Tips for Tennis Strings
- If your shots seem to be spraying everywhere, it may be time to re-string your racket*
- If you find yourself breaking strings too often, then buy a thicker gauge string such as 15g or 16g. The lower the number, the thicker the string and less likely it will snap.
- Or try using polyester strings, if you do not have any arm problems.
- Keep your rackets cool in an insulated bag, and never store them in a hot car overnight!
- Putting them in the trunk will almost guarantee tension loss (and ruining your string job)
- Get 10% OFF these longer-lasting polyester strings, which also have extra spin and hold tension for longer. See our reviews of the brands TopSpin and Genesis
- Buy tennis strings online in bulk size (called reels) to save on shipping and they are cheaper per set.
Learn to string your own tennis rackets - it's easy!$159 Klippermate Tennis Stringer and learn to string at home with some free YouTube videos.
Stringing Machine for Beginners
Super easy to use, even for first-timers. The Klippermate paid for itself in just a matter of months (~10 uses) and you can even charge a little to string for your friends.
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This is the stringing machine that we trust and recommend for its ease of use to beginners. We actually still own and operate one at Tennis-Bargains!
Perhaps most important of all - you can have a freshly strung racket ready in less than an hour.
Q: If you play tennis at least 2-3 times a week...what do you spend most out of your tennis budget each year?
Hint: it is something you use every day on court, has the most influence on the quality of your shots, and yet for many players it is the most under-appreciated item in your tennis bag.
A: It is actually the tennis strings on your racket!