Archives for September 2013

Ashaway Introduces New and Improved UltraKill® 16 Racquetball String

Ashaway, RI – Ashaway Racket Strings has introduced a new and improved version of its popular UltraKill® 16 string for racquetball. Effecting what Ashaway describes as a “revolution in racquetball string technology,” the new UltraKill 16 utilizes a combination of Zyex® filaments and a new Power Filament Technology™ (PFT™) design. The result is a string [see more]

As we converge on Tampa…..

People from around the globe are now packing and preparing to travel to the 7th annual IART symposium. There’s a lot of excitement and anticipation in the air and for me personally, a year of hard work is about to culminate into 5 days of fun in the sun and a great learning experience in [see more]

Babolat announces “Play Pure Drive” Technology

Babolat recently announced the launch of the world’s first connected racquet, the Babolat Play Pure Drive, during the US Open.  You may not have seen the press release or the News & Notes feature that played throughout the US Open coverage on the Tennis Channel.   Babolat Play: Get Ready For a New Tennis Experience [see more]

Standard Figure 8 Starting Knot

This video shows how to tie a standard figure 8 starting knot used in a two piece string job.

Serena Survives Tough Challenge From Azarenka

Serena Williams 2013 U.S Open had looked rather routine. She  cruised through her first six matches, dropping just 16 games total. She was broken just twice. However, in Sunday’s final against Victoria Azarenka, nothing came easy. Williams eventually won 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 6-1. After leading 4-1 and up two breaks of serve in the 2nd [see more]

New Bumper/Grommet Feature Now Active

We now have our new B/G data base active for all members. Look at the top of the page and you’ll see the new Icon (see photo). This is where you would check to see what’s been entered into the data base to date. If you click there you’ll see some racquetball b/g sets that [see more]

Murray falls to Warwinka in U.S. Open Quaters

Defending US Open champion Andy Murray was eliminated this afternoon by No. 9 seed Stanislas Wawrinka at Arthur Ashe Stadium, 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. Wawrinka upset Murray in New York three years ago, a 2010 US Open third round victory, 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-3. The first-time Grand Slam semifinalist will meet the winner of the Novak Djokovic vs. Mikhail Youzhny quarterfinal to be played [see more]