April 2022 USTA Kick-Off Avanti Sports Tennis To-Go ( See Below, Scroll Down)

TO VIEW OUR MENU OR PLACE AN ORDER, CLICK HERE

As of Governor Inslee’s most recent update regarding the COVID-19 Crisis, We are now able to serve customers with in-store retail service with safety protocols: masks required for entry, limit 4 Customers at a time and 6-foot distancing between customers.
We are offering standard hours:
Mon-Fri: 11AM to 7PM
Sat: 11AM to 6PM
Sun: 11AM to 5PM
In addition, we will be continuing our Tennis To-Go service so that customers may continue to order products for Curbside Pick-Up and Delivery.

How does it work?

We post our menu here under the Avanti Take-Out Menu tab on the Avanti website, which will feature all of our newest arrivals and best sales. Rest assured, our menu is merely a fraction of the products we have available at Avanti; customers can request any item, and if we have it in stock, we’ll get it to you. Otherwise, we may be able to arrange a special order.

Ordering Items

To request an item, please fill out the form located below this titled “ORDER HERE” with your name, phone number, email, preferred method of service (info below), the products you’d like, and your preferred store location. This form is a direct contact to Roger (our owner), and you can expect a response within 24 hours of submission. If you have not received a confirmation after 24 hours, please re-submit your order.

Service Options

(Free) Curbside Pick-Up: We will maintain our social distancing by bringing the items out to you at your car. There is no need for customers to even leave the drivers’ seat. Example: You pull up to the curb outside Avanti, call us to indicate that you have arrived, pop your trunk, and we place the order in. Touchless!

(Fees vary) We can deliver your order to you under the following fee structure:
Within 5mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $5
Within 6-15mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $10
Within 16-25mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $25
If you live farther than 25 miles from Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club, we will ship your order to you. This will vary based on the size of your order.


Payment

When we confirm your order, we will contact you to collect payment over the phone via Credit or Debit card (Visa or MasterCard only).

ORDER HERE



USTA LEAGUE KICKOFF SALE


2022 Head Instinct TEAM L, MP, Power 115 $129.95-169.95

The New 2022 Head Instinct comes with a new cosmetic update along with the same technologies as previous Graphene 360+. This signature technology allows for a balance of stability and power with every shot. At an affordable price, the Head Instinct is perfect for player looking to take their game to the next level without breaking the bank.

Instinct Team L: 23/26/23mm beam, 107 sq inch head, 10 oz strung weight. Great for Beginner-Intermediate High School Players on a budget.
Instinct MP: 23/26/23mm beam, 100 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight. Great for Advanced High School Players on a budget.
Instinct Power: 28/29/29mm beam, 115 sq inch head, 8.7 oz strung weight. Great for Seniors and Players looking to add more Power on a budget.

PRICE:
Team L:
$129.95
MP:
$149.95
Power:
$169.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

ENTREES

NEW 2022 RACQUETS

BLUE PLATE SPECIAL

2022 NEW HEAD SPEED PRO/MP
Endorsed by Jannek Sinner, (ITA)

The New 2022 Head Speed is built for speed, and a fast swing, the SPEED PRO now has even more sensational feel with the introduction of the new Auxetic construction. Part of the SPEED series, this racquet is engineered for advanced tournament players who are looking for optimal control for their fast-paced games. The refresh includes a new elegant and asymmetric design with a matte and glossy finish and chrome details.

Speed Pro: 23mm/23mm/23mm beam, 18 x 20 string pattern, 100sq inch head, 11.5 oz strung weight.
Speed MP: 23mm/ 23mm/23mm beam. 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head 11.1 oz strung weight.
PRICES:
Speed Pro:
$259.95
Speed MP:
$249.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

2022 NEW WILSON CLASH v2 98, 100, 100 Pro, 100L & 108

The hero model of the groundbreaking and immensely popular Clash line revises the recipe for more consistency, more sustainability and a more killer design. An immediate appeal for its blend of flexibility and stability for a feeling unlike any other, this racket elevates playability thanks to a revised construction at the tip of the hoop that significantly enlarges the sweet spot. Agiplast plant-based bumper, grommets and end cap incorporate sustainable components for a reduced footprint on the environment. An embossed Clash logo on the throat completes a racket that pairs dynamic looks with even more dynamic performance.

Clash 98: 16 x 20 string pattern, 98sq inch head, 11.5 oz strung weight.
Clash 100: 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head 10.9 oz strung weight.
Clash 100 Pro: 16 x 20 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 11.5 oz strung weight.
Clash 100L: 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 10.4 oz strung weight.
Clash 108: 16 x 19 string pattern, 108 sq inch head, 10.5 oz strung weight.
PRICES:
Clash 98:
$269.95
Clash 100:$269.95
Clash 100 Pro: $269.95
Clash 100L: $269.95

Clash 108: $269.95

STRUNG PPS 16/17

2022 Head Boom MP & Pro (See In Store Special)
Endorsed by Coco Gauff, (USA)

The new 2022 Head Boom has state-of-the-art Auxetic construction in the yoke piece, giving you optimal impact feel and super accurate feedback. Other innovations include the unique Morph Beam frame construction, which merges an elongated box beam shaft with a powerful head for the perfect blend of feel and ease on court. Another technology that has been developed specifically for the series is the Uni Pattern, a uniform string pattern which allows for a consistent ball trajectory on every shot for reliable and forgiving play.

Boom Pro : 22.5mm/22.5mm/22mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 99 sq in head, 11.6 oz strung weight. – Price $259.95
Boom MP: 23.5mm/24.5mm/23.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq in head, 11.1 oz strung weight. – Price $249.95
Strung PPS 16/17

2022 Yonex Ezone 98 & 100
Endorsed by Naomi Osaka
, (JPN)

New for 2022, the 7th Generation Ezone Franchise features a thicker Shaft design, giving the player a more powerful and penetrative shot with better stability. Developed over 30 years ago, the ISOMETRIC™ design increases the sweet spot by 7%*. Compared to a conventional round frame, a square-shaped ISOMETRIC™ racquet generates a larger sweet spot by optimizing the intersection of the main and cross strings.
ISOMETRIC™ technology delivers greater control without sacrificing power.
All racquet specifications are the same as the first listed unless otherwise specified.
Ezone 98: 23.5mm/24.5mm/19.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 98 sq inch head, 10.8 oz strung weight.
Ezone 100: 23.8mm/ 26.5mm/22.5mm beam. 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head 10.6 oz strung weight.
PRICES:
Ezone 98:
$244.95
Ezone 100:
$244.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

2022 Yonex VCore Pro 97, 97H – $254.95 97D – 259.95
Endorsed by Francis Tiafoe, (USA)

The 2022 iteration of the Yonex VCore Pro series features enhanced spin, control, and feel. Using a new flexible type of graphite in the redesigned beam of the racquet, the VCorePro offers better feel and flexibility upon ball impact.

VCore Pro 97: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 11.5 oz strung weight. – Price $254.95
VCore Pro 97H: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12.3 oz strung weight. – Price $254.95
VCore Pro 97D: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 18 x 20 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12 oz strung weight. – Price $259.95
Strung PPS 16/17


VAMOS TO RAFA NADAL FOR WINNING THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN AND BREAKING THE ALL TIME RECORD WITH 21 GRAND SLAM SINGLES TITLES

2022 Babolat Pure Aero Rafa – Standard, Team, Lite and Boost
Endorsed by Rafa Nadal, (ESP)

The 2022 Rafa Pure Aero comes in a new cosmetic showcasing the vibrant colors of Spain. This latest incarnation utilizes the latest racket technology combining FSI Spin, Aeromodular 3, and the Cortex Pure Feel. With these advancements in place, the Babolat Pure Aero is the perfect racket to enhance a player’s spin and optimize a balance between power and feel.
All racquet specifications are the same as the first listed unless otherwise specified.
Standard: 23mm/26mm/23mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight.
Team: 10.6 oz strung weight.
Lite: 10.1 oz strung weight.
Boost RAFA: 23mm/26mm/23mm beam, 16×19 string pattern, 102 sq. inch head, 9.8oz strung weight
PRICES:
Standard:
$259.95
Team, Lite:
$229.95
Boost RAFA: $109.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

The Babolat Rafa bag comes in 3 sizes, 12 pack, 6 pack, and long backpack. Both the 12 and 6 packs come with a durable insulated compartments to keep your rackets safe from a wide range of temperatures. They both include separate vented shoe pouches along with a bottle opener zipper. The Long Backpack covers your racquet handles and it includes a separate shoe pouch.
PRICES:
12 Pack:
$139.95
6 Pack:
$119.95
Backpack:
$109.95

2022 Wilson Blade v8 98 16×19, 18×20 & 100L
Endorsed by Stefanos Tsitsipas, (GR)

The New V8 Wilson Blade is equipped with a captivating new design along with modern racket technology to elevate a players game. This racket features Braided Graphite, an elastic and reactive material allowing for more contact with the ball, resulting in greater control and feel. Another enhancement added is the FORTYFIVE°, this is a patent protected frame layout, which allows for flexibility and stability with the ball, pairing well with the modern vertical swing path.

Blade 98 16×19: 21mm beam, 16 x 19 String pattern, 98 sq inch head, 11.3 oz strung weight – $229.95

Blade 98 18×20: 21mm beam, 16×19 string pattern, 98 sq. inch head, 11.4 oz strung weight-$229.95

Blade 100L: 22.5 beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 10.6 oz strung weight-$219.95

Strung with PPS 16/17

2022 Head Prestige MP, Pro, Tour
Endorsed by Aslan Karatsev (RUS)

The 2022 Head Prestige line-up offers a new innovative touch on a Head classic. It is equipped with a high distinctive carbon element which gives the player extra control and precision . This racket is perfect for advanced players who are looking to up their game with a racket with sensational feel and control.

Prestige Pro: 20mm/20mm/20mm beam, 18 x 20 string pattern, 98 sq in head, 11.9 oz strung weight – PRICE: $259.95
Prestige Tour: 22mm/22mm/22mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 95 sq in head, 11.8 oz strung weight – PRICE: $259.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Iconic Racquets Currently In Stock

Good luck in your retirement Ashleigh!!!
Head Graphene 360+ Gravity MP/Pro
Endorsed by Ashe Barty, (AUS)

Head’s new Gravity line comes equipped with their new Graphene 360+ technology for a clean, flexible, and comfortable impact on your tightly-controlled shots. The Gravity Frames have an elliptical head giving them huge sweet spots
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)
Gravity MP 360+: $249.95
22/22/22mm beam, 16×20 string pattern, 100 sq. inch head, 11oz strung
Gravity Pro 360+: $259.95
20/20/20mm beam, 18×20 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 11.7oz
Gravity Lite 360+ : $219.95
24/24/24mm beam, 16×18 string pattern, 104 sq inch head, 10.1oz

Wilson Pro Staff 97v13
Endorsed by Roger Federer, (SUI)

Available NOW, Seattle & Mill Creek

The 13th-generation Pro Staff features a design that summons the heritage of the iconic Pro Staff franchise from years past, the all-new Pro Staff series enhances precision while maintaining the classic feel beloved by its users worldwide. The key ingredient: double braided fibers arranged at 45-degree angles that net incredible ball pocketing feel and stability. Avanti Sports will stock 3 versions of this iconic frame:

Pro Staff RF97 v13: 21.5 mm/21.5 mm/21.5 mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12.6 oz strung weight.
PRICE $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Pro Staff 97 v13: 21.5mm/21.5mm/21.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 11.7 oz strung weight.
PRICE: $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Pro Staff 97L v13: 23.5mm/23.5mm/23.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 10.8 oz strung weight
PRICE: $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Head Radical 360+ MP, Pro, S
Endorsed by Taylor Fritz, (USA)

The 2021 iteration of Head’s Radical series features new Graphene 360+ technology, providing more optimal flexibility and a cleaner feel.
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)
Radical MP: 20/23/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 98 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight.
Radical Pro: 20/21.5/21mm beam, 98 sq inch head, 11.7 oz strung weight.
Radical S: 22/25/23mm beam, 102 sq inch head, 10.4 oz strung weight.
PRICE:
MP:
$229.95
Pro: $239.95
S:
$199.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

