Racket Restringing


About Our Stringer: Darrell Haines

Darrell and a handfull of other stringers in the world are in a class of their own. Now well over 50,000 rackets, Darrell’s wall of fame includes ATP and WTA Touring pros such as Venus & Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Daniel Nestor, Mark Knowles, Amelie Mauresmo, Marcos Bagdhatis, Leander Paes, 2008 Women’s Singles Olympic Gold Medalist Elena Dementieva, ESPN Tennis Commentator Patrick McEnroe, Rennae Stubbs and many more. Darrell has strung for the Washinton Kastles and  celebrities such as First Lady Michelle Obama and former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld‘s squash rackets. Darrell will be happy to fulfill all your racket re-stringing needs.

How often should I restring my racket?

Tennis pros restring their rackets everyday! Depending on how much you play, what type of strings you use and your personal preferences, you may restring every few times you play or once a year. The frequency of your racket restrings does affect your play! Over time tennis strings lose tension. As the tension on  your racket declines, you will see a considerable impact on your game. As the tension on your strings loosens, the strings stretch even more. This creates a cushion for the ball which minimizes the squashing effect. This cushion causes the ball to lose a lot of energy!

Additionally, if your racket string tension is constantly changing, you will have to constantly adjusting your stroke to compensate. Consistency is the key. Re-stringing on a regular basis will help improve your stroke!

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