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Alpha Pro

Alpha Pro
8.1
Overall Score
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Intermediate players seeking a versatile, control racket
Pros
  • Large sweet spot
  • Great control
  • Comfortable
Cons
  • Weight at the head can slow you down

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Scorecard

Power
The amount of force imprinted on a ball from the racket
7.8
Control
The amount of precision in placement that a padel racket allows a player to exert on a ball.

8.6
Sweet spot
The zone of the racket face where the highest percent of force is applied to the ball.

8.3
Maneuverability
How easy a racket is to maneuver. Inversely correlated to racket weight and balance.

8.0
Soft
Touch refers to the hardness or softness of the racket.

Hard
Smooth
The application of a rough surface on a padel racket's face in order to assist the player in generating spin on their shots.

Rough

Specifications

Suggested Price
290
Weight (g)
365-385
Shape
Teardrop
Surface
Aluminized carbon fiber
Core
Released
2022

Performance

Sanyo's Head Graphene 360 Alpha Pro is one of the most popular rackets due to its versatility, control, and beautiful design.

It has a medium balance and helps players with precision shots.

This racket suits a majority of intermediate players' games, unless they are looking for something lightweight or very powerful.

It's generous sweet spot will help you with off-center shots.

Padel.FYI On Court Test

Expert reviews

8.3

El4Set

May 23, 2021

With its high weight (373g with overgrip) and its 27cm balance, this is not a maneuverable racket. Medium hard touch. It doesn’t have a high ball output, you need to use proper form to pass the ball.

Power
9.0

Power comes out really well for me. Head says that it has low power, but it doesn’t have low power for me.

Control
9.0

In bandejas and viboras, you feel the weight, the pull back feels a bit slow, but then the ball goes where you want it to go.

Sweet spot
8.0

Maneuverability
7.0

8.4

Hugo Cases

Mar 21, 2021

Best for players of intermediate-advanced level looking for a comfortable, maneuverable medium touch racket with medium balance and a large sweet spot

Power
7.5

High ball output delivers strong volleys, but can result in shooting balls at the glass if you’re not careful. Bandejas went out like missiles.

Control
8.0

Sweet spot
9.0

Very large sweet spot, wherever you hit the ball, the rackets responds well

Maneuverability
9.0

It has a very nice balance, less in the head than previous version, which helps with maneuverability. I liked it a lot in the serves, you can feel the maneuverability, the racket doesn’t feel like it stays behind you

8.7

Padelzoom

Jan 1, 2021

A multipurpose racket intended for a large number of players, especially those who like the control game or are transition players.

Power
8.5

Control
9.0

Without proper technique can go to the glass if the bandejas or viboras are very heavy since the rubber core makes a small rebound effect on the ball.

Sweet spot
8.5

At the bottom of the court, we notice how big the sweet spot of the shovel is, greatly facilitating off-center blows and serving, its incredible ball output.

Maneuverability
8.5

7.1

Padel Addiction

Nov 23, 2021

Best for an advanced player with excellent technique, it’s definitely not super powerful. The shape makes it more aggressive and technical, I think it could have been nice as a round-shaped racket with a lower balance. As it is, it has an excellent feeling, but it’s not very easy to use.

Power
7.0

It’s powerful, but not super.

Control
8.0

It’s strong in its touch. It plays like a glove. I recommend it to players who don’t have a strong arm so they use their handling to control the point (like Sanyo).

Sweet spot
7.5

Maneuverability
6.0

It’s not the most maneuverable - it has a high balance, weighs around 375g.

8.1

Simone Mazzola Padel

Jan 30, 2022

Need to have a intermediate advanced level to enjoy the racket properly, can be technical. For example, I found it difficult to maintain deep lobs.