SIDE ORDERS

Nike Air Zoom Vapor Pro M’s & W’s

The NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor Pro takes everything you love about the NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor X and makes it lighter and more supportive. The 3-layer design puts breathability, stability and durability where they’re needed most, all while keeping weight at a minimum.
PRICE: $120

Head Revolt Pro 4.0 M’s (6 Month guarantee)

Built for aggressive baseliners who are as tough on footwear as they are on opponents, this new men’s performance tennis shoe takes durability to the extreme.
(recommended half size up)
PRICE: $129

Babolat M’s ( wide) & W’s Jet Mach 3 All Court

Lightweight, comfortable, and built for speed. The all-new Jet Mach 3 is packed with the latest technology. Every detail is designed to increase player confidence and speed on court. The Jet Mach 3 is the ultimate weapon to get you faster to the ball.
PRICE: $140

Adidas Men’s SoleCourt/ Women’s Stella Court

(L) Stafanos Tsitsipas shoe of choice, the SoleCourt has an extended Boost Cushioning system from the Heel to the Mid-foot. It has an Anti-Roll Bar for Stability and a Wide Toe Box.
PRICE: $160
(R) Danelle Collins shoe of choice, the Stella Court uses the boost cushioning system and a wide toe box. (Seattle store only)
PRICE: $150

Adidas Men’s and Women’s Barricades
USTA LEAGUE KICKOFF SALE –
$124.95

An iconic franchise. Two decades of expertise. Loyal to its legendary DNA yet filled with innovation, the crown jewel of adidas tennis has been reimagined to give athletes the confidence to persevere through extremes and conquer the court. The new Barricade is lighter and more streamlined than previous versions while maintaining it’s legendary stability and durability.
Men’s (Left) Blue Women’s (Right)
PRICE: $140

Adidas Barricades $140

Men’s (L) Women’s (R)

Adidas Men’s and Women’s Ubersonic 4

Time is your greatest weapon on the tennis court. Earn it in these lightweight adidas Adizero Ubersonic 4 shoes. Their stretch-woven upper keeps you comfortably locked in as you give it your all. Underneath, low-profile Lightstrike cushioning ensures you’re always ready to respond.
Men’s (Left), Women’s (Right)
PRICE: $130

Women’s Nike Osaka Air Court Zoom GP Turbo: $150

This version of Naomi Osaka’s shoe combines a responsive Zoom Air unit with zones of durability, so you can stay fresh longer.
PRICE: $150

Women’s Nike Vapor Pro HC: $120


Men’s Nike Vapor Pro HC:
$120

The NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor Pro takes everything you love about the NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor X and makes it lighter and more supportive. The 3-layer design puts breathability, stability and durability where they’re needed most, all while keeping weight at a minimum.
PRICE: $120

Nike Women’s React NXT HC: $160


Nike Men’s React NXT HC: $160

The NikeCourt React Vapor NXT brings top-notch traction and an innovative cushioning system so you can play at your best during your fastest and fiercest matches. Built to withstand the force of sliding, the generative design uses data to integrate durable rubber and tough plastic in high-wear areas—like the medial side of the forefoot.
PRICE: $160


M’s Nike Cage 4 RAFA


Rafael Nadal (ESP)’s shoe of choice, the NikeCourt Zoom Cage 4 is made for the player seeking strength and speed on the hardcourt. The shoe’s unique cage design provides maximum durability and cushioning, and is also lighter than ever.
PRICE: $150 Black and White
Outsole durability is guaranteed by Nike for up to 6 months after the initial purchase.

K-Swiss Hypercourt Express 2 M’s

K-Swiss best-selling shoe, the Hypercourt Express 2, is light, comfortable, breathable, and has a generous fit, making it the ideal choice for a variety of playing styles and levels. Durawrap Flex, gives the shoe support with no break-in period, while Surgelite midsole technology provides all day comfort.
PRICE: $115

K-Swiss Hypercourt Express LTR Men’s, Men’s & Women’s

The return of an Iconic classic, the Hyper Court Express LTR has double gel cushion in the heel, good lateral support and wider than normal toes box.
PRICE: $110 Men’s (Left) Women’s (Right)

BAG SPECIALS
USTA LEAGUE KICKOFF SALE: $49.95

Tecnifibre Air Endurance Rackpack Gear bags
USTA LEAGUE KICKOFF SALE: $49.95 REG $99.95

The Tecnifibre Air Endurance Rackpack Gear bag has adjustable compartments or racks. Using Velcro dividers you can hold 4-8-12 Racquets. You can array the racks to feature 1 big compartment, or 3, 4, 5, 6 racks. It has a separate shoe compartment, 2 separate mesh compartments for grips, strings, wristbands, and an end compartment for keys, wallet and smartphone. Comes with backpack straps with a chest strap, sling handgrips, and end handgrips. If you are a Tournament Player this is the ultimate travel bag. If fits into the overhead bins on most commercial jets. This is the bag of choice for Coach Roger Mark.
HIGH SCHOOL SALE: $49.95 REG: $99.95

Dessert

Nike Long Sleeve Apparel


Nike Court M’s / W’s Warm-ups- $155
W’s Red Jacket is paired with navy blue pants / White Jacket paired with black pants



W’S FLEECE HOODIE – $75, PANTS WITH BALL POCKETS & ZIPPER CUFFS: $65

STRING SPECIALS

Yonex Tour Super 850

The Yonex Tour Super 850 is a multifilament engineered with high elasticity allowing for easy power and spin generation. This nylon helps maintain string tension and optimizes playability.
SALE: $34.95
REG: $39.95

Head Lynx Tour

The Head Lynx Tour has a unique 6-edge design of this co-polyester providing the ultimate blend of control and spin.
SALE: $34.95
REG: $39.95

Coach’s Tip: Approach Shot
Coach Ian Purganan, Tennis Professional, Mill Creek Tennis Club

Contact Coach Ian at florian.purganan@gmail.com or
call (206) 383-0720 to schedule a private lesson.
Rates: $65 members, $85 non-members.

Approach Shot

By now, the 40+ league season and playoffs have just ended, and the start of the 18+ league season is about to begin. Whether you play league tennis, tournaments, or just recreationally, improving how effectively you play in the front of the court is typically what it takes to take your game to the next level. What I mean by front court tennis is the transition from the baseline to the net. And being able to finish at the net will allow you to end points quicker, conserve energy, and add another dimension to your game to strike fear in your opponents.  
The vast majority of club players spend over 80% of the time hitting from behind the baseline. Most players move brilliantly side to side, but struggle moving north to south. Once you are inside the baseline, keep in mind that the distance to the baseline on the other side of the net is much shorter, and hence, the amount of power and spin you need must be adjusted accordingly. Here are some tips to help you improve your approach shots:
As soon as you’ve identified that a ball hit to you will be short, turn your body quickly (meaning get your racquet back) and move laterally to the ball. Don’t sprint straight
toward it.

· Try not to jump when you hit the ball.

· Your body should be moving towards the target you are aiming for.

· When you hit the ball on an approach shot, focus on depth, don’t focus on power.

· Since the ball will typically be low, use extra topspin in order for the ball to get over the net but drop inside the baseline. Increase your racquet head speed in order to generate extra topspin, and follow through lower than you would normally finish.

· An approach shot is not meant to be a winner, but rather a setup shot to allow you to get to the net. So, don’t try to go for an outright winner on approach shots.

· Lastly, rule of thumb should be to approach down the line or middle of the court, and then following the path of your ball to the net.

March 2022 High School Season Kickoff Avanti Sports Tennis To-Go ( See Below, Scroll Down)

TO VIEW OUR MENU OR PLACE AN ORDER, CLICK HERE

As of Governor Inslee’s most recent update regarding the COVID-19 Crisis, We are now able to serve customers with in-store retail service with safety protocols: masks required for entry, limit 4 Customers at a time and 6-foot distancing between customers.
We are offering standard hours:
Mon-Fri: 11AM to 7PM
Sat: 11AM to 6PM
Sun: 11AM to 5PM
In addition, we will be continuing our Tennis To-Go service so that customers may continue to order products for Curbside Pick-Up and Delivery.

How does it work?

We post our menu here under the Avanti Take-Out Menu tab on the Avanti website, which will feature all of our newest arrivals and best sales. Rest assured, our menu is merely a fraction of the products we have available at Avanti; customers can request any item, and if we have it in stock, we’ll get it to you. Otherwise, we may be able to arrange a special order.

Ordering Items

To request an item, please fill out the form located below this titled “ORDER HERE” with your name, phone number, email, preferred method of service (info below), the products you’d like, and your preferred store location. This form is a direct contact to Roger (our owner), and you can expect a response within 24 hours of submission. If you have not received a confirmation after 24 hours, please re-submit your order.

Service Options

(Free) Curbside Pick-Up: We will maintain our social distancing by bringing the items out to you at your car. There is no need for customers to even leave the drivers’ seat. Example: You pull up to the curb outside Avanti, call us to indicate that you have arrived, pop your trunk, and we place the order in. Touchless!

(Fees vary) We can deliver your order to you under the following fee structure:
Within 5mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $5
Within 6-15mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $10
Within 16-25mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $25
If you live farther than 25 miles from Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club, we will ship your order to you. This will vary based on the size of your order.


Payment

When we confirm your order, we will contact you to collect payment over the phone via Credit or Debit card (Visa or MasterCard only).

ORDER HERE


2022 HIGH SCHOOL SEASON KICKOFF SALE

HIGH SCHOOL SEASON KICKOFF SALE PRICES VALID WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. SALE LIMITED TO STOCK ON HAND.

MARCH MENU

APPETIZERS

HEAD TI Conquest Racquet $34.95

The Head Ti Conquest is a great entry level Racquet for Jrs and Adults. The Nano Titanium technology provides added power and stability on each shot. Its 102 sq inch oversized head size and 27 inch length gives improved control on shots using moderate swing speeds. The o-beam construction gives the Ti. Conquest durability and comfort.

BABOLAT & YONEX RACQUETS (BEGINNER-INTERMEDIATE PLAYERS) $99.95-$109.95

Babolat Boost Rafa A, Boost S, Boost Drive & Yonex Ezone Ace
Strung w/Cover

The Babolat Boost series is perfect for Beginner to Intermediate level players looking to step up their game. Both the Boost S and Boost A are constructed with top-of-the-line technologies, at a far lower price point. Both racquets come strung and include full-length covers.
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)

Boost Rafa A (Yellow/ Purple) – $109.95
23mm/26mm/23mm beam, 16×19 string pattern, 102 sq. inch head,9.8oz


Boost S (Red) $99.95
10.4oz strung
Boost Drive (Blue/Green) 105 Sq inch head
Grip Sizes available: 4, 4 1/8, 4 1/4, 4 3/8, 4 1/2

The Yonex Ace offers Beginner to Intermediate players a frame with a big Sweet Spot due to its Isometric Technology that features a longer string bed in an Oval pressed shaft.
Yonex Ezone Ace- $99.95
8, 4 1/4, 4 3/8, 4 1/2


2022 Head Instinct TEAM L, MP, Power 115 $129.95-169.95

The New 2022 Head Instinct comes with a new cosmetic update along with the same technologies as previous Graphene 360+. This signature technology allows for a balance of stability and power with every shot. At an affordable price, the Head Instinct is perfect for player looking to take their game to the next level without breaking the bank.

Instinct Team L: 23/26/23mm beam, 107 sq inch head, 10 oz strung weight. Great for Beginner-Intermediate High School Players on a budget.
Instinct MP: 23/26/23mm beam, 100 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight. Great for Advanced High School Players on a budget.
Instinct Power: 28/29/29mm beam, 115 sq inch head, 8.7 oz strung weight. Great for Seniors and Players looking to add more Power on a budget.

PRICE:
Team L: $129.95
MP: $149.95
Power: $169.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

ENTREES

NEW 2022 RACQUETS

BLUE PLATE SPECIAL

2022 NEW WILSON CLASH v2 98, 100, 100 Pro, 100L & 108

The hero model of the groundbreaking and immensely popular Clash line revises the recipe for more consistency, more sustainability and a more killer design. An immediate appeal for its blend of flexibility and stability for a feeling unlike any other, this racket elevates playability thanks to a revised construction at the tip of the hoop that significantly enlarges the sweet spot. Agiplast plant-based bumper, grommets and end cap incorporate sustainable components for a reduced footprint on the environment. An embossed Clash logo on the throat completes a racket that pairs dynamic looks with even more dynamic performance.

