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  1. ramos77

    PS BLX 90 versions

    I bought a PS BLX 90 when I was in Dubai The specs on the racquet are: 339g, 30.5 cm balance and 12p head light. Is this the Asian version? When I weigh the frame it's 346.2 grams strung (no overgrip) I wanted to buy another one, just a bit confused if I have the asian or US...
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    Babolat Academy Pressureless balls

    Bought a bucket for my ball machine and used them today. They seem lighter that Micro-X and not as hard, perfect for ball machines really.. They felt great. Will report back as I use them more, but apparently they are better for your arm than Tretorn balls, but don't last quiet as long...
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    Arm and shoulder strength for tennis

    Hi all, Which specific exercises would you recommend for strengthening the arm and shoulder for tennis? I want to improve power in my strokes. I guess you would also need to strengthen legs and core muscles? Also what excercises would you recommend for strengthening power in the one...
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    Spin/arm friendly cross string for NG mains

    Hi all, So I've bought a bunch of VS gut(16) and Wilson NG (16) packs to last me a while. I've broken a set of VS pretty quickly (on the mains), so I'm looking for a good cross string that will hold tension well, and wont give me a sore elbow. All gut string bed is great on my arm, but too...
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    What has tennis meant for you?

    Some background: My father passed away 2 years ago from Cancer, aged 60. It's been the hardest 5 years of life by far (he was sick for 3) I'm now 34. I really reached a low point in my life, I guess you could call it deep depression and anxiety. There were so many things I wanted to ask my...
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    Tennis in Portugal

    ola! I'm leaving Australia to visit my family in Portugal between late June and August. I'll be in Lisbon, Beja and around Algarve. I don't think my cousins play, so just wandering if anyone would like a hit? Or if you could recommend some nice courts. Obrigado!