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Jonnyf
07-09-2006, 02:37 PM
Hi everyone through searching for something on google i found this article. My apologies if this has been posted before but i saw it and thought it may be useful.

THANKS TO VIKING IMPORT WHERE I FOUND THIS INFO.

2004 Nasdaq 100 Open Men Stringing Log

Player Racquet Main strings Cross strings Tension Jose Acasuso Head Liquidmetal Prestige Mid Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 27/28 Mario Ancic Yonex Ultimum RD Ti 80 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Touch 1.30 27/26 Igor Andreev Babolat Pure Drive + Team Babolat Pro Hurricane 1.30 Babolat Pro Hurricane 1.30 26/25 Hicham Arazi Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.25 23/22 Thierry Ascione Head Liquidmetal Radical Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 22/20 Julien Benneteau Babolat Pure Drive + Babolat Polymono 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.30 28/27 Mahesh Bhupathi Wilson Pro Staff 6.1 Wilson Natural gut 1.30 Wilson Natural gut 1.30 25/25 Agustin Calleri Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 22/21 Guillermo Canas Wilson Hyper Pro Staff Tour Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.20 Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.20 23/23 Guillermo Canas Wilson Hyper Pro Staff Tour Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.20 Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.20 25/25 Juan Ignacio Chela Babolat Pure Control + Babolat Ballistic Polymono 1.30 Babolat Ballistic Polymono 1.30 26/25 Arnaud Clement Head Liquidmetal Prestige Babolat VS Team 1.30 Babolat VS Team 1.30 25/25 Guillermo Coria Prince Experimental Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 20/20 Alex Corretja Babolat Pure Drive Team Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 23/21 Albert Costa Fischer Pro 1 FT Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 25/23 Nikolay Davydenko Head i.Radical Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat Twin Gut 1.35 25/24 Taylor Dent Wilson Wilson Pro Staff ROK Babolat VS Touch 1.30 Babolat VS Touch 1.30 26/26 Antony Dupuis Head i.prestige Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.28 Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.28 25/24 Nicolas Escude Babolat Pure Drive + Team Babolat VS Team 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.25 28/28 Gaston Etlis Babolat Pure Control Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 18/18 Roger Federer Wilson Pro Staff Tour 90 Wilson Natural gut 1.30 Luxilon Alu Power rough 1.25 26/25 Wayne Ferreira Dunlop 200 G Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 24/24 Robby Ginepri Babolat Pure Control Babolat Ballistic Polymono 1.30 Babolat VS Touch 1.30 25/25 Fernando Gonzalez Babolat Pure Control + Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 20/20 Sebastiein Grosjean Head Liquidmetal Prestige Babolat VS Team 1.30 Babolat VS Team 1.30 24/24 Tommy Haas Dunlop 200 G Babolat VS Touch 1.30 Babolat VS Touch 1.30 34/32 Paul Hanley Topspin 630 Pro Tour Klip Legend 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power rough 1.25 24/23 Luis Horna Babolat Pure Control Team Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 23/22 Joachim Johansson Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.25 26/26 Thomas Johansson Dunlop 300 G Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.30 27/27 Ivo Karlovic Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat Twin gut 1.25 25/25 Nicolas Kiefer Wilson Pro Staff 5.1 Babolat VS Team 1.27 Babolat VS Team 1.27 27/27 Mark Knowles Head i.prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.25 20/20 Stefan Koubek Wilson Hyper Pro Staff Isospeed Energetic 1.20 Isospeed Tournament 1.20 25/25 Karol Kucera Yonex RD Ti 50 Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.30 Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.30 29/28 Gustavo Kuerten Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 24/26 Irakli Labadze Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 23/23 Giovanni Lapentti Babolat Pure Control + Babolat Ballistic Polymono 1.30 Babolat VS Touch 1.30 21/21 Nicolas Lapentti Babolat Pure Drive + Babolat VS Team 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.25 26/26 Hyung-Taik Lee Head Prestige Tour 660 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.35 25/25 Harel Levy Babolat Pure Drive Babolat Ballistic Polymono 1.30 Babolat Ballistic Polymono 1.30 27/27 Feliciano Lopez Babolat Pure Drive + Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 27/25 Xavier Malisse Prince Tour Diablo Babolat Fiber Tour 1.30 Babolat Fiber Tour 1.30 27/27 Alberto Martin Babolat Pure Drive Luxilon Original 1.38 Luxilon Original 1.38 25/23 Todd Martin Wilson H Tour Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Touch 1.30 26/26 Nicolas Massu Babolat Pure Control + Team Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 24/24 Jurgen Melzer Sportastic More Area Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 29/28 Max Mirnyi Wilson Pro Staff 6.1 Wilson Natural gut 1.25 Wilson Natural gut 1.25 26/26 Juan Monaco Head Liquidmetal Radical Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 22/22 Carlos Moya Babolat Pure Drive Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 28/28 Rafael Nadal Babolat Aero Pro Babolat Tour Duralast 1.35 Babolat Tour Duralast 1.35 24/24 Jarkko Nieminen Wilson Pro Staff 6.1 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 23/23 Andrei Pavel Fischer Pro No. 1 Luxilon Ace 1.12 Luxilon Supersense 1.25 25/24 Mark Philippousis Head Prestige Classic 600 Babolat VS Team 1.30 Babolat VS Team 1.30 33/33 Todd Reid Dunlop 200 G Klip Legend 130 1.30 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 22/22 Tommy Robredo Dunlop 300 G Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 25/24 Marat Safin Head Liquidmetal Prestige Babolat VS Team 1.30 Babolat VS Team 1.30 30/29 David Sanchez Wilson Pro Staff 6.1 Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 25/24 Fabrice Santoro Head i.Radical Tecnifibre Original 1.35 Technifibre Original 1.35 23/22 Rainer Schuettler Head Liquidmetal Prestige Polystar Classic 1.25 Polystar Classic 1.25 25/24 Robin Soederling Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 27/27 Vincent Spadea Prince Graphite Oversize Prince Natural gut 1.29 Prince Natural gut 1.29 29/29 Franco Squillari Head Liquidmetal Radical Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 21/21 Fernando Verdasco Tecnifibre TFEEL 315 Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 29/27 Martin Verkerk Head Liquidmetal Prestige Mid Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 26/25 Mikhael Youzhny Head Liquidmetal Instinct Pacific PolyForce 1.24 Pacific TourGut 1.25 27/26 Mariano Zabaleta Head i.prestige Mid Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 25/25 Data courtesy of Team Luxilon.