Clash 98: 16 x 20 string pattern, 98sq inch head, 11.5 oz strung weight.
Clash 100: 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head 10.9 oz strung weight.
Clash 100 Pro: 16 x 20 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 11.5 oz strung weight.
Clash 100L: 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 10.4 oz strung weight.
Clash 108: 16 x 19 string pattern, 108 sq inch head, 10.5 oz strung weight.
PRICES:
Clash 98:
$269.95
Clash 100: $269.95
Clash 100 Pro: $269.95
Clash 100L: $269.
95
Clash 108: $269.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

2022 NEW HEAD SPEED PRO/MP
Endorsed by Jannek Sinner, (ITA)

The New 2022 Head Speed is built for speed, and a fast swing, the SPEED PRO now has even more sensational feel with the introduction of the new Auxetic construction. Part of the SPEED series, this racquet is engineered for advanced tournament players who are looking for optimal control for their fast-paced games. The refresh includes a new elegant and asymmetric design with a matte and glossy finish and chrome details.

Speed Pro: 23mm/23mm/23mm beam, 18 x 20 string pattern, 100sq inch head, 11.5 oz strung weight.
Speed MP: 23mm/ 23mm/23mm beam. 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head 11.1 oz strung weight.
PRICES:
Speed Pro:
$259.95
Speed MP: $249.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

2022 Yonex Ezone 98 & 100
Endorsed by Naomi Osaka
, (JPN)


New for 2022, the 7th Generation Ezone Franchise features a thicker Shaft design, giving the player a more powerful and penetrative shot with better stability. Developed over 30 years ago, the ISOMETRIC™ design increases the sweet spot by 7%*. Compared to a conventional round frame, a square-shaped ISOMETRIC™ racquet generates a larger sweet spot by optimizing the intersection of the main and cross strings.
ISOMETRIC™ technology delivers greater control without sacrificing power.
All racquet specifications are the same as the first listed unless otherwise specified.
Ezone 98: 23.5mm/24.5mm/19.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 98 sq inch head, 10.8 oz strung weight.
Ezone 100: 23.8mm/ 26.5mm/22.5mm beam. 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head 10.6 oz strung weight.
PRICES:
Ezone 98:
$244.95
Ezone 100: $244.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

2022 Head Boom MP & Pro (See In Store Special)
Endorsed by Coco Gauff, (USA)

The new 2022 Head Boom has state-of-the-art Auxetic construction in the yoke piece, giving you optimal impact feel and super accurate feedback. Other innovations include the unique Morph Beam frame construction, which merges an elongated box beam shaft with a powerful head for the perfect blend of feel and ease on court. Another technology that has been developed specifically for the series is the Uni Pattern, a uniform string pattern which allows for a consistent ball trajectory on every shot for reliable and forgiving play.

Boom Pro : 22.5mm/22.5mm/22mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 99 sq in head, 11.6 oz strung weight. – Price $259.95
Boom MP: 23.5mm/24.5mm/23.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq in head, 11.1 oz strung weight. – Price $249.95
Strung PPS 16/17


VAMOS TO RAFA NADAL FOR WINNING THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN AND BREAKING THE ALL TIME RECORD WITH 21 GRAND SLAM SINGLES TITLES

2022 Babolat Pure Aero Rafa – Standard, Team, and Lite
Endorsed by Rafa Nadal, (ESP)

The 2022 Rafa Pure Aero comes in a new cosmetic showcasing the vibrant colors of Spain. This latest incarnation utilizes the latest racket technology combining FSI Spin, Aeromodular 3, and the Cortex Pure Feel. With these advancements in place, the Babolat Pure Aero is the perfect racket to enhance a player’s spin and optimize a balance between power and feel.
All racquet specifications are the same as the first listed unless otherwise specified.
Standard: 23mm/26mm/23mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight.
Team: 10.6 oz strung weight.
Lite: 10.1 oz strung weight.
PRICES:
Standard:
$259.95
Team, Lite: $229.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

The Babolat Rafa bag comes in 3 sizes, 12 pack, 6 pack, and long backpack. Both the 12 and 6 packs come with a durable insulated compartments to keep your rackets safe from a wide range of temperatures. They both include separate vented shoe pouches along with a bottle opener zipper. The Long Backpack covers your racquet handles and it includes a separate shoe pouch.
PRICES:
12 Pack:
$139.95
6 Pack: $119.95
Backpack: $109.95

2022 Wilson Blade v8 98 16×19, 18×20 & 100L
Endorsed by Stefanos Tsitsipas, (GR)

The New V8 Wilson Blade is equipped with a captivating new design along with modern racket technology to elevate a players game. This racket features Braided Graphite, an elastic and reactive material allowing for more contact with the ball, resulting in greater control and feel. Another enhancement added is the FORTYFIVE°, this is a patent protected frame layout, which allows for flexibility and stability with the ball, pairing well with the modern vertical swing path.

Blade 98 16×19: 21mm beam, 16 x 19 String pattern, 98 sq inch head, 11.3 oz strung weight – $229.95

Blade 98 18×20: 21mm beam, 16×19 string pattern, 98 sq. inch head, 11.4 oz strung weight-$229.95 Coming January

Blade 100L: 22.5 beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 10.6 oz strung weight-$219.95

Strung with PPS 16/17

2022 Yonex VCore Pro 97, 97H – $254.95 97D – 259.95
Endorsed by Francis Tiafoe, (USA)

The 2022 iteration of the Yonex VCore Pro series features enhanced spin, control, and feel. Using a new flexible type of graphite in the redesigned beam of the racquet, the VCorePro offers better feel and flexibility upon ball impact.

VCore Pro 97: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 11.5 oz strung weight. – Price $254.95
VCore Pro 97H: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12.3 oz strung weight. – Price $254.95
VCore Pro 97D: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 18 x 20 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12 oz strung weight. – Price $259.95
Strung PPS 16/17

2022 Head Prestige MP, Pro, Tour
Endorsed by Aslan Karatsev (RUS)

The 2022 Head Prestige line-up offers a new innovative touch on a Head classic. It is equipped with a high distinctive carbon element which gives the player extra control and precision . This racket is perfect for advanced players who are looking to up their game with a racket with sensational feel and control.

Prestige Pro: 20mm/20mm/20mm beam, 18 x 20 string pattern, 98 sq in head, 11.9 oz strung weight – PRICE: $259.95
Prestige Tour: 22mm/22mm/22mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 95 sq in head, 11.8 oz strung weight – PRICE: $259.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Iconic Racquets Currently In Stock

CONGRATS TO ASH BARTY FOR WINNING
THE 2022 AUSSIE OPEN ! Ai, Ai, Ai !
Head Graphene 360+ Gravity MP/Pro
Endorsed by Ashe Barty, (AUS)

Head’s new Gravity line comes equipped with their new Graphene 360+ technology for a clean, flexible, and comfortable impact on your tightly-controlled shots. The Gravity Frames have an elliptical head giving them huge sweet spots
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)
Gravity MP 360+: $249.95
22/22/22mm beam, 16×20 string pattern, 100 sq. inch head, 11oz strung
Gravity Pro 360+: $259.95
20/20/20mm beam, 18×20 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 11.7oz
Gravity Lite 360+ : $219.95
24/24/24mm beam, 16×18 string pattern, 104 sq inch head, 10.1oz

Wilson Pro Staff 97v13
Endorsed by Roger Federer, (SUI)

Available NOW, Seattle & Mill Creek

The 13th-generation Pro Staff features a design that summons the heritage of the iconic Pro Staff franchise from years past, the all-new Pro Staff series enhances precision while maintaining the classic feel beloved by its users worldwide. The key ingredient: double braided fibers arranged at 45-degree angles that net incredible ball pocketing feel and stability. Avanti Sports will stock 3 versions of this iconic frame:

Pro Staff RF97 v13: 21.5 mm/21.5 mm/21.5 mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12.6 oz strung weight.
PRICE $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Pro Staff 97 v13: 21.5mm/21.5mm/21.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 11.7 oz strung weight.
PRICE: $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Pro Staff 97L v13: 23.5mm/23.5mm/23.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 10.8 oz strung weight
PRICE: $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Head Radical 360+ MP, Pro, S
Endorsed by Taylor Fritz, (USA)

The 2021 iteration of Head’s Radical series features new Graphene 360+ technology, providing more optimal flexibility and a cleaner feel.
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)
Radical MP: 20/23/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 98 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight.
Radical Pro: 20/21.5/21mm beam, 98 sq inch head, 11.7 oz strung weight.
Radical S: 22/25/23mm beam, 102 sq inch head, 10.4 oz strung weight.
PRICE:
MP:
$229.95
Pro:
$239.95
S:
$199.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

SIDE ORDERS

Head Revolt Pro 4.0 M’s (6 Month guarantee)

Built for aggressive baseliners who are as tough on footwear as they are on opponents, this new men’s performance tennis shoe takes durability to the extreme.
(recommended half size up)
PRICE: $129

Babolat M’s ( wide) & W’s Jet Mach 3 All Court

Lightweight, comfortable, and built for speed. The all-new Jet Mach 3 is packed with the latest technology. Every detail is designed to increase player confidence and speed on court. The Jet Mach 3 is the ultimate weapon to get you faster to the ball.
PRICE: $140

Adidas Men’s SoleCourt

Stafanos Tsitsipas shoe of choice, the SoleCourt has an extended Boost Cushioning system from the Heel to the Mid-foot. It has an Anti-Roll Bar for Stability and a Wide Toe Box.
PRICE: $160

Adidas Men’s and Women’s Barricades
HIGH SCHOOL KICKOFF SALE – $124.95

An iconic franchise. Two decades of expertise. Loyal to its legendary DNA yet filled with innovation, the crown jewel of adidas tennis has been reimagined to give athletes the confidence to persevere through extremes and conquer the court. The new Barricade is lighter and more streamlined than previous versions while maintaining it’s legendary stability and durability.
Men’s (Left) Blue Women’s (Right)
PRICE: $140

Adidas Men’s Barricades$140

Adidas Men’s and Women’s Ubersonic 4

Time is your greatest weapon on the tennis court. Earn it in these lightweight adidas Adizero Ubersonic 4 shoes. Their stretch-woven upper keeps you comfortably locked in as you give it your all. Underneath, low-profile Lightstrike cushioning ensures you’re always ready to respond.
Men’s (Left), Women’s (Right)
PRICE: $130

Women’s Nike Osaka Air Court Zoom GP Turbo: $150

This version of Naomi Osaka’s shoe combines a responsive Zoom Air unit with zones of durability, so you can stay fresh longer.
PRICE: $150

Women’s Nike Vapor Pro HC: $120


Men’s Nike Vapor Pro HC: $120

The NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor Pro takes everything you love about the NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor X and makes it lighter and more supportive. The 3-layer design puts breathability, stability and durability where they’re needed most, all while keeping weight at a minimum.
PRICE: $120

Nike Women’s React NXT HC: $160


Nike Men’s React NXT HC: $160

The NikeCourt React Vapor NXT brings top-notch traction and an innovative cushioning system so you can play at your best during your fastest and fiercest matches. Built to withstand the force of sliding, the generative design uses data to integrate durable rubber and tough plastic in high-wear areas—like the medial side of the forefoot.
PRICE: $160


M’s Nike Cage 4 RAFA

Rafael Nadal (ESP)’s shoe of choice, the NikeCourt Zoom Cage 4 is made for the player seeking strength and speed on the hardcourt. The shoe’s unique cage design provides maximum durability and cushioning, and is also lighter than ever.
PRICE: $150 Black and White
Outsole durability is guaranteed by Nike for up to 6 months after the initial purchase.

