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TW University investigates what happens when tennis strings go dead

Posted on April 3, 2013 in Miscellaneous

TW Professor Crawford Lindsey conducts tests with a kettlebell to simulate the repeated use of a string.

In a recent article by our TW University Professor Crawford Lindsey titled “How Tennis Strings ‘Go Dead’”, he decided to tackle an age old complaint of almost any avid tennis player.  What actually happens when tennis strings “go dead” as they sit in a racquet over time?  And why are there often times contradictory reports […]

Tennis strings that produce the most spin

Posted on March 13, 2013 in Miscellaneous

Kirschbaum Spiky Shark has tested to have the highest spin potential according to our TW University tests. Click on the picture to see the full list of strings with their spin potential.

Tennis players of all levels have gone crazy for spin in recent years! With the latest racquet and string technology along with younger players trying to replicate the modern swings of Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, players are trying to maximize the amount of spin in their games as best as they can. Our TW […]

How string patterns affect spin

Posted on February 20, 2013 in Racquets

Spin is in with the new super open string patterns by Wilson

With the release of the new Wilson Spin Effect racquets, the Steam 99 S and Steam 105 S, people are talking about the way that spin is produced and what effects a racquet can have on spin production. Wilson utilizes an open 16×15 string pattern that it claims helps to produce noticeably more spin than […]

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