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Pro Equipment Log: 2004 Roland Garros

A “/ ” denotes differing tensions between mains and crosses. A “-” indicates a tension range on multiple racquets. “NA” means player did not play or no information was available. Tensions above 38.5 are in pounds; 38.5 and below are in kilograms.

Men

Player name Racquet brand Racquet model Head size String brand String model Gauge Tension
Roger Federer Wilson nSix-One Tour 90 Luxilon/Wilson Big Banger Alu Power Rough/Natural Gut 16L NA
Andy Roddick Babolat Pure Drive + 100 Babolat Pro Hurricane/VS Team 16 73
Guillermo Coria Prince Experimental NXGraphite 100 Luxilon Big Banger Original 16 52
David Nalbandian Yonex RDX-500 98 Luxilon Big Banger Original 16 64
Tim Henman Slazenger Pro X-1 95 Babolat/Luxilon Big Banger Timo/ VS Team Natural Gut 17 51.6
Juan Carlos Ferrero Prince NXGraphite 100 Luxilon Big Banger Original 16 53/51
Carlos Moya Babolat Pure Drive 100 Luxilon Big Banger Original 16 60
Rainer Schuettler Head Liquidmetal Prestige Mid 93 Polystar Energy 1.25 NA
Andre Agassi Head Liquidmetal Radical OS 107 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 66
Gaston Gaudio Wilson Hyper Pro Staff 6.1 95 Toalson Cyber Blade Tour Thermaxe 1.27 59.5
Lleyton Hewitt Yonex RDX-500 90 Babolat/Luxilon VS Team/Big Banger Alu Power 16L 56
Nicolas Massu Babolat Pure Control Plus 97 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16 53
Sebastien Grosjean Head Liquidmetal Prestige MP 98 Babolat VS Touch 16 50.6
Paradorn Srichaphan Yonex Ultimum RD TI-80 98 Luxilon/Babolat Big Banger Alu Power/VS Touch Natural Gut 16L/16 64
Marat Safin Head Liquidmetal Prestige Mid 93 Babolat Ballistic/VS Team 16 NA
Sjeng Schalken Did not play
Mark Philippoussis Head Prestige Mid (black) 93 Babolat VS Touch Natural Gut 16 75
Juan Ignacio Chela Babolat Pure Control Plus NA Babolat Ballistic 16 NA
Jiri Novak Volkl Tour 10 Mid Plus 98 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 29/28
Andrei Pavel Fischer Pro No. One 98 Luxilon Big Banger Ace Touch 18/16L NA

Women

Player name Racquet brand Racquet model Head size String brand String model Gauge Tension
Justine Henin-Hardenne Wilson HTour 95 BDE BDE Performance 16 57.5
Kim Clijsters DID NOT PLAY
Anastasia Myskina Head Liquidmetal Instinct 100 Luxilon Big Banger Timo 18 56/52
Amelie Mauresmo Dunlop 300G 98 Babolat VS Touch 16 57.2
Lindsay Davenport Wilson HTour 95 Babolat VS Touch 16 63/64
Elena Dementieva Yonex RDX-500 MP 98 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L 51/48.5
Jennifer Capriati Prince Triple Threat Rebel Midsize 95 Babolat/Luxilon VS Touch/Big Banger Alu Power 16/16L 67
Venus Williams Wilson H4 110 Wilson Natural 16 65
Paola Suarez Prince NXG Graphite 100 Prince Nylon 15L -
Svetlana Kuznetsova Head Liquidmetal Instinct 100 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Touch 16L -
Serena Williams Wilson H6 110 Wilson Natural 16 67
Nadia Petrova * * * Luxilon Monotec Supersense 16L 20
Ai Sugiyama Prince More Control DB 800 97 Prince Natural Gut 16 57
Vera Zvonareva Fischer Pro No One FT 98 Kirschbaum Super Smash Spikey 16 -
Maria Sharapova Prince More Attack 100 Babolat Pro Hurricane/VS Touch 17/16 -
Silvia Farina Elia Prince Triple Threat Graphite OS 110 Luxilon Big Banger Original 16 52/50
Anna Pistolesi Babolat Pure Drive 100 Babolat Tour Duralast 16 77.2
Chanda Rubin Did not play
Francesca Schiavone Fischer Pro No. One 98 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L -
Patty Schnyder Head Liquidmetal Prestige MP 98 Kirschbaum Super Smash Spikey 17 -

Read the report by Albert Lee on stringing for the Tecnifibre team at Roland Garros.

 

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