K-Swiss Hypercourt Express LTR Men’s, Men’s & Women’s

The return of an Iconic classic, the Hyper Court Express LTR has double gel cushion in the heel, good lateral support and wider than normal toes box.
PRICE: $110 Men’s (Left) Women’s (Right)

BAG SPECIALS
HIGH SCHOOL SALE:
$49.95

Tecnifibre Air Endurance Rackpack Gear bags
HIGH SCHOOL SALE: $49.95 REG $99.95

The Tecnifibre Air Endurance Rackpack Gear bag has adjustable compartments or racks. Using Velcro dividers you can hold 4-8-12 Racquets. You can array the racks to feature 1 big compartment, or 3, 4, 5, 6 racks. It has a separate shoe compartment, 2 separate mesh compartments for grips, strings, wristbands, and an end compartment for keys, wallet and smartphone. Comes with backpack straps with a chest strap, sling handgrips, and end handgrips. If you are a Tournament Player this is the ultimate travel bag. If fits into the overhead bins on most commercial jets. This is the bag of choice for Coach Roger Mark.
HIGH SCHOOL SALE: $49.95 REG: $99.95

Dessert

Nike Long Sleeve Apparel


Nike Court M’s / W’s Warm-ups- $155
W’s Red Jacket is paired with navy blue pants / White Jacket paired with black pants




W’S FLEECE HOODIE – $75, PANTS WITH BALL POCKETS & ZIPPER CUFFS: $65

STRING SPECIALS

Yonex Tour Super 850

The Yonex Tour Super 850 is a multifilament engineered with high elasticity allowing for easy power and spin generation. This nylon helps maintain string tension and optimizes playability.
SALE: $34.95
REG: $39.95

Solinco Confidential 125

The Solinco Confidential 125 is a stiff 4 edged string that is constructed for tension maintainance. Its great for advanced players who are looking to generate lots of spin with control.
SALE: $39.95
REG: $44.95

Coach’s Tip: Playing Tennis Outdoors
Coach Ian Purganan, Tennis Professional, Mill Creek Tennis Club

Contact Coach Ian at florian.purganan@gmail.com or
call (206) 383-0720 to schedule a private lesson.
Rates: $65 members, $85 non-members.

Rejoice for spring is right around the corner! Hopefully, the snow and coldest of days are behind us, and we can start playing tennis on outdoor courts and in the sunshine. Here are some tips as we move our game outside:

  • Be aware of high school tennis schedules and reservations: Besides public parks, some of the better maintained tennis courts and nets can be found on local high schools. Spring, however, also happens to be the start of the girls’ high school tennis season for most districts (and both boys and girls tennis for Seattle Metro League). For 2022, team tryouts start on Feb. 28, and the last match of the season typically falls on the first week of May. Most high schools hold team practices every weekday afternoon after class, so courts may be occupied from 3:30 to 6 pm. In addition, many public courts (particularly in King County) are available for reservations, usually for a minimum of 60 minutes. Players who have paid a fee to reserve a court take priority.
  • Equipment: Make sure your racquets are in good shape, strung properly, and you have at least two racquets. Why? Grit, dirt, and other substances will typically wear your strings faster than playing indoors. You don’t want to have to stop playing prematurely because you don’t have a spare racquet. Likewise, make sure to check the traction on your tennis shoes. You’ll want better traction particularly on outdoor courts, and if your current shoes are already worn down, it may be time for a new pair of sneakers. In addition, be sure to have the essentials for the outdoor elements, including: a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a reusable water bottle.

Serve and groundstrokes: It is vital to know how to serve with the sun in your eyes. Learn to adjust your toss so the ball is not directly in front of the sun. At the same token, when you know your opponent is facing the sun, throw up some lobs since it will be difficult for them to hit. When it’s windy, use topspin on both your serve and groundstrokes since these types of shots will have higher net clearance, resulting in fewer faults and errors


February 2022 Anniversary Sale Avanti Sports Tennis To-Go

TO VIEW OUR MENU OR PLACE AN ORDER, CLICK HERE

As of Governor Inslee’s most recent update regarding the COVID-19 Crisis, We are now able to serve customers with in-store retail service with safety protocols: masks required for entry, limit 4 Customers at a time and 6-foot distancing between customers.
We are offering standard hours:
Mon-Fri: 11AM to 7PM
Sat: 11AM to 6PM
Sun: 11AM to 5PM
In addition, we will be continuing our Tennis To-Go service so that customers may continue to order products for Curbside Pick-Up and Delivery.

How does it work?

We post our menu here under the Avanti Take-Out Menu tab on the Avanti website, which will feature all of our newest arrivals and best sales. Rest assured, our menu is merely a fraction of the products we have available at Avanti; customers can request any item, and if we have it in stock, we’ll get it to you. Otherwise, we may be able to arrange a special order.

Ordering Items

To request an item, please fill out the form located below this titled “ORDER HERE” with your name, phone number, email, preferred method of service (info below), the products you’d like, and your preferred store location. This form is a direct contact to Roger (our owner), and you can expect a response within 24 hours of submission. If you have not received a confirmation after 24 hours, please re-submit your order.

Service Options

(Free) Curbside Pick-Up: We will maintain our social distancing by bringing the items out to you at your car. There is no need for customers to even leave the drivers’ seat. Example: You pull up to the curb outside Avanti, call us to indicate that you have arrived, pop your trunk, and we place the order in. Touchless!

(Fees vary) We can deliver your order to you under the following fee structure:
Within 5mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $5
Within 6-15mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $10
Within 16-25mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $25
If you live farther than 25 miles from Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club, we will ship your order to you. This will vary based on the size of your order.


Payment

When we confirm your order, we will contact you to collect payment over the phone via Credit or Debit card (Visa or MasterCard only).

ORDER HERE


2022 ANNIVERSARY SALE: COME CELEBRATE OUR 38TH YEAR IN BUSINESS !

AVANTI SPORTS: WE WERE HERE YESTERDAY, WE ARE HERE TODAY, WE WILL BE HERE TOMORROW !

ANNIVERSARY SALE PRICES VALID WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. SALE LIMITED TO STOCK ON HAND.

FEBRUARY MENU

APPETIZERS

HEAD TI Conquest Racquet $34.95

The Head Ti Conquest is a great entry level Racquet for Jrs and Adults. The Nano Titanium technology provides added power and stability on each shot. Its 102 sq inch oversized head size and 27 inch length gives improved control on shots using moderate swing speeds. The o-beam construction gives the Ti. Conquest durability and comfort.

BABOLAT & YONEX RACQUETS (BEGINNER-INTERMEDIATE PLAYERS)

Babolat Boost Rafa A, Boost S, Boost Drive & Yonex Ezone Ace
Strung w/Cover

The Babolat Boost series is perfect for Beginner to Intermediate level players looking to step up their game. Both the Boost S and Boost A are constructed with top-of-the-line technologies, at a far lower price point. Both racquets come strung and include full-length covers.
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)

Boost Rafa A (Yellow/ Purple) – $109.95
23mm/26mm/23mm beam, 16×19 string pattern, 102 sq. inch head,9.8oz


Boost S (Red) $99.95
10.4oz strung
Boost Drive (Blue/Green) 105 Sq inch head
Grip Sizes available: 4, 4 1/8, 4 1/4, 4 3/8, 4 1/2

The Yonex Ace offers Beginner to Intermediate players a frame with a big Sweet Spot due to its Isometric Technology that features a longer string bed in an Oval pressed shaft.
Yonex Ezone Ace- $99.95
8, 4 1/4, 4 3/8, 4 1/2


ENTREES

NEW 2022 RACQUETS

BLUE PLATE SPECIAL


VAMOS TO RAFA NADAL FOR WINNING THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN AND BREAKING THE ALL TIME RECORD WITH 21 GRAND SLAM SINGLES TITLES

2022 Babolat Pure Aero Rafa – Standard, Team, and Lite
Endorsed by Rafa Nadal, (ESP)

The 2022 Rafa Pure Aero comes in a new cosmetic showcasing the vibrant colors of Spain. This latest incarnation utilizes the latest racket technology combining FSI Spin, Aeromodular 3, and the Cortex Pure Feel. With these advancements in place, the Babolat Pure Aero is the perfect racket to enhance a player’s spin and optimize a balance between power and feel.
All racquet specifications are the same as the first listed unless otherwise specified.
Standard: 23mm/26mm/23mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight.
Team: 10.6 oz strung weight.
Lite: 10.1 oz strung weight.
PRICES:
Standard:
$259.95
Team, Lite:
$229.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

The Babolat Rafa bag comes in 3 sizes, 12 pack, 6 pack, and long backpack. Both the 12 and 6 packs come with a durable insulated compartments to keep your rackets safe from a wide range of temperatures. They both include separate vented shoe pouches along with a bottle opener zipper. The Long Backpack covers your racquet handles and it includes a separate shoe pouch.
PRICES:
12 Pack:
$139.95
6 Pack: $119.95
Backpack: $109.95

2022 Head Boom MP & Pro
(See In Store String Upgrade Special Below, ends Feb 28th)
Endorsed by Coco Gauff, (USA)

The new 2022 Head Boom has state-of-the-art Auxetic construction in the yoke piece, giving you optimal impact feel and super accurate feedback. Other innovations include the unique Morph Beam frame construction, which merges an elongated box beam shaft with a powerful head for the perfect blend of feel and ease on court. Another technology that has been developed specifically for the series is the Uni Pattern, a uniform string pattern which allows for a consistent ball trajectory on every shot for reliable and forgiving play.

Boom Pro : 22.5mm/22.5mm/22mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 99 sq in head, 11.6 oz strung weight. – Price $259.95
Boom MP: 23.5mm/24.5mm/23.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq in head, 11.1 oz strung weight. – Price $249.95
Strung PPS 16/17

2022 Yonex Ezone 98 & 100
Endorsed by Naomi Osaka
, (JPN)


New for 2022, the 7th Generation Ezone Franchise features a thicker Shaft design, giving the player a more powerful and penetrative shot with better stability. Developed over 30 years ago, the ISOMETRIC™ design increases the sweet spot by 7%*. Compared to a conventional round frame, a square-shaped ISOMETRIC™ racquet generates a larger sweet spot by optimizing the intersection of the main and cross strings.
ISOMETRIC™ technology delivers greater control without sacrificing power.
All racquet specifications are the same as the first listed unless otherwise specified.
Ezone 98: 23.5mm/24.5mm/19.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 98 sq inch head, 10.8 oz strung weight.
Ezone 100: 23.8mm/ 26.5mm/22.5mm beam. 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head 10.6 oz strung weight.
PRICES:
Ezone 98:
$244.95
Ezone 100: $244.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

2022 Wilson Blade v8 98 16×19, 18×20 & 100L
Endorsed by Stefanos Tsitsipas, (GR)

The New V8 Wilson Blade is equipped with a captivating new design along with modern racket technology to elevate a players game. This racket features Braided Graphite, an elastic and reactive material allowing for more contact with the ball, resulting in greater control and feel. Another enhancement added is the FORTYFIVE°, this is a patent protected frame layout, which allows for flexibility and stability with the ball, pairing well with the modern vertical swing path.

Blade 98 16×19: 21mm beam, 16 x 19 String pattern, 98 sq inch head, 11.3 oz strung weight – $229.95

Blade 98 18×20: 21mm beam, 16×19 string pattern, 98 sq. inch head, 11.4 oz strung weight-$229.95 Coming January

Blade 100L: 22.5 beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 10.6 oz strung weight-$219.95

Strung with PPS 16/17

2022 Yonex VCore Pro 97, 97H – $254.95 97D – 259.95
Endorsed by Stan Wawrinka, (SUI)

The 2022 iteration of the Yonex VCore Pro series features enhanced spin, control, and feel. Using a new flexible type of graphite in the redesigned beam of the racquet, the VCorePro offers better feel and flexibility upon ball impact.

VCore Pro 97: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 11.5 oz strung weight. – Price $254.95
VCore Pro 97H: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12.3 oz strung weight. – Price $254.95
VCore Pro 97D: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 18 x 20 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12 oz strung weight. – Price $259.95
Strung PPS 16/17

2022 Head Instinct MP, Team, Power 115


Instinct MP: 23/26/23mm beam, 100 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight.
Instinct Team: 23/26/23mm beam, 107 sq inch head, 10 oz strung weight.
Instinct Power: 28/29/29mm beam, 115 sq inch head, 8.7 oz strung weight.

PRICE:
MP:
$149.95
Team:
$129.95
Power:
$169.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

2022 Head Prestige MP, Pro, Tour
Endorsed by Aslan Karatsev (RUS)

The 2022 Head Prestige line-up offers a new innovative touch on a Head classic. It is equipped with a high distinctive carbon element which gives the player extra control and precision . This racket is perfect for advanced players who are looking to up their game with a racket with sensational feel and control.

