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Which Tennis String Should You Use?

Updated: Dec 9, 2021

There is a huge variety of tennis strings in the market for you to choose from. In this guide, we will be going through the different types of tennis strings and their advantages and disadvantages.

Types Of Tennis Strings

Synthetic Gut

Synthetic Gut strings are made from nylon and are usually composed with only a single filament. We recommend synthetic gut strings to beginners.


  • Cheap

  • Easy to use for beginners


  • Average performance and playability

Head Synthetic Gut PPS


Strings made from hundreds of fibres wounded together. Multifilament strings offer high comfort to its user.


  • Soft and Comfortable

  • Wide range of Prices

  • Good Playability


  • Less Control

  • Might be too soft for some

  • Might not be the most durable option

Technifibre Triax

Natural Gut

Strings are made from the cow's intestine. These strings are regarded as the best type of strings to use. However, they come with a pricey cost.


  • Unparalleled comfort, power and feel

  • Excellent Tension maintenance

  • High playability


  • Expensive

Babolat VS Tour


Strings made from polyester provides enhanced spin, control and durability. Used by intermediate to advanced players. Used by most professionals in the ATP tour.


  • High durability

  • High Control

  • High Spin


  • Lower Power

  • Lack Of Comfort

  • Loses tension quickly

Solinco Tour Bite

We hope that through this guide, you gain a better understanding of the different types of string and what string you should use for your tennis racket.

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