Anett Kontaveit Racquet – What Does She Use?

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Anett is a talented Estonian tennis player who has improved over the last few years. She has a career-high ranking of No. 2 in the World, which is very impressive.

Kontaveit is good on a tennis court but she needs that extra clutch instinct in the tough moments to clinch Major titles.

Still, her game has become consistent especially after 2021 when she claimed 4 WTA titles.

Anett is an aggressive baseliner relying on powerful and deep shots and efficient variations in her. Her new coach Dmitry Tursunov helped her to improve many aspects like serve, slice, net volley, and strokes on the run.

People ask what racquet specs she uses.

Anett Kontaveit plays with the Babolat Pure Strike 100 3rd gen racquet.

Babolat Pure Strike 100 3rd gen

Anett Kontaveit Racquet Specs

She uses the same racquet model as Dominic Thiem, but with a 100 sq in head and a 16×19 string pattern.

Her choice relies on finding more power and spin. The larger sweet spot and the thick beam offer lots of easy power and forgiveness.

The stings are slightly spaced allowing easy spin generation for topspin shots and slices.

This version is also lightweight with a low Swingweight of around 319 for easier maneuverability and handling for a female pro.

Pure Strike 100

Nevertheless, this frame doesn’t’ sacrifice stability and control thanks to improved technology such as Control Frame Technology and C2 Pure Feel materials in the frame. You also get more feel and feedback with this racquet.

Overall, this is a solid choice for a WTA pro player like Kontaveit who want easy power and maneuverability without sacrificing control.

We don’t know the exact racquet specs of Kontaveit so we’ll stick with the stock specs of the Pure Strike 100 3rd gen.

Head size100 in² / 645.16 cm²
Length27 in
Unstrung weight10.6 oz / 300 gr
String pattern16×19

Anett Kontaveit Racquet Strings

Kontaveit likes to string her racquet with the ISOSPEED Black Fire 17/1.25 strings.

ISOSPEED Black Fire 17/1.25 strings

It may not be the famous string out there, but this co-poly provides outstanding control and comfort, necessary to counterbalance the powered frame of the Pure Strike 100.

In addition, the string is crisp offering a firm response and big spin potential for a high percentage shot making.

I think this is a good choice by Annett to move from the RPM Blast to a more control-oriented string.

However, we don’t know the tension she uses in her string bed.

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