Prestige Pro: 20mm/20mm/20mm beam, 18 x 20 string pattern, 98 sq in head, 11.9 oz strung weight – PRICE: $259.95
Prestige Tour: 22mm/22mm/22mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 95 sq in head, 11.8 oz strung weight – PRICE: $259.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Iconic Racquets Currently In Stock

CONGRATS TO ASH BARTY FOR WINNING
THE 2022 AUSSIE OPEN ! Ai, Ai, Ai !
Head Graphene 360+ Gravity MP/Pro
Endorsed by Ashe Barty, (AUS)

Head’s new Gravity line comes equipped with their new Graphene 360+ technology for a clean, flexible, and comfortable impact on your tightly-controlled shots. The Gravity Frames have an elliptical head giving them huge sweet spots
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)
Gravity MP 360+: $249.95
22/22/22mm beam, 16×20 string pattern, 100 sq. inch head, 11oz strung
Gravity Pro 360+: $259.95
20/20/20mm beam, 18×20 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 11.7oz
Gravity Lite 360+ : $219.95
24/24/24mm beam, 16×18 string pattern, 104 sq inch head, 10.1oz

Wilson Pro Staff 97v13
Endorsed by Roger Federer, (SUI)

Available NOW, Seattle & Mill Creek

The 13th-generation Pro Staff features a design that summons the heritage of the iconic Pro Staff franchise from years past, the all-new Pro Staff series enhances precision while maintaining the classic feel beloved by its users worldwide. The key ingredient: double braided fibers arranged at 45-degree angles that net incredible ball pocketing feel and stability. Avanti Sports will stock 3 versions of this iconic frame:

Pro Staff RF97 v13: 21.5 mm/21.5 mm/21.5 mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12.6 oz strung weight.
PRICE $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Pro Staff 97 v13: 21.5mm/21.5mm/21.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 11.7 oz strung weight.
PRICE: $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Pro Staff 97L v13: 23.5mm/23.5mm/23.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 10.8 oz strung weight
PRICE: $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Head Radical 360+ MP, Pro, S
Endorsed by Taylor Fritz, (USA)

The 2021 iteration of Head’s Radical series features new Graphene 360+ technology, providing more optimal flexibility and a cleaner feel.
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)
Radical MP: 20/23/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 98 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight.
Radical Pro: 20/21.5/21mm beam, 98 sq inch head, 11.7 oz strung weight.
Radical S: 22/25/23mm beam, 102 sq inch head, 10.4 oz strung weight.
PRICE:
MP:
$229.95
Pro:
$239.95
S:
$199.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

SIDE ORDERS

Adidas Men’s SoleCourt

Stafanos Tsitsipas shoe of choice, the SoleCourt has an extended Boost Cushioning system from the Heel to the Mid-foot. It has an Anti-Roll Bar for Stability and a Wide Toe Box.
PRICE: $160

Adidas Men’s and Women’s Barricades
ANNIVERSARY SALE – $1
24.95

An iconic franchise. Two decades of expertise. Loyal to its legendary DNA yet filled with innovation, the crown jewel of adidas tennis has been reimagined to give athletes the confidence to persevere through extremes and conquer the court. The new Barricade is lighter and more streamlined than previous versions while maintaining it’s legendary stability and durability.
Men’s (Left) Blue Women’s (Right)
PRICE: $140

Adidas Men’s Barricades$140

Adidas Men’s and Women’s Ubersonic 4

Time is your greatest weapon on the tennis court. Earn it in these lightweight adidas Adizero Ubersonic 4 shoes. Their stretch-woven upper keeps you comfortably locked in as you give it your all. Underneath, low-profile Lightstrike cushioning ensures you’re always ready to respond.
Men’s (Left), Women’s (Right)
PRICE: $130

Women’s Nike Osaka Air Court Zoom GP Turbo: $150

This version of Naomi Osaka’s shoe combines a responsive Zoom Air unit with zones of durability, so you can stay fresh longer.
PRICE: $150

Women’s Nike Vapor Pro HC: $120


Men’s Nike Vapor Pro HC: $120

The NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor Pro takes everything you love about the NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor X and makes it lighter and more supportive. The 3-layer design puts breathability, stability and durability where they’re needed most, all while keeping weight at a minimum.
PRICE: $120

Nike Women’s React NXT HC: $160


Nike Men’s React NXT HC: $160

The NikeCourt React Vapor NXT brings top-notch traction and an innovative cushioning system so you can play at your best during your fastest and fiercest matches. Built to withstand the force of sliding, the generative design uses data to integrate durable rubber and tough plastic in high-wear areas—like the medial side of the forefoot.
PRICE: $160


M’s Nike Cage 4 RAFA

Rafael Nadal (ESP)’s shoe of choice, the NikeCourt Zoom Cage 4 is made for the player seeking strength and speed on the hardcourt. The shoe’s unique cage design provides maximum durability and cushioning, and is also lighter than ever.
PRICE: $150 Black and White
Outsole durability is guaranteed by Nike for up to 6 months after the initial purchase.

M’s & W’s Asics Gel-Resolution 8

The Gel-Resolution 8 tennis shoe promotes a responsive stride with a close-to-the-court feel. The Flexion Fit upper provides form-fitting support with the integration of DYNAWALL technology, which offers added midfoot stability during lateral movements and coast-to-coast coverage. (M’s on left, W’s on right)
PRICE: $140
Outsole durability is guaranteed by Asics for up to 6 months after initial purchase.

M’s & W’s Asics Speed FF Tokyo LE

The SOLUTION SPEED™ FF tennis shoe by ASICS boasts an unrivaled blend of style and supportive technology. With its lightweight cushioning, this shoe is designed to propel you to greater heights on the court. It also features the TWISTRUSS™ System, which absorbs shock while allowing the foot a full range of movement. It boasts rear and forefoot GEL® technology, providing unparalleled comfort and shock absorption. The SOLUTION SPEED™ FF tennis shoe boasts a durable tennis AHAR® outsole, FLEXION FIT® vamps and PGUARD™ toe protector, as well as an Anti-Gravel Tongue that repels dirt and debris, so nothing will get in the way of your game. It all makes for a durable shoe that you can really put through its paces on court.
PRICE: $130

K-Swiss Hypercourt Express LTR Men’s, Men’s & Women’s

The return of an Iconic classic, the Hyper Court Express LTR has double gel cushion in the heel, good lateral support and wider than normal toes box.
PRICE: $110 Men’s (Left) Women’s (Right)

BAG SPECIALS
ANNIVERSARY SALE:
$49.95

Tecnifibre Air Endurance Rackpack Gear bags
Anniversary SALE: $49.95 REG $99.95

The Tecnifibre Air Endurance Rackpack Gear bag has adjustable compartments or racks. Using Velcro dividers you can hold 4-8-12 Racquets. You can array the racks to feature 1 big compartment, or 3, 4, 5, 6 racks. It has a separate shoe compartment, 2 separate mesh compartments for grips, strings, wristbands, and an end compartment for keys, wallet and smartphone. Comes with backpack straps with a chest strap, sling handgrips, and end handgrips. If you are a Tournament Player this is the ultimate travel bag. If fits into the overhead bins on most commercial jets. This is the bag of choice for Coach Roger Mark.
ANNIVERSARY SALE: $49.95 REG: $99.95

Dessert

Nike Long Sleeve Apparel


Nike Court M’s / W’s Warm-ups- $155
W’s Red Jacket is paired with navy blue pants / White Jacket paired with black pants



W’S FLEECE HOODIE – $75, PANTS WITH BALL POCKETS & ZIPPER CUFFS: $65

STRING SPECIALS

Yonex Tour Super 850

The Yonex Tour Super 850 is a multifilament engineered with high elasticity allowing for easy power and spin generation. This nylon helps maintain string tension and optimizes playability.
SALE: $34.95
REG:
$39.95

Yonex Champions Choice Hybrid

Yonex Champions Choice is a Hybrid Set: Poly Tour Pro 125 for Durability and Rexis 125 a soft multifilament for comfort.
SALE: $34.95
REG:
$39.95

URGENT ! CALL TO ACTION ! TO ALL SEATTLE AREA TENNIS PLAYERS !

In place of the Monthly Tennis Tip, this vital issue had been brought to our attention. If you play Tennis on the Outdoor Public Park Courts in Seattle you must make your voices heard. The Seattle Parks & Rec are currently making policy decisions regarding Pickleball and Tennis Courts. They need Tennis Players input ASAP. The same mentality that locked the gates and took down the nets of the tennis courts during the Covid Pandemic, the same mentality that did a $1,000,000 survey to move Evans Pool/Community Center to Lower Woodland Courts, the same mentality that took away Tennis courts for Dodge ballers is now looking at Pickleball vs Tennis. I have nothing against Pickleball ( we sell equipment) but I am against taking away Tennis courts to serve their demands. Since Covid-19, the demand for Tennis has skyrocketed. It’s a socially distant and a low risk sports activity. We need SPR to increase more Tennis Courts and Facilities and to upgrade the existing courts. ( Ever play Tennis on the Eastside ? What is the surface like on the Park Court you are currently using ? Does it have a Center Net Strap ? Do the nets have holes ? Are there cracks and weeds growing on the courts ?) To the best of my knowledge the Amy Yee Tennis Center and Tennis Center at Sand Point produces hundreds of thousands of dollars much of which goes to the “General Fund.” I also understand that the Public Court Reservation system is making thousands of dollars. Why can’t this revenue benefit Tennis in Seattle ? Please read on below and respond to the SPR survey before the Feb 8th Deadline.
Coach Roger Mark
Owner/ Avanti Sports
Director of Tennis, Owner
Mill Creek Tennis Club


Urgent Call to Action: To all Seattle Area Tennis Players
Tennis / Pickleball Survey “Make your Tennis Voices Heard”

Hello,
I think most know that pickleball is a growing sport and it has been in the news quite often these days. Please take 10 mins to complete a survey that was created and placed on social media by Seattle Parks. I believe the results of this survey is intended to give Seattle Parks direction and/or ideas on how to allocate resources, i.e. converting existing tennis courts to pickleball. While I think the perfect solution would be to build a new pickleball only facility, it’s not a near term solution and it may be years away. Some tennis courts in the city are already dual striped for both sports. Dual striping is a way to share our existing tennis courts. BUT there is discussion on converting existing tennis courts to PB only. Therefore, as tennis enthusiasts whether you play or a family & friends that play, please complete this survey so our tennis community is heard (and just not by PB players). Worse case would be the tennis courts in your neighborhood where you play tennis might be considered for PB only. 
Please forward this survey to your friends too.
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SeattlePickleball

Save public tennis courts in Seattle:

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) is doing a survey to guide their decisions in planning for the future of pickleball and tennis in Seattle. The survey is only open through February 8th, and feedback from the local tennis community is critical to save tennis courts in Seattle. Anyone who uses Seattle public tennis courts will be affected by the results of this survey:

  1. SPR is thinking of converting some tennis courts to pickleball courts and dual striping others.  It’s important to fill out the survey so that SPR hears about the impact this would have on tennis players.  If tennis players don’t respond to the survey, SPR may think that we don’t care about courts being converted or shared.
  2. You do not need to answer every question in order to have your voice heard.  It’s okay to leave some blank.
  3. Three questions are particularly important:
    1. Please do not overlook the question about the quality and quantity of tennis courts in Seattle.  Are you satisfied with the state of public tennis courts in the city?
    2. Please do not overlook the question about the effect of increased pickleball play on tennis court availability.  Does more pickleball make it more difficult to find available tennis courts?
    3. Please do not overlook the chance to write into the final box that requests other comments.  

I personally enjoy playing PB too, but this survey is more about hearing from the tennis community.
Wil Look, Amy Yee Tennis Foundation501(c)(3) non-profit
Tax Id 91-2079536

(The Amy Yee Tennis Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. You received no goods or services in exchange for your gift.)

