Biphase and pros using it

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  1. Boricua

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    Does Baghdatis still use Technifibre Biphase at 60 pds tension?

    Did Djockovic use in the past this string in full bed and at what tension?
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    Does any other pro use it?

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  2. Djokolate

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    Not sure about Baghdatis.
    But I think Djokovic did because think.. no pro wouldn't get a string that's not Tecnifibre (which djoko didn't even endorse at that time) and stick a Teccy stencil on there, right?
     
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  3. bfactor61

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    i think sprem uses it
     
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  4. mrmo1115

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    Djokovic used to use it. I do not think Baghdatis ever used it before.

    As far as Sprem, not sure.

    But I am just as curious as the OP as to which pro's have used or currently use X1B either in a hybrid or full.
     
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  5. rudester

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    I watched a video a couple of years ago where Tipsarevic said he used Biphase.
     
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  6. ci2ca

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    Pretty sure Isner uses a hybrid of redcode and xone.
     
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  7. J_aces

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    Baghdatis did use it. Says so on several sites
     
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  8. vsbabolat

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    Baghdatis is listed as using Luxilon Alu Power and VS Gut in the stringing logs I have seen. He even used to have the double line on his Fischer racquets for the Babolat Gut he uses in the hybrid.
    http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/56696966/Getty-Images-Sport
     
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    Doesn't Novak still use biphase
     
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  10. vsbabolat

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    No. It's natural Gut and Luxilon Alu Power.
     
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  11. rofl_copter3

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    Oh yea i now remember hearing of that change at the AO
     
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  12. drakulie

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    Tipsarivec uses technifibre black code 1.24.

    Isner uses Pro Line 2.
     
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  13. vsbabolat

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    He changed back in 2008.
     
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    He used to use a hybrid of Redcode & X-1 in red

    Has he changed then? He used to use full Redcode. IMO PL2 is better.


    Gisel Dulko uses full X-1

    Regards

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    Elena Baltacha used to use it; don't know if she still does now. Had it at 63lbs when I strung for her.
     
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  16. bfactor61

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    I am pretty sure that isner does not use pl2
     
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  17. Boricua

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    I saw it in some sites to and on one it said he uses 60 pds. tension.
     
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  18. Boricua

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    He changed to Luxilon and gut supposedly,
     
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    drak strung at delray and handled Isner's frame. he's in the know.
     
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  20. Djokolate

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    Bab VS team 16 I'm guessing?
    And alu 17?
     
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  21. 000KFACTOR90000

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    wiki needs you vs :) when I read it I thought maybe he'd changed again - doh !!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novak_Djokovic

    "Djokovic uses Head rackets, utilizing the first Head YouTek™ Speed Pro racquet, after using Wilson until the end of 2008. In the Australian Open 2011 uses for the first time the new YouTek™ IG Speed MP 18/20 with Innegra™ fibre technology. Djokovic strings in a custom hybrid consisting of Tecnifibre X-One Biphase String in his mains (a type of synthetic gut), and natural gut in his crosses"
     
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  22. Boricua

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    No, I was wrong. 46/51 is the tension Bagdhatis used before changing to Lux/gut. Fabrice Santoro was the one who used 60 pds.:)
     
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