Strings Blog

Rafa Nadal Changes Strings for 2016

New Season, New Strings Over the past few weeks, there has been some discussion about the strings that Rafael Nadal has been using in 2016. During the International Premier Tennis League in December, Nadal tried a few different strings and has de...

Luxilon Strings

  Choosing The Right Luxilon String Luxilon has been developing strings since 1987. Their first string, Big Banger Original, was launched in 1991 and the Big Banger Alu Power in 1994. Both strings had immediate success on both the men's and wome...

Wilson String

Choosing The Right Wilson String  Natural Gut / Hybrid Wilson Champion's Choice  Wilson Champion's Choice is a pre-packaged hybrid set of two strings; Wilson Natural Gut and Luxilon ALU Power Rough. This unique duo combines the ultimate playab...

Babolat Strings

Choosing The Right Babolat String Babolat uses a three tier classification system to help players better understand which string would suit their game, Player A, B, or C. Use the guide below to help you find which type of player you are and which...

Head Strings

  Choosing The Right HEAD String Multifilament  HEAD Reflex MLT This string is one of HEAD's softest multifilament strings due to its high fiber count - over 1300 fibers in total. In general, the more fibers (or filaments), the more stretch t...

How Often Should You Re-String Your Racquet?

  At a minimum, you should re-string your racquet once before each season. Over time, strings become brittle, less flexible and lose their tension. In turn, this means the racquet will not perform as well and this could lead to arm injuries. E...