Power
7.0

Low power

Control
9.0

Great level of control and sensitivity

Sweet spot
8.5

Very wide sweet spot

Maneuverability
8.0

Easy to manage and it absorbs vibrations very well

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7.7
Power
8.5
Control
7.6
Sweet Spot
7.2
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
AT10 12K Luxury Genius Arena
Intermediate versatile players seeking a medium touch
Overall
8.6
Power
8.0
Control
8.5
Sweet Spot
8.7
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
SolarATTACK Momo
All levels of players seeking maneuverability, comfort, and control
Overall
9.0
Power
7.8
Control
8.8
Sweet Spot
9.8
Maneuverability
10.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Round
Roughness
Gravity Elite
Beginner or intermediate players seeking a comfortable teardrop
Overall
8.0
Power
7.0
Control
8.0
Sweet Spot
8.0
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Round
Roughness
Bourne Summum Prisma Airflow
Advanced player with a fast, powerful aerial game
Overall
8.2
Power
9.4
Control
8.5
Sweet Spot
6.9
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Hard
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
MS Pro
Intermediate or advanced players seeking power
Overall
8.5
Power
9.8
Control
8.5
Sweet Spot
8.3
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
LS Pro
Intermediate and up players seeking a medium-hard versatile racket
Overall
8.5
Power
8.8
Control
9.0
Sweet Spot
8.3
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Gravity Motion
Beginners or early intermediate players who want the extra power of a teardrop
Overall
8.0
Power
6.8
Control
7.5
Sweet Spot
8.5
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Round
Roughness
Zephyr UL
Beginners seeking a lightweight racket or juniors
Overall
7.8
Power
5.5
Control
7.0
Sweet Spot
8.3
Maneuverability
10.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Gravity Pro
Intermediate players seeking a high balance medium touch teardrop
Overall
8.0
Power
6.8
Control
8.8
Sweet Spot
8.5
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Zephyr
Beginners and juniors seeking a lightweight racket
Overall
7.9
Power
5.8
Control
7.3
Sweet Spot
8.3
Maneuverability
9.8
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Round
Roughness
Zephyr Pro
Beginner or intermediate players seeking a comfortable racket with a big sweet spot
Overall
8.0
Power
6.3
Control
7.8
Sweet Spot
8.8
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Delta Motion
Intermediate or advanced players seeking a maneuverable racket offering versatility
Overall
8.5
Power
8.5
Control
8.8
Sweet Spot
8.3
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Speed Motion
Players seeking a lightweight, agile racket that will help them in the defense
Overall
8.5
Power
7.5
Control
8.8
Sweet Spot
8.3
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Delta Elite
Players seeking a racket with easy power that isn’t too difficult to defend with
Overall
8.0
Power
7.8
Control
7.3
Sweet Spot
8.8
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Speed Elite
Intermediate players looking for a versatile medium balance racket
Overall
7.9
Power
7.5
Control
7.3
Sweet Spot
8.3
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Speed Pro X
Advanced players seeking a medium-hard powerful racket with a high balance
Overall
8.3
Power
9.3
Control
8.9
Sweet Spot
8.5
Maneuverability
7.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Speed Pro
Intermediate players seeking a playable teardrop
Overall
8.3
Power
8.5
Control
8.1
Sweet Spot
8.4
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Vertex 03 Comfort
Intermediate or advanced players seeking a comfortable, playable diamond
Overall
8.1
Power
7.5
Control
8.3
Sweet Spot
8.2
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Ionic Control
Intermediate control or defense oriented players
Overall
7.9
Power
7.6
Control
8.7
Sweet Spot
8.5
Maneuverability
7.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Round
Roughness
Ionic Power
Intermediate players seeking power and comfort
Overall
8.2
Power
9.3
Control
7.5
Sweet Spot
8.5
Maneuverability
7.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Hack 03 Comfort
Intermediate players seeking a high balance racket with a comfortable touch
Overall
8.0
Power
8.1
Control
8.0
Sweet Spot
7.9
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Elite
Versatile players seeking a medium-soft/medium touch lightweight teardrop
Overall
8.3
Power
7.5
Control
8.3
Sweet Spot
8.0
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Flow
Players seeking a lightweight diamond racket
Overall
8.4
Power
7.8
Control
8.0
Sweet Spot
8.5
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Axym
Intermediate players seeking a comfortable, versatile, lightweight racket
Overall
8.1
Power
7.5
Control
7.8
Sweet Spot
8.3
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Technical Viper Lebron
Advanced players seeking a very hard touch
Overall
7.8
Power
8.6
Control
8.2
Sweet Spot
6.6
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Hard
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Technical Veron
Intermediate attackers seeking a medium touch
Overall
7.6
Power
8.3
Control
7.4
Sweet Spot
6.9
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Counter Veron
Intermediate players seeking a racket to help in the defense
Overall
8.1
Power
7.3
Control
8.3
Sweet Spot
9.3
Maneuverability
7.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Technical Vertuo
Beginner power-oriented players
Overall
8.1
Power
8.0
Control
7.5
Sweet Spot
8.5
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Air Vertuo
beginner players seeking maneuverability
