Natural Gut Strings: Ultimate Buyer’s Guide with Top Picks
All Your Questions Answered
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If you’ve been around tennis for a while, you’ve likely heard of natural gut tennis strings, but you may not know a whole lot about them.
As the most expensive type of string on the market and a favorite choice among professional tennis players, natural gut is often considered one of the highest quality strings available. In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about natural gut strings.
Selecting the Best Tennis Racquet for Tennis Elbow
A Helpful Guide
Recently, one of our awesome community members asked a fantastic question. As a sufferer of golfer’s elbow, he was looking to change his racquet to move toward a frame with a more open string pattern in the hope it would afford him a softer feel and greater potential for spin.
In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at his question and the elements of a racquet that can help provide relief from golfer’s and tennis elbow. While you’re here, you may also want to check out our guide on the best tennis racquets for 2020.
For years people have debated whether or not vibration dampeners are worth the fuss. Some people swear by them, others despise them, and some just like how they look.
Top players like Pete Sampras and now Novak Djokovic use them, but we’re inclined to say use whatever feels good for you.
Tennis Racquet Brands, Players & Racquet Technologies
The Best in Our Sport
With over 15 tennis racquet brands on the market, players have a wealth of options when purchasing a new racquet or upgrading their current racquet. However, beyond Babolat, Wilson, Head, Prince, and Dunlop, most players will find many brands unfamiliar.
In this article, we’ll take a look at a few of the top tennis racquet brands and provide some background you can use to help evaluate each brand. If you’re just getting started or researching a new tennis racquet, you may want to check out our article on the different types of tennis racquets as well as our 2020 list of the best tennis racquets to help aid in your selection.
How to Select the Perfect Tennis Racquet Grip Size
A helpful guide with sizing table
If you’re about to choose a new tennis racquet or you’re considering changing racquets, it’s important to select the appropriate grip size.
Although grip size ultimately boils down to personal preference and feel, it’s easy to overlook finding the right fit, and selecting the wrong size grip can have painful repercussions that you can avoid.
An Overview of the Different Parts of a Tennis Racquet
With a Helpful Diagram
If you’re just getting started with tennis, then it can be beneficial to have a thorough understanding of the parts of a tennis racquet. This way, when friends, coaches, or teammates reference a part of the racquet, you’ll have a clear understanding and can speak knowledgeably about each component yourself.
If you’re purchasing your first racquet or finding a new racquet, it can also be tremendously helpful to understand each part and how it impacts your racquet’s performance, so that you can better evaluate and select a racquet. Once you’ve learned about the parts of a tennis racquet, be sure to check out our detailed guide to the best tennis racquets for 2020.