Playability Vs Durability

Despite the multitude of tennis strings available to consumers, it all really comes down to the balance between two concepts: playability and durability. No matter what material, thickness, or tennis racquet string tension you are looking for, you are likely sacrificing one for the other. Thinner strings provide greater spin potential but are prone to wear and breakage. Thicker strings will last longer but have a reduced feel. For many players, it makes sense to value either playability or durability over the other, but many look for the right combination of the two. So where to begin? Let’s take a look at tennis string gauges to start.

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