tennis_nerd22
07-09-2006, 02:42 PM
pretty easy to read... lol jk thanks for the find jonny ;)

Lakoste
07-09-2006, 02:51 PM
Made it a bit easier on the eyes, great info
Player Racquet Main strings Cross strings Tension
Jose Acasuso Head Liquidmetal Prestige Mid Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 27/28
Mario Ancic Yonex Ultimum RD Ti 80 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Touch 1.30 27/26
Igor Andreev Babolat Pure Drive + Team Babolat Pro Hurricane 1.30 Babolat Pro Hurricane 1.30 26/25
Hicham Arazi Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.25 23/22
Thierry Ascione Head Liquidmetal Radical Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 22/20
Julien Benneteau Babolat Pure Drive + Babolat Polymono 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.30 28/27
Mahesh Bhupathi Wilson Pro Staff 6.1 Wilson Natural gut 1.30 Wilson Natural gut 1.30 25/25
Agustin Calleri Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 22/21
Guillermo Canas Wilson Hyper Pro Staff Tour Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.20 Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.20 23/23
Guillermo Canas Wilson Hyper Pro Staff Tour Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.20 Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.20 25/25
Juan Ignacio Chela Babolat Pure Control + Babolat Ballistic Polymono 1.30 Babolat Ballistic Polymono 1.30 26/25
Arnaud Clement Head Liquidmetal Prestige Babolat VS Team 1.30 Babolat VS Team 1.30 25/25
Guillermo Coria Prince Experimental Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 20/20
Alex Corretja Babolat Pure Drive Team Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 23/21
Albert Costa Fischer Pro 1 FT Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 25/23
Nikolay Davydenko Head i.Radical Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat Twin Gut 1.35 25/24
Taylor Dent Wilson Wilson Pro Staff ROK Babolat VS Touch 1.30 Babolat VS Touch 1.30 26/26
Antony Dupuis Head i.prestige Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.28 Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.28 25/24
Nicolas Escude Babolat Pure Drive + Team Babolat VS Team 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.25 28/28
Gaston Etlis Babolat Pure Control Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 18/18
Roger Federer Wilson Pro Staff Tour 90 Wilson Natural gut 1.30 Luxilon Alu Power rough 1.25 26/25
Wayne Ferreira Dunlop 200 G Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 24/24
Robby Ginepri Babolat Pure Control Babolat Ballistic Polymono 1.30 Babolat VS Touch 1.30 25/25
Fernando Gonzalez Babolat Pure Control + Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 20/20
Sebastiein Grosjean Head Liquidmetal Prestige Babolat VS Team 1.30 Babolat VS Team 1.30 24/24
Tommy Haas Dunlop 200 G Babolat VS Touch 1.30 Babolat VS Touch 1.30 34/32
Paul Hanley Topspin 630 Pro Tour Klip Legend 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power rough 1.25 24/23
Luis Horna Babolat Pure Control Team Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 23/22
Joachim Johansson Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.25 26/26
Thomas Johansson Dunlop 300 G Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.30 27/27
Ivo Karlovic Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat Twin gut 1.25 25/25
Nicolas Kiefer Wilson Pro Staff 5.1 Babolat VS Team 1.27 Babolat VS Team 1.27 27/27
Mark Knowles Head i.prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.25 20/20
Stefan Koubek Wilson Hyper Pro Staff Isospeed Energetic 1.20 Isospeed Tournament 1.20 25/25
Karol Kucera Yonex RD Ti 50 Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.30 Kirschbaum Super Smash 1.30 29/28
Gustavo Kuerten Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 24/26
Irakli Labadze Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 23/23
Giovanni Lapentti Babolat Pure Control + Babolat Ballistic Polymono 1.30 Babolat VS Touch 1.30 21/21
Nicolas Lapentti Babolat Pure Drive + Babolat VS Team 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.25 26/26
Hyung-Taik Lee Head Prestige Tour 660 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Team 1.35 25/25
Harel Levy Babolat Pure Drive Babolat Ballistic Polymono 1.30 Babolat Ballistic Polymono 1.30 27/27
Feliciano Lopez Babolat Pure Drive + Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 27/25
Xavier Malisse Prince Tour Diablo Babolat Fiber Tour 1.30 Babolat Fiber Tour 1.30 27/27
Alberto Martin Babolat Pure Drive Luxilon Original 1.38 Luxilon Original 1.38 25/23
Todd Martin Wilson H Tour Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Babolat VS Touch 1.30 26/26
Nicolas Massu Babolat Pure Control + Team Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 24/24
Jurgen Melzer Sportastic More Area Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 29/28
Max Mirnyi Wilson Pro Staff 6.1 Wilson Natural gut 1.25 Wilson Natural gut 1.25 26/26
Juan Monaco Head Liquidmetal Radical Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 22/22
Carlos Moya Babolat Pure Drive Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 28/28
Rafael Nadal Babolat Aero Pro Babolat Tour Duralast 1.35 Babolat Tour Duralast 1.35 24/24
Jarkko Nieminen Wilson Pro Staff 6.1 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 23/23
Andrei Pavel Fischer Pro No. 1 Luxilon Ace 1.12 Luxilon Supersense 1.25 25/24
Mark Philippousis Head Prestige Classic 600 Babolat VS Team 1.30 Babolat VS Team 1.30 33/33
Todd Reid Dunlop 200 G Klip Legend 130 1.30 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 22/22
Tommy Robredo Dunlop 300 G Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 25/24
Marat Safin Head Liquidmetal Prestige Babolat VS Team 1.30 Babolat VS Team 1.30 30/29
David Sanchez Wilson Pro Staff 6.1 Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 25/24
Fabrice Santoro Head i.Radical Tecnifibre Original 1.35 Technifibre Original 1.35 23/22
Rainer Schuettler Head Liquidmetal Prestige Polystar Classic 1.25 Polystar Classic 1.25 25/24
Robin Soederling Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 27/27
Vincent Spadea Prince Graphite Oversize Prince Natural gut 1.29 Prince Natural gut 1.29 29/29
Franco Squillari Head Liquidmetal Radical Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 21/21
Fernando Verdasco Tecnifibre TFEEL 315 Luxilon Original 1.30 Luxilon Original 1.30 29/27
Martin Verkerk Head Liquidmetal Prestige Mid Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 26/25
Mikhael Youzhny Head Liquidmetal Instinct Pacific PolyForce 1.24 Pacific TourGut 1.25 27/26
Mariano Zabaleta Head i.prestige Mid Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 Luxilon Alu Power 1.25 25/25
Data courtesy of Team Luxilon.

