1. H

    Hybriding Solinco Confidential Mains with Kirschbaum PLE crosses?

    Recently switched to a 2023 Radical MP and been thinking about hybridizing Confidential mains with PLE crosses. I'm currently using a full bed of Confidential @ 54lbs. I was using a Blade 98 v8 before, and although I much prefer my current racquet, I miss some of the feel that my Blade had. I...
  2. MSUspartans777

    Tighter Mains vs Tighter Crosses? ChatGPT results

    I've recently been testing tighter tensions in the crosses vs the mains and have enjoyed it. I've never experimented with more than 3 lbs differential and wondered what ChatGPT said about the subject. Here are the results. Mains @ 58 lbs and Crosses @ 54 lbs Increased Control: The higher...
  3. Brushy

    Hybrid suggestions for PS97 v14

    Hoping to get some stringing advice here for my Prostaff 97v14. I’ve been playing hybrid setups for the last year on these frames but I’m ready to try new string setups. For the longest time I’ve been typically doing cyclone 18 in the mains at 50lbs and gamma livewire pro or regular livewire 17...
  4. K

    Increasing String Tension

    Has anyone discovered a "quick fix" to increase string tension either mid-match or thereafter to regain original tension? For example, I have several different kinds of dampeners where one style "sits" on the strings to absorb vibration, whereas another style pushes outward on the strings...
  5. O

    String recommendations for Wilson Blade V9 98 16x19

    Hey, Just bought Blade and I would like some string recommendations. Played so far with Alu Power 1.25 52 lbps. Traditionally, I have only tried Alu Power, Alu Power Rough, RPM Blast and Hawk Touch on my previous rackets (Blade v7 98 16x19, Head Speed MP 2022). Can you recommend some...
  6. innoVAShaun

    ATP Specs at 2024 US Men's Clay Court Championships

    ATP setups and specifications at the 2024 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships. Racquets, strings, and tensions listed:
  7. M

    Looking for string recommendations with a twist

    I’m a talented junior player and my choices for strings are limited to what my local stringer has in store. I’m using an ezone 98 and my preferred tension is 23kg. I’m looking for control, spin, durability and comfort in a full bed of strings. I’ve used Alu power, RPM blast and poly tour drive...
  8. B

    Solinco Confidential - Elbow pain

    Hi guys, hope you are all doing well. I’ve been playing tennis for the last 2 years with a blade 98 v6 2021 (non countervail). I strung it with Yonex Super Tour @55 at first, changed after a year to Luxilon Element @50 and later element rough @52 and last week I tried Solinco Confidential...
  9. O

    Opinion about Kirschbaum Multifibre

    Hello everyone, I wanted to know everyone's opinion about Kirschbaum Multifibre. I am looking for a multi that can replace Technifibre X-one Biphase. I read around this forum that Multifibre feels as close to natural gut? I searched and read through almost all the post about this string. But...
  10. hobl4

    String effect on drag (air resistance)

    I made a (possibly useless) comparison between different string setups and their effects on drag. I did the calculations in Excel and I set it up so that it could be easily used by anyone to compare any setup, but this forum doesn't allow me to post an image of it, let alone the Excel file...
  11. K

    Hybrid Setup for ezone 98 2022 after Shoulder pain

    Hello again, I will follow your advice and try a hybrid setuo for my ezone as i am suffering Shoulder/Muscles Problems particularly the deltoid muscle, upper arm. Till now i played with full bed yonex polytour rev orange strung at 23/22 kg. My technique is good, i would say i am a NTRP 5. Heavy...
  12. B

    Super Slow clay courts

    Hi there, where I live we play on a dirt-like clay court. With the summer rains the court is pretty wet and super slow I usually play with Head Hawk or other similar strings with my Head Radical Pro at around 52/53lbs I feel that I don't get any depth with the ball staying heavy and low Any...
  13. S

    Gamma F.S.P. = Pepsi Scam???

    I’ve been playing tennis all my life, and stringing racquets since high school. Im 45 now. I’ve been collecting Gamma points as long as I can remember. I decided to cash in a few of my points for a set of stringers tools. I mailed them in only to find out 4 months later that the program ended...
  14. K

    Strings for Yonex Ezone 98 2022

    Hello, I am buying a second ezone 98. First ezone is strung 23/22kg with Polytour Fire 125. i like it but a slightly controlled string with a bit more precision could not waste. I have the impression that everytime that im not really focused on controlling my power, the ball flies out. Im an...
  15. T

    Racket for female with golfers elbow

    Hi everyone, I know there are a few posts about tennis and golfers elbow, but mainly for men rather than women and I am struggling to find a racket I can play with for longer than an hour without pain - assuming it is possible..... I am 55 and started playing tennis regularly again after 35...
  16. 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...
  17. Rob209

    Angell TC95 16x19 Vs 18x20

    So….. I’ve very nearly committed to Angell frames twice now. This time I’m really going to do it. Currently play with Aero VS with some added lead at 12 and in the handle. Play some representative tennis at O40 level. All court player. Decent serve (although spin and precision are my biggest...
  18. K

    Strings fornYonex Vcore 98 2023 and Ezone 98 2022

    Hi There, Any recommendations regarding the strings for these two rackets? I usually tend to overhit and to overpower so i would like something like a good compromise and balance between effortless power and control. Not too much control yet because i can get quickly tired and this is not my aim.
  19. 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...
  20. KungfuTennis

    Anyone try TAAN strings from China?

    So as someone who currently lives in China and works at a tennis club, I've tried a lot of polys. Almost all Lux strings, almost all Solinco strings, Black Widow, Quadro Twist, RPM, MSV Focus Hex, Cyclone, you get the picture. When I first came to China, I found that a lot of high level players...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. Michael7

    Yonex Vcore 95 use with either Poly Tour Strike, Solinco Confidential, or Hybrid (Gut)

    Anyone try the Vcore 95 with either of these strings and have any advise/suggestions?
  24. J

    Overwhelmed by strings

    I've dropped hours over the last couple days combing through the forum trying to figure out what I should go with but I feel further from a decision than when I started. About me: -3.0 making progress towards the next level. 3 months with 1:1 coaching which is making a big diff -String breaker...
  25. MM360

    Anyone able to contact MI Stringer, getting no responses

    Hi, As per the title I am not getting any replies from MI Stringer, the contact form says they will respond within 1 business day but nothing. The stringer looks perfect in the £300 range, assuming the company has gone under can anyone recommend a stringer for personal use for around £300? Thanks
  26. 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...
  27. T

    Yonex Poly Tour Strike Colors

    Has anyone tried all the colors of this string? Is there a noticeable difference while playing with them?
  28. 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...
  29. Z

    Coco Gauff's Strings

    Does anyone have an idea what strings she plays with and the tension? Thanks

    What questions do I ask new customers?

    I started stringing in July 2021. I'm now starting to string for more people now besides my friends and people I know well (and their games). I think I'm doing well so far getting the right combinations (string/tension) in people's racquets and getting positive feedback. But I don't have much...