The TF40 305 and TF40 315 are two of the most popular rackets made by Tecnifibre as they offer advanced players a good mix of power, spin, and precision.
In this article, I will be looking at the racket specs of the TF40 305 (16×19) and the TF40 315 to see how these two rackets compare to each other.
Tecnifibre TF40 305 vs 315
In the comparison below I have used the 16×19 versions of the TF40 305 and the TF40 315.
The 305 also comes in an 18×20 version but for this comparison, I have only used the 16×19 version.
Racket Specs Comparison
|V2 (2022)||Version:||V2 (2022)|
|320g (11.29oz)||Strung Weight:||332g (11.71oz)|
|305g (10.76oz)||Unstrung Weight:||315g (11.11oz)|
|321g (11.32oz)||Swing Weight:||313g (11.04oz)|
|3pts HL||Balance:||8pts HL|
|64||TW Stiffness Rating:||64|
|16 x 19||String Pattern:||16 x 19|
|Xtra Feel Grip||Grip Type:||Xtra Feel Grip|
Both the 305 and 315 tennis rackets have a 98in Midplus head size.
The 305 and 315 have a length of 27 inches, which is pretty standard nowadays.
The strung weight of the 305 (320g/11.29oz) is 12g lighter than the 315 (332g/11.71oz), so the 315 will feel heavier to hold in your hand.
The 305 has an unstrung weight of 305g (10.76oz), while the 315 has an unstrung weight of 315g (11.11oz).
The 305 has a swing weight of 321g (11.32oz), which is 8g heavier than the 315 (313g/11.04oz), so the 315 will be much easier to swing and will have better maneuverability at the net.
The TF40 305 has a 3pts Head Light (HL) balance, while the TF40 315 has an 8pts HL balance.
As the TF40 315 is more head light than the TF40 305, it is much more maneuverable, even though the TF40 305 has a lower strung weight.
Both tennis rackets have a stiffness rating of 64, which is in the mid range in terms of stiffness.
Power and Control
The 305 and 315 are both low powered rackets, so you will need a full and fast swing if you want to get the most out of these rackets.
In terms of control, the 315 provides you with a little more.
Recommended Player Level
Both of these rackets are best suited to advanced tennis players, who have a full and fast swing.
Both tennis rackets have a 16 x 19 open string pattern, which helps add spin to your shots.
Both tennis rackets have a beam width of 22mm/22mm/22mm, which is considered a relatively thin beam width.
Both tennis rackets come with a Tecnifibre Xtra Feel Grip.