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 specs of these rackets to see how they compare to each other.

Head Extreme Tour vs Radical MP

Head Extreme Tour vs Radical MP – Specs Comparison

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

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:Extreme TourRadical MP
Design:Head Extreme Tour 2022Head Radical 2023
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)318g318g
Strung Weight (ounces)11.2oz11.2oz
Swing Weight322321
Unstrung Weight (grams)300g300g
Unstrung Weight (ounces)10.58oz10.58oz
Frame Stiffness6665
Beam Width (mm)23mm / 26mm / 21mm20mm / 23mm / 21mm

Comparison of Arm Friendliness, Spin, Control, and Power

The Extreme Tour is the better option in terms of power and spin but the Radical MP is the better option in terms of control and arm friendliness.

PowerWinner Grey
SpinWinner Grey
Arm FriendlinessWinner

Player Recommendations

Both of these rackets are best used by intermediate to advanced tennis players as they are too heavy for most beginners to play with.

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 official Head website.