Natural Gut. As far as tennis strings go, natural gut is some of the best (and priciest) on the ...
One option would be to use polyester tennis strings, but if you’re looking to save money by avoiding breaking strings, then this might not be the best route. That’s because a drawback to polyester strings is that they tend to lose their tension quicker and go “dead,” which means they’re relatively high maintenance and need to be restrung more frequently.
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When you’re shopping for tennis strings, the first step will be to decide between the two major categories of string: natural gut and synthetic. As you may have guessed by the names, natural gut strings come from organic fibers, while synthetic come from artificial materials.
1 Natural Gut Tennis Strings; 2 Synthetic Tennis Strings. 2.1 Nylon String; 2.2 Synthetic Gut String; 2.3 Polyester String; 2.4 Kevlar String; 3 Features Recap; 4 String Gauges; 5 Hybrid String Pattern; 6 Wrapping Up...
Kevlar is the stiffest and most durable string available so for a string breaker who doesn't ...
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Monofilament strings tend to exhibit greater durability than synthetic gut or multifilament strings of the same material, but have less power, feel, and comfort. The most common type of monofilament, co-polyester strings, have become slightly softer and more forgiving though they are for players seeking durability, control, and spin.
Most polyester strings can feel very stiff—as they should, they’re designed thatway—but the Solinco Hyper-G string has a bit of give that allows for a larger sweet spot on the racquet and a softer feel for those who have tennis elbow. Another plus with this product is that these strings don’t easily lose tension.
Multifilament vs. Other Types of Strings. There are four core or primary types of tennis strings, including multifilaments, polyester, synthetic gut, and natural gut. Each type of string can be a perfect or ideal fit for different players, so it depends on an individual’s needs and preferences.