In today’s game, string patterns are the most changed part on a tennis racquet. Racquet manufacturers have always studied string patterns to see how they affect a racquet during play. Check out this guide to learn more about which string pattern can fit your game.
Tennis racquet vibration dampeners have been an accessory that many players think about. The real question is “should I use one?” I will take a further look at vibration stoppers so you can answer the above question and determine if it’s right for you.
It’s hard to imagine, but Tecnifibre’s T-Fight line has been around for a decade now. This year, the line features brand new styling courtesy of Tecnifibre’s new partner: Lacoste. The updated series looks stellar and sophisticated with its French flag color pallet, while innovative Xtreme Touch Construction (XTC), a mix of graphite, alloy, and polyester fibers, increases frame stability, yet allows better flexibility and ball feel. Tour players Jeremy Chardy, Daniil Medvedev, and Aljaz Bedene upgraded to the new T-Fight XTC 305 this summer, and are racking up the wins.
Denis Shapovalov, Caroline Garcia, and Steve Johnson have been using the VCORE SV Line of racquets from Yonex this season. Yonex is refreshing the SV lineup around US Open Time, and these 3 players will debut the new frames during the summer hard court season. To avoid confusion, Yonex has simplified the name of the new line to VCORE. Their players’ racquet lines are now VCORE, VCORE Pro (Wawrinka and Tiafoe), and EZONE (Kyrgios). Shapovalov will use the new VCORE 95, Johnson will use the 98, and Garcia the 100. There will be lighter versions of the 98 and 100, and a Game model (9.5 oz unstrung).
Roger Federer is back after sitting out the clay court season. Federer played and regained the #1 ranking by winning the tournament in Stuttgart! He debuted the brand new Wilson Pro Staff 97 RF Autograph in a tuxedo themed black and white color scheme. The frames are out for pre-sale June 18 and ship in July at Tennis Express!