Introduced in 1968 Jimmy Connors' whole career had been played the Wilson T2000 (chrome tubular steel), Elongated it made his left handed play more enhanced. The T2000 set the wood racquet traditionalists on their ears with its lightweight steel construction. It didn't need a racket-press (it didn't warp), and its slender framework meant less wind resistance. When Connors still played the T2000 in the eighties, built by Lacoste on behalf of Wilson. Then in 1984 his vintage racquet was made by Wilson, a popular sporting goods company based in Chicago, Illinois. The racquet has a steel frame with wire wound around it to make the loops..