Tennis: Should You Buy A Long Racket?

So Michael Chang, who popularized the extra-long tennis racket and is the only top-ranked touring pro to use one, was knocked out in the first round at Wimbledon. Does that mean you shouldn't fork over $200 for an "extended-length," "stretch," "LongBody," or "superlong" piece of equipment that resembles a rug beater? Hardly. Even if you're only a serious weekend player who's looking for an edge, these new rackets are worth a try.

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