|Adidas Top Secret - Tenzone Ultra|
Essentially the Tenzone Ultra is a firmer version of Tenzone regular. Not being a huge fan of harder rubber varieties it was difficult for me to review. If I had to make a comparison I would say it lies somewhere between a Tenergy 05 and a Hurricane III rubber. It definitely has a set-list of strengths and weaknesses.
The Tenzone Ultra is a third ball rubber I felt, it's great for making a snappy and fast paced third ball opening attack and can be used to hit some thundering attacking balls. It has a very crisp sound to it, much like a flat ball shot. It is not as fast as the Tenzone and Tenzone SF in the sense that those rubbers give a lot of rubber and sponge reactiveness. The Tenzone Ultra doesn't have the same spring in it as the other two rubbers.
I found Tenzone Ultra was very good for service and backspin play. A good firm long push was very spinny and it was also great for short play. Blocking was adequate though being used to a soft rubber I did find it a bit difficult at times as it didn't have the spring that I am used to.
I think really the strength of Tenzone Ultra lies in good service and receive and a strong 3rd ball attack. It is a nice rubber to use and I think a lot of players with an attacking game would appreciate it, especially those used to firmer rubber varieties.