Juniors string breakdown (by brand only)...

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  1. mtommer

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    At the USTA Boys Nats tourney today part of their registration paperwork included what brand of strings were used.

    Here's the breakdown for the 16 boys who have registered so far....

    Ashaway: 1 in a hybrid with Babolat

    Babolat: 28 with two of these in a hybrid setup; one hybrid with Prince and the other with Ashaway

    Dunlop: 1

    Gamma: 5 with two of these in a hybrid setup: both hybrid with Luxilon

    Golden Set: 1 (Hex Poly)

    Gosen: One

    Head: 4

    Kirschbaum: 11

    Luxilon: 18 with 8 of those in a hybrid setup; one with Technifiber, three with Wilson, two with Prince, two with Gamma.

    Pacific: 2

    Prince: 11 with five of those in a hybrid setup; one with Volkyl, one with Babolat, two with luxilon, one with Solinco

    Signum Pro: 1

    Solinco: 5 with one of these used in a hybrid with Prince

    Technifibre: 12 with one of these used in a hybrid with Luxilon

    Volkyl: 1 used in a hybrid with Prince

    Wilson: 10 with three of these used in a hybrid setup with Luxilon

    I also give a breakdown of racquets used in the racquet section. Enjoy!
     
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  2. struggle

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    that's cool!! i drove a Chevy cheVETTE to taco bell last nite for some killer MEXICAN FOOD.

    just kidding, but brand alone doesn't say alot. are you willing to list the actual setups?

    that'd be interesting.

    cheers!
     
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  3. mtommer

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    The actual setups weren't listed so there's not much I can do. *shrug*.
     
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  4. Larrysümmers

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    Thanks for the info. I'm assuming most of it was poly or co-poly.
     
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  5. mtommer

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    Here's the 18's info....

    Ashaway: 1

    Babolat: 52 total; 6 hybrids of which - 3 with Lux, 1 with Gamma, 2 with Prince

    Dunlop: 1

    Gamma: 5 total; 2 hybrid - 1 with Babolat and 1 with Lux

    Genesis: 4

    Gosen: 1

    Golden Set: 2

    Head: 13 total; 2 hybrid - one with Prince and the other with Lux

    Kirschbaum: 17 total; 1 hybrid with Prince

    Lux: 50 total; 8 hybrid - 1 with Prince, 2 with Wilson, 1 with Head, 3 with Babolat, 1 with Gamma

    MSV: 1

    One String: 1

    Pacific: 2

    Prince: 19 total; 5 hybrid - 1 with Kirschbaum, 1 with Lux, 2 with Babolat, 1 with Head

    Pro Supex: 1 (Big Ace)

    Signum Pro: 2

    Solinco: 6

    Technifibre: 15

    Wilson 17 total; 2 hybrid - 2 hybrid with Lux

    Yonex: 1
     
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  6. bfactor61

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    thanks for the info!
     
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  7. mtommer

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    I'm guessing much of the Babolat was. I saw plenty of packages RPM Blast.
     
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    Any of them sponsored? Solinco has been giving a lot strings at a few events.

    I'm surprised they make the players list what strings they use. Is there a list of racket brands too? I'm willing to bet most have Babolat or Wilson (PS or BLX), and maybe a few Head Radicals (all series).
     
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  9. mtommer

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    Almost all are at least partially sponsored for strings and racquets. Many players do have full string and racquet sponsorship.

    We don't make them fill it out. We just give to them as part of their medical release form they fill out. Most do fill it out. It is helpful to the players who may not have full sponsorships as mfg's (I believe) can review the information as well as the players/parents can network at the tournament and set up things for themselves. Here's the racquet thread I started too...
    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=341802
     
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  10. mozzer

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    Wow, babolat certainly do dominate! Surprised at the lack of Signum Pro thoguh!
    Nice one mate
     
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  11. Parker512

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    Just saw on **** a reel of rpm blast for $9. FROM SINGAPORE.
     
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  12. SoCal10s

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    I'm sure most of those kids don't really know what kind of strings they are using .. their parents and/or coaches do it all for them..
     
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    Maybe, with the exception of RPM Blast. It's sad how many people use that string, just because Nadal does...
     
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  14. genius24

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    Surprised solinco is on the list???? I'm surprised more juniors aren't using solinco strings. Solinco strings are siick and the tennis world is starting to catch onto this. Solinco is going to be the next luxilon... Yep, I said it. Just wait and see

    Would be nice to see exactly the break down of strings within each brand as well...I'm assuming the tour bite is probably the most prevalent solinco string tho
     
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    Not surprised...They have been giving out samples at most tournaments and giving partial sponsorship to almost any junior that applies.
     
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