Head Extreme Tour vs Radical MP

The Radical MP and Extreme Tour are two of Head’s most popular rackets, with both frames offering a nice blend of power, spin, and control for intermediate to advanced tennis players.

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

NB: In the comparison below I have used the 2023 version of the Radical MP and the 2022 version of the Extreme Tour.

Head Extreme Tour vs Radical MP

Head Extreme Tour vs Radical MP – Specs Comparison

Main Differences: The Radical MP has a slightly lower swing weight (321 vs 322), a lower frame stiffness rating (65 vs 66), and a thinner beam width (20mm / 23mm / 21mm vs 23mm / 26mm / 21mm).

Similarities: Both rackets have the same head size (100in), racket length (27in), balance (4pts HL), string pattern (16 x 19), strung weight (318g), and unstrung weight (300g).

Racket Specs:TourMP
Head Size (sq cm)645645
Head Size (sq in)100100
Length (cm)68.5868.58
Length (in)2727
String Pattern16 x 1916 x 19
Strung Balance (cm)32.9933.02
Strung Balance (pts)44
Strung Weight (grams)318318
Strung Weight (ounces)11.211.2
Swing Weight322321
Unstrung Weight (grams)300300
Unstrung Weight (ounces)10.5810.58
Frame Stiffness6665
Beam Width (mm)23 / 26 / 2120 / 23 / 21

Comparison of Arm Friendliness, Spin, Control, and Power

Below are my recommendations in terms of which racket is better in terms of Power, Control, Spin, and Arm Friendliness.

PowerWinner Grey
SpinWinner Grey
Arm FriendlinessWinner

Player Recommendations

Below are my recommendations for recreational players at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.

Player LevelTourMP

Pro Player Endorsements

The Radical MP is currently endorsed by Taylor Fritz and Diego Schwartzman, while the Etreme Tour is endorsed by Matteo Berrettini.

Where can you buy these rackets?

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