Head Extreme MP vs Head Speed MP

This article will look at the racket specs of Head’s Speed MP and Extreme MP to see how these two tennis rackets compare to each other.

Head Extreme MP vs Head Speed MP

Racket Specs Comparison – Head Extreme MP vs Speed MP

Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of 2022 versions of the Extreme MP and Speed MP, which you can use to get a better idea as to which may be a better suit for your game.

Main Differences: The Extreme MP has a heavier strung weight (318g vs 315g), a slightly lower swing weight (322 vs 323), a higher stiffness rating (66 vs 62), and an overall thicker beam width (23mm / 26mm / 21mm vs 23mm) when compared with the Speed MP.

Similarities: Both rackets have a 100in head size, a 27in length, a 16×19 string pattern, and an HL balance (4 pts HL).

Racket Specs:Extreme MPSpeed MP
DesignHead Extreme MP 2022Head Speed MP 2022
CompositionGraphene 360+/GraphiteGraphene 360+/Graphite
Head Size (sq cm)645cm645cm
Head Size (sq in)100in100in
Length (cm)68.58cm68.58cm
Length (in)27in27in
String Pattern16 x 1916 x 19
Strung Balance (cm)32.99cm33.02cm
Strung Balance (pts)4 pts HL4 pts HL
Strung Weight (grams)318g315g
Strung Weight (ounces)11.2oz11.1oz
Swing Weight322323
Unstrung Weight (grams)300g300g
Unstrung Weight (ounces)10.58oz10.58oz
Frame Stiffness6662
Beam Width (mm)23mm / 26mm / 21mm23mm

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Pros and Cons

The Extreme MP offers tons of spin and feel but is better at the baseline than at the net.

The Speed MP offers good control, maneuverability, and feel but advanced players may find it lacks control.

Power, Control, Spin, and Arm Friendliness

The Extreme MP is the better option if you want more power and spin, while the Speed MP is better in terms of control and arm friendliness.

PowerWinner Grey
SpinWinner Grey
Arm FriendlinessWinner

Player Recommendations

Both rackets are best used by intermediate to advanced recreational players as beginners will find them too heavy and unforgiving.

Player LevelExtremeSpeed

Pro Player Endorsements

The Extreme MP is endorsed by Matteo Berrettini and Richard Gasquet, while the Speed MP is endorsed by Jannik Sinner, Bianca Andreescu, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, and Karolina Muchova.

Where can you buy these rackets?

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