Head YouTek IG Radical Mid Plus Tennis Racquet

Head YouTek IG Radical Mid Plus Tennis Racquet
The Head YouTek IG Radical mid plus is the latest version in Head's hugely successful Radical series originally inspired by Andre Agassi. Introduces the use of lightweight Innegra fiber which in conjunction with Head carbon composite improves shock absorption and stability. Places a premium on control with a moderately thin 21.5mm beam and dense 18x20 string pattern, with a lighter feel than the Head Prestige series.

Keeping most specifications consistent with past generations of Head Radicals, the YouTek IG Radical MP offers a 98 square inch head and 11 oz. strung weight add up to a control and feel oriented stick for more advanced players.

The YouTek IG Radical also uses a DuPont Teflon grommet system that reduces friction. Less friction means maintaining more of the strings energy, and a resulting slight increase in power.

Note: Head does not include a cover with this racquet.
d3o technology "smart" material is integrated in the frame lay-up and positioned in the shaft area (where the racquet flexes the most), d3o seeks to help players maximize performance on all shots. High speed impacts lock d3o together within nanoseconds at the molecular level, stiffening the frame to provide maximum power. Conversely, on slower speed impacts, the d3o molecules absorb the impact providing softer touch for better feel.
  • Headsize: 98 sq. in.
  • Length: 27.00 in.
  • Weight (strung): 11.10 oz.
  • Stiffness (Babolat RDC): 63
  • Balance: 13.10 in. Head Light
  • Cross Section: 21.5mm Straight Beam
  • Swingweight: 318 kg*sq. cm
  • String Pattern: 18x20
  • Grip: Head HydroSorb Tour
  • Reviews

    Awesome racket

    5 Stars

    Don Crow from CA on 1/10/2015 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I bought a pair for my friend. After first use, he told me that he played well than with his Wilson k factor. Besides, other players are suspecting the racket to be expensive due to its gorgeous look.

    Works for me!

    5 Stars

    David Mills from WI on 11/30/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I bought a used "demo" Head instinct mid plus from Midwest a couple year ago. It came pre strung with tecnifibe X1 17gauge 57lbs on the mains and whatever nylon on the crosses. I don't buy into all the jazzy materials frames are made of graphene? huh? whatever hype. But I loved the feel of the bat from the start. I got this racquet (radical mp) strung the same way but at 55lbs. It is the same weight 11oz (strung) slightly smaller 98" v.s 100"on the instinct the string bed is more open. It plays slightly lighter/better than the Instinct. Very crisp and easy to hit the ball harder because of the extreme control. Have played the mono strings on the liquid metal frames and they seem to soft and mushy I hope it holds out well. I have some older Head racquets that the frame broke for no reason, to tight? Midwest sports seems like a great place to buy! Wish I would have got the sticker on the frame with the string type and tension like the "demo" I got from them has. Overall I am super happy

    Excellent racquet!

    4 Stars

    Philippe Ghostine Matta from VA on 11/18/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    This is a solid stick! I switched from the Babolat Pure Drive and I found this to be far better in regards on spin and control. This racquet plays very stable for its weight. Nothing flimsy about this one. 

    Good Value; Nice Racquet

    5 Stars

    Slugger from VA on 11/4/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I have an older model HEAD Radical Flex and was looking for a second racquet that would play somewhat similar. Took a chance on the Youtek and loved it from the start. Generates good pace and control for a mid-level player. It feels a bit stiff but this could be that I had it strung at 55 lbs. I would recommend this racquet to anyone who is a HEAD devotee!


    5 Stars

    fevareso from FL on 10/29/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    excellent product, everything perfect

    Great stick

    5 Stars

    Frankie from FL on 10/28/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    Strung at 55 just how I like it, great control and maneuverability

    youtek ig radical mp

    5 Stars

    Jeff from PA on 9/17/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I have played with this racket for two weeks now and it is amazing. It moves quickly at net and can deliver a strong volley or a nice touch shot. Groundstrokes feel strong with the option for plenty of top spin or slice action. My serve seemed to get a little extra kick from this racket as well.

    head racket

    4 Stars

    le from on 9/15/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    Great racquet for server, volley, take time to get better back hand stroke.

    Head Youtek IG Radical mid plus

    4 Stars

    Vinny from IL on 9/8/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I've played only two times. the racquet is heavy at first for me but on the second day, I thought my baseline stroke is better and my serving is also improving. I need more playing time for this racquet.

    Head Youtek IG Radical mid plus

    4 Stars

    Vinny from IL on 9/8/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I've played only two times. the racquet is heavy at first for me but on the second day, I thought my baseline stroke is better and my serving is also improving. I need more playing time for this racquet.

    Radical Mid Plus

    5 Stars

    Chris Walsh from HI on 8/31/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    Great racquet - good feel great response, for mid level to advanced players

    Best Racquet ever!!

    5 Stars

    Shamar J. Holtz from GA on 8/11/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I love this racquet! I have only purchased the demo but I played with it once and fell in love with it so i know it will be much much better when i get a new one with my own choice of strings and tension! I would recommend this for itermediate players and up because you have to generate your own power with it but it pretty much makes enough spin to keep the ball in at a good depth! Got a lot of power, control and spin on my serves, Groundstrokes were a breeze! I was able to place the volleys anywhere and finish the point...And I could put away almost any ball at the baseline!! Great, great, great!

    Best all-rounder

    5 Stars

    Jai from CA on 6/16/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I switched to the Youtek IG mid+ from Wilson. Needed a more control oriented stick and this worked out the best for me. I like to hit big from the baseline. My serves have also improved ever since I switched to this stick. If you are an intermediate and higher level player and want to get a more control oriented racquet - demo the Youtek IG Mid+ and you will not be disappointed. I use the Technifibre NRG2 16 string with 51 lbs tension.

    Great control

    5 Stars

    Norberto from NY on 6/16/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    If you are looking for racquet with great control, this Head YouTek IG Radical Mid Plus racquet is definitely the one for you.

    Nice racquet

    5 Stars

    WW from CA on 6/5/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I have always been a fan of the radical series since the days of Agassi. This is my 4th radical now and if you like the previous versions, you will still love this one. Not to mention its a great bargain.

    Control seekers

    5 Stars

    DB from FL on 5/25/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    Have played with Microgel MP for 2+ years - head heavy. Happy from the get-go but bought the Youtek radical MP to try head-light balance. Result was as expected: slightly quicker on reflex volleys and snappier on serves. Oddly, not much change in feel or depth of ground strokes. Both models have exceptional control qualities (but despite the 18/20 string pattern) without sacrificing spin (at least in my game). As with all critiques of this stick, a fast swing and centering the ball will pay off with great feel and controlled pace and placement.


    5 Stars

    Derek from MO on 5/20/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I was looking for a racket with good control and accuracy yet would allow me to create pace on the ball when needed. I have been very happy with this racquets spin control. I saw immediate improvement in my serve placement as well as my ground strokes. Volleying was consistent. I look forward to getting more familiar with this racquet.

    great control

    5 Stars

    Brandon from IN on 12/22/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I have been taking group lessons for about a year. The club had the Head Radical MP that I used for a couple months. I liked it so well I purchased one here. This racquet has made a significant improvement in my game. The biggest improvement has been ball control, but I have noticed more power & better feel at the net. I have no dislikes

    Great Racquet

    5 Stars

    Nam from MI on 10/3/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I bought this Racquet for my son. He is a member of high school tennis club. He really loves this Racquet.

    Head YouTek IG Radical Mid Plus Tennis Racquet
    $189.95 $89.00

    Item # 230422

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