Archives for February 2018

Sergetti Stringing

I have been waiting for quite some time to test a different method of stringing called the Sergetti Method. The Sergetti Method is different in that it provides a spec sheet based on the frame and string used plus your desired reference tension. The Sergetti calculation based on your information will then provide  you a [see more]

Box of strings for sale

Greetings everyone I have a box of misc strings for sale. There’s a variety of strings from Babolat, Dunlop, Prince, Solinco & Tecnifibre. Box will be sold complete, no individual sets please.  

Prince universal flying clamps for sale

Hi everyone I have two Prince flying clamps for sale. If interested please message or call me direct on 540-632-1148. Price is $40 each or $70 for the pair.

Need Direction?

A client just sent me the following statement and I think it has reason to be distributed amongst tennis players searching for “direction” when it comes to string and their game! “Hah. Trying out these different strings has been very interesting. Over the past week or so, trying the different strings has given me some [see more]

String Shape Considerations

Monofilament string can be easily produced in almost any shape.  Round, square, triangular, hexagonal, octagonal etc.  So, on the surface that seems like a good thing.  Who wouldn’t want the sharp edges digging into the ball creating even more spin! But, there may be a side to the shape that needs considering and that is tension as [see more]

String Redux

It is not uncommon for manufacturers to make “in-line” changes to a product, so, every so often it is a good idea to look at the latest products and re-evaluate them. There have been three (3) Ytex strings tested recently and they are sorted into the proper Power Potential range.  To see which is the [see more]

Stop unwanted calls on your cell phone

While this is not a tennis oriented post I felt that it was worthwhile to alert the IART membership to what I had discovered. When you see something worth passing on then IMHO, you should pass it on. Several months ago I discovered an app that has been so effective at eliminating annoying robo calls [see more]

The Maestro continues to impress

Roger Federer continues to defy the odds with an impressive victory over Grigor Dimitrov in Rotterdam, defeating the Bulgarian 6-2, 6-2 to take the title. You can see the details HERE   After becoming the #1 player in the world and compiling an impressive 97 titles overall, he now stands just 12 away from Jimmy [see more]

StringWeaver

Several days ago I received a “set” of StringWeavers to use and review.  Two points I want to make at the beginning: 1. I use a string spreader system for every racquet and have for years. 2. I did not “string” a racquet using the StringWeaver device. I tried to string a racquet using the [see more]

A super hybrid

I often get questions from people who’ve read something online about hybrid stringing and for whatever reason, want to give it a try. With so many strings on the market it’s easy to see why there’s a multitude of combinations that you could put together for a hybrid string job but in essence, there’s a [see more]