Head’s Boom MP and Radical MP are ideal for intermediate to advanced players who want a racket that offers good power and spin.

In this article, I will look at the specs of both rackets to see how they compare to each other.

Rackets Specs Comparison – Boom MP vs Radical MP

Main Differences: The Boom MP has a bigger head size (100in vs 98in), a lower strung weight (315g vs 318g), a lower swing weight (318 vs 323), a lower frame stiffness rating (64 vs 65), a more head light balance (5 pts HL vs 4 pts HL), and a thicker beam width (23.5mm / 24.5mm / 23.5mm vs 20mm / 23mm / 21mm) when compared with the Radical MP.

Similarities: Both rackets have a racket length of 27in and a 16 x 19 string pattern.

Specs: Boom MP Radical MP
Year Released: 2022 2023
Design: Head Boom Head Radical 2023
Head Size: 100in 98in
Length: 27in 27in
Strung Weight: 315g (11.1oz) 318g (11.20oz)
Unstrung Weight: 295g (10.4oz) 300g (10.6oz)
Swing weight: 318 323
Balance: 5 pts HL 4 pts HL
TW Stiffness Rating: 64 65
Power: Low to Medium Low to Medium
Player Level: Intermediate to Advanced Intermediate to Advanced
Beam Width: 23.5mm / 24.5mm / 23.5mm 20mm/23mm/21mm
Colors: Coral and Black Orange
String Pattern: 16 x 19 16 x 19
Main Skips: 7T, 9T, 7H, 9H 8T,8H
Grip Type: Hydrosorb Pro Grip Hydrosorb Pro Grip
String Tension: 48-57lbs 48-57lbs

Head to Head

The Boom MP is better in terms of power and comfort as it has a thicker beam width, a more head light balance, and a lower frame stiffness rating.

In contrast, the Radical MP is better in terms of control and spin as it has a smaller head size and a thinner beam width.

H2H Boom MP Radical MP
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Arm Friendliness Winner

Player Level Recommendations

Both rackets are suited for intermediate to advanced tennis players with the Radical MP being slightly better for advanced players and the Boom MP being slightly better for intermediate players.

Beginners will be better off going with a Head TI S6 or a Head Boom Team.

Pro Player Endorsements

The Boom MP is endorsed by the 2023 US Open singles champion Coco Gauff, while the Radical MP is endorsed by Diego Schwartzman and Taylor Fritz.

Where can you buy these tennis rackets?

The rackets are for sale in most good online tennis shops and on the official Head website.

Source: https://toomanyrackets.com/head-boom-mp-vs-radical-mp/

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