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IMPORTANCE OF RACQUET STRINGS

How important are the strings in your racquet?

   Tennis strings are the MOST important part of any
tennis equipment. More than the racquet, more than
that funny vibration dampener you put on the strings,
and more than your shoes.
   Strings are what contacts the ball. They are the force
that provides the feel, touch, power, and control. The
tennis ball comes off the strings faster than it does the
tennis racquet. So if your tennis racquet has great feel,
it’s probably the strings you notice most.
   When a tennis ball collides with racquet strings it
compresses into the string bed. The more the ball
compresses the more energy is lost (tight strings), the
less the ball compresses the more energy is retained
(loose strings). 55% of ball compression is lost in the
strings! That is significant for tennis players of all levels.
   Talk to a tennis professional or certified professional
racquet stringer to find out what strings are best for you
style of play.
   One shoe does not fit all when it comes to strings.

Doug Hofer, USPTA & USRSA Certified
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