Tennis Gear 101 | Understanding String Gauges
String gauge is important to consider when stringing or restringing a tennis racquet. If you want what you’ve been hitting with look to the tiny writing on the string in your racquet before cutting it out. The most common string gauges are 15, 16 and 17.
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String gauge is always noted on a string package. For example, this package of Solinco Hyper-G strings is noted as 17 gauge in the lower left corner.
Next up, we’ll look at tension.