Benefits of Natural Gut Tennis String

Legendary racquet stringer Lucien Nogues describes the main benefits of natural gut string. Benefit 1 – Elasticity. Elasticity increases power and spin. Benefit 2 – Comfort. Natural gut is the most comfortable string that money can buy. Benefit 3 – Vibration absorbing. Players with tennis elbow issues can benefit from using natural gut exclusively. Benefit … Read moreBenefits of Natural Gut Tennis String

When and Why You Should Change Your Tennis Strings

Legendary racquet stringer Lucien Nogues gives his advice on when and why you should change your tennis strings. Option 1 – Scheduled Changes If you play three times a week, you may choose to schedule your string changes along the lines of three times per season. This is especially effective for players who are concerned … Read moreWhen and Why You Should Change Your Tennis Strings

Best Tennis String for Calgary’s Climate

Outdoor tennis players often follow the pros with their string choices. However, this only makes sense if the pros are playing in same climate. For players in Calgary where it is often cool, it makes no sense to use the same string as a pro appearing in 40+ degree heat at the Australian Open. As … Read moreBest Tennis String for Calgary’s Climate

Stringing for Calgary’s Climate

Tennis players seldom think about this, but ambient temperature has a major impact on stringbed stiffness, performance. and durability. For indoor tennis players, this is not a major issue. It’s pretty much the same temperature indoors on the tennis courts at The Riverside Club in January as it is in July. For outdoor players, however, … Read moreStringing for Calgary’s Climate