Tennis string

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Material of tennis strings

The material used in string can significantly change the performance of a racquet, especially for advanced players. Thus, several different compounds are used to make strings, varying in terms of playability, durability, and "feel," among other considerations.

 

Natural Gut
Natural gut is considered by many to be the best string in terms of overall playability, as it offers both power and control over the ball. However, natural gut breaks easily and is the most expensive kind of string.

 

Synthetic Gut
Synthetic gut is used by most tennis players. It can be made of any of a wide range of artificial materials (such as nylon and polyester), making it cheaper, more durable, and easier to manufacture than natural gut. Synthetic strings are marketed as either "monofilament" or "multifilament;" monofilament strings are composed of a single, thick strand of material, and multifilament strings are composed of several (up to thousands) of smaller strands.

 

Nylon
Nylon is generally considered the most popular tennis string. Wear-resistant coatings for nylon strings are common, especially with multifilament strings, because the outside filaments tend to break as the racquet is used.

 

Polyester
Polyester strings are typically stiff, and were originally intended for use by frequent string breakers because of their high durability. However, due to their low power, players are able to put more spin and control on the ball with a full swing, making the string extremely popular on the pro tour.

 

Kevlar
Kevlar is the stiffest, most durable synthetic string available,and is thus extremely hard to break. Kevlar is often strung with another string, such as nylon, in order to combine both strings' qualities, as Kevlar by itself feels too stiff for many tennis players.

 

The Gauge

The "gauge" number determines the thickness of the string. A string rated with a high gauge number is a thinner string; some gauge ratings also have a "Light" version, which is referred to by placing an "L" after the original rating's number (e.g., "15L"). Strings are usually rated at one of five common gauges; 15 (thickest), 15L, 16, 16L, and 17 (thinnest). String gauge is usually not of much concern to beginning tennis players, but can be very important to advanced and professional players.

Typically, a higher gauged string performs better. For example, the thinner 16-, 16L-, 17-, and 18 gauge strings are more lively and elastic than the thicker 15 or 15L. Thin strings are also known for better performance in creating spin and providing better feel.However, high-gauge strings also break faster, simply because there is less material to wear out


String Tension

The string tension affects a racquet's playing characteristics, such as the "feel" of the ball, control over the ball, as well as maximizing power.
All racquets come with recommended string tensions, most of which lie between 50 to 70 pounds.
It is advised by many professional stringers to string your racquet with the lowest tension possible while still being able to maintain control of the ball. Beginning players trying to find their tension should start in the middle of the recommended tension range and adjust the tension from there to meet their needs. The recommended tension is usually printed on the racquet. Remember, with a lower tension the racquet will have more power and less control, with a higher tension it will have less power and more control


Tennis string - SG Power

SG POWER

 

CONSTRUCTION Thin co-polymer core wound with single layer of thick monofilament outer wraps.

FEATURES A classic single-wrap construction provides this string with good durability and playability. An anti-abrasive coating provides extended string life and easier stringing.

PLAYER PROFILE A good value string for all styles of play and skill level.

COLORS Crystal, White, Gold

CLASSIC 15 15G/1.40mm


Tennis string - Technora

Technora

 

CONSTRUCTION High tenacity Technora aramid fibers twisted together and bonded by specially formulated elastomer resin.

FEATURES Technora Aramid fibers provide exceptional durability and stiffness. A special elastomer bondnig treatment employed in this ultra thin guage string creates increased power and spin ccontrol with excellent resistance to tension loss.

COLORS Natural.

TECHNORA 18 18G/1.10mm


Tennis string - Technora NRT

Technora NRT

 

CONSTRUCTION High tenacity Technora aramid fibers twisted with high tenacity co-polymer outerwraps and four strands of durable Kevlar fibers.

FEATURES A composite thin 18 guage string that packs exceptional durability with added resiliency. The outer spiral wrap of Kevlar fibers is designed to provide superior spin control and extend the string life.

COLORS Natural.

TECHNORA NRT 18 18G/1.10mm


Tennis string - Response

Response

 

CONSTRUCTION Multi-stranded PA66 monofilaments twisted together like natual gut.

FEATURES A coreless synthetic gut twisted by strong PA66 filaments with specially formulated multipolymer resin between fibers provides superior feel, excellent erformance, and great durability. An anti-abrasive coating provides extended string life and easier stringing.

PLAYER PROFILE For players looking for a softer string with excellent power and control.


Tennis string - Stormix

Stormix

 

CONSTRUCTION A combination of TECHNORA NRT 18G for the main string and SYNTHETIC GUT 17G for the cross string.

FEATURES The TECHNORA NRT 18G main string enhaances playability without sacrificing the durability. The SYNTHETIC GUT 17G cross string gives greater resiliency and added power to this hybrid string.

PLAYER PROFILE For hard hitters demanding exceptional spin control with added power and durability (not recommended for junior and senior players).


Tennis string - Durarmor

Durarmor

 

CONSTRUCTION A combination of durable KEVLAR NRT 16G for the main string and SYNTHETIC GUT 16G for the cross string.

FEATURES The KEVLAR NRT 16G main string constructed by aramid fibers provides exceptional durability with less tension loss. The SYNTHETIC GUT 16G cross string increases playability to this stiff hybrid string.

PLAYER PROFILE For hard hitters or frequent string breakers (not recomended for junior or senior players).


Tennis string - Heavy spinner

Heavy spinner

 

CONSTRUCTION High strength co-polyer monofilament core twisted by a layer of co-polymer monofilaments with three pairs of macro fibers.

FEATURES An ultra rough string resulted from extra wrap of micro fibers which provides the ultimate to spin play and ball control. A special polyurethane treatment retains roughness on the string's surface and reduces friction on the string's cross points.

PLAYER PROFILE For players who are looking for optimum spin performance from their racket string.


Tennis string - Spin plus

Spin plus

 

CONSTRUCTION High strength co-polymer core wound with a layer of PA66 monofilaments combining four extra PA66 macro fibers.

FEATURES A standard wrapped string with extra macro fibers which provides exceptional spin control, great resiliency and durability. An abrasion-resistant coating helps stringing easier and prevents friction in play.

PLAYER PROFILE For players who are looking for precise spin control with excelling elasticity.



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