Pro string setups

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  1. Dejoules

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    I remember finding a table listing some of the pros their string setups, however I forgot where to find it. Can anyone give me a link?

    Thanks!
     
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  3. RJYU

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    I'd question those Australian Open 2011 string tensions since the list includes players like Tim Henman, Jiri Novak, Greg Rusedski, Mark Philippoussis, and quite a few more who I don't remember being in this year's draw.
     
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  4. PeterFig

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    Right you are :) some funny inclusions in that list.

    I don't follow Roddick much so I don't know anything about the strings he uses but these numbers seem a bit funny too:

    Andy Roddick Babolat Pure Drive Roddick
    Babolat Pro Hurricane Tour/Babolat VS Team 73/61lbs


    So his mains are a poly that's strung 8lb tighter than his natural gut crosses? That seems totally backwards to me.
     
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  5. [d]ragon

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    I wouldn't trust that site. I can already see a fair number of their info is wrong
     
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    Any data out there from other source?
     
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  7. mctennis

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    I was hoping there would be a more complete and more current list. There is usually a list after a major event. I'm surprised it hasn't been published yet somewhere.
     
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    this is a pretty old string log that someone posted on this same forum,but if it helps here it is
    ALMAGRO Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 26/25 kg.
    ANDERSON Luxilon ALU Power Rough 1.25 50 lbs.
    ANDREEV Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 23/21 kg.
    BECKER Babolat RPM Blast / Babolat VS Touch 23/25 kg.
    BELLUCCI Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 21 kg.
    BENNETEAU Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 / Babolat VS Touch 26/25 kg.
    BERRER Signum Pro Poly Plasma 24/23 kg.
    BLAKE Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 68 lbs.
    BRANDS Luxilon ALU Power Rough 1.25 / Wilson NXT 16 28 kg.
    B.BRYAN Prince Natural Gut / Luxilon Big Banger TiMo 1.10 49/53 lbs.
    M.BRYAN Prince Natural Gut / Luxilon Big Banger TiMo 1.10 53/50 lbs.
    CHARDY Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 23 kg.
    CHELA Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 59/57 lbs.
    CHIUDINELLI Wilson Natural Gut / Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 25/24 kg.
    CLEMENT Babolat VS Team 16 / Luxilon ALU Power Fluoro 1.23 22/21 kg.
    CUEVAS Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 49 lbs.
    DABUL Babolat Pro Hurricane 16 46 lbs.
    DANIEL Babolat RPM Blast 51 lbs.
    DAVYDENKO PolyStar Energy 19/18 kg.
    DE BAKKER Pacific Poly Force Original 28 kg.
    DENT Babolat VS Touch / Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 43 lbs.
    FALLA Babolat RPM Blast 17 48 lbs.
    FERRER Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 24 kg.
    FERRERO Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 25/24 kg.
    FOGNINI Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 26/24 kg.
    GARCIA-LOPEZ Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 23/22 kg.
    GASQUET Luxilon Big Banger Original 24/23 kg.
    GAUDIO Luxilon ALU Power Fluoro 1.23 25/24 kg.
    GIMENO-TRAVER Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 19 kg.
    GIL Luxilon ALU Power Rough 1.25 26/25 kg.
    GINEPRI Babolat RPM Blast / Babolat VS Touch 16 50/54 lbs.
    GREUL Pacific X Force 19/18 kg.
    GULBIS Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 29/28 kg.
    HANESCU Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 26/25 kg.
    HARRISON Babolat RPM Blast / Babolat VS Team 56/60 lbs.
    ISNER Tecnifibre Red Code 1.30 67 lbs.
    KARLOVIC Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 / Babolat VS Team 16 27 kg.
    KIM Solinco Tour Bite 16 / Prince Natural Gut 16 63 lbs.
    KINDLMANN Babolat Pro Hurricane Tour 17 28/27 kg.
    KOHLSCHREIBER Luxilon ALU Power Rough 1.25 / Wilson Natural Gut 25/24 kg.
    KOROLEV Luxilon Big Banger Rough 16 29 kg.
    KRAJINOVIC Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 26/25 kg.
    LLODRA Wilson Natural Gut 16 23.5 kg.
    LU Signum Pro Poly Plasma / Babolat VS Gut 51 lbs.
    MATHIEU Luxilon ALU Power Rough 1.25 28 kg.
    L.MAYER Luxilon Big Banger TiMo 1.22 54 lbs.
    MELZER Iso-Speed 27 kg.
    MONACO Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 55 lbs.
    MONTANES Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 25 kg.
    MOYA Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 28 kg.
    NADAL Babolat RPM Blast 16 25.5 kg.
    NALBANDIAN Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 50 lbs.
    O.ROCHUS Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 22/20 kg.
    PHAU Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 / Wilson NXT 16 27/26 kg.
    SERRA Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 24.5/23.5 kg.
    SIMON Head IntelliTour 16 25/24 kg.
    SODERLING Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 28 kg.
    SPADEA Prince Premier LT 66 lbs.
    STAKHOVSKY Signum Pro / Signum Pro Plasma HEXtreme 29/28 kg.
    STARACE Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 22 kg.
    STEPANEK Babolat VS Team / Luxilon Big Banger TiMo 25/23 kg.
    TIPSAREVIC Tecnifibre Black Code 17 26/25 kg.
    TROICKI Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 26 kg.
    VERDASCO Luxilon Big Banger Original 1.30 24/22 kg.
    ZEBALLOS Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 54 lbs.
    ZVEREV Pacific Classic Natural Gut / Signum Pro Hyperion 25/23 kg.


