Category Archives: Technology of Tennis

Nassau Tennis Club adds new piece of court technology

By Ann LoPrinzi/For The Times The Times, Trenton on January 13, 2014 at 6:00 AM, updated January 13, 2014 at 6:23 AM Technology is the new wave of tennis, and it’s getting more sophisticated. Rackets, strings and court surfaces have … Continue reading

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Gerald Says, “Buy Better Balls!”

What’s the difference between the can of balls you get for $1.99 from Costco and a can of Tour quality balls you get get at the Pro Shop? The rubber used to produce the tennis ball is at the core … Continue reading

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Gerald Says, “Maintain Your (Bumper) Guard”

What are bumper guards? The Bumper guard and their smaller counterpart, the grommet strip, is one of the key technical innovations for prolonging string life and protecting the frame from contacting the ground. Unfortunately, bumper guards and grommet strips don’t … Continue reading

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Gerald says, “Why do I favor one racquet over the others?”

You go out to your local pro shop (or, much to my dismay, online retailer) and buy two racquets of identical make and model, with the same grip and head size and have them strung the exact same way with … Continue reading

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Gerald Says…Beware of the Counterfeit Racquet!

What? There are counterfeit tennis racquets now?  Unfortunately, counterfeiting is a plague to which the tennis industry is not immune. Generally speaking, the impostors are manufactured in China and sold via the internet, on random online retail sites that look as legitimate as … Continue reading

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Gerald Says: “Take Care of Your Racquet”

In future articles, I will go more in depth regarding the “technology of tennis”, but today we will get things started by discussing the fundamentals of racquet maintenance. With the holidays fast approaching, many of you are considering the gift … Continue reading

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