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What makes a tennis player break their strings?

Asked By: Muzzer 1 - 2/21/2009
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A broken string is always a hassle, even if you have a spare racket. It breaks your concentration, and forces you to adjust to a different racket in the middle of a match-which can often mean several lost points... More
Answered By: Rookie - 2/21/2009
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Professional players tend to string their racquet's at higher tensions and they tend to generate a ton more spin with their serves (especially the high Kicker second serves) and their ground strokes which puts a mass amount of friction on the string bed with the strings sliding and grinding on each other. It doesn't... More
Answered By: jennagalvin - 2/21/2009
 
The two main reasons you break your strings is: 1:The amount of force hit, and returned from the ball. 2:Any extremly powerfull slice (Left hand spin) will crack them.
Answered By: TreeHugger - 2/21/2009
 
I am proud (or unproud) to say that in all the years I have been playing tennis I have never broken a string.
Answered By: PrinceValiant - 2/21/2009
 
the power of the shot and speed of ball.
Answered By: Alexx! - 2/21/2009
 
To break a string you need to hit the ball hard with topspin, that puts a lot of pressure on the strings. If you hit really flat it will take longer to break your strings. How often you break a string also depends on how much you play (obviously.) I break my strings like once every two months or less when I am... More
Answered By: FREAKING RIPPED - 2/21/2009
 
Anger.
Answered By: JasonL - 2/21/2009
 
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