January 2022 Aussie Open Sale Avanti Sports Tennis To-Go

TO VIEW OUR MENU OR PLACE AN ORDER, CLICK HERE

As of Governor Inslee’s most recent update regarding the COVID-19 Crisis, We are now able to serve customers with in-store retail service with safety protocols: masks required for entry, limit 4 Customers at a time and 6-foot distancing between customers.
We are offering standard hours:
Mon-Fri: 11AM to 7PM
Sat: 11AM to 6PM
Sun: 11AM to 5PM
In addition, we will be continuing our Tennis To-Go service so that customers may continue to order products for Curbside Pick-Up and Delivery.

How does it work?

We post our menu here under the Avanti Take-Out Menu tab on the Avanti website, which will feature all of our newest arrivals and best sales. Rest assured, our menu is merely a fraction of the products we have available at Avanti; customers can request any item, and if we have it in stock, we’ll get it to you. Otherwise, we may be able to arrange a special order.

Ordering Items

To request an item, please fill out the form located below this titled “ORDER HERE” with your name, phone number, email, preferred method of service (info below), the products you’d like, and your preferred store location. This form is a direct contact to Roger (our owner), and you can expect a response within 24 hours of submission. If you have not received a confirmation after 24 hours, please re-submit your order.

Service Options

(Free) Curbside Pick-Up: We will maintain our social distancing by bringing the items out to you at your car. There is no need for customers to even leave the drivers’ seat. Example: You pull up to the curb outside Avanti, call us to indicate that you have arrived, pop your trunk, and we place the order in. Touchless!

(Fees vary) We can deliver your order to you under the following fee structure:
Within 5mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $5
Within 6-15mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $10
Within 16-25mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $25
If you live farther than 25 miles from Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club, we will ship your order to you. This will vary based on the size of your order.


Payment

When we confirm your order, we will contact you to collect payment over the phone via Credit or Debit card (Visa or MasterCard only).

ORDER HERE


2022 AUSSIE OPEN SALE

AUSSIE SALE PRICES VALID WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. SALE LIMITED TO STOCK ON HAND.

January Menu

APPETIZERS

HEAD TI Conquest Racquet $34.95

The Head Ti Conquest is a great entry level Racquet for Jrs and Adults. The Nano Titanium technology provides added power and stability on each shot. Its 102 sq inch oversized head size and 27 inch length gives improved control on shots using moderate swing speeds. The o-beam construction gives the Ti. Conquest durability and comfort.

BABOLAT & YONEX RACQUETS (BEGINNER-INTERMEDIATE PLAYERS)

Babolat Boost A, Boost S, Boost Drive & Yonex Ezone Ace
$99.95 Strung w/Cover

The Babolat Boost series is perfect for Beginner to Intermediate level players looking to step up their game. Both the Boost S and Boost A are constructed with top-of-the-line technologies, at a far lower price point. Both racquets come strung and include full-length covers.
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)
Boost S (Red) $99.95
23mm/26mm/23mm beam, 16×19 string pattern, 102 sq. inch head, 10.4oz strung
Boost A (Yellow) – $99.95
9.8oz
Boost Drive (Blue/Green) 105 Sq inch head
Grip Sizes available: 4, 4 1/8, 4 1/4, 4 3/8, 4 1/2

The Yonex Ace offers Beginner to Intermediate players a frame with a big Sweet Spot due to its Isometric Technology that features a longer string bed in an Oval pressed shaft.
Yonex Ezone Ace- $99.95
24mm/26.5/23mm, 16 x 19 string pattern, 102 sq inch head, 9.7oz strung w/cover
Grip Sizes available: 4, 4 1/8, 4 1/4, 4 3/8, 4 1/2


ENTREES

NEW 2022 RACQUETS

BLUE PLATE SPECIAL

2022 Yonex Ezone 98 & 100 (coming Jan 15)
Endorsed by Naomi Osaka
, (JPN)

New for 2022, the 7th Generation Ezone Franchise features a thicker Shaft design, giving the player a more powerful and penetrative shot with better stability. Developed over 30 years ago, the ISOMETRIC™ design increases the sweet spot by 7%*. Compared to a conventional round frame, a square-shaped ISOMETRIC™ racquet generates a larger sweet spot by optimizing the intersection of the main and cross strings.
ISOMETRIC™ technology delivers greater control without sacrificing power.
All racquet specifications are the same as the first listed unless otherwise specified.
Ezone 98: 23.5mm/24.5mm/19.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 98 sq inch head, 10.8 oz strung weight.
Ezone 100: 23.8mm/ 26.5mm/22.5mm beam. 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head 10.6 oz strung weight.
PRICES:
Ezone 98: $244.95
Ezone 100: $244.95

STRUNG PPS 16/17


2022 Babolat Pure Aero Rafa – Standard, Team, and Lite
Endorsed by Rafa Nadal, (ESP)

The 2022 Rafa Pure Aero comes in a new cosmetic showcasing the vibrant colors of Spain. This latest incarnation utilizes the latest racket technology combining FSI Spin, Aeromodular 3, and the Cortex Pure Feel. With these advancements in place, the Babolat Pure Aero is the perfect racket to enhance a player’s spin and optimize a balance between power and feel.
All racquet specifications are the same as the first listed unless otherwise specified.
Standard: 23mm/26mm/23mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight.
Team: 10.6 oz strung weight.
Lite: 10.1 oz strung weight.
PRICES:
Standard: $259.95
Team, Lite: $229.
95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

The Babolat Rafa bag comes in 3 sizes, 12 pack, 6 pack, and long backpack. Both the 12 and 6 packs come with a durable insulated compartments to keep your rackets safe from a wide range of temperatures. They both include separate vented shoe pouches along with a bottle opener zipper. The Long Backpack covers your racquet handles and it includes a separate shoe pouch.
PRICES:
12 Pack: $139.95
6 Pack: $119.95
Backpack: $109.95

2022 Head Prestige MP, Pro, Tour
Endorsed by Aslan Karatsev (RUS)

The 2022 Head Prestige line-up offers a new innovative touch on a Head classic. It is equipped with a high distinctive carbon element which gives the player extra control and precision . This racket is perfect for advanced players who are looking to up their game with a racket with sensational feel and control.

Prestige MP: 21.5mm/ 21.5mm / 21.5mm beam, 18 x 19 string pattern, 99 sq in head, 11.5 oz strung weight – PRICE: $249.95
Prestige Pro: 20mm/20mm/20mm beam, 18 x 20 string pattern, 98 sq in head, 11.9 oz strung weight – PRICE: $259.95
Prestige Tour: 22mm/22mm/22mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 95 sq in head, 11.8 oz strung weight – PRICE: $259.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

2022 Wilson Blade v8 98 16×19, 18×20 & 100L
Endorsed by Stefanos Tsitsipas, (GR)

The New V8 Wilson Blade is equipped with a captivating new design along with modern racket technology to elevate a players game. This racket features Braided Graphite, an elastic and reactive material allowing for more contact with the ball, resulting in greater control and feel. Another enhancement added is the FORTYFIVE°, this is a patent protected frame layout, which allows for flexibility and stability with the ball, pairing well with the modern vertical swing path.

Blade 98 16×19: 21mm beam, 16 x 19 String pattern, 98 sq inch head, 11.3 oz strung weight – $229.95

Blade 98 18×20: 21mm beam, 16×19 string pattern, 98 sq. inch head, 11.4 oz strung weight-$229.95
Coming January

Blade 100L: 22.5 beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 10.6 oz strung weight-$219.95

Strung with PPS 16/17

2022 Yonex VCore Pro 97, 97H, 97D $239.95
Endorsed by Frances Tiafoe, (USA)

The 2022 iteration of the Yonex VCore Pro series features enhanced spin, control, and feel. Using a new flexible type of graphite in the redesigned beam of the racquet, the VCorePro offers better feel and flexibility upon ball impact.

VCore Pro 97: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 11.5 oz strung weight. – Price $254.95
VCore Pro 97H: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12.3 oz strung weight. – Price $254.95
VCore Pro 97D: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 18 x 20 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12 oz strung weight. – Price $259.95
Strung PPS 16/17

2022 Head Boom

The new 2022 Head Boom has state-of-the-art Auxetic construction in the yoke piece, giving you optimal impact feel and super accurate feedback. Other innovations include the unique Morph Beam frame construction, which merges an elongated box beam shaft with a powerful head for the perfect blend of feel and ease on court. Another technology that has been developed specifically for the series is the Uni Pattern, a uniform string pattern which allows for a consistent ball trajectory on every shot for reliable and forgiving play.

Boom Pro : 22.5mm/22.5mm/22mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 99 sq in head, 11.6 oz strung weight. – Price $259.95
Boom MP: 23.5mm/24.5mm/23.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq in head, 11.1 oz strung weight. – Price $249.95
Strung PPS 16/17

Iconic Racquets Currently In Stock

Wilson Pro Staff 97v13
Endorsed by Roger Federer, (SUI)

Available NOW, Seattle & Mill Creek

The 13th-generation Pro Staff features a design that summons the heritage of the iconic Pro Staff franchise from years past, the all-new Pro Staff series enhances precision while maintaining the classic feel beloved by its users worldwide. The key ingredient: double braided fibers arranged at 45-degree angles that net incredible ball pocketing feel and stability. Avanti Sports will stock 3 versions of this iconic frame:

Pro Staff RF97 v13: 21.5 mm/21.5 mm/21.5 mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12.6 oz strung weight.
PRICE $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Pro Staff 97 v13: 21.5mm/21.5mm/21.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 11.7 oz strung weight.
PRICE: $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Pro Staff 97L v13: 23.5mm/23.5mm/23.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 10.8 oz strung weight
PRICE: $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Babolat Pure Aero VS (X2) $499.95 or $260 (x1)
Endorsed by Carlos Alcaraz, ( ESP)

You love spin and your game demands precision. To take your tennis to the next level, you need the Pure Aero VS. The Pure Aero VS combines the ultimate spin of the Pure Aero with the extra precision that your game demands. The Pure Aero VS is sold in matched pairs with a maximum weight difference of 1g.
Pure Aero Pro VS: 21mm/23mm/22mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 98 sq in head, 11.3 oz strung weight. – Price $559.95. X 2 or $279.95 x 1

Head Radical 360+ MP, Pro, S
Endorsed by Taylor Fritz, (USA)

The 2021 iteration of Head’s Radical series features new Graphene 360+ technology, providing more optimal flexibility and a cleaner feel.
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)
Radical MP: 20/23/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 98 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight.
Radical Pro: 20/21.5/21mm beam, 98 sq inch head, 11.7 oz strung weight.
Radical S: 22/25/23mm beam, 102 sq inch head, 10.4 oz strung weight.
PRICE:
MP: $229.95
Pro: $239.95
S: $199.95

STRUNG PPS 16/17

Head Graphene 360+ Speed MP/Pro
Endorsed by CoCo Gauff, (USA)

Head’s new Speed 360+ line comes equipped with their new Graphene 360+ technology for a clean, flexible, and comfortable impact on your tightly-controlled shots.
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)
Speed MP 360+: $229.95 (Available in full black & white/black cosmetic versions)
23/23/23mm beam, 16×19 string pattern, 100 sq. inch head, 11.2oz strung
Speed Pro 360+: $239.95 (Available in full black & white/black cosmetic versions)
18×20 string pattern, 11.6oz
Speed Lite 360+ : $199.95 (Available in white/black cosmetic only)
25/25/25mm beam, 16×18 string pattern, 9.8oz

SIDE ORDERS

Adidas Men’s SoleCourt

Stafanos Tsitsipas shoe of choice, the SoleCourt has an extended Boost Cushioning system from the Heel to the Mid-foot. It has an Anti-Roll Bar for Stability and a Wide Toe Box.
PRICE: $160

Adidas Men’s and Women’s Barricades

An iconic franchise. Two decades of expertise. Loyal to its legendary DNA yet filled with innovation, the crown jewel of adidas tennis has been reimagined to give athletes the confidence to persevere through extremes and conquer the court. The new Barricade is lighter and more streamlined than previous versions while maintaining it’s legendary stability and durability.
Men’s (Left) Blue coming Dec 21st, Women’s (Right)
PRICE
: $140

Adidas Men’s and Women’s Ubersonic 4

Time is your greatest weapon on the tennis court. Earn it in these lightweight adidas Adizero Ubersonic 4 shoes. Their stretch-woven upper keeps you comfortably locked in as you give it your all. Underneath, low-profile Lightstrike cushioning ensures you’re always ready to respond.
Men’s (Left), Women’s (Right)
PRICE: $130

Women’s Nike Osaka Air Court Zoom GP Turbo: $150

This version of Naomi Osaka’s shoe combines a responsive Zoom Air unit with zones of durability, so you can stay fresh longer.
PRICE: $150

Women’s Nike Vapor Pro HC: $120


Men’s Nike Vapor Pro HC:
$120

Black Coming Soon, White in Stock

The NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor Pro takes everything you love about the NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor X and makes it lighter and more supportive. The 3-layer design puts breathability, stability and durability where they’re needed most, all while keeping weight at a minimum.
PRICE: $120

Nike Women’s React NXT HC: $160


Nike Men’s React NXT HC:
$160

The NikeCourt React Vapor NXT brings top-notch traction and an innovative cushioning system so you can play at your best during your fastest and fiercest matches. Built to withstand the force of sliding, the generative design uses data to integrate durable rubber and tough plastic in high-wear areas—like the medial side of the forefoot.
PRICE: $160


M’s Nike Cage 4 RAFA

Rafael Nadal (ESP)’s shoe of choice, the NikeCourt Zoom Cage 4 is made for the player seeking strength and speed on the hardcourt. The shoe’s unique cage design provides maximum durability and cushioning, and is also lighter than ever.
PRICE: $150 Black and White
Outsole durability is guaranteed by Nike for up to 6 months after the initial purchase.