Overall
7.9
Power
7.3
Control
6.5
Sweet Spot
7.8
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Soft
Shape
Hybrid
Roughness
Counter Vertuo
Intermediate or beginner defense-oriented players
Overall
8.0
Power
6.3
Control
7.5
Sweet Spot
8.5
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Soft
Shape
Round
Roughness
Vertex 03 CTR
Intermediate and advanced players seeking max control
Overall
8.6
Power
7.3
Control
9.2
Sweet Spot
8.8
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Adipower Junior 3.2
Juniors looking to step their game up from a “kids” racket
Overall
7.8
Power
7.0
Control
8.0
Sweet Spot
8.0
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Soft
Shape
Round
Roughness
Equation World Padel Tour
Players looking for comfort and maneuverability
Overall
8.0
Power
6.6
Control
8.3
Sweet Spot
8.5
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Round
Roughness
LW Prisma Airflow 2023
Advanced right-side players to control points with precise chiquitas, strong volleys
Overall
8.7
Power
7.5
Control
9.3
Sweet Spot
9.0
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Round
Roughness
Delta Force 18K
Players seeking maneuverability and control with a medium-hard touch
Overall
8.4
Power
7.4
Control
8.5
Sweet Spot
9.0
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Round
Roughness
PR990 Precision Soft
Players seeking a comfortable, maneuverable round racket
Overall
8.3
Power
7.2
Control
8.2
Sweet Spot
8.7
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
PR990 Precision Hard
Intermediate or advanced right-side players seeking a hard, round best buy racket
Overall
8.2
Power
8.0
Control
8.8
Sweet Spot
8.2
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Round
Roughness
PR990 Power Hard
Intermediate and advanced left-side attackers
Overall
7.5
Power
8.6
Control
7.5
Sweet Spot
6.8
Maneuverability
7.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Vento 3.0
Players seeking true versatility, a racket to help with all aspects of their game
Overall
8.6
Power
8.8
Control
8.5
Sweet Spot
8.8
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
PR990 Power Soft
Intermediate versatile players seeking a comfortable best buy
Overall
7.4
Power
6.7
Control
8.0
Sweet Spot
7.8
Maneuverability
7.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Trilogy Control Special Edition
Right-side players seeking a soft, comfortable racket that helps in defense
Overall
8.4
Power
7.2
Control
8.5
Sweet Spot
8.7
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Round
Roughness
RP M27 R-Fury 2023
A tactical attacker seeking a medium-hard touch racket with a large sweet spot
Overall
8.0
Power
8.3
Control
8.2
Sweet Spot
7.7
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Round
Roughness
Ignis 3.0
Players seeking versatility and power with a medium-hard touch
Overall
8.5
Power
8.8
Control
8.7
Sweet Spot
8.2
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Terra
Control-oriented intermediate and up players seeking precision
Overall
8.7
Power
8.3
Control
9.5
Sweet Spot
9.3
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Metalbone Carbon CTRL
Intermediate players seeking a comfortable easy to play with diamond-shaped racket
Overall
8.1
Power
7.8
Control
8.0
Sweet Spot
8.0
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Adipower Multiweight
Attackers seeking a racket with weight and balance customization
Overall
8.0
Power
9.0
Control
8.2
Sweet Spot
7.0
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Adipower CTRL 3.2
Intermediate and advanced right-side players seeking control and a large sweet spot
Overall
8.6
Power
8.1
Control
9.0
Sweet Spot
9.1
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Adipower Light 3.2
Defensive players looking for a light racket with a medium-soft touch
Overall
8.1
Power
6.2
Control
8.2
Sweet Spot
8.5
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Round
Roughness
Adipower Multiweight CTRL
Versatile players looking for a racket with balance and weight customization
Overall
8.2
Power
7.8
Control
8.5
Sweet Spot
8.3
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Round
Roughness
Canyon Soft
Players seeking a comfortable, soft diamond
Overall
7.3
Power
7.3
Control
7.1
Sweet Spot
7.9
Maneuverability
7.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
El Toro
Intermediate and advanced attackers
Overall
8.4
Power
9.2
Control
7.8
Sweet Spot
8.4
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Simon Vasquez Pro
Intermediate attackers with a strong aerial game
Overall
7.8
Power
8.5
Control
7.5
Sweet Spot
7.6
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Cayetano Rocafort Pro
Wide range of players seeking a beautiful, control racket
Overall
7.6
Power
7.0
Control
8.3
Sweet Spot
7.8
Maneuverability
7.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Metalbone 3.2
Intermediate players seeking power and control
Overall
8.6
Power
8.8
Control
8.1
Sweet Spot
8.0
Maneuverability
7.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Alpha Pro
Intermediate players seeking a versatile, control racket
Overall
8.1
Power
7.8
Control
8.6
Sweet Spot
8.3
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Metalbone CTRL 3.2
Intermediate right-side players seeking a maneuverable, comfortable, round racket
Overall
8.4
Power
7.5
Control
8.3
Sweet Spot
9.0
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Pitón 11 Soft
Beginner to advanced players looking for a versatile racket with medium touch
Overall
8.6
Power
8.0
Control
8.9
Sweet Spot
8.8
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Metalbone HRD+
Advanced players looking for max power and precision
Overall
8.0
Power
9.3
Control
8.5
