1. TW Staff

    Tennis Warehouse Playtest: Solinco Whiteout 305 18x20 AND Whiteout 305 XTD 18x20

    Attention Talk Tennis Members: As we start the spring season and better tennis weather, we are excited to offer another playtest. For this round, we have the newly launched 18x20 Solinco Whiteout frames in standard and XTD length. This playtest is open to USA Talk Tennis members only. VERY...
  2. Troy_Chen

    Yonex Polytour Strike vs Solinco Confidential

    Hey guys, interested in buying Yonex Polytour Strike 17 gauge. I currently use Solinco Confidential 17 gauge and love it but kind of want to go full Yonex For context, I use Yonex Ezone 98 Tour and am looking for a control string that will not hurt my arm and will have good tension...
  3. Troy_Chen

    Yonex Polytour Strike vs Solinco Confidential

    Hey guys, Thinking about changing string setup for my Yonex Ezone 98 Tour. I am currently using Solinco Confidential at 50 lbs and was initially thinking about switching to Yonex Polytour Pro. However I have played with that string a couple years ago and thought it was maybe a little too...
  4. Troy_Chen

    Solinco Confidential/Vanquish Recommended Tension

    Hey guys, Just bought a reel of Solinco Vanquish to hybrid with my Solinco Confidential in Yonex Ezone 98 Tour and wondering what is a good tension for both. I typically use full bed Solinco Confidential in the range of 47-50 lbs. It is my first time using a hybrid setup and not sure if I...
  5. Troy_Chen

    Yonex Polytour Pro vs Gosen Sidewinder String Review

    Currently using Solinco Confidential in a Yonex Ezone 98 Tour (2020) version. Thinking about switching to a softer poly/co-poly setup to preventatively maintain my arm so I don't get sidelined with tennis elbow/other arm injuries. I currently don't have any arm pain and love my current setup (I...
  6. TW Staff

    Tennis Warehouse Playtest: Solinco Whiteout/Blackout XTD

    Attention Talk Tennis Members: As we creep towards the end of the year, we have continued to set up playtests with the brands. For this round, we have the extended length Solinco Black and Whiteout frames that launched this summer. This playtest is open to USA Talk Tennis members only. VERY...
  7. R

    Tennis strings for a small shop

    Hi guys. I am opening a small shop at our tennis club and would like to get some string suggestions. I dont have the space (and i dont feel its necessary) to stock 50+ strings. i would like suggestions on the following categories: 1. Power 2. Control 3. Soft Poly 4. Multi/Syn Gut (lots of older...
  8. Michael7

    Strings Similar to the bite (ball grab) of Solinco Confidential?

    I love the consistency, spin, and control of Solinco Confidential, however I do notice it being fairly firm. Does anyone know of any strings that grab/grip the ball as well as Solinco Confidential but are softer? My thinking is Solinco Hyper-G however, it is certainly a bit more muted of a...
  9. Michael7

    Diadem Solstice Black 17g String - How does it compare to Babolat RPM / Solinco Confidential?

    Using a Babolat Pure Aero VS and considering the Diadem Solstice Black 17g string - but looking to get some feedback on how this string relates to RPM or Confidential? Any advice would be appreciated!
  10. Troy_Chen

    Gosen Sidewinder vs Polyon

    Hey guys, Looking to change from Solinco Confidential to a hybrid set-up in a 2020 Yonex Ezone 98 Tour. Heard a lot of good things about Gosen, interested in hybriding Gosen OG Sheep Micro 16 with either 17 gauge Polyon or Sidewinder. What are the differences between the strings and which one...
  11. Troy_Chen

    Yonex Polytour Pro vs. Solinco Confidential

    Hey guys, looking for a string to go with my Yonex Ezone 98 Tour (2020 version) and settled on either Yonex Polytour Pro or Solinco Confidential (both 17 gauge). Just kind of looking for some opinions on the power, comfort, feel, spin potential, durability, and any other characteristics of the...
  12. S

    Strings for Yonex Vcore 97HD

    Hi guys I’ve been stringing the Yonex VCore HD 97 18x20 with Hyper G at about 47-48 in the mains and ice code on the crosses. Feels somewhat plasticy and as the racquet is already quite soft it feels like there’s too much flex on the ball and the hit doesn’t feel solid. What would you recommend...
  13. J

    String for Extreme Tour

    Saw a good deal for Mayami Tour Hex and Magic Twist also GRAPPLESNAKE CES Neon Dust/Liquid Neon, but never played with them. At the moment I'm playing with Hyper G 1.20 in my ET(it's alright, maybe sometimes a bit unpredictable, but the spin is fantastic), but would like to hear your thoughts on...
  14. J

