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tomas9848
01-17-2010, 09:32 AM
What brand are most pros using and what is the tension? I just wanna know what some people are using on the hard court and what has changed since, last year. Please comment thanks!:)

DownTheLine
01-17-2010, 09:36 AM
Pretty much Luxilon and Babolat VS Gut. Ethier pretty low tensions or realy high. Only a couple string in the 50's.

THESEXPISTOL
01-17-2010, 09:36 AM
The same.. Luxilon Alu Power, Luxilon Original, Pro Hurricane tour and Natural gut.

tomas9848
01-17-2010, 09:40 AM
Does anyone know what pros are using all poly?

DownTheLine
01-17-2010, 09:47 AM
Does anyone know what pros are using all poly?

Nadal- Duralast
Sam Querry- ALU POWER?
Davydenko uses full I think.

Plenty, plenty more.

TennezSport
01-17-2010, 10:35 AM
Tennis mags Jan/Feb issue lists some of the Pro players string and tension in the "Strings of the Stars" column. Check out the link below for more info.
http://www.tennis.com/articles/templates/gear.aspx?articleid=3035&zoneid=24

Cheers, TennezSport :cool:

Meaghan
01-17-2010, 10:55 AM
Rough idea off top of head, loads of threads on this or just google a players specs.
fed/djok/murray- gut mains/alu rough crosses - fed 50lbs/murray 60lbs
nadal- duralast - 55lbs
DP- full Alu- think about 62lbs
Davy- Polystar Energy - 40lbs

lots of full poly, mainly Luxilon Alu power

Automatix
01-17-2010, 11:23 AM
DP- full Alu- think about 62lbs Didn't he switch to Adrenaline?

Or is that just marketing and he's still playing with Alu?

Meaghan
01-17-2010, 11:29 AM
Didn't he switch to Adrenaline?

Or is that just marketing and he's still playing with Alu?

I would have thought he's still with Alu..............??

TennezSport
01-17-2010, 11:31 AM
Didn't he switch to Adrenaline?

Or is that just marketing and he's still playing with Alu?

According to the Wilson rep, JCDP id just switch to Lux Adrenaline.
"Juan Carlos: del Potro Wilson BLX Pro Open 95 Luxilon Adrenaline 1.25 62lbs"

Rafa and Roddick have also recently changed to a Babo dev string in black.

Cheers, TennezSport :cool:

tomas9848
01-17-2010, 12:18 PM
oh really thats interesting.

ChuDat
01-17-2010, 12:33 PM
Blake and Moya use full poly if I'm not mistaken

Richie Rich
01-17-2010, 01:17 PM
Does anyone know what pros are using all poly?

they are all using prince tournament nylon but painted to look like other strings

tomas9848
01-17-2010, 05:27 PM
they are all using prince tournament nylon but painted to look like other strings

Im pretty sure your wrong there bud

Jonny S&V
01-17-2010, 05:39 PM
Im pretty sure your wrong there bud

Or he's being sarcastic and you didn't pick up on it at all... You might want to do a search, another one of those topics with loads of info on the board, but you have to dig.

VGP
01-17-2010, 06:19 PM
they are all using prince tournament nylon but painted to look like other strings

He's right. It's the biggest kept secret on the pro tour.

The reality is that the amateur ranks are rife with those that get duped into buying this poly or that natural gut. Pure marketing BS.

Prince Tournament Nylon is the string of choice of 92% of the men's tour and 85% of the women's tour......at just under $1.50 a set, it's the miracle equipment choice that EVERYONE should use.

It also works best strung at either 35 pounds in the mains and 74 pounds in the crosses......but only if you're using a frame with a 16x18 string pattern. If you use a 18x20, it's the opposite. 74 in the mains, 35 in the crosses.

BTW, this choice of equipment and its usage was discovered by Andre Agassi himself in the summer of 1997 after drinking his assistant's soda.

tomas9848
01-17-2010, 07:11 PM
really?? what bout gut and luxilon.

Jonny S&V
01-17-2010, 07:17 PM
really?? what bout gut and luxilon.

What about them?

tomas9848
01-17-2010, 07:24 PM
whats the deal with the prince string??

DonBot
01-17-2010, 07:33 PM
According to the Wilson rep, JCDP id just switch to Lux Adrenaline.
"Juan Carlos: del Potro Wilson BLX Pro Open 95 Luxilon Adrenaline 1.25 62lbs"

Rafa and Roddick have also recently changed to a Babo dev string in black.

Cheers, TennezSport :cool:

Watching the ao it looks like roddick is not hitting the pht crosses, the while string bed looks white. I guess it could be my tv though.

OliverSimon
01-17-2010, 07:50 PM
Blake has full Alu Power strung at 68lbs