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jirobkk
Jan 9th, 2004, 12:43 PM
At the site they are showing " Players' String Tension " on the white board. It would be interesting to know how different string tension of these players.

My string tension is about 58/60 lbs. How many kgs/lbs do you string your racket ? Please share your opinion :D


Note : 1 kg = 2.2 lbs.
http://www.jirobkk.com/album/Hopman_Cup_16th/7_Jan_2004_Part_1(30)/Jiro-100.jpg

SpikeyAidanm
Jan 9th, 2004, 12:54 PM
Xavier 23 lmao :p

ktwtennis
Jan 10th, 2004, 12:22 AM
could someone translate the kgs to lbs? Thanks!

Shawn
Jan 10th, 2004, 02:23 AM
i think 1lb=2.2 kg
My strings are 65lbs

Jetta
Jan 10th, 2004, 04:55 AM
holy shit Xavier lmao

Come-on-kim
Jan 10th, 2004, 08:59 AM
Xavier :haha:

I make my racket strung at 26kg

Fantastic
Jan 11th, 2004, 04:56 PM
My string tension is set at 57lbs for adequate power and more control. I'm surprised how loose some of the players' tensions are. Lleyton must have super control of his racquet despite his loose strings. I guess he needs the extra power. And no wonder Alicia has a high error count with a tension that low. LOL@James, who is at 68lbs and still has the least control of anyone who hits as hard as he does. Looks like Lindsay, Jiri and Maureen string their own racquets as Martina Hingis used to do. Nobody knows what her string tension was - not even Martina. Her mother used to do all the stringing for her and Martina only ever knew what she "felt" in her strings rather than the actual string tension itself.

Lindsayfan
Jan 11th, 2004, 07:10 PM
u mean that Lindsay didnt want to show her string tension or that she strings her racquet by herself? sorry,i got confused :confused:

E. Blackadder
Jan 11th, 2004, 07:51 PM
26kg, it used to be 28kg :)

E. Blackadder
Jan 11th, 2004, 07:53 PM
I reallly don't believe Xavier strings at 27kg, I think he's midway 30 to 40kg

Fantastic
Jan 12th, 2004, 12:31 PM
u mean that Lindsay didnt want to show her string tension or that she strings her racquet by herself? sorry,i got confused :confused:

Lindsay either has her own personal stringer or she strings her own racquets herself. The stringers didn't have her string tension written on the whiteboard because they didn't string her racquets for her.

nm_cb
Jan 14th, 2004, 08:22 AM
My strings are at 27kg (60lbs)

charmedRic
Jan 16th, 2004, 11:23 PM
30kg for me. Although I'm think about lowering now that my swing is back under control :)

Glenn
Jan 18th, 2004, 11:18 AM
Daniela 25 kgs...
Maybe she should string them a bit more heavy for more control!

Tennishead_Guy
Jan 26th, 2004, 01:02 PM
My strings are at 58 lbs.
But I think it should be up to 60 lbs or more. Coz I found it's hard to hit the ball back which is undercut by opponent, and the ball often failed to fly over the net in running forehand.
Well, the strings with lower tension could easily deal with the ball coming in the ordinary way.

DaNieLa RoCkZ
Dec 8th, 2004, 11:21 PM
I think that my strings are like 50 and they are really bad and loose because everytime i hit the ball they move all around.. i need to get it strung so that they do not move so i have more power and i dont need to worry about it while im playing...

CCCP1
Dec 10th, 2004, 09:42 AM
Mine are strung at 62

salima
Dec 16th, 2004, 09:36 AM
i think 1lb=2.2 kg
My strings are 65lbs
I don't own a tennis racket, but what kind of lbs is this.:confused: :confused: :confused: THe normal top weight in horse racing handicaps are 140lbs if this is right it equals 308kg, witch is the weight of approwimetly six-6- jockeys. :lol: :lol: :lol:
In my school book 1lbs= 0,45kg

ae wowww
Dec 24th, 2004, 03:55 PM
Doesn't the writing on your racket jirobkk, the recommended tension. My best mates is one of the best stringers in the country :p and is hoping to become professional, when he's older.

Dan23
Jan 3rd, 2005, 01:18 PM
I took a pic of the Re-stringing board today as it was after Session 3 (AUS vs SVK)
Philippoussis had gone through 25 already...

http://img131.exs.cx/img131/5434/strings2gb.th.jpg (http://img131.exs.cx/img131/5434/strings2gb.jpg)

jirobkk
Jan 4th, 2005, 06:49 AM
Thanks Dan23,

I could not find you at the entrance.


http://www.jirobkk.com/album/Hopman_Cup_17th/4_Jan_2005_Part_1_(34)/d-205.jpg

Can't believe !!! Davide string his racket only 17 kgs.

greenfunkTHREE.
Jan 4th, 2005, 07:44 AM
phillipousis!! why so many!!?? why does he need to string 25? waitt. how many racquets do the pros usually carry out to court?

Dan23
Jan 4th, 2005, 09:47 AM
Thanks Dan23,

I could not find you at the entrance.


http://www.jirobkk.com/album/Hopman_Cup_17th/4_Jan_2005_Part_1_(34)/d-205.jpg

Can't believe !!! Davide string his racket only 17 kgs.
Hi Jirobkk :D
Yeah I didnt see you either...;)
Ill be there again on Wednesday morning early...ill have a yellow Australia shirt on :)

jirobkk
Jan 4th, 2005, 11:00 AM
OK , See you Dan23.

Ravsieg
Jan 9th, 2005, 01:07 AM
So did you guys meet? lol.

That 17kgs sign might explain why Davide is the error king :p

anthonyqld
Jan 9th, 2005, 03:06 AM
64lbs

Dan23
Jan 9th, 2005, 05:59 AM
So did you guys meet? lol.

That 17kgs sign might explain why Davide is the error king :p
Yea I met Jiro there finally :D
It worked out well, he had me to take pics of him with Coria and a few others and he took a pic of me and Daniela..

Philippoussis finished up on 35 by the time he was injured on Wednesday..:cool:

Fantastic
Jan 9th, 2005, 01:48 PM
Philippoussis is a racquet stringing slut. :p