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supergrunt
Aug 2nd, 2006, 07:32 AM
Kim Clijsters: 30 kg = 66 lbs
Lindsay Davenport: 29 kg = 63 lbs
Elena Dementieva: 23 kg = 50 lbs
Justine Henin-Hardenne: 26 kg = 57 lbs
Venus Williams: 29.5 kg = 65 lbs
Anna Ivonovic: 26 kg = 57 lbs
Svetvana Kuznetsova: 26 kg = 57 lbs
Amelie Mauresmo: 26 kg = 57 lbs
Serena Williams: 31 kg = 68 lbs
Anastasia Myskina: 26 kg = 57 lbs
Maria Sharapova: 28.5 kg= 62 lbs

From tenniszon.com; just in case anyone wanted to know. :)

supergrunt
Aug 2nd, 2006, 07:53 AM
i like to look at them :mad:

supergrunt
Aug 2nd, 2006, 07:54 AM
i like to look at them :mad:

shut up :rolleyes: :bounce:

WhatTheDeuce
Aug 2nd, 2006, 07:55 AM
Dementieva :lol: I usually string between 58-62, depending on what kind of string I get.

Juju #1
Aug 2nd, 2006, 08:44 AM
Justine Henin-Hardenne: 26 kg = 57 lbs


Its 24 main with 26 cross.

In colder conditions it goes to 23/25

Prizeidiot
Aug 2nd, 2006, 08:59 AM
Elena has her strings at 50 pounds?! :eek:

No wonder she's so erratic :o

Pheobo
Aug 2nd, 2006, 09:14 AM
:haha:

50 pounds

Lefty.
Aug 2nd, 2006, 02:32 PM
Lol, I have my strings strung the same as Dementieva. :P She did have it lower than I thought though.

No Name Face
Aug 2nd, 2006, 02:36 PM
so THAT's why she (lenaD) doesnt hit backhands DTL. makes total sense actually. she should increase that weight...maybe serve to the backhand a little :retard:

Paul.
Aug 2nd, 2006, 02:40 PM
can someone explain what the tensions are all about because im not sure i totally understand

Marcus Jordan
Aug 2nd, 2006, 02:44 PM
Mine is 58 but I keep a backup racquet in the bag with 50 for trick purposes.

Lefty.
Aug 2nd, 2006, 02:44 PM
The lower the tension, the more power and enhanced spin the ball will have, and you will have less control. The higher the tension, the more control over the ball you have.

Chrysanthemum
Aug 2nd, 2006, 02:58 PM
How about martina hingis ??? Any info on her string tension ?? I bet she must use higher tension.

Paul.
Aug 2nd, 2006, 02:59 PM
The lower the tension, the more power and enhanced spin the ball will have, and you will have less control. The higher the tension, the more control over the ball you have.
thanks for telling me :D

so what would you define as low tension and high tension?

Lefty.
Aug 2nd, 2006, 03:02 PM
thanks for telling me :D

so what would you define as low tension and high tension?

For me, the middle would be 55. Low would be below that, so like for example, Dementieva's 50 would be low. And high would be above that. But from the 50-60 range is what is probably average. I like my racquets strung pretty low, and usually at 50, but sometimes, I can play with ones in the 30s. Thats VERY extreme though.

Paul.
Aug 2nd, 2006, 03:05 PM
For me, the middle would be 55. Low would be below that, so like for example, Dementieva's 50 would be low. And high would be above that. But from the 50-60 range is what is probably average. I like my racquets strung pretty low, and usually at 50, but sometimes, I can play with ones in the 30s. Thats VERY extreme though.
oh right :lol:
thank you:)

Paul.
Aug 2nd, 2006, 03:07 PM
mine is somewhere between 51 and 57 :shrug:

Lefty.
Aug 2nd, 2006, 03:08 PM
No problem. :D Man, you can learn a lot about racquet tensions in the TW forum. They have such a large equipment discussion; I had no idea that you could talk about paintjobs, racquet tensions, and frame flexibility for that long. :rolleyes: :lol:

Paul.
Aug 2nd, 2006, 03:10 PM
No problem. :D Man, you can learn a lot about racquet tensions in the TW forum. They have such a large equipment discussion; I had no idea that you could talk about paintjobs, racquet tensions, and frame flexibility for that long. :rolleyes: :lol:
;)

i just went to tenniswarehouse.com. venus' racquet isnt the same as the n4. i remember when she first used it loads of people were bitchin about the fact that it was just a paintjob. they can eat their words now :lol:

what racquet do you have?

Lefty.
Aug 2nd, 2006, 03:13 PM
PJ's should be like an ENTIRE section of discussion on TW. They are like obsessed with them.

I switch between an nProSurge and an nSix-Two. I loved my Surge, but then found the nSix-Two, but I couldn't bear to let go of my Surge, so I use both. I find the Surge can be strung lower than the nSix-Two, so I have the Six-Two at 50 and Surge is at about in the low 40s.

Fantastic
Aug 2nd, 2006, 04:13 PM
How about martina hingis ??? Any info on her string tension ?? I bet she must use higher tension.

Nobody knows her string tension because she strings her own racquets. Melanie used to string them for Martina when she toured with her.

Fantastic
Aug 2nd, 2006, 04:16 PM
My racquet is usually strung at a cross-string of 55 / 57lbs.

mirzalover
Aug 2nd, 2006, 04:46 PM
mines at 62

K-Dog
Aug 2nd, 2006, 04:52 PM
elena's 50 is not bad. her racquet is 90 sq. inches. that is small. Federer only strings his at about the same and his racquet is about 90 as well. the racquet that she is using is the most one controlable racquet out there, so she doesn't need to string it any tighter. her racquet along with Rog's are about the head lightest racquets on the market today.

thomas.chung
Aug 2nd, 2006, 09:53 PM
i usually play at 58lb, but if needed i will pull it up to 60lb

but tension this sometimes also depends on the frame. So a 58lb on one may not be the same as 58lb on another.