What tension should I string my racquet?

In this case, it would be far better to re-evaluate your choice of string or even your racket. Generally speaking, between 55lbs and 60lbs would be an excellent choice of higher tension. This will still give you access to power but will also supply a lot of control.

What is Prince power level?

For moderate to full strokes. Prince Racquet Power Level 1000 for a perfect balance of control and power. Powerful, extra long full graphite frame is designed to achieve massive power. Bigger sweetspot.

Does higher string tension give more control and spin?

Not necessarily. Because tighter strings produce less velocity, the ball will land shorter in the court. That is because, although the spin is not greater at higher tensions, the ball speed will be lower, so the ratio of spin to speed will be greater.

What tension Babolat Pure Drive?

50-59 pounds
The recommended tension range for the Babolat Pure Drive 2021 is 50-59 pounds (23-27 kg).

What is the best tennis racket for intermediate players?

We reviewed each racquet in more detail below.

  • Wilson Clash 100 – Best Overall Intermediate Racquet.
  • Babolat Pure Drive – Best Advanced Racquet.
  • Yonex Ezone 100 – Best for Power.
  • Head Graphene 360 Instinct MP – Maria Sharapova’s Racquet.
  • Head Graphene 360+ Gravity Tour – Best for Control.

Which is the best tennis racket?

Let’s discuss the above-mentioned top 10 tennis racquets of 2019 in detail.

  • 1) Head Graphene 360+ Gravity Tour.
  • 3) Wilson Pro Staff.
  • 4) Head Graphene 360 Speed MP.
  • 5) Babolat Pure Strike 16/19.
  • 8) Wilson Blade 98.
  • 9) Head Graphene 360 Extreme Pro.
  • 10) Babolat Pure Drive Team.

Are drop weight stringing machines accurate?

While a drop-weight tensioning system is the least expensive and slowest means up pulling tension, it is very accurate once the user learns the proper way to use it.

How does a stringing machine work?

Manual crank (lockout) stringing machines use a crank to achieve the correct tension, at which point the tension mechanism locks into place. The lockout action permits more tension loss than drop weight and constant pull actions.

Does higher string tension give more power?

Most players are familiar with the general principle that low tension gives more power and high tension gives more control. The lower tension strings stretch more during impact and thus store more energy. When the ball rebounds from the racquet, more energy is returned, so it leaves with a higher speed.

What tension do pros use?


Player Racquet Brand Tension (Mains)
Novak Djokovic Head 59 lbs.
Rafael Nadal Babolat 55 lbs.
Dominic Thiem Babolat 55 lbs.
Roger Federer Wilson 48.5 lbs.