    String sugestion for Extere Tour

    Do you have any good recommendations for Extreme Tour when it comes to strings? Been using the tour bite soft 1.25 for some time but it feels a little bit dead at times in this stringbed, besides TBS I also have Pros pro Black Force 1.24 and 1.30 that are from my tournament days circa 2007. Was...
  15. Michael7

    Solinco Confidential vs Solinco Tour Bite

    Hello Everyone, I use Solinco Confidential 17 on my VCORE 95 but was wondering if others had any opinions on other strings close to that setup? How would Tour Bite fair when compared to Solinco Confidential? Any info would be great! Thanks
  16. galapagos

    Ultimate string of choice !

    racquet reviews: say hello on IG ! (y) YT: total number of strings: 72 Group A (round profile): 1. Tecnifibre Ice Code...
  17. S

    Advice for Stringing Adjustments (Novice)

    Hey guys! I've recently taken up tennis again as a hobby, and I've been playing regularly for the last 3 months, (4 times a week, typically 90 minute sessions 1 on 1 with a hitter). I was using a my old crappy cheap Prince racquet untill I played enough to make an upgrade. I recently bought a...
  18. M

    String for Vcore pro 97

    I am going to buy a vcore pro 97 after testing and loving it, but I do not know which string to strung, I saw that this frame does not work well with hyper g or you need to strung with different tensions. Please help me
  19. I

    What's better than full bed Confidential?

    I'm mostly playing with Solinco Confidential 125mm. on my Blade V7 (16x19), 98" which I string @ 24/23kg. I like this in a full bed, but wonder if I could get even better performance with: 1. Hybrid? What would you suggest to cross it with? at what tension? 2. Thinner gauge? How thin? 3. Any...
  20. liftordie

    Hyper-G 16 vs Confidential 16

  21. A

    Why don't pros use their string provider's stencil?

    I remember in the 90s and 2000s, the majority of players used to have their string provider's stencilled onto the bottom of the racquet, underneath the stencil logo of their racquet e.g. Sampras used a Wilson racquet so had a 'W' stencilled on his racquet and below was the Babolat stencil lines...
  22. remshaam

    RF97 autograph with full polyester @57lbs

    EDIT: The strings that I used were gamma IO string 15L, strung at 58 lbs. I am playing with the RF97 autograph and tried the thickest polyester string 'It feels so dead and hitting a rock, not a tennis ball. When I try my usual topspin forehand, even with so much effort, the ball keeps falling...
  23. H

    Best Polys for 18x20 string pattern

    Old topic, new thread! What are some good poly to try for this string pattern in your opinion? I'm trying to look around for ideas to string my Head MG Radical MP. My priorities, in order from high to low, are: power, spin potential, overall cost (price + how long each sj last), control (since...
  24. KickVicious

    Hyper G Soft

    Just watched a video announcing Hyper G Soft and a yet to be named sky blue textured poly. Anyone have any intel on this or know the release date of the former? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  25. liftordie

    Stringing Hyper-G

    Does Hyper-G making some "twists" when stringing it?? Or is it staying perfectly straight? Thank you
  26. SaaKha

    Anyone try Solingo Barb Wire 17 with Natural Gut?

    Might wanna try this set up in my RF97. Gut mains, BW crosses. For anyone who has tried it (16 gauge too), what did you think?
  27. E

    Popping String Every 2 to 3 Hours!

    Babolat areo pure 2019, Luxilon 125 ALU Power Soft 16L, Tension 48. Strings pop every 2 to three hours. Anyone else having issues with the new aero pure or with Luxilon 125 Power Soft strings. Thinking of moving to Solinco 16G but keeping the tension. Thoughts?
  28. liftordie

    Solinco X-Natural 16

    Is this the best control/spin multi on the market? Who tried it? Is it better than: RIP Velocity HDX Multifeel Isospeed Control Yonex Tour Super 850 Pro ??
  29. liftordie

    Hyper G crossed with Pro Stacked or Vanquish? ^^

    What would be the best cross for Hyper G 1.20 in my Pure Aero Team custom (295g)? Pro Stacked? Vanquish? Or.....? :D
  30. T

    What Gauge of Hyper G and Cyclone?

    I love Hyper G and Cyclone. Just want to see what gauge of Hyper G and Cyclone is the most popular! Vote if you want to know.