    AZARENKA Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 62/61 lbs.
    CLIJSTERS Babolat VS Touch 16 30 kg.
    DEMENTIEVA Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 25/24 kg.
    DULKO Tecnifibre Red Code 1.25 / Tecnifibre X-One Biphase 1.30 20.5/19.5 kg.
    HENIN Babolat VS Touch 15L 27 kg.
    IVANOVIC Wilson Natural Gut / Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 57/55 lbs.
    JANKOVIC Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 / Babolat VS Touch 31/30 kg.
    KIRILENKO Yonex Poly Tour 16L 26/24 kg.
    KLEYBANOVA Iso-Speed 27/26 kg.
    KUZNETSOVA Luxilon ALU Power 1.25 / Luxilon Monotec Supersense 25/24 kg.
    LI Babolat Pro Hurricane 16 / Babolat Xcel 16 64/62 lbs.
    OUDIN Luxilon TiMo 1.10 54 lbs.
    PETROVA Babolat Revenge 17 25/24 kg.
    A.RADWANSKA Babolat Pro Hurricane 1.25 23 kg.
    REZAI Babolat Pro Hurricane 1.25 28 kg.
    STOSUR Babolat RPM Blast 53 lbs.
    WOZNIACKI Babolat Revenge 17 / Babolat VS Touch 16 26 kg.
    ZVONAREVA Gamma Zo Sweet 26/27 kg.
     
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    All of these seem right, except for Federer. He uses Babolat's gut, not Wilson's. His setup: Babolat VS Gut Mains/ALU Power Rough Crosses, both at 42-48 lbs depending on the opponent and day.
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  11. Djokolate

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    no... you got it all wrong.

    it's wilson gut, and the pic of feds WILSON gut from priority one has been posted alot. so i will post it again.

    [​IMG]

    and he strings higher now, like 46-51 depending on weather, surface and opponent
     
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  12. gamesetmats

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    Well I think this was discussed for a couple of times...Federer uses Wilson natural gut which is made by Babolat = Babolat VS
     
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    produced in a red box with federer on it, slicing a backhand with his k90 paintjob, with 'Wilson' in fancy writing at the bottom
     
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    To Djokolate(I haven't figured out how to do the quote function yet :) ), My point was that Babolat makes Wilson's gut, so he technically uses Babolat Gut, not Wilson.
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    I may be stringing at the Delray ATP Tennis Championships this year. If so, will post Roddick's string tension, as he has committed to playing it this year.
     
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  16. Djokolate

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    yes, but it is not 'wrong' to say federer uses wilson gut
     
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    Awesome! Maybe one frame will just happen to get "lost" while you're stringing it, and you'll later post it here?

    Sounds like fun anyway man!:)
     
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    ^^^LOL. I don't think Roddick would appreciate that.
     
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  19. Bobby Jr

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    Don't you mean 12 lb?

    73 - 61 = 12...

    I agree, that gap is just too large unless there is some serious difference in properties of the strings - beyond normal.
     
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  20. PeterFig

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    Good catch!! Some sloppy math on my part :)

    Not only is the gap huge, usually you'd string the gut tighter and poly looser. So to me the difference is about 20lb off what I would think it should state
     
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    I don't think he'll be at Delray. I believe he is supporting his wife in one of her exploits.
     
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    Last I heard was that he is scheduled to play, although I haven't checked the lineup in a while.
     
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    Nevermind, he's not playing San Jose. Since when has Roddick played at Delray? I don't ever remember him being in the draws...
     
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    Johnny, I believe this is the first year he will be playing it. Isner, delpotro, Blake, Fish, karlovic, tipsarevic, Scheutler, and a few others will also be playing. The seniors will include McEnroe, flipper, cash, wilander, etc.
     
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    Hello,

    which racquet, string an tension and grip use Albert Montanes?

    And where can I buy his French Open outfit?
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    Thanks
     
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    It's you!!!!

    Haha just kidding. He uses a prince ozone tour with a grip size of 2. His current outfit isn't available as far as I know. He uses big banger original.
     
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