Head Boom MP vs Radical MP

Head’s Boom MP and Radical MP are ideal for intermediate to advanced players who want a racket that offers good power and spin.

In this article, I will look at the specs of both rackets to see how they compare to each other.

Head Boom MP vs Radical MP

Rackets Specs Comparison – Boom MP vs Radical MP

Main Differences: The Boom MP has a bigger head size (100in vs 98in), a lower strung weight (315g vs 318g), a lower swing weight (318 vs 323), a lower frame stiffness rating (64 vs 65), a more head light balance (5 pts HL vs 4 pts HL), and a thicker beam width (23.5mm / 24.5mm / 23.5mm vs 20mm / 23mm / 21mm) when compared with the Radical MP.

Similarities: Both rackets have a racket length of 27in and a 16 x 19 string pattern.

Specs:Boom MPRadical MP
Year Released:20222023
Design:Head BoomHead Radical 2023
Head Size:100in98in
Strung Weight:315g (11.1oz)318g (11.20oz)
Unstrung Weight:295g (10.4oz)300g (10.6oz)
Swing weight:318323
Balance:5 pts HL4 pts HL
TW Stiffness Rating:6465
Power:Low to MediumLow to Medium
Player Level:Intermediate to AdvancedIntermediate to Advanced
Beam Width:23.5mm / 24.5mm / 23.5mm20mm / 23mm / 21mm
Colors:Coral and BlackOrange
String Pattern:16 x 1916 x 19
Main Skips:7T,9T,7H,9H8T,8H
Grip Type:Hydrosorb Pro GripHydrosorb Pro Grip
String Tension:48-57lbs48-57lbs

Head to Head

The Boom MP is better in terms of power and comfort as it has a thicker beam width, a more head light balance, and a lower frame stiffness rating.

In contrast, the Radical MP is better in terms of control and spin as it has a smaller head size and a thinner beam width.

PowerWinner Grey
SpinWinner Grey
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Player Level Recommendations

Both rackets are suited for intermediate to advanced tennis players with the Radical being slightly better for advanced players and the Boom being slightly better for intermediate players.

Beginners will be better off going with a Head TI S6 or a Head Boom Team.

Player LevelBoomRadical

Pro Player Endorsements

The Boom MP is endorsed by the 2023 US Open singles champion Coco Gauff, while the Radical MP is endorsed by Diego Schwartzman and Taylor Fritz.

Where can you buy these tennis rackets?

The rackets are for sale in most good online tennis shops and on the official Head website.