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Discussion in 'Strings' started by tennis4erybody, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. tennis4erybody

    tennis4erybody New User

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    Hi,

    I am a 18 year old high school player. Does a hybrid of cyclone tour 17 g in the mains with gosen og micro 16g sound good at 52/55 lbs mains/crosses. Does that sound good for spin and control.
     
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  2. tennis4erybody

    tennis4erybody New User

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    I am a very aggressive net player. I finish almost all my points with a volley.
     
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  3. Tim

    Tim Rookie

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    I think that would work well, I'm using the Volkl v-fuse 17 with cyclone in the mains and gut crosses. If you like 17g you might well use a 17g cross I think the poly will die before you break a cross. I believe you usually use the lower tension on the cross as well so do 55 main 52 cross and it should play well!
     
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  4. Muppet

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    Which racquet are you using? You seem to be in the right ball park. I would stick with the way you understand it regarding higher tension for the softer string.
     
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  5. tennis4erybody

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    Head microgel mp
     
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    I'm guessing you mean the microgel radical mp (orange/white.) If this is so, you have a very low powered frame there. If you have the microgel extreme mp (yellow/white), you're talking about a frame with more pop.

    A lot of these tensions also depend on your stroke path, how much you brush the ball for spin, or how much you drive through the ball. More brushing requires a little lower tension.

    The 52/55 setting will be fine, unless you'd like a more comfortable stringbed, in which case I'd go down to 50/53. When you strike upon tensions that work for you, keep them and use them as the benchmark by which you judge other strings.
     
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  7. Tim

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    does lower tension on the main provide more snapback or is the difference negligible and the lower tension just softens the stringbed?
     
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