Some tennis players and specialists are wary of poly tennis strings. There are articles and opinions that poly strings are injurious to junior arms, and strings’ manufacturers advise lower tensions. It is always more useful to get independence expert’s opinion on this topic.
String Tension The tension the string is put into the racket can also have a bearing on your child’s well being. Generally speaking, the lower the tension, the more power is generated by the strings and the higher the tension the more control. It is likely that your child will be needing a bit
Here are the tension ranges we’d aim for the first time you get your racket strung: Nylon/Gut: 50-60lbs (22.5-27kg) Hybrid: 46-56lbs (21-25.5kg) *Because polyester is a stiffer material, string 2lbs (1kg) looser than nylon. Example: Poly at 51lbs (23kg), Nylon at 53lbs (24kg)
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Whenever a tennis racquet is strung, be it at the factory to be sold as a pre-strung frame or by your local stringer, a specific tension is applied to both the cross and main strings. This tension measures weight being applied to the string as it’s pulled through the racket by the stringing machine and expressed in either kilograms or pounds.
20-27 kg / 45-60 lb. You may also find some of the tennis strings you purchase offer a recommended tension range. For example, Babolat’s RPM Blast recommends 48 – 66 lbs or 22 – 30 kg, a rough guide for understanding where they have determined the string performs its best.
The best string tension for most players is normally between 48 and 54 lbs. A looser (lower) tension offers more power, but stringing tighter enables better control. Beginners will probably want more control, so may prefer a tighter tension at first. Strings lose tension over time, and pros, who use a very wide range of tensions, get very frequent restrings to avoid this.
Mar 14, 2017. One of the most overlooked areas in the equipment tennis players’ use is the string they play with. I have found that a common mistake junior players’ make is focusing too much on the racket model they use and not paying enough attention to the string and tension of the racket. Although the right racket is important and should be selected based on the players’ size, strength, ability and age, the string a player uses is just as crucial as it is directly linked to power ...
Junior rackets have entirely different requirements, so if you have kids (with junior rackets), they’ll have different tension ranges. There are plenty of professional tennis players who use higher tension as well, but 55-65 lbs is the standard range. Federer, for example, has his rackets strung at 55-60 lbs.