Which Paddletek "raw carbon fiber" pickleball paddle do pro players Anna Leigh Waters and Christian Alshon use?

I can see there are a few different types of the new “raw carbon fiber” paddles from Paddletek…

  1. Paddletek Bantam ALW-C 12.7mm
  2. Paddletek Bantam ALW-C 14.3mm
  3. Paddletek Bantam TKO-C 12.7mm
  4. Paddletek Bantam TKO-C 14.3mm
  5. Paddletek Bantam TKO-CX 12.7mm
  6. Paddletek Bantam TKO-CX 14.3mm

I believe that Anna Leigh Waters uses the Paddletek Bantam ALW-C 12.7mm in the Seafoam (Blue) color. She used to use the Paddletek TS-5 which was also a super thin and crazy poppy paddle. No problem at all for a GOAT to control all that power! :muscle:

As for Christian Alshon, I think he plays with the Paddletek Bantam TKO-CX which is the model with the slightly longer handle. I’m guessing he plays with the 14.3mm core but I’m not sure!

If you know which models they’re using as of right now (June 2024) drop a reply! Bonus points if you can prove it! :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye: (link to a video clip or add a screenshot, here.)

“Proof” will be interesting… Many people are convinced Ben Johns plays with the “old” Joola model – with Gen 3 graphics.

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