December 13, 2015. Some tennis players and specialists are wary of poly tennis strings. There are articles and opinions that poly strings are injurious to junior arms, and strings’ manufacturers advise lower tensions. It is always more useful to get independence expert’s opinion on this topic.
Here are the tension ranges we’d aim for the first time you get your racket strung: Nylon/Gut: 50-60lbs (22.5-27kg) Hybrid: 46-56lbs (21-25.5kg) *Because polyester is a stiffer material, string 2lbs (1kg) looser than nylon. Example: Poly at 51lbs (23kg), Nylon at 53lbs (24kg)
Mar 14, 2017. One of the most overlooked areas in the equipment tennis players’ use is the string they play with. I have found that a common mistake junior players’ make is focusing too much on the racket model they use and not paying enough attention to the string and tension of the racket. Although the right racket is important and should be selected based on the players’ size, strength, ability and age, the string a player uses is just as crucial as it is directly linked to power ...
When choosing your tennis racquet of choice, much of it boils down to personal preference and feel. One area where that's certainly the case is string tension, as there are so many permutations for both the type of tennis string you are using and the tension you string it at.
21-25 kg / 48-57 lb. Yonex EZONE 98 (305g) 20-27 kg / 45-60 lb. You may also find some of the ...
Junior rackets have entirely different requirements, so if you have kids (with junior rackets), they’ll have different tension ranges. There are plenty of professional tennis players who use higher tension as well, but 55-65 lbs is the standard range. Federer, for example, has his rackets strung at 55-60 lbs.
First, remember that tension is really a matter of personal preference. Even the pros' tensions are all over the map -- some string as low as the mid-to-high 30-lbs range, while others are as high as 70+ lbs, with most others sprinkled somewhere in the middle.
(More on strings and string tensions in the coming days.) The most commonly used racket brands at this tournament are: Babolat –32.3% of players stringing with us. Wilson –32.3%. Head –17.6%. Prince –6.0%. Tecnifibre – 6.0%. Yonex –6.0%. Brands not seen in the stringing room include Dunlop, Volkl, Donnay, Solinco, and Pacific.
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