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Old 01-19-2013, 10:54 PM   #5
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Yup. X-One Biphase is essentially a cheaper, affordable alternative to natural gut, providing plush feel and comfort. The pros can actually afford natural gut.
Yeah you'd think so, but I did a quick count in the string logs from the Masters 1000 Rome tournament a while back. One surprising factoid there, more pros were using full nylon (5) than there were using full gut (two). I counted 22 Gut/Poly setups, 20 Poly/Gut, and 82 full poly. Not many pros using full gut anymore. More actually prefer full nylon. The other thing that pops out from that list is that the top 8 doubles players all use Gut/Poly. That's becoming the de-facto standard in Men's dubs.

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