2005 Pacific Life Open pro equipment logs

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  1. gregraven

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    The USRSA website now has the pro equipment logs for the 2005 Pacific Life Open. (You must be a USRSA member to gain access to this section.) Logs are available for men and women players. You can find them at:

    http://www.racquettech.com/members/prologs/pro_logs_toc.html

    There is also a statistical break-down of sorts, showing how many of each time of racquet, string, gauge, and tension were used by the pros. The equipment information is courtesy David Mindell and Casey Maus at Star Stringing in Cathedral City, CA.
     
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  2. david aames

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    Somebody please copy paste the info?

     
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  3. nytennisplayer

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    yeah unfortunately some of us aren't members.
     
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  4. foetz

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    yes, please!!!!!
     
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  5. andrew_slattery

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    Name Racquet String Tension
    Jose Acasuso Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 1.25 56/58
    Andre Agassi Head Flexpoint Radical Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L NA
    Yves Allegro Wilson Gut/Luxilon 23/22
    Mario Ancic Yonex Babolat/Luxilon VS/Big Banger 1.3 26/25
    Igor Andreev Babolat Pure Drive Team + Luxilon Big Banger Original 26/25
    Hicham Arazi Head Babolat/Luxilon VS/Big Banger Alu Power 16L 23/22
    Lucas Arnold Wilson Luxilon Big Banger Original 25
    Wayne Arthurs Babolat Pure Drive Team + Babolat VS gut 17 51
    Thierry Ascione Wilson Luxilon Big Banger Original 16 23/21
    Karol Beck Fischer Babolat VS Touch 1.3 28/27
    Julien Benneteau Babolat Babolat Poly/VS gut 1.3 28/27
    Tomas Berdych Dunlop 300G Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 1.25 29.5/27.5
    Mahesh Bhupathi NA NA NA
    Jonas Bjorkman Wilson Luxilon/Babolat Poly/VS gut 1.25 24
    Thomas Bjorkman NA NA NA
    Wayne Black Babolat Babolat Xcel 66-68
    James Blake Dunlop M-Fil 200 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 70
    Bob Bryan Wilson nPro Tecnifibre NA
    Mike Bryan Wilson nPro Tecnifibre NA
    Juan Pablo Brzezicki Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L NA
    Lars Burgsmuller Babolat Pure Control Team + Babolat Xcel 17 24/23
    Alex Calatrava Head Prestige Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 29
    Agustin Calleri Head Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 52/50
    Guillermo Canas Wilson Hyper Pro Staff 6.1 Kirschbaum 22.5
    Kenneth Carlsen Babolat Pure Control Team Babolat VS gut 1.35 79/77
    Gregory Carraz Head Liquidmetal Prestige Head Gut 26
    Juan Ignacio Chela Tecnifibre Tecnifibre 65/63
    Arnaud Clement Babolat Pure Drive Team Babolat VS Touch 1.3 25
    Guillermo Coria Prince O3 Tour Luxilon Big Banger Original 16 59
    Nikolay Davydenko Head Liquidmetal Prestige Polystar 26/25
    Taylor Dent Wilson nSix-One 95 Babolat VS gut 1.3 66
    Antony Dupuis Head Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 1.25 26/25
    Thomas Enqvist Head Liquidmetal Prestige Babolat VS Touch 1.27 29
    Jonathan Erlich Wilson Pacific Gut 55
    Roger Federer Wilson nSix-One Tour NA NA
    David Ferrer Prince Luxilon Big Banger Original 23/22
    Juan Carlos Ferrero Head Liquidmetal Radical Luxilon Big Banger Original 27/26
    Mardy Fish Dunlop M-Fil 300 Luxilon/Babolat Poly/VS gut 1.27 62
    Jan-Michael Gambill Prince Turbo Shark NA NA
    Gaston Gaudio Wilson nSix-One 95 Kirschbaum 26.5
    Justin Gimelstob Babolat Pure Control Team Babolat VS Touch/Pro Hurricane 1.25/17 NA
    Robby Ginepri Babolat Pure Control Team NA NA
    Fernando Gonzalez Babolat Pure Storm Team Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 54-55
    Sebastien Grosjean Head Babolat VS Touch 1.3 26/25
    Tommy Haas Dunlop 200G Babolat VS gut 1.3 34/32
    Paul Hanley Wilson Luxilon/Klip Poly/gut 17 58/57
    Tim Henman Slazenger Pro X1 Luxilon/Babolat Poly/VS gut 1.25 23
    Jan Hernych Babolat Pure Control Team Babolat Pro Hurricane/VS gut 27/28
    Lleyton Hewitt Yonex NA NA
