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Prince O3 Silver OS

Est. $100
Reviewed
July 2013
by ConsumerSearch
Prince O3 Silver OS

Best women's tennis racquet

Pros
  • Large sweet spot
  • Designed for smaller-framed players
  • Efficient power production
Cons
  • Strings are low quality

Bottom line

The Prince O3 Silver OS is a lightweight racquet best suited for beginner- to intermediate-level players. Due to its comfort and large sweet spot, the Prince O3 Silver OS is also a popular choice for women.

Performance

Good power. The Prince O3 Silver OS tennis racquet can more efficiently generate power compared to similar models. This, combined with a very large sweet spot, makes it very well suited for weaker or beginning players. One reviewer on Amazon.com says, "My stroke speed has slowed due to old age but with the Prince 03 Silver tennis [racquet] I have managed to generate increased power with less effort." Some players feel that it may be too strong, causing their shots to be harder to control. This Prince racquet also boasts a very large head (118 square inches) allowing more tolerance if your ball contact is off-center.

Ease of use

Painless. The Prince O3 Silver OS weighs only 9.6 ounces when fully strung. While many users will find this too light, it's perfect for those who have maintained an injury or simply cannot maneuver a heavier racquet. One player on TennisExpress.com recommends it for older women "who no longer hit the ball as powerfully as in the past."

The Prince O3 Silver OS comes pre-strung and some suggest the strings are not up to par, as one Amazon.com customer experienced, "The strings that came with the [racquet] broke after just 4 uses …" This was not often the case, but experienced players still recommend replacing the strings.

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Our Sources

1. Tennis-Warehouse.com

Tennis-Warehouse.com has compiled several consumer reviews of the Prince O3 Silver OS racquet. The reviews are brief but provide detailed overviews of individual experiences with the racquet. No ratings are assigned.

Review: Prince O3 Original Silver Racquets Customer Feedback, Contributors to Tennis-Warehouse.com, As of June 2013

2. Amazon.com

Amazon.com provides users with the ability to comment on the products they purchase. Twenty-seven customers gave the Prince O3 Silver OS tennis racquet a 4.6-star rating.

Review: Prince O3 Silver OS Prestrung Tennis Racquet (4 3/8), Contributors to Amazon.com, As of June 2013

3. 10rate.com

Brittany Rowland gives the Prince O3 Silver OS racquet a score of 9.5 out of 10 in her review. She lists a few highlights, explaining why she liked the racquet. She also includes some pros and cons as well as brief specifications. Rowland does not claim to have ever actually used the racquet.

Review: Prince O3 Silver OS, Brittany Rowland, Not dated

4. TennisExpress.com

TennisExpress.com allows its customers to leave feedback on any product the site sells. Nearly every customer leaving feedback rates the Prince O3 Silver OS racquet 5 stars, citing the easy power and large sweet spot as top reasons.

Review: Prince O3 Silver OS Prestrung Tennis Racquets, Contributors to TennisExpress.com, Not dated

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