Tennis Warehouse has a string performance tool that allows players to evaluate strings based on their stiffness level, which is the key spec for determining how arm friendly a string is likely to feel. The tool’s data is culled from a machine constructed by the authors of “The Physics and the Technology of Tennis,” Crawford Lindsey (“TWU Professor”) and Rod Cross, physicist from the University of Australia. Using this tool, I have assembled the following lists for the player in search of a more arm friendly control string. I have limited my focus to poly-based monofilaments.
Love has a special meaning for tennis players. We love our game, and all the puns (intended or not!) that come with being a tennis player and fan. Valentine’s Day is upon us so let’s celebrate our love of all things tennis with a few fun tees.
Check out the new offerings from Dunlop this month! Dunlop has paid attention to detail with this new lineup of racquets. It added identifiable design elements on the racquets with fun textures and bright colors. Adding a color update to a best seller and introducing two new updates, Dunlop has 3 new frames to close out 2013 with and will have even more to look forward to in 2014.
Dominika Cibulkova’s racquet of choice gets a fun cosmetic update this year with a splash of bright pink! A best seller from Dunlop, the S 6.0 Lite Pink is a maneuverable racquet has just undergone a cosmetic update only, so the same characteristics (like the fact that it is packed full of comfort and power) that make this a favorite among players remains the same. And don’t worry, for those of you thwhot are happy with the original paint job, that is not going away and will still be available as well. At 105 square inches and 10.1 ounces strung, this racquet packs a solid, stable punch from all areas of the court. Players who like playing with the Pure Drive 107, Steam 105 or EXO3 Red will find this to be a similar racquet that they will enjoy. (more…)