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Pro Penn Marathon Extra Duty 24 Cans

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Pro Penn Marathon Extra Duty 24 Cans

MSRP $95.75
Our Price: $78.95

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Hard Court. Pro Penn Marathon tennis balls are Penn’s longest lasting ball. An Encore&trade core is 22% longer lasting than a standard core. LongPlay® felt wears better than ever for extended play sessions.
Item #: 020286
Style #: 522002
Ball Quantity : 24 cans (72 balls)
Color : Optic Yellow
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Pro Penn Marathon Extra Duty 24 Cans
 
4.7

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (11)

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    (1)

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92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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  • Durable (3)

Cons

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      5.0

      Best ball ever

      By Tom

      from Dallas, TX

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Last 5 Sets No Problem
      • They Do Not Fluff Up

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Pro Penn Marathon Extra Duty 24 Cans:

          These balls are the best balls on the market.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          Best Tennis balls around

          By tenniscoach

          from St Louis, MO

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Pro Penn Marathon Extra Duty 24 Cans:

                I use these when I play USTA Matches/Tournaments.

                I also give tennis lessons.

                Last longer than standard Penn or Wilson Tennis Balls

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                • No

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                5.0

                Pro Penn

                By stanleydee

                from Sacramento, Ca

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Long Lasting Consistent

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • Matches Practice

                Comments about Pro Penn Marathon Extra Duty 24 Cans:

                Very good

                Service and delivery comments:

                Arrived in a timely manner

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Love these balls

                By Elaine, plays tennis too much

                from San Francisco, CA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Good Bounce

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors or Outdoors
                  • Reuse For Hitting
                  • Singles Or Doubles

                  Comments about Pro Penn Marathon Extra Duty 24 Cans:

                  Love these balls, they are my fave. Good value if you consider their durability compared to the basic Penns. I love how they feel on my racquet. Not too hard/stiff like Dunlops. Never had any of these open badly. Perfect ball.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Good but overpriced.

                  By BC

                  from Florida

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Bounce

                  Cons

                  • Moderate Life

                  Best Uses

                  • Match play

                  Comments about Pro Penn Marathon Extra Duty 24 Cans:

                  I'm a teaching pro and was looking for a long lasting ball for my teaching basket. For the price, they didn't last as long as I thought they should. Great for match play though.

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                  • No

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                  • Q:

                    How does Prod Penn Marathon compare to the Penn ATP balls? How does it compare with visibility, durability, pressure etc.. I want the best tennis balls but don't know which ones to buy.
                    Asked on 4/20/2014 by Flash from Fountain Valley, CA

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      The Pro Penn Marathon Extra duty tennis balls are 22% longer lasting than a standard core.Visually, the balls have the same felt color. Compared to the Penn ATP ball the Marathon ball is Penn’s longest lasting ball.

                      Answered on 4/22/2014 by Louie from Holabird Sports
                  • Q:

                    Sub: Not a yellow ball

                    Our training court mostly for seniors is adjacent to our regular playing courts.In the past, we used the "RADICAL " PENN
                    BALL--NOT MANUFACTURED ANYMORE--to identify easily when the ball
                    strayed onto the regular playing courts.Could you suggest a ball
                    which would solve my current problem. Just can"t use yellow balls

                    Thanks, Hadley
                    Asked on 2/13/2013 by Had from Maricopa, az.

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Options are a bit limited. The conventional tennis balls we carry are all optic yellow. We do have some colored balls, but they are all either low compression balls or pressureless—neither of which are really recommended for regular play. Low compression balls are designed to bounce lower and move slower than normal tennis balls and are intended for use as a training tool with young players. Pressureless balls don't have compressed air in the core and will never go dead, but generally they use a stiffer rubber shell to get the proper bounce. This makes them perfect for ball machines, but it also tends to make pressureless balls stiffer, heavier, and a bit harder on the arm. If you do end up opting for a pressureless ball, the Tretorn Micro-X Two Tone balls (http://www.holabirdsports.com/tretorn-micro-x-2-tone-bag-of-72.html) play more like a conventional tennis ball.

                      Answered on 2/15/2013 by Ryan from Holabird Sports
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                  • About Penn
                  Penn is one of the most recognized names in tennis balls. Penn was started in Jeanette, Pennsylvania in 1910. Since then they have developed some of the most important tennis ball enhancements. Penn was the first to invent pressurized ball cans. Next they invented the first fluorescent yellow tennis balls. In 1973, the USPTA used Pro Penn tennis balls as their official ball. Throughout the past 100 years Penn has made revolutionary discoveries that have continually improved the tennis ball.

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