Racket Specs Comparison – Head Extreme MP vs Speed MP
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 MP||Speed MP|
|Composition||Graphene 360+/Graphite||Graphene 360+/Graphite|
|Head Size (sq cm)||645cm||645cm|
|Head Size (sq in)||100in||100in|
|String Pattern||16 x 19||16 x 19|
|HL or HH1||HL||HL|
|Strung Balance (cm)||32.99cm||33.02cm|
|Strung Balance (pts)||4 pts HL||4 pts HL|
|Strung Weight (grams)||318g||315g|
|Strung Weight (ounces)||11.2oz||11.1oz|
|Unstrung Weight (grams)||300g||300g|
|Unstrung Weight (ounces)||10.58oz||10.58oz|
|Beam Width (mm)||23mm / 26mm / 21mm||23mm|
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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.
Both rackets are best used by intermediate to advanced recreational players as beginners will find them too heavy and unforgiving.
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.