    Luis Horna Babolat Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.25 55/53
    Dominik Hrbaty Fischer Kirschbaum Turbo 29/27
    Joachim Johansson Yonex Luxilon/Babolat Poly/VS gut 1.2 63
    Thomas Johansson Dunlop Babolat VS Touch 1.3 30
    Ivo Karlovic Tecnifibre Luxilon/Babolat Big Banger Alu Power/VS 1.3 24
    Nicolas Kiefer Wilson nSix-One 95 Babolat VS Team 1.27 28
    Kevin Kim Volkl Luxilon/Prince Big Banger/gut 65
    Mark Knowles Head Luxilon/gut 54
    Philippe Kohlschreiber Wilson nSix-One 95 Wilson NXT Tour 16 27/26
    Irakli Labadze Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon 22
    Liovanni Lapentti Babolat Poly/gut 58
    Hyung-Taik Lee Head Luxilon/Babolat Big Banger Alu Power/VS Touch 1.35 64-65
    Jean-Renˆ© Lisnard Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 24-25
    Ivan Ljubicic Babolat Pure Drive Team + NA NA
    Michael Llodra Wilson nSix-One 95 Babolat VS gut 1.3 23.5
    Feliciano Lopez Babolat Pure Drive Team + NA NA
    Xavier Malisse Prince Tour Diablo Babolat Fibertour 1.3 29
    Alberto Martin Babolat Luxilon Big Banger Original 25/23
    Nicolas Massu Babolat NA NA
    Paul-Henri Mathieu Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 28/27
    Florian Mayer Head Kirschbaum 33/32
    Ricardo Mello Babolat Pure Drive Team Babolat Pro Hurricane 59
    Jurgen Melzer Sportastic Iso-Speed 31
    Max Mirnyi Wilson nSix-One 95 Gut/Luxilon 22-23
    Juan Monaco Yonex Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 54.5
    Gael Monfils Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 25/26
    Jeff Morrison Wilson Luxilon/gut Poly/gut 58/62
    Carlos Moya Babolat Pure Drive Team Luxilon Big Banger Original 28
    Gilles Muller Wilson Babolat Pro Hurricane/VS gut 1.3 25
    David Nalbandian Yonex NA NA
    Daniel Nestor Wilson Babolat/Luxilon VS gut/Big Banger 1.25 56
    Jarkko Nieminen Wilson Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 25
    Jiri Novak Volkl Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L NA
    Wayne Odesnik Prince Graphite Luxilon Big Banger Original/Alu Power 55
    Noam Okun Wilson Pacific Poly/gut 58
    Leander Paes NA NA NA
    Jared Palmer Babolat Pure Control Team Babolat VS gut 1.27 55-62
    Andrei Pavel Fischer Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 26/25
    Mark Philippoussis Head Prestige Babolat VS gut 1.3 33.5
    Mariano Puerta Babolat AeroPro Drive Babolat NA
    Andy Ram NA NA NA
    Tommy Robredo Dunlop M-Fil 300 Luxilon Big Banger Original 25/24
    Olivier Rochus Prince Graphite Classic OS Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 22/21
    Andy Roddick Babolat Pure Drive Team + NA NA
    Greg Rusedski Dunlop M-Fil 200 NA NA
    Marat Safin Head NA NA
    Jeff Salzenstein Babolat Pure Drive Team + Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 70
    David Sanchez NA Luxilon Big Banger Original NA
    David Sanguinetti Prince Tour Diablo Kirschbaum 18
    Fabrice Santoro Head I.Radical Luxilon/Babolat Big Banger Ace/VS gut 1.3 23/22
    Sargis Sargsian Wilson Gut/Luxilon Gut/Big Banger Alu Power 16L 26/25
    Cyril Saulnier Head Liquidmetal Prestige Head 1.25 25
    Sjeng Schalken Dunlop Babolat VS gut 1.3 27
    Rainer Schuettler Head Flexpoint Radical Polystar 1.25 27/26
    Florent Serra Babolat Pure Control Team Luxilon 16 25/24
    Vincent Spadea Prince Graphite Classic OS Prince Poly 16 74
    Paradorn Srichaphan Yonex Ultimum RQ Ti 80 NA NA
    Potito Starace Fischer Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 23/22
    Radek Stepanek Volkl Klip 28/27
    Cyril Suk Volkl Babolat VS gut 1.27 26/25
    Tobias Summerer Head Kirschbaum 27
    Jeff Tarango Babolat Pure Drive Team + Babolat VS Touch 1.3 55
    Dmitry Tursunov Head Prestige Luxilon Monotec/Ace 58
    Bohdan Ulihrach Fischer Fischer Nylon 28/26
    Kevin Ullyett Wilson Wilson Natural 50
    Fernando Verdasco Tecnifibre Tecnifibre NA
    Martin Verkerk Head Liquidmetal Prestige Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L NA
    Pavel Vizner Prince Gut/poly 16 26/25
    Filippo Volandri Head Luxilon Big Banger Original 26
    Glenn Weiner Volkl Klip/Volkl Gut/V-Rex 60/55
    Todd Woodbridge NA NA NA
    Donald Young Head NA NA
    Mikhail Youzhny Head Liquidmetal Prestige Pacific 27/26
    Mariano Zabaleta Head Radical Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 65
    Tomas Zib Fischer Luxilon 28/27
    Nenad Zimonjic Head Babolat VS Team 1.26 25/24
     
