I am under the impression that NG plays great all the way up until it breaks. What are your thoughts? Bruce Levine, chief racquet advisor for TENNIS.com and TENNIS magazine had the following to say in the latest "The Pro Shop" article on Tennis.com... Q. Are you saying it’s better to restring only when the string breaks? Bruce: No, you should restring often because the synthetic or polyester—and especially gut—will go dead long before the racquet’s demise.