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jmsx521
09-02-2006, 05:42 PM
From USOpen.org

http://www.usopen.org/en_US/news/articles/2006-09-02/200609021157233556546.html

jmsx521
09-02-2006, 05:46 PM
Wow! "Vasalisa Bardina of Russia strings hers at 80 pounds." What racket and strings does she use? Hitting with a racket strung at 80 lbs. is an injury waiting to happen.

jmsx521
09-02-2006, 05:52 PM
The one thing his stringer, nor the article mention is that Agassi changed different model frames too, not only the strings.

yoga
09-03-2006, 02:19 AM
$25 a racket. far inexpensive than i thought

Greg Raven
09-03-2006, 04:39 AM
The $25 is for labor only -- each pro supplies his own string.

migjam
09-03-2006, 05:43 AM
Greg, what machines are they are using?

maverick66
09-03-2006, 07:17 AM
david sanguinetti strings at 35lbs wow. it must be like playing with a net.

Lindsay
09-03-2006, 02:12 PM
pictures show a Star 3, but on Roman's website, it shows he uses a Sensor.

ATXtennisaddict
09-03-2006, 02:38 PM
All I can say is, it's too much thinking just to be a pro. You should be able to string it once, use it until the string breaks, just like recreational players. :)

migjam
09-03-2006, 02:40 PM
Nope, the silver and red machine, I am told, is a Wilson machine.

bsandy
09-03-2006, 06:19 PM
This guy is WAY hooked on himself.

AJK1
09-03-2006, 07:10 PM
So true about polyester strings. I bet most people on these boards shouldn't even be using them. Only for very good players it seems.

bsandy
09-03-2006, 07:28 PM
So true about polyester strings. I bet most people on these boards shouldn't even be using them. Only for very good players it seems.

Amen

Ditto on their sticks

Boja
09-03-2006, 08:01 PM
david sanguinetti strings at 35lbs wow. it must be like playing with a net.

I found this amazing as well. But considering how he plays (a counterpuncher type game with medium to short swings) it's not much of a surprise. He doesn't get much pace in his shots. I'd want to try that tension one day, just to see how it feels.

Steve Huff
09-03-2006, 10:29 PM
Wilson was the official stringing sponsor. Wilson had a stringing room. Generally, a player like Agassi has his own stringer, and he's respected enough that they'll normally give him some space in the stringing room(s) to work. Doesn't mean he's using a Wilson stringer. I'm sure he uses his own, not just the Wilsons in the stringing room.

chrisplchs
09-04-2006, 03:05 AM
All the machines in there are "wilson" machines. Wilson probably doesn't build any of it themselves.