Pro's strigs & tensions

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  1. tenis

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    just spend hours, and cannot find the post. It was list of players w. racquets and strings set ups. Is anybody more lucky than me?????????????
     
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  2. gopokes

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    The latest TENNIS magazine has a list of pros and their string choice and tensions. Hope this helps!
    GP
     
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  3. Greek Goliath

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    Are you talking about the racquettech page?

    That got taken down and/or relocated, unfortunately.
     
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  4. tenis

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    ^^^ I don't know exactly, but it was somewhere here, racquets and strings for most of pros
     
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    Some of these numbers are completely outdated,Davydenko uses his rackets with 40Lbs,and the top 5 strings lower a pound as they go up.
    But expected most pros using tensions in mid 50's and low 60's as they can generate a lot of power themselves with a lot of control.
     
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  7. BobFL

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    Tommy Haas Head YouTek Prestige Pro
    Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 75lbs

    Wow!!! He is lucky to have that right hand attached to his body :D
     
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  8. gflyer

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    yeah, I knew he strung tight, but 75lb with ALU must be like hitting the ball with and iron board. :)
     
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  9. THESEXPISTOL

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    With that tension i wasn't expecting shoulder injuries at all :roll:
     
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  10. PurePrestige

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    I wouldn't take that website very seriously at all. Some of the strings and tensions are correct but there are a lot of specs that are blatant errors.
    Things such as Federer stringing at 55/52 lbs. with the BLX, when it is pretty common knowledge that he has been stringing around 21/19.5 kg or around 46 lbs on the mains lately.
    Also, in the case of Tommy Haas, he isn't even using Alu Power. He switched a while ago from Full Natural Gut, to Natural Gut/Big Banger Ace. His tension in the lower 60's if I remember correctly.
     
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  11. tenis

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    ^^^ I agree.

    Somewhere else I found:
    Haas - gut + Lux.Ace 59/54
    Federer - Gut + Rough 21/19.5 (kilo)
    Stepanek - all gut 62/59
    Isner - Technifibre red code 68/68 !!
     
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    Is Federer playing 21/19.5 kilo's for real???
    I always thought he played about 26/25 kilo's..
     
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  13. OliverSimon

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    Doesn't Melzer also string at 75lbs?
     
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  14. tenis

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    ^^^
    I found:
    Melzer Lux Alu Power 23/23, witch is approx. 50.5 lbs.
     
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  15. OliverSimon

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    But it says on the chart he uses Isospeed at 75lbs. When did he change the tension?
     
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  16. tenis

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    ^^^ what I have is from Australia Open
     
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