The Head YOUTEK Graphene racquets are a big hit among players on the ATP and WTA Tour. The new Graphene technology is an extremely light substance used for the shaft, to allow more weight at the tip and in the handle. The Graphene technology gives players much more power with less effort. The Head YOUTEK Graphene Instinct MP is the racquet of choice for Tomas Berdych, Marin Cilic, and Maria Sharapova. What these players have in common is a very strong serve and this racquet is offering a little extra help. It weighs only 11 ounces when strung and have a swingweight of 310, which makes it easy to propel the racquet through the service motion for maximum power. The open string pattern also gives a little extra kick on serves, which can make it almost impossible to return.
Head has really succeeded with this Graphene technology and have effectively distributed the weight, so power is maintened despite the low weight. It is very unusual to see ATP Tour players with overpowering serves to use an 11 ounce racquet. The best part is that intermediate players can use the same racquet as these 3 pros, since the new technology make it a lot less demanding.