heavyweight, Del Potro added some extra weight to the racquet by adding lead tape to get the current weight of 367g.
Can You Buy Del Potro’s Racquet?
Del Potro’s racquet is very heavy, so it’s not ideal for players at the recreational level. But, If you are an advanced player that likes to hit big, then this racquet is for you.
Unfortunately, Wilson is not producing the pro staff 6.1 95 anymore, so it’s pretty much impossible to find a new one these days. However, they are sometimes listed on sites like Prostocktennis and eBay. Go there and test your luck.
If you want the racquet that Del Potro endorses, the Wilson Burn XST. It’s pretty much available everywhere. The price differs a lot depending on where you buy it, but as I’m writing this, I found the best price on Amazon.
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