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Yonex's unparalleled new SIF (Silicone oil infused filament) technology enhances string movement for greater snap back and hence extreme spin. Its pentagonal structure creates heavy, ball crushing spin! As used by Angelique Kerber.
Many manufacturers are now quoting values for various characteristics of their strings. These characteristics cannot be taken in isolation as any particular restring should take into account several different factors. The most common characteristics are:
Where the manufacturer doesn't quote figures for these characteristics, we have inserted our own, based on our experience and comparing with other similar strings.
Please note that as these ratings are manufacturer based, they may not represent an accurate comparison between brands.
Each set of ratings refers to only one gauge of the particular string as the rating will be different per gauge. This is indicated by the text "(Ratings refer to xx variant)" after the ratings.
|Ratings relates to 1.25mm variant|
Top Spin Tennis View: Nathan's view - I previously tried out this string at my usual tension and I found it to be really tough on my wrist. So this time I had it 5lbs lower. Both times I have found the string to be very controlled. It allows me to comfortably pick places I want to hit on court and hit the exact spot. The other massive benefit I had with these was generating extra spin, which is great for a player who tends to over-hit the ball as the spin brings it back into court. Overall I really like this string but not recommended for anyone with arm injures (unless in hybrid form).
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