Misaki Doi & Srixon

During the recent Wimbledon 2011 Grand Slam, most of you tennis fans here have seen Misaki Doi powering into the third round. It was certainly her greatest achivement so far on tour. At 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighing at 52kg, she’s a pocketful of dynamite. ‘Explosive’ is what I would call her game, powering into shots with her entire body, off the ground all the time on her serve & superb forehand, she is definitely the player to watch if you’re into modern attacking footwork.

With an agressive attitude like Li Na and an all court attacking game like Federer, I will foresee a lot of her opponents getting bombed by her power game in the near future. Check out the youtube video on top to sample her fierce explosive game against a grand slam double’s champion, Zheng Jie at Wimbledon. Eventually she fell to a semifinalist, the ever smiling Sabine Lisicki, during the tournament.

Misaki’s weapon of choice is a rare one, a Srixon Revo X 2.0, something that you will not see in these shores. Catering for the japanese market, Srixon racquets are developed by Dunlop & they are better known as a golf brand. You can check out their range of the gears at their website: www.srixon-tennis.com. Below are some of Miss Doi’s picture gathered from all around the internet… enjoy!

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