What is a good tennis racket string tension?

A good recommended tension for a natural gut or multifilament string would be between 55-62lbs.

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Similarly one may ask, what string tension do pro tennis players use?


Player Racquet Brand Tension (Crosses)
Novak Djokovic Head 56 lbs.
Rafael Nadal Babolat 55 lbs.
Dominic Thiem Babolat 55 lbs.
Roger Federer Wilson 45 lbs.
Also, what racquet tension Do pros use? The pro tour further reinforces this as if you’ve ever seen behind the scenes in the stringing room at a major tournament; you’ll see string tension requests from players are wide-ranging. Some ATP players string in the 30-lbs range, while others are as high as 70 lbs.

Secondly, how does string tension affect tennis racquet?

If a racquet is strung very tight (58 pounds or more), the ball will not rebound off the strings as much. This means you will have to swing harder to generate a faster shot. … Polyester strings are much stiffer and should be strung at a lower tension (approximately five pounds less) than synthetic gut or a soft string.

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