M’s & W’s Asics Gel-Resolution 8

The Gel-Resolution 8 tennis shoe promotes a responsive stride with a close-to-the-court feel. The Flexion Fit upper provides form-fitting support with the integration of DYNAWALL technology, which offers added midfoot stability during lateral movements and coast-to-coast coverage. (M’s on left, W’s on right)
PRICE: $140
Outsole durability is guaranteed by Asics for up to 6 months after initial purchase.

M’s & W’s Asics Speed FF Tokyo LE

The SOLUTION SPEED™ FF tennis shoe by ASICS boasts an unrivaled blend of style and supportive technology. With its lightweight cushioning, this shoe is designed to propel you to greater heights on the court. It also features the TWISTRUSS™ System, which absorbs shock while allowing the foot a full range of movement. It boasts rear and forefoot GEL® technology, providing unparalleled comfort and shock absorption. The SOLUTION SPEED™ FF tennis shoe boasts a durable tennis AHAR® outsole, FLEXION FIT® vamps and PGUARD™ toe protector, as well as an Anti-Gravel Tongue that repels dirt and debris, so nothing will get in the way of your game. It all makes for a durable shoe that you can really put through its paces on court.
PRICE: $130

K-Swiss Hypercourt Express LTR Men’s, Men’s & Women’s

The return of an Iconic classic, the Hyper Court Express LTR has double gel cushion in the heel, good lateral support and wider than normal toes box.
PRICE: $110 Men’s (Left) Women’s (Right)

BAG SPECIALS
HOLIDAY SALE:
$49.95

Tecnifibre Air Endurance Rackpack Gear bags
HOLIDAY SALE: $49.95 REG $99.95

The Tecnifibre Air Endurance Rackpack Gear bag has adjustable compartments or racks. Using Velcro dividers you can hold 4-8-12 Racquets. You can array the racks to feature 1 big compartment, or 3, 4, 5, 6 racks. It has a separate shoe compartment, 2 separate mesh compartments for grips, strings, wristbands, and an end compartment for keys, wallet and smartphone. Comes with backpack straps with a chest strap, sling handgrips, and end handgrips. If you are a Tournament Player this is the ultimate travel bag. If fits into the overhead bins on most commercial jets. This is the bag of choice for Coach Roger Mark.
HOLIDAY SALE: $49.95 REG: $99.95

Dessert

Nike Long Sleeve Apparel


Nike Court M’s / W’s Warm-ups- $155
W’s Red Jacket is paired with navy blue pants / White Jacket paired with black pants




W’S FLEECE HOODIE – $75, PANTS WITH BALL POCKETS & ZIPPER CUFFS: $65

STRING SPECIALS

Yonex Tour Super 850

The Yonex Tour Super 850 is a multifilament engineered with high elasticity allowing for easy power and spin generation. This nylon helps maintain string tension and optimizes playability.
SALE: $34.95
REG: $39.95


Yonex Poly Pro Rev 125

Yonex has produced an octagonal co- poly for intense bite and spin generation. Available in the 125 Gauge 16L this string comes in 2 colors, Purple and Orange.
SALE: $34.95
REG: $39.95


Coach’s Tip: 2022 Aussie Open Predictions
-Coach Ian Purganan, Tennis Professional, Mill Creek Tennis Club

Contact Coach Ian at florian.purganan@gmail.com or
call (206) 383-0720 to schedule a private lesson.
Rates: $65 members, $85 non-members.

Intro: The first grand slam of 2022, the Australian Open, is slated for January 17-30, 2022 at Melbourne Park. Last year’s event saw a couple familiar faces raise the trophy: Naomi Osaka won her 2nd title, while Novak Djokovic won his record 9th title. For 2022, prize money is increased to $4.4 million each for the winners of the men’s and women’s singles draws.

Women’s Draw

Favorite: Ash Barty is the No. 1 female player in the world, and is playing on her home turf. Her slice backhand is a thing of beauty, and she will have the crowds behind her. But, no local player has won the Australian Open singles title in 44 years, so history is not on her side.

My Pick: As Coach Rudy Tomjanovich of the Houston Rockets said, “Don’t underestimate the heart of a champion.” For all the criticism she has endured this year, Naomi Osaka is still the reigning champion down under. She has won a total of four Grand Slams, and has taken much deserved time away from the sport to focus on her wellbeing – something we should all aspire to do for ourselves. She is hungry to get back atop the sport she loves.

Wild Card: Simona Halep has fallen to No. 20 in the WTA rankings, but she made the finals of the Australian Open in 2018; the semifinals in 2020, and the quarterfinals in 2014, 2015, and 2021. She is an aggressive baseliner, and her defensive skills and court coverage are second to none. Watch out for Halep to make noise at the first Grand Slam of the year.

Men’s Draw

Favorite: Assuming he will play, Novak Djokovic has to be the hands down favorite to win the title for a record 10th time. He is arguably the fastest and fittest player on the tour, and has no weaknesses. If anything, the only person who can beat Djokovic is Djokovic. After implosions at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and U.S. Open finals, he is motivated to move ahead of the Big Three and win a record 21st Grand Slam title.

My Pick: As unaesthetic as they are, Daniil Medvedev’s unorthodox groundstrokes have produced tremendous results, taking him to No. 2 in the world and the 2021 U.S. Open title. Medvedev is a wall, and just does not miss on either side. It is difficult to hit through him, his defense is world class, and he is speedy for a lanky fellow. He might just make it back-to-back Grand Slams.

Wild Card: 2021 was a breakout year for Casper Ruud, who is my personal favorite current player on the tour. He won a tour-leading five titles, went 27-10 on hardcourts, and currently sits at No. 8 in the world. His best grand slam result was at the Australian Open in 2021, where he reached the 4th Round. Is 2022 the year for the Norwegian to claim his maiden slam? It might very well be so.

December 2021 Holiday Sale Avanti Sports Tennis To-Go

TO VIEW OUR MENU OR PLACE AN ORDER, CLICK HERE

As of Governor Inslee’s most recent update regarding the COVID-19 Crisis, We are now able to serve customers with in-store retail service with safety protocols: masks required for entry, limit 4 Customers at a time and 6-foot distancing between customers.
We are offering standard hours:
Mon-Fri: 11AM to 7PM
Sat: 11AM to 6PM
Sun: 11AM to 5PM
In addition, we will be continuing our Tennis To-Go service so that customers may continue to order products for Curbside Pick-Up and Delivery.

How does it work?

We post our menu here under the Avanti Take-Out Menu tab on the Avanti website, which will feature all of our newest arrivals and best sales. Rest assured, our menu is merely a fraction of the products we have available at Avanti; customers can request any item, and if we have it in stock, we’ll get it to you. Otherwise, we may be able to arrange a special order.

Ordering Items

To request an item, please fill out the form located below this titled “ORDER HERE” with your name, phone number, email, preferred method of service (info below), the products you’d like, and your preferred store location. This form is a direct contact to Roger (our owner), and you can expect a response within 24 hours of submission. If you have not received a confirmation after 24 hours, please re-submit your order.

Service Options

(Free) Curbside Pick-Up: We will maintain our social distancing by bringing the items out to you at your car. There is no need for customers to even leave the drivers’ seat. Example: You pull up to the curb outside Avanti, call us to indicate that you have arrived, pop your trunk, and we place the order in. Touchless!

(Fees vary) We can deliver your order to you under the following fee structure:
Within 5mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $5
Within 6-15mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $10
Within 16-25mi of Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club: $25
If you live farther than 25 miles from Avanti Sports Seattle OR Mill Creek Tennis Club, we will ship your order to you. This will vary based on the size of your order.


Payment

When we confirm your order, we will contact you to collect payment over the phone via Credit or Debit card (Visa or MasterCard only).

ORDER HERE


HOLIDAY SALE PRICES VALID WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. SALE LIMITED TO STOCK ON HAND.

December Menu

APPETIZERS

Stocking Stuffers

Tennis Stocking Stuffers

 

(L) Delicious Vibration Dampeners: $2.95. ( C) Pewter Racquet Key Chain: $5.95.
(R) Tennis Zipper Pull: $3.95
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(L) Stainless Steel Wine Goblet: $12.95. (C) US Open Whiskey Glasses: $35.00.
(R) Antique Wood Tennis Bottle Opener or Wine Cork Screw: $29.95 each
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(L) Tennis Monkey: $12.95. (C) Tennis Dog: $12.95. (R) Love Tennis Ornament: $19.95.


L) KBell Tennis Cat. C) KBell Tennis Dog. R) KBell Lucky Tennis Sox HOLIDAY SALE: $7.50. ( Not pictured: I Love Tennis, Eat-Sleep-Breath Tennis, Flower Tennis Balls, Floating Racquets Sox).

  
L) Tennis Butter Spreaders: $19.95. C) Ladel/Utensil Holder: $8.50. R) Racquet Serving Spoons: $9.95


L) Stainless Steel US Open Water Bottles: $19.95. C) R): Rafa Nadal Hats $28

HEAD TI Conquest Racquet $34.95

The Head Ti Conquest is a great entry level Racquet for Jrs and Adults. The Nano Titanium technology provides added power and stability on each shot. Its 102 sq inch oversized head size and 27 inch length gives improved control on shots using moderate swing speeds. The o-beam construction gives the Ti. Conquest durability and comfort.

BABOLAT & YONEX RACQUETS (BEGINNER-INTERMEDIATE PLAYERS)

Babolat Boost A, Boost S, Aero 112 & Yonex Ezone Ace
$99.95 Strung w/Cover

The Babolat Boost series is perfect for Beginner to Intermediate level players looking to step up their game. Both the Boost S and Boost A are constructed with top-of-the-line technologies, at a far lower price point. Both racquets come strung and include full-length covers.
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)
Boost S (Red) – $99.95
23mm/26mm/23mm beam, 16×19 string pattern, 102 sq. inch head, 10.4oz strung
Boost A (Yellow) – $99.95
9.8oz
Grip Sizes available: 4, 4 1/8, 4 1/4, 4 3/8, 4 1/2

The Yonex Ace offers Beginner to Intermediate players a frame with a big Sweet Spot due to its Isometric Technology that features a longer string bed in an Oval pressed shaft.
Yonex Ezone Ace- $99.95
24mm/26.5/23mm, 16 x 19 string pattern, 102 sq inch head, 9.7oz strung w/cover
Grip Sizes available: 4, 4 1/8, 4 1/4, 4 3/8, 4 1/2


ENTREES

NEW 2022 RACQUETS

BLUE PLATE SPECIAL:
2022 Babolat Pure Aero Rafa – Standard, Team, and Lite
Endorsed by Rafa Nadal, (ESP)

The 2022 Rafa Pure Aero comes in a new cosmetic showcasing the vibrant colors of Spain. This latest incarnation utilizes the latest racket technology combining FSI Spin, Aeromodular 3, and the Cortex Pure Feel. With these advancements in place, the Babolat Pure Aero is the perfect racket to enhance a player’s spin and optimize a balance between power and feel.
All racquet specifications are the same as the first listed unless otherwise specified.
Standard: 23mm/26mm/23mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight.
Team: 10.6 oz strung weight.
Lite: 10.1 oz strung weight.
PRICES:
Standard: $239.00
Team, Lite: $229.00

STRUNG PPS 16/17

The Babolat Rafa bag comes in 3 sizes, 12 pack, 6 pack, and long backpack. Both the 12 and 6 packs come with a durable insulated compartments to keep your rackets safe from a wide range of temperatures. They both include separate vented shoe pouches along with a bottle opener zipper. The Long Backpack covers your racquet handles and it includes a separate shoe pouch.
PRICES:
12 Pack: $139.95
6 Pack: $119.95
Backpack: $99.95

2022 Wilson Blade v8 98 16×19, 18×20 & 100L
Endorsed by Stefanos Tsitsipas, (GR)

The New V8 Wilson Blade is equipped with a captivating new design along with modern racket technology to elevate a players game. This racket features Braided Graphite, an elastic and reactive material allowing for more contact with the ball, resulting in greater control and feel. Another enhancement added is the FORTYFIVE°, this is a patent protected frame layout, which allows for flexibility and stability with the ball, pairing well with the modern vertical swing path.

