Overview of Yonex Duora 10
Yonex is marketing Duora 10 is breakthrough design concept which is true in different ways. Yonex first time used the different cross section shapes for either sides of the frame. This is unique frame design concept which is visualized and developed first time by YONEX in Duora series of rackets. Previously in single racket only box or aero type of cross section is possible. Each type of cross section is having unique characteristics.
Box Type Cross Section:
Box type of cross section gives more strength and control flex. With Box type of frame cross section player will get more power on shots. Player will get optimize shuttle hold on string bed which enable smooth directional control of shuttle.
Aero Type Cross Section:
Aero type of cross section gives better aero dynamics of racket frame hence results into quick racket swing speed. With improved racket swing speed player get better resolution and quick response from racket.
It is dual optimum frame technology based racket developed by Yonex Japan. In dual optimum frame concept, two cross sections are combined in single racket frame to obtain difference playing characteristics from either side of the racket. Its frame material is HM Graphite , NANOMETRIC DR, Ni-Ti Fiber. Shaft material is HM Graphite, NANOMETRIC. It is available in Green and Orange Color while weight of the racket is 88 gms with G4 grip size.
About Look and Feel:
Graphics and Color:
Its base color is black on which green & orange color graphics are provided. Color and graphics is new and total innovative which suits its design concepts. It comes along with new racket cover (In Black with trademark Duora series Logo). Overall, player with Duora 10 in hand will feel difference in style and look.
Review on Offense:
Player who already tried Z force 2 or any head heavy racket will feel some power loss when try to hit shuttle deep in the court. Duora 10 is not head heavy. You need to put extra power to clear the shuttle while on smash it is difficult to manage the power as compared to Voltric series of racket. With comparison to Nanoray Z speed , hitting power in good enough to dominate opponent.
Review on Defense:
The main strength of the racket is its defense. With Aero Side of frame, player will get more opportunities to make versatile shots. Its shaft is flexible, swing speed is good while it’s a lightweight racket. With these 3 qualities ,player will get upper hand in making quick drive shots , quick return shots, player can adjust the racket at last time to surprise the opponent.
Review on Net Area:
As it is a lightweight and fast swing racket so player will get more opportunities to place better cut and drives. Further, with is flexible shaft, you can place sharp angled drop shots.
Performance on net area is very good when we tired at court. No doubt, it is better than Voltric Z force 2 on net area.
No doubt it is a breakthrough racket which gives flexibility to player to try new things in single racket. Player who wants to try new racket with innovative features, Duora 10 is a perfect choice. However, few points are notable:
- Better for all round type of Game.
- Defense and performance on net area is key strength of Duora 10.
- With Fast swing and quick repulsion player will get better hold on drives, cut and shape angle shots.
- On smash power, Z force 2 is better than Duora 10.
- Duora 10 is better than Nanoray Z speed on smash Power.