Originally Posted by Readers
Natural gut is excellent for beginners.
Of course it is, as long as you do not shank the ball. If you shank the ball regularly, the string does not last very long. So from an economic point of view it does not make much sense for a beginner to use Natural Gut, unless he/she is very wealthy or if he/she hits the sweetspot regularly. Most tennis players including myself will agree that Natural Gut strings are the best strings ever made.