Tennis Rackets

FAQ About Tennis Rackets

Tennis Rackets
one year ago | gizem

What is the ideal tension for my tennis racket strings?

The ideal tension for tennis racket strings depends on several factors, including the player's level of play, playing style, and personal preferences.

In general, higher string tension provides more control and precision but less power and comfort, while lower tension provides more power and comfort but less control. The recommended tension range for most players is between 50 and 65 pounds, but this can vary depending on the factors mentioned above.

Beginner players and those who hit the ball with less spin may benefit from lower string tension, which can provide more power and help them generate more spin. Intermediate and advanced players who generate more spin may prefer higher string tension, which can help them maintain control over their shots.

It's important to experiment with different string tensions to find the one that works best for you. You can start by trying a tension in the middle of the recommended range and adjusting up or down as needed. It's also important to have your racket restrung regularly, as string tension can change over time due to wear and tear.