mproving intermediates looking for a speedy weapon should love this update to theVCORE 100L.At under 11 ounces strung, this racquet swings much easier than the standard VCORE 100 but it still manages to deliver the same spin-friendly targeting and great feel. This makes it ideal for any player who wants to start crafting more ambitious shots with higher levels of pace and spin. In addition to widening the head above the 3/9 axis (where most players make ball contact), this 2021 update has been updated withFlex Force, a uniquely flexible graphite (NAMD-2) used in the lower hoop/upper shaft to help the racquet bend more optimally at impact. To increase spin-potential, the VCORE 100L comes withString Sync, a grommet design that helps the strings snapback more powerfully during impact. Additional technologies include aVibration Dampening Meshin the handle (think comfort), along with anISOMETRIChead shape, a time-tested feature that makes Yonex racquets feel generous and forgiving without compromising your connection with the ball.Built for speed and spin, this stick offers easy targeting from the back court. Although not as stable as the heavier VCORE 100, this racquet's light weigh makes it great for scrambling on defense or hitting effective shots on the run.The speed is also an asset on service returns and volleys where this racquet comes around with lightning speed to deliver the kind of predictable response that builds confidence. All in all, this update to the VCORE 100L checks all the right boxes. Improving players looking for a user-friendly performance racquet should love this one.