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Yonex Duora 10 Badminton Racket - Blue Orange

By Yonex
£139.99
£175.00
- 20%

Or 4 payments of £35.00 with Paypal credit

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  • Description
  • Buying Guide
  • Delivery
  • Returns & Warranty
  • Price Match Promise

Description

  • For powerful accurate players that want a bit extra on their backhand power
  • Dual Optimum System
  • Nanometric DR
  • New Grommet Pattern
  • Solid Feel Core
  • Aero-Box Frame
  • New Built-in T-Joint
  • Super Slim Shaft
  • Control Support Cap

The Yonex Duora 10 Badminton Racket is made for the advanced player, wanted to have extra power on the backhand like all the Duora range. It's a slightly head heavy and slightly stiff racket, which makes it a great all-round racket for powerful accurate play, as long as the player is strong enough with the speed of their wrist action to make the most of it. The good news is that it's not too extreme in any feature and is a great all-around racket, it would ideally suit higher level club players or intermediate developing players.

DUAL OPTIMUM SYSTEM

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NANOMETRIC* improves the bonding strength between the carbon fibres enabling us to take racquet shaft construction to another level. By reducing the amount of carbon in the shaft to make it 60%* thinner than a conventional racquet whilst retaining stiffness, YONEX has created a revolutionary lightweight racquet with lightening head speed and control.

*NANOMETRIC is the new material which applies the NANOALLOYTM Technology of Toray Industries, Inc.

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*approximate measurement when compared to a conventional racquet shaft, tested by YONEX

Flexural Strength (Bending Strength) (%) Flexural Modules (Stiffness) Impact Strength (Resisting External Shock)
Conventional Graphite 100 100 100
NANOMETRIC 108 98 140
NANOPREME 108 109 124

Number (CONVENTIONAL GRAPHITE = 100)

Researched by YONEX R&D Team

NANOMETRIC DR is a new carbon
material developed by Yonex based on our unique NANOSCIENCE technology. Created from a material originally developed for next generation space aviation by Toray Industries, Inc., this marks the first time it has been used within the racquet industry. By combining firm shuttle hold and high repulsion, NANOMETRIC DR puts the DUORA into a class of its own.

NANOMETRIC DR

The ISOMETRIC™ equalizes the length of the main and cross strings in the string-bed, enlarging the sweet spot for more consistent accuracy even on off-centre hits.

ISOMETRIC

The single-pass grommet hole construction provides more grommet holes for a more high-performance stringing pattern.

NEW Grommet Pattern

The built-in solid feel core cuts harmful miscellaneous vibration at impact. Solid feel core is carried in all racquets manufactured in Japan.

SOLID FEEL CORE

Combines solid hitting feel and quick swing.

AERO+BOX Frame

‘NEW’ Built-in T-Joint is manufactured from a special lightweight plastic combined with epoxy resin and foaming agent that enhances quality and performance by increasing the stability of the shuttle on the string bed and through the air.

NEW Built-in T-Joint

Super Slim Long Shaft

The slimmest racquet ever produced by YONEX vastly reduces air resistance whilst providing maximum feel.

The control support cap provides an 88% wider flat surface compared with an ordinary racquet for easier gripping, fast follow-through and the sharpest maneuverability.

Control Support Cap

Brand Yonex
Model Series Duora
Model name Duora 10
Head Construction H.M. Graphite / NANOMETRIC DR / Nickel-Titanium Fiber
Shaft Construction H.M. Graphite / Nanometric
Original Racket Strings & Tension Frame Only, No Strings
Recommended Strings & Tension Yonex BG80 at 24lbs
String Tension Range 19-26lbs
Racket Bag/Cover Included Full Size Zip Racket Bag
Player Level Professional
Player Style Power/Speed
Racket Balance Balanced
Balance Point (mm) 312mm
Flex Stiff
Weight 88 grams
Grip Size G4/S2 (Medium)
Head shape Isometric
Overall length 690mm
Players Using Racket Anders Rasmussen, Chun Man Tang, Lauren Smith
Country of origin Japan

Buying Guide

Badminton Rackets Buying Guide

The key question to ask firstly is what style of player are you, or what type of player do you want to become?

  1. Power Attacking
  2. All ound
  3. Fast Reactions to Rallies
  4. Control and Touch, by moving players around the court to create space

As a general guide for your playing style below is the kind of racket you'll want to look at purchasing:

Playing Style

Racket Balance

Racket Flexibility

Racket Weight

Power Attacking

Head Heavy

Stiff

85g – 89g (3U)

All Round

Balanced

Medium

80g – 84g (4U)

Speed & Fast Reactions

Head Light

Medium

79g or below (5U and up)

Control & Touch

Head Light

Hi Flex

79g or below (5U and up)


In simple terms is means this:
Player with Explosive Backswing Hitting = Stiffer Shaft needed as it'll unload faster for more power
Player with Slower Backswing Hitting = More Flexible Shaft needed so that it'll unload fully at impact

If you're still unsure what to choose for yourself, we'd recommend going for a medium flex badminton racket to minimise the chances of choosing incorrectly what's right for you.