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    Name Racquet String Tension
    Shinobu Asagoe Yonex Ultimum RQ Ti 80 Babolat VS gut 15L 47
    Anca Barna NA NA NA
    Marion Bartoli Babolat Babolat VS gut 1.3 25/24
    Iveta Benesova Wilson Luxilon 26/25
    Eva Bimerova Wilson H Tour Natural gut 15L 23.5/22.5
    Cara Black Babolat Babolat VS gut 1.3 57
    Elena Bovina Prince Luxilon Big Banger Timo 29/28
    Kristina Brandi Yonex Klip Legend 16 57/55
    Maria Elena Camerin NA NA NA
    Ludmila Cervanova Volkl Babolat Poly 1.3 29
    Anna Chakvetadze NA NA NA
    Denisa Chladkova NA NA NA
    Yoon jeong Cho Dunlop 300G Luxilon/Babolat VS gut 15L 45
    Kim Clijsters Babolat Pure Drive Team Babolat VS gut 1.3 NA
    Jill Craybas Babolat Pure Drive Team NA 29
    Eleni Daniilidou Yonex RDX 500 Pacific Gut 1.22 22
    Lindsay Davenport Wilson nTour Babolat VS Touch 1.35 NA
    Nathalie Dechy Head Liquidmetal Prestige Babolat VS Team 1.25 23
    Elena Dementieva Yonex Luxilon Monotec Supersense 24/23
    Elena Dokic Head Liquidmetal Prestige Pacific Gut 16 30
    Marta Domachowska NA NA NA
    Ruxandra Dragomir Wilson Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 26/25
    Gisela Dulko Babolat Pure Control Team Babolat VS gut 17 25/24
    Yuliana Fedak NA NA NA
    Amy Frazier NA NA NA
    Rika Fujiwara Yonex V-Con 17 Yonex/natural gut ATG850 44/42
    Emmanuelle Gagliardi Babolat Drive Z Lite Babolat VS gut 1.3 19.5
    Tathiana Garbin Fischer Luxilon 18 25/24
    Tatiana Golovin Volkl Tecnifibre 1.28 29
    Laura Granville Babolat Pure Drive Team NA NA
    Anna-Lena Groenefeld Fischer Kirschbaum 1.27 28/27
    Daniela Hantuchova Yonex Ultimum RQ Ti 80 Luxilon/Babolat 23.5/22
    Angela Hayes Babolat Pure Control Team NA NA
    Anka Huber Prince Prince Syn gut 16 63
    Marissa Irvin Babolat Pure Control Team Babolat VS gut 16 64
    Jelena Jankovic Yonex RQ 5 Kirschbaum Smash 1.25 26/25
    Alina Jidkova Wilson Babolat Pro Hurricane/Tonic 62
    Aniko Kapros Babolat Pure Storm Team NA NA
    Sesil Karatantcheva Head Liquidmetal Rave Luxilon Big Banger Original 22/21
    Maria Kirilenko Yonex RDX 300 Yonex 28/27
    Anne Kremer Babolat Babolat VS gut 1.3 26/24
    Lubomira Kurhajcova Fischer Kirschbaum 30/29
    Svetlana Kuznetsova Head Liquidmetal Instinct NA 25/24
    Lindsay Lee-Waters NA NA NA
    Elena Likhovtseva Wilson Kirschbaum 22/21
    Evgenia Linetskaya Wilson nPro Surge Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 26/25
