Head Graphene XT Xenon 135 Slimbody Squash Racket

Head Graphene XT Xenon 135 Slimbody

Weight: 135 g

Balance: Even

Head size: 475 sq cm

String pattern: 14×17

Power: 8.75 Control: 9.5

Price: $149.95 £ Check here

Great control and nice maneuverability thanks to the smaller head and slimmer beam – and a bit more power than its lighter brother Xenon 120.

Reviews:

Xenon 135 Slimbody is the heavier brother of the Slimbody 120; besides the weight these squash rackets offer the same attributes and most importantly – the thinner beam. The Slimbody design makes the racquet more aerodynamic and increases its maneuverability and head speed. It’s also easier to retrieve tight shots around walls.

Compared to the Xenon 120, it is slightly more powerful thanks to the extra mass – but still lacks power, particularly against slow balls or on cold court. However, the control, accuracy and feel are still on a very high level, it makes digging ball out of the back corners and other difficult shots a lot easier. Only the additional weight makes it slightly less maneuverable than the 120.

Head Graphene XT Xenon 135 Slimbody

the 2016 version

And concerning the sweet spot, it is similar to the 120 model as well – not very forgiving if you miss it and the frame vibrates a bit too. So it’s more suitable for advanced players who middle the ball most of the time. And when you do hit the sweet spot, you really enjoy that amazing accuracy and feel!

Also, a new version came out in 2016 – it features the new Adaptive Fan Pattern (AFP) technology where you can change the string pattern to either straight for more power or fan-shaped for more control.

HEAD Graphene XT Xenon 120/ 135 Slimbody squash rackets review by PDHSports.com

Compared to others:

  Racket Power & Control Weight Head size Balance String pattern Price
Head Graphene XT Xenon 135 Slimbody Head Graphene XT Xenon 135 Slimbody Power: 8.75 Control: 9.5 135 g 475 sq cm Even 14×17 $149.95 £ Check here
Current lineup:
Head Graphene XT Cyano 110 Head Graphene XT Cyano 110 Power: 9.65 Control: 8.65 110 g 500 sq cm Head heavy 12×17 $ Check here £ Check here
Head Graphene XT Cyano 120 Head Graphene XT Cyano 120 Power: 9.35 Control: 8.75 120 g 500 sq cm Head heavy 12×17 $118.99 £ Check here
Head Graphene XT Cyano 135 Head Graphene XT Cyano 135 Power: 9.5 Control: 8.75 135 g 500 sq cm Head light 12×17 $139.95 £ Check here
Head Graphene XT Xenon 120 Slimbody Head Graphene XT Xenon 120 Slimbody Power: 8.65 Control: 9.65 120 g 475 sq cm Even 14×17 $ Check here £ Check here
Head Graphene XT Xenon 135 Slimbody Head Graphene XT Xenon 135 Slimbody Power: 8.75 Control: 9.5 135 g 475 sq cm Even 14×17 $149.95 £ Check here
Head Graphene Xenon 135 Head Graphene Xenon 135 Power: 8.85 Control: 9.35 135 g 460 sq cm Head heavy (37.0 cm) 14×16 $109.95 £ Check here
Head Graphene Xenon 145 Head Graphene Xenon 145 Power: 8.5 Control: 9.5 145 g 460 sq cm Head light (33.5 cm) 14×16 $99.95 £ Check here

 

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