As the lighter version of the VCORE 100, this racket provides a more user-friendly entry point into the speed and spin of the VCORE series. At 280 grams unstrung, it is suitable for dedicated beginners and rising intermediates.
The location of its Aero Fin grooves to the lower portion of the racket’s head. This technology is complimented by an Aero Trench grommet system which submerges the grommets to further reduce wind drag. The upshot of these features is easier acceleration, which will help you load the ball with pace and spin. The VCORE 100 (280) also gets updated with a material called Namd, which is uniquely flexible graphite designed to increase shaft torque and spin. From the baseline, this racket feels fast, firm and spin-friendly. Although it lacks the stability of the heavier VCORE models, the light weight comes in handy when scrambling on defense or attempting to execute offensive shots on the run. The fast feel continues at net where the VCORE 100 (280) plays great on reaction volleys. Ultimately, the VCORE 100 (280) is a great option for strong beginners and early intermediates who want a speedy and spin-friendly racket.