Jonnyf
07-09-2006, 03:47 PM
AHH crap sorry i never realised ithad gone into a massive jumble. Thanks alot lakoste honestly thanks. Sorry everyone

armand
07-09-2006, 04:07 PM
Philippousis, and Safin stringing their PCs pretty tight due to using all natural gut(Haas also). Acasuso stringing all poly very tight on his Mid, ouch!

egrtennis3
07-09-2006, 04:26 PM
Thanks for the list.

tennis_nerd22
07-09-2006, 06:27 PM
ya thanks for re-organizing it lakoste

mileslong
07-09-2006, 09:51 PM
now if someone could just convert that info into pounds i could have a clue what all that meant :)

what does 1.25 convert to and 1.30 convert to in lbs per square inch? or i guess it would 25/26 etc...

Custom+Hybrid
07-09-2006, 09:53 PM
This is old as hell.

EDIT: http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=66835&highlight=nasdaq+stringing

Jonnyf
07-10-2006, 10:12 AM
YA i know its ancient but i posted it INCASE it hadnt been posted before or for new users to see it

milo
07-10-2006, 11:03 AM
isn't joachim johansson use a rdx 500 mid??

Rabbit
07-10-2006, 11:36 AM
now if someone could just convert that info into pounds i could have a clue what all that meant :)

what does 1.25 convert to and 1.30 convert to in lbs per square inch? or i guess it would 25/26 etc...

The 1.25 and 1.30 are gauges. The 25/26 are KG which you multiply by 2.2 to get poundage.

Jonnyf
07-10-2006, 11:47 AM
At the 2004 nasdaaq he wasnt heres a pic form the 10th May 2004


http://cache.gettyimages.com/xc/50821385.jpg?v=1&c=MS_GINS&k=2&d=17A4AD9FDB9CF19378A40FBE8017FCC8837B8AE742582227