As COVID-19 swept across the world, organized team sports were suspended. And as parts of the country begin to open back up, tennis is uniquely positioned to recapture the hearts of all athletes. Thanks to its individualistic nature, tennis is nominated as the safest sport to play during the coronavirus pandemic.
If you provide your own power on the tennis court, you need an ultra-precise racquet to help you maintain consistency and control. These frames are often on the heftier side in terms of weight, and most utilize a dense 18×20 string pattern for more directional control.
No doubt about it, times are tough for everyone, and tennis is no exception. If you are fortunate enough to have a tennis racquet and a pair of athletic shoes, you have access to some fun, low cost exercise. Here are some suggestions of what Tennis Express like’s to do while we are at-home.
Players who have arm trouble don’t want to lose spin potential, but need a string that performs well and is more arm friendly. We highlighted a few below in the multifilament, synthetic gut, and monofilament categories.
The tennis playing community is a tightly-knit group. We bond over Federer’s majesty, Serena’s dominance, and the wonderful feel of a fresh grip on a tennis racquet. There is something else that brings us together; The fear, pain, and strain of Tennis Elbow. Tennis elbow has a much cooler scientific name, lateral epicondylitis. The condition is described as an over use injury of the elbow area, specifically the forearm extensor muscles.
After a couple years of extensive testing with the best players around the globe, Solinco has brought Confidential to the market. See how this pentagonal co-polyester string played for our playtesters.