Diadem news

The Diadem Tour 12 pack and backpack are now in stock in two vibrant colorways.  Get your Nova complimenting black and chrome or Elevate matching Diadem Teal and navy. If you are on Team Diadem these bags are included in the racket packages! Order … [Continue reading]

Kvitova on Madrid challenge: ‘It’s almost like a Grand Slam

MADRID, Spain - In a season marked by the success of the younger generation of WTA stars, 29-year-old World No.2 Petra Kvitova has been holding it down for the veterans. In a season that has already seen three teenage champions, as well as the tour's … [Continue reading]

Qualifier Teichmann wins Prague Open

PRAGUE (AP) — Swiss qualifier Jil Teichmann rallied in the decisive set to defeat Karolina Muchova 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-4 in the Prague Open final on Saturday for her first WTA title. The 21-year-old Teichmann was 2-0 down, and broken again by her … [Continue reading]

TOP-SEEDED ZVEREV FALLS IN MUNICH, WILL LOSE NO. 3 RANKING TO FEDERER

Alexander Zverev’s early-season struggles continued on Friday as the No. 1 seed lost a dramatic three-setter to Cristian Garin in the quarterfinals of the BMW Open in Munich, 6-4, 5-7, 7-5. With the loss, Zverev will lose his No. 3 ranking on … [Continue reading]

Nadal To Face NextGen ATP Test In Madrid

Five-time Mutua Madrid Open champion Rafael Nadal will face a blockbuster opening-match against Denis Shapovalov or Felix Auger-Aliassime at La Caja Magica this year. Aiming to clinch his 50th tournament victory in the Spanish capital (49-11), the … [Continue reading]

WILL THE CHALLENGES TO THE BIG 3 CONTINUE IN MADRID? AN ATP PREVIEW

Between them, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer have won every major title since 2016. But it’s a slightly different story at the Masters 1000 and 500 levels, where the results have been less certain, and other players have challenged … [Continue reading]

PEEK-Based, “Zero Poly” Monofilament Tennis Strings Gain Market Share Among Performance Players

-- String manufacturer claims “slip, not shock” generates spin, that players can reduce injuries and improve performance using non-polyester alternatives. Ashaway, RI – Likening his ongoing battle against high-impact polyester strings to a … [Continue reading]

Head Graphene 360 Radical Pro

Head Graphene 360 Radical Series Don't let the word "Pro" scare you away from trying this racquet! You can see all the specs below but this 98 square inch head and thin beam (20/23/21) add up to a definitive "players" racquet just slightly heavier … [Continue reading]

When Should You Restring Your Racquet – IART Position Statement

For decades the racquet sports industry has been trying to answer the question of when a player should restring their racquet. What follows is the IART position statement on this topic establishing guidelines for the frequency of stringing a … [Continue reading]

Staple Guns

One of the most frequent questions that come up in our profession is about staplers or staple guns used to secure a new replacement grip. Opinions seem to run the full spectrum. Some prefer manual while others swear by an electric. The purist, … [Continue reading]