Sweet Spot
7.0
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Basalto Osiris
Players seeking a medium touch, medium-high balance, and strong roughness for spin
Overall
8.3
Power
8.2
Control
7.3
Sweet Spot
8.0
Maneuverability
7.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Hybrid
Roughness
Aquila Space Pro
Players seeking a hard teardrop racket for control and power in their aerial game
Overall
8.3
Power
8.3
Control
9.0
Sweet Spot
7.8
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Panther Series Epic
Intermediate players seeking versatility
Overall
8.1
Power
8.0
Control
8.5
Sweet Spot
7.5
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Challenger No. 2
Beginner or intermediate players seeking a medium-hard touch
Overall
7.6
Power
7.5
Control
8.0
Sweet Spot
7.5
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Ultimate Pro+
Experienced attackers seeking power, maneuverability and weight customization
Overall
8.1
Power
8.7
Control
8.2
Sweet Spot
7.4
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Hard
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Ultimate Tour
Intermediate point builders seeking versatility and agility
Overall
8.1
Power
8.3
Control
7.6
Sweet Spot
7.9
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Triton Pro
Physically strong, advanced players seeking a very powerful teardrop
Overall
6.9
Power
8.2
Control
7.2
Sweet Spot
6.2
Maneuverability
6.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
Titania Kepler Pro
Intermediate players seeking a round racket for precision around the court
Overall
8.2
Power
8.0
Control
8.0
Sweet Spot
8.8
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Round
Roughness
Raptor Evolution
Intermediate players seeking good power and a large sweet spot
Overall
8.4
Power
8.3
Control
9.0
Sweet Spot
8.4
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Metheora Warrior
A tactical right-side player seeking a large sweet spot, control, and strong spin
Overall
8.4
Power
7.8
Control
8.8
Sweet Spot
9.2
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Astrum Eris
Players of all levels seeking a versatile racket with a medium-soft touch
Overall
8.3
Power
8.2
Control
8.3
Sweet Spot
8.7
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Round
Roughness
Electra ST2
Players seeking a maneuverable racket with medium touch and medium balance
Overall
7.7
Power
8.1
Control
7.9
Sweet Spot
7.1
Maneuverability
7.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Hybrid
Roughness
Electra ST1
Intermediate players seeking a medium touch and good spin
Overall
8.0
Power
8.3
Control
8.4
Sweet Spot
6.9
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Hybrid
Roughness
RP 790 Whip Polyethylene
Players seeking a high quality comfortable, easy to use racket
Overall
8.6
Power
8.0
Control
9.0
Sweet Spot
8.5
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Soft
Shape
Round
Roughness
Bourne Summum Prisma
Advanced attackers seeking a luxury racket for nearly endless power and spin
Overall
8.5
Power
9.1
Control
8.5
Sweet Spot
8.3
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
PR990 Hybrid Hard
All levels of players seeking a versatile medium-hard touch racket
Overall
7.8
Power
8.0
Control
8.3
Sweet Spot
7.7
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Hybrid
Roughness
PR990 Hybrid Soft
All levels of players seeking a versatile medium touch racket
Overall
7.9
Power
6.6
Control
8.4
Sweet Spot
8.1
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Hybrid
Roughness
Air Veron
Intermediate players seeking an agile racket for their aerial game
Overall
8.0
Power
8.1
Control
7.8
Sweet Spot
7.4
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Hybrid
Roughness
Counter Viper
An intermediate or advanced right side player seeking medium touch a large sweet spot
Overall
8.1
Power
7.8
Control
8.4
Sweet Spot
8.7
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
Air Viper
Advanced players seeking power, agility and strength in their aerial game
Overall
7.9
Power
8.1
Control
7.5
Sweet Spot
7.1
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Hybrid
Roughness
Technical Viper
Advanced players seeking maximum power and a medium-hard touch
Overall
8.1
Power
9.1
Control
8.3
Sweet Spot
7.0
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Pampa
Intermediate and advanced players seeking versatility and power with a medium touch
Overall
7.9
Power
8.2
Control
8.0
Sweet Spot
7.1
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Diamond
Roughness
Tenebris 3.0
Players seeking a powerful best buy with a large sweet spot
Overall
8.9
Power
9.8
Control
8.5
Sweet Spot
9.5
Maneuverability
8.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
MM2
All levels of players seeking a limited edition versatile, comfortable racket
Overall
8.3
Power
7.4
Control
8.3
Sweet Spot
8.4
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-soft
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
AT10 18K Luxury Genius
Players seeking a versatile, medium-hard, maneuverable racket
Overall
8.5
Power
8.3
Control
8.4
Sweet Spot
8.4
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium-hard
Shape
Teardrop
Roughness
ML10 Pro Cup Luxury
Intermediate players seeking versatility, maneuverability, control and a medium touch
Overall
8.5
Power
8.9
Control
8.2
Sweet Spot
8.8
Maneuverability
9.0
Hardness
Medium
Shape
Round
Roughness
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very, very light, easy to maneuver
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good, central sweet spot
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lost control on fast balls
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