Weight:
Weight can make a real difference to reaction speeds, and power behind the hit of a shuttle. Too light a racket and it won't go far or powerful enough. However too heavy a racket and you'll find you'll be reacting too slow in fast flat rallies, where reaction speed is everything.

Most rackets are weighted around 3U (85-89g) or 4U (80-84g), this is because it's a good weight balance for players to hit hard and also be able to react fast too.

Typically singles players will use heavier rackets 3U (85-89g), this provides the player with more stability and accuracy, with a little more weight for power behind it, without compromising on racket speed too much, as quick racket head speed isn't needed as much in the singles game.

Doubles players however will usually want lighter rackets, the most popular weight for this being 4U (80-84g), this is because the Badminton Racket will offer more speed and quicker reactions in around the net and for defence against smashes.

Racket Strings Used & Tension

Again like the grip, this is customisable on any racket. However do look out for racket tension ranges on the product as this could potentially limit your ability to have the racket strung at a desired tension.

For a full breakdown on strings and tensions, see our buying guide specifically on this.

To put it simply however, if you're unsure what to choose when buying a racket you like, either go for the “Original Strings” option or “Stringers Professional Decision” for which we'll choose the string that best suits getting the maximum performance out of the racket for you.

Full Badminton Racket Buying Guide

Delivery

UK Mainland Delivery

FREE Delivery (Orders £50+)

2-4 days delivery.

Next day delivery (£3.95)

Order by 1pm Monday-Friday for Next Working Day UK delivery.

Saturday Day Delivery - £9.95

following Saturday between 7am to 7pm

Outside of UK Mainland?

International Delivery

EU/European Countries - 3-5 Days depending upon the specific country

USA & Canada - 2-4 Days depending upon around of the Country

Rest of the World - 5-9 Days

For more specific information on prices and delivery speed of your specific country check out our delivery information.

International Shipping Taxes and Duty

Delivery to the Europe, EU, EEA or EFTA Countries?

Shipping and Taxes are already paid in full!

Countries Include: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.

Delivery to the Rest of the World?

Your order may be subject to additional local duty & tax charges depending upon the country of delivery, please take this into consideration when buying.

Return & Warranty

Easy Returns

UK Customers

We have a simple 30 days (can be extended) upon receiving the order policy, but we will be flexible and extend this if it's a gift for a specific event, such a a birthday, this can be done by simply ticking the the gift option when purchasing.

We a provide a part filled returns form for all UK orders, simply follow the process below:

To find your local collect plus shop: https://www.collectplus.co.uk/store-locator See here for our full returns details & information.

International Customers

We provide a pre-filled returns form you can use for the return. For returns outside the UK, you'll be required to pay shipping costs with tracking.

Once received, a full refund to the value of the goods, minus the full cost of the us sending the order originally out to you will be given.

Our UK Address for returns is:

Badminton HQ
Unit 1, Greabridge Business Park,
Budds Lane,
Romsey,
Hampshire,
England
SO51 0HA

Warranty Policy - Our Risk Free Support

Within 30 Days of receipt of the items?

Simple 30 days retailer warranty on all orders with genuine manufacturer defects.

More than 30 Days?

We work with the brands/suppliers to see if it can be covered under warranty for you (usually it is, but depends on the way the damage has occurred).

Still not covered but within 6 months of purchase?

We offer a crash replacement policy, where we offer a goodwill policy of 25% discount off your next order with us for the same/alternative replacement item, not including postage costs.

Price Match Promise

Price Match Promise

It's this simple - Find it cheaper ANYWHERE else & we'll match it PLUS give you 10% of the difference off in addition! Subject to conditions (see below).

So how does it work?

  1. Fill in the form and go ahead and place your order now Important: make sure you use the same email for both the price promise form and your order.
  2. We'll email you after the order has been placed confirming the refund +10% the difference for the price match, if there's any issue that comes up, we'll ask you what you want. Alternatively call us on +44 (0)2380 002388.

* By requesting the price request you have checked it meets the requirements below.

The boring conditions bit:

  1. Make sure the item being sold elsewhere is new and include a direct link to it.
  2. We can only price match other UK retailers. Inernational retailers can not be price matched.
  3. The item must be in stock and actively being sold.
  4. At our own discretion we can refuse to offer the price match. Where this is the case we will offer you a full refund, this is rare, but there are exceptions. We will offer to refund the order in full if this happens.
  5. The product is identical to ours in brand, colour, size and model number.
  6. We cannot provide retrospective price matching after you have already purchased from us in the past, as we cannot verify if on the date of original purchase the price of the alternative retailer you may ask us to price match with.
  7. Strings and Shuttlecocks excluded.
  8. Yonex products are excluded from this offer.

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