Desperately Seeking Newness
- The flying W. Draper, Derryck // WSA: Performance & Sports Materials;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p28
This article focuses on the success of the Wilson Sporting Goods Co. in manufacturing tennis equipments and supplies, as of 2004. The company began building tennis racquets in 1913. The 2004 series of the company's Triad series uses tubular carbon fiber with a CAD-developed decahedral geometry...
- ZIP CODE. Gromer, Cliff // Popular Mechanics;Aug2004, Vol. 181 Issue 8, p120
Put more zip in your tennis game with Wilson Sporting Goods Co.'s n1 racket. Using nCode technology, Wilson's frame construction fills the voids between the carbon fibers with nano-size silicon oxide crystals. As a result, nCode rackets are said to be twice as strong and stable, and up to 22...
- In Search of the Perfect Racket. Patterson, Bob // Tennis Life;Oct2008, p46
The article offers tips for choosing a tennis racket. According to the article, the key is to find the racket that works best with one's particular style of play and swing type. The demonstration process will be made easier by enlisting the assistance of the Master Racquet Technician (MRT). The...
- NEW PRODUCTS. // NSGA Retail Focus;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p20
The article provides information on several products related to sports equipment including BackTrack GPS from Bushnell Corp., X-series racket from Donnay Sporting Goods and safety eyewear Blink from Wiley X Eyewear.
- Racket Service Is "Priority One" for Top Pros. Patterson, Bob // Tennis Life;Jul2008, p46
The article features Priority One (P1), a provider of stringing service based in the U.S. Among the veteran tour stringers of P1 are Nate Ferguson and Ron Yu. The stringers carefully inspect each racket and install new overgrips as well as bumper/grommets if needed. Racket customizing is a large...
- No More Kids' Stuff. Gray, Bill // Tennis;Mar2010, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p54
The article discusses the features of junior racquets for playing tennis.
- Going With Your Gut. Levey, Jon // Tennis;Nov2006, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p74
This article focuses on selecting the right strength and material for tennis racquet strings.
- Abracadabra! Dusek, David // Tennis;Dec99/Jan2000, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p78
Evaluates several tennis racquets.
- Beginner's luck. Leonard, Tracy // Tennis;Jun96, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p83
Evaluates the new generation of starter tennis racquets. Includes Dunlop Tactical Encounter; Head Legend; Prince Precision Laser Lite.