Martin from Washington asks: “I’m told I can save money by buying tennis string online and then having my racquet strung locally by a discount stringer. I see that most packages contain 40 feet of string. How many times can I string my racquet with one package of string?” There are actually two different issues … Read more How Much String Should I Buy?
Geoff from Toronto asks: “I bought my tennis racquet five years ago. It still has the original strings but the logo is starting to fade away. Should I change them?” The rule of thumb is that the number of times you change your strings per season should equal the average number of times that you … Read more How Often Should I String My Racquet?
If you are beginning to wonder whether or not you should be playing with a different string gauge, then you have almost certainly advanced beyond beginner status in tennis. In string terminology, the word gauge refers to the thickness of the string in your racquet. The lower the number, the thicker the string. The thickest … Read more Choosing the Right String Gauge