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Old 02-16-2013, 11:33 AM   #20
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breakpoint,
my former coach used to string borgs sticks whenever he was in romania, and he was quite often since at that time he was engaged, and latter married, mariana simionescu, a romanian tennisplayer. so, i know first hand that his requests used to vary between 30kg mains and 28 kg crosses, to 32kg mains and 30kg crosses. he used 1.25mm vs gut.

maybe he strung higher for hardcourts, but in spring these have been the tensions he requested, both on the allwoods and later on on the borg pros.
I believe Borg strung tighter for Wimbledon and for the US Open.

And, yes, I remember Mariana Simonescu very well.
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