The theory behind a stringing pattern as open as 18 x 17 is to help players create extra spin from the back of the court.
That was certainly the case when we tried this Burn FST 99S. FST stands for Fast Speed Technology.
There was enough power for Elliot and Adam, and the control was there too, but both said the frame lacked feel. “It felt a little ‘hollow’ at times,” Adam explained.
The Burn has octagonal frame geometry and head light balance. Top marks for design though. “Awesome,” said Adam.
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