Blade 98 16×19: 21mm beam, 16 x 19 String pattern, 98 sq inch head, 11.3 oz strung weight – $229.95

Balde 98 18×20: 21mm beam, 16×19 string pattern, 98 sq. inch head, 11.4 oz strung weight-$229.95

Blade 100L: 22.5 beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 100 sq inch head, 10.6 oz strung weight-$219.
95
Strung with PPS 16/17

2022 Yonex VCore Pro 97, 97H, 97D $239.95
Endorsed by Frances Tiafoe, (USA)

The 2022 iteration of the Yonex VCore Pro series features enhanced spin, control, and feel. Using a new flexible type of graphite in the redesigned beam of the racquet, the VCorePro offers better feel and flexibility upon ball impact.

VcorePro 97: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 11.5 oz strung weight. – Price $249.95
VcorePro 97H: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12.3 oz strung weight. – Price $249.95
VcorePro 97D: 21mm/21mm/21mm beam, 18 x 20 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12 oz strung weight. – Price $259.95
Strung PPS 16/17

2022 Head Prestige MP, Pro, Tour
Endorsed by Aslan Karatsev (RUS)

The 2022 Head Prestige line-up offers a new innovative touch on a Head classic. It is equipped with a high distinctive carbon element which gives the player extra control and precision . This racket is perfect for advanced players who are looking to up their game with a racket with sensational feel and control.

Prestige MP: 21.5mm/ 21.5mm / 21.5mm beam, 18 x 19 string pattern, 99 sq in head, 11.5 oz strung weight – PRICE: $249.95
Prestige Pro: 20mm/20mm/20mm beam, 18 x 20 string pattern, 98 sq in head, 11.9 oz strung weight – PRICE: $259.95
Prestige Tour: 22mm/22mm/22mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 95 sq in head, 11.8 oz strung weight – PRICE: $259.95
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Head Radical 360+ MP, Pro, S
Endorsed by Taylor Fritz, (USA)

The 2021 iteration of Head’s Radical series features new Graphene 360+ technology, providing more optimal flexibility and a cleaner feel.
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)
Radical MP: 20/23/21mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 98 sq inch head, 11.2 oz strung weight.
Radical Pro: 20/21.5/21mm beam, 98 sq inch head, 11.7 oz strung weight.
Radical S: 22/25/23mm beam, 102 sq inch head, 10.4 oz strung weight.
PRICE:
MP: $229.95
Pro: $239.95
S: $199.95

STRUNG PPS 16/17

Head Graphene 360+ Speed MP/ProBlack
Endorsed by Novak Djokovic, (SRB)

Head’s new Speed 360+ line comes equipped with their new Graphene 360+ technology for a clean, flexible, and comfortable impact on your tightly-controlled shots.
(All specifications are consistent with the top listed type unless listed otherwise)
Speed MP 360+: $229.95 (Available in full black & white/black cosmetic versions)
23/23/23mm beam, 16×19 string pattern, 100 sq. inch head, 11.2oz strung
Speed Pro 360+: $239.95 (Available in full black & white/black cosmetic versions)
18×20 string pattern, 11.6oz
Speed Lite 360+ : $199.95 (Available in white/black cosmetic only)
25/25/25mm beam, 16×18 string pattern, 9.8oz

Wilson Pro Staff 97v13
Endorsed by Roger Federer, (SUI)

Available NOW, Seattle & Mill Creek

The 13th-generation Pro Staff features a design that summons the heritage of the iconic Pro Staff franchise from years past, the all-new Pro Staff series enhances precision while maintaining the classic feel beloved by its users worldwide. The key ingredient: double braided fibers arranged at 45-degree angles that net incredible ball pocketing feel and stability. Avanti Sports will stock 3 versions of this iconic frame:

Pro Staff RF97 v13: 21.5 mm/21.5 mm/21.5 mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 12.6 oz strung weight.
PRICE $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Pro Staff 97 v13: 21.5mm/21.5mm/21.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 11.7 oz strung weight.
PRICE: $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

Pro Staff 97L v13: 23.5mm/23.5mm/23.5mm beam, 16 x 19 string pattern, 97 sq in head, 10.8 oz strung weight
PRICE: $279
STRUNG PPS 16/17

SIDE ORDERS

Women’s Nike Osaka Air Court Zoom GP Turbo: $150

This version of Naomi Osaka’s shoe combines a responsive Zoom Air unit with zones of durability, so you can stay fresh longer.
PRICE: $150

Women’s Nike Vapor Pro HC: $120


Men’s Nike Vapor Pro HC: $120

Black Coming Soon, White in Stock

The NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor Pro takes everything you love about the NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor X and makes it lighter and more supportive. The 3-layer design puts breathability, stability and durability where they’re needed most, all while keeping weight at a minimum.
PRICE: $120

Nike Women’s React NXT HC: $160


Nike Men’s React NXT HC: $160

The NikeCourt React Vapor NXT brings top-notch traction and an innovative cushioning system so you can play at your best during your fastest and fiercest matches. Built to withstand the force of sliding, the generative design uses data to integrate durable rubber and tough plastic in high-wear areas—like the medial side of the forefoot.
PRICE: $160


M’s Nike Cage 4 RAFA

Rafael Nadal (ESP)’s shoe of choice, the NikeCourt Zoom Cage 4 is made for the player seeking strength and speed on the hardcourt. The shoe’s unique cage design provides maximum durability and cushioning, and is also lighter than ever.
PRICE: $150 Black and White
Outsole durability is guaranteed by Nike for up to 6 months after the initial purchase.

Adidas Men’s SoleCourt

Stafanos Tsitsipas shoe of choice, the SoleCourt has an extended Boost Cushioning system from the Heel to the Mid-foot. It has an Anti-Roll Bar for Stability and a Wide Toe Box.
PRICE: $160

Adidas Men’s and Women’s Barricades

An iconic franchise. Two decades of expertise. Loyal to its legendary DNA yet filled with innovation, the crown jewel of adidas tennis has been reimagined to give athletes the confidence to persevere through extremes and conquer the court. The new Barricade is lighter and more streamlined than previous versions while maintaining it’s legendary stability and durability.
Men’s (Left) Blue coming Dec 21st, Women’s (Right)
PRICE
: $140

Adidas Men’s and Women’s Ubersonic 4

Time is your greatest weapon on the tennis court. Earn it in these lightweight adidas Adizero Ubersonic 4 shoes. Their stretch-woven upper keeps you comfortably locked in as you give it your all. Underneath, low-profile Lightstrike cushioning ensures you’re always ready to respond.
Men’s (Left), Women’s (Right)
PRICE: $130

K-Swiss Hypercourt Express LTR Men’s, Men’s & Women’s

The return of an Iconic classic, the Hyper Court Express LTR has double gel cushion in the heel, good lateral support and wider than normal toes box.
PRICE: $110 Men’s (Left) Women’s (Right)

M’s & W’s Asics Gel-Resolution 8

The Gel-Resolution 8 tennis shoe promotes a responsive stride with a close-to-the-court feel. The Flexion Fit upper provides form-fitting support with the integration of DYNAWALL technology, which offers added midfoot stability during lateral movements and coast-to-coast coverage. (M’s on left, W’s on right)
PRICE: $140
Outsole durability is guaranteed by Asics for up to 6 months after initial purchase.

M’s & W’s Asics Speed FF Tokyo LE

The SOLUTION SPEED™ FF tennis shoe by ASICS boasts an unrivaled blend of style and supportive technology. With its lightweight cushioning, this shoe is designed to propel you to greater heights on the court. It also features the TWISTRUSS™ System, which absorbs shock while allowing the foot a full range of movement. It boasts rear and forefoot GEL® technology, providing unparalleled comfort and shock absorption. The SOLUTION SPEED™ FF tennis shoe boasts a durable tennis AHAR® outsole, FLEXION FIT® vamps and PGUARD™ toe protector, as well as an Anti-Gravel Tongue that repels dirt and debris, so nothing will get in the way of your game. It all makes for a durable shoe that you can really put through its paces on court.
PRICE: $130

BAG SPECIALS
HOLIDAY SALE:
$49.95

Tecnifibre Air Endurance Rackpack Gear bags
HOLIDAY SALE: $49.95 REG $99.95

The Tecnifibre Air Endurance Rackpack Gear bag has adjustable compartments or racks. Using Velcro dividers you can hold 4-8-12 Racquets. You can array the racks to feature 1 big compartment, or 3, 4, 5, 6 racks. It has a separate shoe compartment, 2 separate mesh compartments for grips, strings, wristbands, and an end compartment for keys, wallet and smartphone. Comes with backpack straps with a chest strap, sling handgrips, and end handgrips. If you are a Tournament Player this is the ultimate travel bag. If fits into the overhead bins on most commercial jets. This is the bag of choice for Coach Roger Mark.
HOLIDAY SALE: $49.95 REG: $99.95


Dessert

Nike Long Sleeve Apparel


Nike Court M’s / W’s Warm-ups- $155
W’s Red Jacket is paired with navy blue pants / White Jacket paired with black pants



W’S FLEECE HOODIE – $75, PANTS WITH BALL POCKETS & ZIPPER CUFFS: $65

STRING SPECIALS

Yonex Tour Super 850

The Yonex Tour Super 850 is a multifilament engineered with high elasticity allowing for easy power and spin generation. This nylon helps maintain string tension and optimizes playability.
SALE: $34.95
REG: $39.95

Babolat RPM Soft

The Babolat RPM Soft is a monofilament polyester string that offers greater flexibility than many other polyesters. It provides optimal spin potential as well as a long life cycle due to its structure.
SALE: $44.95
REG: $49.95


Coach’s Tip: Developing a Slice Backhand
-Coach Ian Purganan, Tennis Professional, Mill Creek Tennis Club

Contact Coach Ian at florian.purganan@gmail.com or call (206) 383-0720 to schedule a private lesson.
Rates: $65 members, $85 non-members.

Developing slice, particularly the slice backhand, will add another repertoire to your tennis game, and can be used effectively as a defensive shot as well as an offensive weapon. I’ve noticed that slice is not used as regularly as it could be amongst both club and junior players. The benefits, however, of using slice are tremendous, so of which include:

Giving your opponent a different look/change in pace or rhythm 

· The ball stays low so your opponent has to really get down, making it more difficult to attack

· Extra reach on the backhand side, and gives you more time to recover

· Easier to play low balls

· The backspin on the slice backhand, particularly when hit at an opponent at the net, can often lead to errors due to mistiming

· Effective as an approach shot

To hit a slice backhand, follow these guidelines:

· Use the continental grip.

· The swing for a slice backhand has to go from high to low. So, when taking the racquet back, ensure that it comes high above the shoulder. This is key because the racquet face has to be open when making contact with the ball.

· When making contact with the ball, the strings of your racquet should slide down the back of the ball. Think about trying to cut through the ball, so the bottom side of the racquet should lead the contact to the ball.

· Any motion from the arm should come from the shoulder. There shouldn’t be any body movement on the follow through, so you should stay sideways throughout the shot.