    Nuria Llagostera-Vives NA NA NA
    Emilie Loit Head I.prestige Tecnifibre 23
    Petra Mandula Sportastic Iso-Speed 28/27
    Marta Marrero Wilson Luxilon/Babolat 1.3 26/24
    Conchita Martinez Wilson H Tour Luxilon Big Banger Timo 26/25
    Amelie Mauresmo Dunlop M-Fil 300 Babolat VS Touch 1.3 27.5
    Anabel Medina Garrigues Head Luxilon 27.5
    Akiko Morigami Yonex RDX 300 Gosen 48
    Arantxa Parra Babolat Babolat Ballistic PolyMono 17 25/24
    Flavia Pennetta Head Babolat VS Touch 1.25 28
    Tatiana Perebiynis Wilson Surge Wilson NXT Tour 16 30
    Kveta Peschke Wilson nTour Kirschbaum Spikey 31/30
    Nadia Petrova Babolat Pure Drive Team Babolat Pro Hurricane 32
    Mary Pierce Yonex Ultimum RQ Ti 80 Luxilon Big Banger Timo 1.1 60
    Nicole Pratt Babolat Pure Drive Team Babolat/Luxilon VS/Big Banger Alu Power 1.30/16L 53/51
    Dally Randriantefy Head Liquidmetal Instinct Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 23
    Lisa Raymond Prince Babolat VS Touch 1.3 70
    Virginie Razzano Head NA NA
    Virginia Ruano Pascual Fischer Luxilon Big Banger Ace 1.12 19
    Dinara Safina Babolat Pure Storm Team Babolat VS gut 1.3 28/27
    Marie Salerni Babolat Pure Control Team Babolat VS/PolyMono 1.3 56
    Maria Sanchez Lorenzo Babolat AeroPro Drive NA NA
    Mara Santangelo Prince Graphite Kirschbaum 1.3 28/27
    Claudine Schaul Babolat Pure Storm Team Babolat VS gut 1.3 25
    Francesca Schiavone Fischer Luxilon 23.5/22.5
    Maria Sharapova Prince Turbo Shark Babolat Pro Hurricane/VS gut 65/67
    Meghann Shaughnessy Fischer Babolat VS gut 1.3 53
    Abigail Spears Head Liquidmetal Instinct Head RIP Control 16 60
    Karolina Sprem Head Liquidmetal Prestige Kirschbaum Comp 1.3 26/25
    Katarina Srebotnik Babolat Babolat VS gut 1.3 66/64
    Samantha Stosur Volkl Luxilon 60
    Barbora Strycova Volkl Luxilon 26/25
    Rene Stubbs Prince Prince Sweet Perfection 62
    Paola Suarez Prince O3 Experimental Prince Tournament 15 22
    Martina Sucha Babolat Pure Drive Team + Babolat VS Touch 1.3 29/28
    Tamarine Tanasugarn NA NA NA
    Nicole Vaidisova Yonex Luxilon/Babolat Big Banger Ace/VS gut 1.25 30
    Maria Vento-Kabchi Babolat Babolat Pro Hurricane 1.25 61
    Mashona Washington Babolat Pure Control MP NA NA
    Marlene Weingartner Babolat Babolat VS gut 1.3 30/29
    Fabiola Zuluaga Babolat Drive Z Lite Babolat Ballistic PolyMono 65
    Vera Zvonareva NA NA NA
     
