Yonex VCORE 95D Tennis Racquet Review

Just like Wilson, Prince, Angel and Head, Yonex is also the best tennis racket brand on the market. VCORE 95D has been around for a while but isn’t much popular mainly because a lot of tennis players still don’t know its true potential.

Stan Wawrinka who is a popular tennis personality has played with it.

But…Should you also be playing with Yonex VCORE 95D?

Yonex VCORE 95D

Not bragging, but this racket really beats all others when it comes to deep hitting into the court with extremely powerful groundstrokes.

It comes with tons of revolutionary technologies integrated into its design and this ensures a top level performance.

Technical Details

VCORE 95D is an upgraded version of the old 95 D and is made light in weight. It has 95 square inch head size and weighs only 320 grams.

Unlike most of the traditional rackets, it has a 16 x 20 string pattern which provides you an extremely solid feel at the time of impact, resulting in extremely powerful drive shots.

Its grip has a good padding inside with a nice frame color and big Yonex logo imprinted on its string bed.

The Good

Below are the key features of Yonex VCORE 95D.

Powerful Groundstrokes

Its maneuverability is worth a praise. Right from the baseline, this racquet feels extremely light in weight and stable. If you prefer higher swing weight, maneuvering it will be fairly easy. For some extra powerful groundstrokes, VCORE 95D offers a very fast feel and helps in cranking up that RPM.

Also its 95 square inch head size is very much spin friendly which is great. Moreover, the SV Frame technology really makes the ball sink into its string bed for an increased dwell time, this giving you more power and spin generate in every shot.

Though it lacks plow through on the backhand slice as it lands short and doesn’t penetrate properly through the court but overall it does a really great job at adding power to your shots.

Its generous sweet spot will impress you and make those groundstrokes more effective. One thing we didn’t like much is that its lightweight profile sacrifices some stability when playing aggressively but that can be overcome if you play more consciously.

You’ll be surprised at how much pop this racket generates right of the baseline with plenty of power.

Volleys

Once again, maneuverability is what proved to be handy here but with less stability. You will get a smooth transition from its baseline to the net in a very seamless manner. Getting into position with this racket in hand also required too little effort with ample of stability and the direction control at the time of contact.

When going for the volleys, this racket has the crispier and firmer feel which keeps you very much connected to the ball.

Another thing we didn’t like is the loss of stability if you go for the off-center hits. This is because of the small head size.

Overall, it has the speed, touch and control but comes with less mass. Its maneuverability and control will really help you on the net and will allow you to react quickly to shots.

You will be able to hit those short angles and drop volleys with more precision and consistency. Less mass may also result in getting the depth on the volleys more difficult.

We personally suggest Yonex to add extra weight at the 3 and 9 o’clock positions on this racket to dramatically improve the lack of mass.

Accurate Serves

On serves it was not only accurate but extremely powerful as well. It came with pretty impressive spin and precision and the amount of pop it delivered helps to boost up your confidence on the serves.

Because of user-friendly maneuverability, you will be able to generate ample of head speed with extra MPHs on your first and second serves.

Moreover, you could also hit flat first serves with more power and consistency while generating extra top spin.

Another thing worth mentioning here is the kick serve which really makes the ball jump off the court and make it difficult for your opponent to return.

VCORE 95D also helps to add that extra action in your slice serves which is amazing. As compared to Wilson Six One 95, Prince Textreme Tour 95 and Wilson Burn 95 you will get more control and confident feel to aim at your target shots.

What’s more amazing is that the more you serve with SV 95, the more you will enjoy playing your game. You will quickly get accustomed to the way the ball sticks to its strings and sinks in deep.

Above all you’ll be able to consecutively hit dozen serves right in the box.

The Bad

Here are some “Oopses” we found in Yonex VCORE 95D.

Stability

A few tennis players who used VCORE 95D say that the lightweight profile of this racket sacrifices stability and they didn’t like it much.

It feels a bit unstable on off-center shots and slightly “brassy”.

Precision

Although it helps with more precise shots, you may feel lack of precision because of satisfactory stability. You may also hate its feel at contact other than sweet spot.

Material & Construction

Yonex VCORE 95D

With a super cushion grip underside its layer, this racket will really help to reduce vibrations and dramatically enhance the soft feel at the time of impact. It also features X-Fullerene Technology which takes it to the next generation of speed and provides with excellent repulsion power and stability.

Overall Performance

Other than stability, this racket is a perfect tennis gear for any player to improve his skills and step up their game to the next level.

Who is it for

Ideally, this racket is only recommended for the advanced level players. As a beginner, you need to rely more on stability and control and you may not get it much from VCORE 95D.

Verdict

So, that’s it for today guys. I hope you enjoyed reading our review of Yonex VCORE 95D.

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