pros with prestige-what are their string setups?

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  1. EKnee08

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    Does anybody know what strings and tensions that pros are using for their Prestiges (all versions and paintjobs including prestiges under the pjs).

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    I'm pretty sure that Safin used a mix of strings in his Prestige mids - sometimes BB Rough, sometimes gut/BB Rough or Alu - from what I gather, he played a higher tension as well, even with the poly strings.
     
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    You can't have every single one of them but the bread and butter prestige configuration is something like Soderling's with two layers of lead 4 to 8 o'clock, silicone in the handle, tourna and Original at 21kg :)
     
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  4. EKnee08

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    Thanks, but I was referring to the string and tension.
     
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    Not to worry...he has a problem with reading comprehension, have a look here http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=355990 for another example.

    Anyway, back to topic...from memory:
    - Safin I think used Big Banger Original ... not ALU (as per some video of Nate Ferguson on youtube).
    - Monfils full Lux
    - Wawrinka full Lux
    - Murray - Lux mains/gut crosses
    - Simon - Head IntelliTour string
    - Ivanisevic used Gut
    - the Argentinians (Calleri, Acasuso) using the prestige use variations of Lux (ALU?)
    - Haas used full gut, but I think he may be using a gut hybrid more recently.

    Can't think of any others ...

    Edit...
    Here's the video I was talking about - Nate Ferguson...he has some info on tensions as well. Hope this helps

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eql8Jnpa9Bs
     
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    LMAO with the other thread..."balance it on your finger" LMAO
     
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    :confused: Yeah...clueless...and yet..."Wilson H19, 353g, 32.3cm, 356 SW" !
    Such uniqueness and exactitude is damn impressive "do ya know what I mean" ?!?!?? :twisted:
    Sorta like Bud's NTRP rating ability =))
     
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