How often do pros change their racquet....?

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by stoo, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. stoo

    stoo Semi-Pro

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    Help, I'm steppin' into the twilight zone....
    While watching the French Open final this past weekend and watching Fed change racquets each game before new balls came out I started to wonder about this.

    For example, what would be the lifecycle of Fed's racquets throughout the course of a 2 week long tournament? If he changes out sticks every 6 games, every match, what happens to the racquets after they've been used? Do they get re-strung and wrapped for their next match, or are they done for match use and go to the practice bag? I'm curious.

    Anyone have any idea?

    My apologies if this has been discussed before and I have missed it.
     
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  2. dextor

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    Check his website Q & A. Rogerfederer.com
     
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  3. arunstennis

    arunstennis Rookie

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    to help you not use the link he has about 60 frames and gets them restrung 600-700 times a year
     
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  4. fattsoo

    fattsoo Semi-Pro

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    WOW!!! Being a PRO has its perks...imagine doing that yourself :shock:
     
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  5. arunstennis

    arunstennis Rookie

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    ya i dont know if i would really like that i would rather have 12 good rackets and string them myself with my strings and just take care of 12 rather than 60 lol i only have 2 rackets of the same kind im just saying if i was pro
     
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  6. Devilito

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    depends on how much money companies throw at you for a sponsorship deal
     
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  7. taylor15

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    There was a video someone posted of nadal's number one getting restrung and returned while he was using number two, then number two while he was on three and so on during a tournament while he was changing out between five sticks in a match.
     
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  8. stanfordtennis alum

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    every 6 months or so...
     
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