Demo the latest racquets at the BNP Paribas Open

Mark Boone hits on the demo court. Photo by Jason (BOS Photography/TW Staff)

Mark Boone hits on the demo court. Photo by Jason (BOS Photography/TW Staff)

The demo court is the place to be while taking a break from watching matches at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California.

When you head on out to our demo court you can try all of the latest racquets from the top brands such as Babolat, Wilson, Head, Prince, Volkl, Dunlop and Yonex. If you have any racquet questions, we have the right man on the job.

You’ve seen him in our product review videos, you’ve read his comments in our written reviews, now you can meet the man himself, Mark Boone, at the Tennis Warehouse demo court.

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TW Playtester Chris’ Pick of the Week – Traditional polyester tennis strings

Chris prefers the classic, old-school feel of the traditional polyester string

Chris prefers the classic, old-school feel of the traditional polyester string

When it comes to polys, I like ‘em old-school!

One of the perks of being an avid tennis player working at TW is getting to test all of the new products. We test many, many strings (some that never make it to market and others we test from prototype through to production), but my love for traditional-feeling poly strings has yet to be diminished.

Modern co-poly strings blend additives to the polyester to ‘improve’ performance. Various additives are used to make the string play softer, hold tension better and provide improved snap back etc. These additives are the ‘co’ part of the co-poly name. However, I prefer to nix the ‘co’ and let my poly fly solo.

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