Kento Momota’s Badminton Racket

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Kento Momota is known for his solid balanced gameplay and also his stylish looks. As a badminton fan, you might want to know which racket he uses. You have come to the right place.

Major Achievements:
Gold, World Championships 2018
Winner, All England Championships 2019

Bronze, World Championships 2015

YONEX ASTROX 99

2018-Present
This is Momota’s current racket. The Astrox 99 came after the Astrox 77, 88s and 88d. This racket is primarily for singles and no doubles player in the international circuit is seen using this racket.

YONEX ASTROX 88D

2018 (short period)
The astrox 88S and the 88D came out as twin rackets from Yonex. S stands for ‘skill’ and D stands for ‘dominate’. The 88D is the head heavier of the two rackets, which is more suited for an attacking single’s gameplay.

YONEX DUORA Z STRIKE

2017
Kento Momota started using this racket during his return from suspension, in the Japan National Championships. The duora z strike is a weird racket and few people like it. It has a small frame, very stiff shaft, and a very long shaft. If it suits you, you will love it. If not, you will find it useless.

YONEX VOLTRIC Z FORCE 2

2014-2016
Kento Momota used only the black matte version of the Voltric Z Force 2. Thomas Uber Cup 2014 & World championships 2015 are some of the notable tournaments he performed well using this racket. This hard hitting racket is surely one of the most popular rackets ever released by Yonex.

YONEX VOLTRIC Z FORCE

2012-2013
This is the predecessor to the Z force 2. And one of the earliest rackets of the very successful Voltric series. With weights concentrated on 3 points of the racket frame, the voltric series delivers heavy smashes.

YONEX ARCSABER Z SLASH

2011 and before
Early in his Men’s Singles career, Kento Momota used the Arcsaber Z Slash. With a more egg shaped frame and less box frame, this racket moves very fast in the air – increasing your swing speed.