49-Year Old Yuko Kawasaki Makes it to the Badminton World Championships with Ashaway ZyMax® 66 Fire String

Ashaway, RI – An improbable story, a quest, a dream come true: however you want to style it, Yuko Kawasaki’s journey to this year’s World Badminton Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, makes for an epic tale of grit, determination, and not a little talent. As an amateur and, at 49, the oldest female competitor, Yuko and [see more]

Ashaway Sponsors Rising Squash Sensation Diego Elias

— Ranked #17 in the world, 20-year old Elias is the first Peruvian to ever to win a PSA World Tour title   Ashaway, RI – Ashaway Racket Strings has just signed a sponsorship agreement with young Peruvian squash sensation Diego Elias. Twenty-year old Elias, who is currently ranked #17, joined the PSA tour in [see more]

Ashaway’s Micro Gauge Squash String Scores Big in Blind Playtest

– 18-Gauge Ashaway SuperNick® ZX Micro gains high marks for playability, power, comfort, feel and control in recent Pro Stringer String Test  — SNZX string uses nylon multifilament core in special wear layer of Zyex® filaments to enhance touch, maintain tension, and maximize control   Ashaway, RI – In a recent blind string test conducted [see more]

Ashaway’s Updated Badminton Line Offers a String for Every Style and Level of Play

Ashaway, RI — After a number of consolidations and introductions, Ashaway’s updated line of badminton strings is now structured to provide a string for every style and frequency of play, from weekend shuttlers to the world’s top professionals. The complete line now includes two string families: the ZyMax® Fire family of competition strings, which are [see more]

Ashaway Adds Four Professional Racquetball Players To Its 2017 Sponsorship Team

Ashaway, RI – Ashaway has added four new players to its 2017 Professional Sponsorship Team for racquetball. They include Felipe Camacho, Alejandro Herrera, Daniel Rojas, and Gabriela Martinez. The Ashaway Sponsorship Team is designed to support rising professional players in the sport of racquetball. The member package includes the player’s choice of Ashaway Racquetball String, as [see more]

Zero Poly™ Tennis Strings from Ashaway

Ashaway, RI — Disenchanted with the arm numbing impact and dull performance of so-called high tech polyester monofilament strings, more and more tennis players are finding that newer “Zero Poly” alternatives like Ashaway’s MZX strings (MonoGut® ZX and MZX Pro) are able to generate as much spin as the polyester monofilaments, but with much less [see more]

Ashaway SuperNick® ZX Micro Squash String Provides Precise Touch, Maintains Tension, and Maximizes Power

— New 18 Gauge String incorporates a nylon multifilament core in special ZX wear layer of Zyex® filaments   Ashaway, RI – Ashaway has introduced SuperNick® ZX Micro, a new 18-gauge (1.15 mm) squash string with a multifilament nylon core wrapped in a special wear layer of Zyex® filaments. Designed to provide precise touch while [see more]

Ashaway Introduces Rally® 21 Fire Badminton String With Beta Polymer Technology

Ashaway, RI – Ashaway Racket Strings has retired two of its very popular nylon badminton strings — Rally® 21 and Rally 21 Micro — and introduced a new alternative, Beta Polymer-based Rally 21 Fire. Constructed using Ashaway’s proprietary Beta Polymer, the new 0.70 mm Rally 21 Fire string provides a 25% improvement in dynamic stiffness [see more]

Ashaway Extends Power Filament Technology to Micro-Gauge Squash String

New SuperNick® ZX Micro incorporates a nylon multifilament core in special ZX wear layer of Zyex® filaments — Designed to provide precise touch, maintain tension, and maximize spin   Ashaway, RI – Ashaway Racket Strings has refined its Power Filament Technology (PFT™) to develop a new micro-gauge squash string. New SuperNick® ZX Micro is an [see more]

Ashaway Racket Strings To Continue As USA Racquetball Official String

Ashaway, RI – Ashaway Racket Strings announced today that it has once again been named the Official String of USA Racquetball (USAR). While terms of the agreement were not disclosed, Ashaway indicated its plans to continue its multifaceted programs to support and promote the sport of racquetball. Ashaway has been the USA Racquetball Official String [see more]