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  7. Noelle

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    All these NA's are rather familiar...

    Oh yeah. Childhood taunt that went, "Na na na-na NA!"

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  8. DoubleHanded&LovinIt

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    Vincent Spadea Prince Graphite Classic OS Prince Poly 16 74

    Wow. A polyester string at 74 lbs. How does Vince get any power at all. Additionally, does he have bionic arms. That cannot be good for your body.
     
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    Thanks Andrew
     
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  10. Lambsscroll

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    Yeah, I also noticed some of the high string tension on some of these racquets. The sweet spot must be pretty small although increasing the weight of the racquet will increase the sweet spot so who knows.
     
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  11. 35ft6

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    Elena Dementieva Yonex Luxilon Monotec Supersense 24/23

    Does above 24/23 mean her mains are 24 lbs.?
     
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  12. dewey4262

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    The numbers that are in the 20's are
    kilos.
     
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  13. splink779

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    I didn't know that Haas strung so tight.
     
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  14. hummer23

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    yeah thats crazy, its liek 77.6 lbs mains for haas. wow.
     
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  15. fedex27

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    amazing some of the pros dont play with strings
     
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  16. takeuchi

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    do you play with butt floss strung at 21 kg?
     
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  17. tennissavy

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    I take that listing with a grain of salt since the racquets listed are what the pros are endorsing rather than what they are actually using.
     
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  18. migjam

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    When I was stringing with Star Stringing, I was almost seriously injured by one of Haas' string jobs. He does string very tight and when the stringer next to me (George) pulled the first string, the weld on the 12 o'clock stringer post broke and the post came flying past my face and left a hole in the wall.

    I can laugh at it now but at the time I thought, dang..
     
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  19. SwissServe

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    I think Rainer Schüttler doesn't use Polystar anymore... He changed to Isospeed (the i on his stringbed).
     
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  20. equinox

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    Are you serious?
    Do they use piano wire?
     
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  21. fedex27

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    i was joking calm down
     
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  22. root

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    Florian Mayer Head Kirschbaum 33/32

    Is this lbs or kg? If lbs it is very low but while watching him play I've always felt he must play loose strings.
     
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  23. thebeast

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    how accurate are the strings listed? I think this was already asked, when someone pointed out that the racquets for all of them obviously aren't accurate.

    Also, are there pro's really playing with touch turbo and competition?
     
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  24. Safina

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    Gstring21 ... i thought your post was very humorous...thanks! some peoples aint gots no funnybone, eh?
     
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  25. arodnadal

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    thanks andrew cool stuff
     
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