Head Radical MP vs Pro

The Head Radical MP and the Head Radical Pro are two of the most popular rackets in Head’s range of tennis rackets.

The Head Radical MP is endorsed by tennis pros Taylor Fritz, Diego Schwartzman, and Sloane Stephens while the Head Radical Pro is endorsed by three-time Grand Slam champion, Andy Murray.

This article will compare the racket specs of both tennis rackets so you can get a better idea as to which racket may suit your game better.

Head Radical MP vs Head Radical Pro

Head Radical MP vs Head Radical Pro

For this racket comparison, we will be using the 2021 Version of the Head Radical MP and the Head Radical Pro.

Racket Specs – Head Radical MP vs Pro

Racket Specs:Head Radical MPHead Radical Pro
Version:20212021
Racket:Head Radical MP 2021Head Radical Pro
Head Size:98in98in
Racket Length:27in27in
Strung Weight:318g (11.2oz)332g (11.7oz)
Swing Weight:326g330g
Balance:4 Pts Head Light6 pts Head Light
Stiffness Rating:6565
Power:Low to MediumLow
Beam Width:20mm / 23mm / 21mm20mm / 21.5mm / 21mm
Racket Colors:Orange and SilverOrange and Silver
String Pattern:16×1916×19
Grip Type:Head Hydrosorb ProHead Hydrosorb Pro

Racket Length and Head Size

Both the Radical MP and Radical Pro have a 27in racket length and 98in Head size.

Strung Weight, Swing Weight, and Balance

The Radical Pro (332g) has a heavier strung weight when compared with the Radical MP (318g) so the Radical MP will feel lighter in your hand.

However, there is less of a difference in terms of swing weight as the Radical MP (326g) is only 4g lighter than the Radical Pro (330g).

This smaller difference is mainly due to the Radical Pro (6pts HL) having a more head light balance than the Radical MP (4pts HL).

Stiffness Rating

Both of these tennis rackets have a stiffness rating of 65 which is “middle of the road” in terms of stiffness.

Beam Width

The Radical MP has a slightly thicker beam width (20mm / 23mm / 21mm) than the Radical Pro (20mm / 21.5mm / 21mm) so you will find it easier to generate power with the Radical MP.

Power

The Radical MP provides more power than the Radical Pro but neither of these rackets provides easy power and would be considered relatively low powered tennis rackets.

String Pattern

Both the Head Radical MP and the Head Radical Pro have a 16×19 string pattern so they will be good at generating spin but will have less control than a racket with an 18×20 string pattern.

Design

Both tennis rackets have the exact same orange and silver design, which really stands out on a tennis court.

I have never been a big fan of the colors used for these tennis rackets but I wouldn’t let that put you off from giving these rackets a go.

Availability

Both of these rackets are available to buy on online shops such as Amazon, Tennis Warehouse, and Tennis-Point.

Racket Recommendations

For me, beginners would be better off going for a lighter tennis racket like the Wilson Clash 100 than opting for either of these two tennis rackets as I think they are a little heavy for beginners to use.

For intermediate tennis players, the Head Radical MP is the better option as I think the extra power you get with it, will be better for most intermediate players.

If you are more advanced, then the extra control you get with the Head Radical Pro will make this the best option for you.

Just remember that it is always a good idea to demo a tennis racket before making a final decision on which you will buy.