Playing bad with new balls. Harder tension for the racquet?

Discussion in 'Stringing Techniques / Stringing Machines' started by MaratSafin_fan, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. MaratSafin_fan

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    Everytime I play matches with new fresh balls I play really bad. I got no controll and hits the ball long or wide, but after like one set when the balls becomes more ripped I can play the ball inside the lines really well and I can play my counter punching tennis.

    Should I strung harder for improving my game with new balls?

    THNX for answers!
     
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  2. struggle

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    yes, try to up the tension 3-5 pounds.
     
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  3. aceX

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    Yes the reason you get more control with higher tension is because the strings deform the ball more. But new balls with deform less, so you will have less control. So to counter this, increase string tension.
     
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  4. SirGounder

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    what they said.
     
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