Originally Posted by pvaudio
I've found exactly the opposite. In fact, PPA was the worst cross string I've used with a textured main. My all-time fave is Babolat Xcel French Open. The black coating lets mains glide until it's just too frayed. But then that's when the fun begins
The first time I used PPA, it seemed to be rough and not allow the strings to slide. I just strung it up again and it seems very smooth like it will slide easily. Maybe it got roughed up during play.