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    NTRP guidelines, are they strictly just guidelines?

    Played against a guy this past weekend in 18+ 4.0 that was very strong. Googled him and found out he went to an NAIA school on a tennis scholarship about 8 years ago. He's in his late 20's now. USTA guidelines show that playing for an unranked NAIA school (I'm assuming it was unranked, but I do...
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    New tennis center planned for Roswell, GA

    I heard on the news this morning that there are plans for a new tennis, pickeball, and fitness center to be built in Roswell, GA. Roswell is about 20 miles or so North of downtown Atlanta. The Krause family, who lost their daughter to cancer a few years ago, will name the center after her and...
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    Shoes with a wide toe box

    I haven't found any recent threads on this topic. I know new shoes are coming out all the time. I'm looking for a shoe with a wider, roomier toe box. I've looked up the Addidas Barricade Classic Wide and the New Balance 806 4E. Reviews for both say they aren't true 4E wide shoes. My feet...
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    USTA Default Question

    I know in the rules, USTA says you must default bottom up. From what I understand that is if you know for sure you are going to have to default a line. This weekend I'm worried about one of my line 1 doubles not showing up. I can't get a response from him either way and I have nobody else to...
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    Flex league drama

    I'm only in my 3rd season of playing flex leagues. My partner and I have had two issues come up in two different leagues. I'll apologize in advance, this might be long. Issue #1 - We advanced to the semifinals of the league playoffs. We only had a week to get the match in so scheduling was...
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    What size GR6's should I get?

    I usually a size 10 but with Nike and Adidas I've always gone up half a size and worn a 10.5 for tennis. I have also worn Asics running shoes for years and have always worn a 10.5 there as well. I've been reading that the GR6 is true to size and maybe I don't need a 10.5 and should go with a...
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    Shoes that won't break the bank?

    I posted this within another thread but decided I might get more feedback by posting a new thread. I'm looking for a pair of shoes that will not break the bank. I currently have a pair of Barricade 2015's and love them but I only paid around $55 for them on sale last year. Stupid me didn't...
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    NTRP Grievance

    Have you ever filed a NTRP grievance against someone? If so, does that info stay private or does the person get to see who filed it and why it was filed?
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    Hallux Limitus/Rigidus (Stiff Big Toe)

    I've been having a lot of pain in my foor both on and off the court for the past 6-12 months. The pain is on the top of my foot where the big toe joint meets your foot. I started googling and ran across Hallux Rigidus/Limitus. It sounds like this is what I'm suffering from. It's been very...
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    Question about strings losing tension

    I've been using a full bed of PSGD strung at 61 lbs for a long time. I'll break a string within 8-12 hours of play. Typically right before I break a string I really like the feel. I can usually tell when it's about to break because of the groove I'm in. My question is I know strings lose...
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    Would like to try Hybrid setup.. Couple of questions.

    I use a Wilson Hyper Carbon Pro Staff 6.1 with a full bed of PSGD 16 strung at 61 lbs. I'm a fairly heavy hitter at the 4.0-4.5 level. My best guess is that I break a string every 6-8 hours of play. I'd like to prolong that and start using a hybrid setup. If I keep using PSGD 16 in the...
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