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Category Archives: tension

Which string is best for control and spin

Hi Jeff, I am an intermediate player with good racket speed but not enough spin. I am having difficulty keeping control of the Wilson Juice 100 (bit too much Juice!). I am using the stock tension and strings (Sensation, I think). What would you recommend for increased control and spin while maintaining durability? Higher tension […]

Should soft strings be strung at low tensions?

I understand your suggestion to string poly being at much lower tensions, 35 lbs, 40lbs. However many far softer string categories such as gut, polyolefin, zyex and some nylons are quite soft even at higher tensions. What generally are the advantages and disadvantages for average players in stringing these softer strings at low and high […]