Meet the man who strings Roger Federer's rackets
By the time Roger Federer steps onto a tennis court, it's already been a long day for Ron Yu. For the last 15 years, in non-descript hotel rooms around the world, Yu has personally strung Federer's ra...
Wilson K-Factor
Wilson K-Factor refers to the generation of Wilson Sporting Goods tennis racquets that incorporate the "K-Factor" technology. These racquets were first revealed in 2007 and are still popular among pla...
Prince Sports
Prince Global Sports, LLC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a manufacturer and distributor of racquet sports equipment, footwear and apparel for tennis, squash and badminton.The company was founded in 19...
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Babolat
Babolat /ˈbɑːboʊlɑː/ is a French tennis, badminton and squash equipment company, best known for its strings and tennis racquets which are used by several top players. The company has made strings sin...
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Dunlop Sport (Australia)
Dunlop Sport is a division of Pacific Brands of Australia. The company is not connected to Sports Direct, which owns rights to the Dunlop brand outside Australia and New Zealand.Dunlop Australia firs...
Prince original graphite
The Prince original graphite, or the “POG” as it is called, or “The Original G” is a tennis racquet manufactured by Prince Sports. It was first introduced in 1980 and has been used by numerous world-c...
Fischer (company)
Fischer Sports is an Austrian company that produces Nordic Skiing, Alpine Skiing and Hockey equipment. It is one of the largest manufacturers of equipment in the world cup for both Nordic and Alpine s...
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Völkl
Völkl ([fœlkl]) is a sports equipment manufacturer based in Germany. It is a subsidiary of the Jarden Corporation. Initially it manufactured skis, but has extended its line to snowboards, outerwear, a...
MacCAM
MacCAM (often written as MacCam, Mac-Cam or Mac Cam) is a system of slow-motion cameras developed by FastCAM Replay LLC and DEL Imaging Systems LLC used during Tennis matches to replay close or contro...
Electronic line judge
An electronic line judge is a device used in tennis to automatically detect where a ball has landed on the court. Attempts to revolutionize tennis officiating and the judging of calls in the sport beg...
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Hawk-Eye
Hawk-Eye is a complex computer system used officially in numerous sports such as cricket, tennis, Gaelic football, hurling and association football, to visually track the trajectory of the ball and di...
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Cyclops (computer system)
Cyclops is a computer system co-invented by the British inventor Bill Carlton of Great Britain and Margaret Parnis England of Malta, which is used on the ATP and WTA professional tennis tours as an el...
Head (company)
HEAD NV is a sports equipment and clothing company, known mainly for their alpine skis and tennis racquets. The company includes parts of several previously independent companies, including Head Ski C...
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Yonex
Yonex Co., Ltd. (ヨネックス株式会社, Yonekkusu Kabushiki-gaisha) (TYO: 7906) is a Japanese manufacturer of sporting equipment for badminton, golf, and tennis, producing racquets, clubs, shoes, shuttle...
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Wilson ProStaff Original 6.0
The Wilson Pro Staff Original, first introduced in 1983 is most known for being the model of racket used by Pete Sampras.
Originally manufactured in Chicago, Illinois and Saint Vincent and the Gre...
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Overgrip
An overgrip is a soft, padded, clothlike tape wrapped around the grip of a racquet. There are a few purposes for an overgrip. The two main uses are to add tackiness (stickiness) and to increase sweat...
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Tennis technology
Since the sport's inception, the design and manufacture of tennis equipment has been affected by technological advances and regulations. As is common in major sports, regulations became more exacting ...
Dunlop Sport
Dunlop Sport is a British sporting goods company that specialises in tennis and golf equipment. Dunlop have manufactured sporting equipment since 1910.In most parts of the world, Dunlop Sports is owne...
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Wilson Sporting Goods
The Wilson Sporting Goods Company is an American sports equipment manufacturer based in Chicago, Illinois. Since 1989, it has been a foreign subsidiary of the Finnish group Amer Sports.Wilson makes eq...
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PointTracker
PointTracker, created by IBM, is an application featured in Grand Slam tennis tournaments that presents an animated 3D view of each shot played in a singles match.A menu to the right of the applicatio...
Slazenger
Slazenger /ˈslæzɨndʒər/ is an British sporting goods manufacturer which concentrates on racket sports including tennis, cricket and hockey. Established in 1885, it is today one of the oldest surviving...
Tennis ball
A tennis ball is a ball designed for the sport of tennis. Tennis balls are yellow at major sporting events, but in recreational play can be virtually any color. Tennis balls are covered in a fibrous f...
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Shock stop
Shock Stop is a system developed by sports equipment manufacturer Head to damp (reduce) vibration in its range of titanium tennis rackets. It works by drawing the vibration down the frame of the racke...
Backboard (tennis)
A tennis backboard is a simple wall usually made from some kind of fiberboard and located at a tennis court attached to a fence. It should have a tennis net either drawn or painted at the proper heigh...
Polo shirt
A polo shirt, also known as a golf shirt and tennis shirt, is a form of shirt with a collar, a placket with typically two or three buttons, and an optional pocket. All three terms may be used intercha...
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Strings (tennis)
In tennis, the strings are the part of a tennis racquet which make contact with the ball. The strings form a woven network inside the head (or "hoop") of the racquet. Strings have been made with a var...
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Howard Head
Howard Head (1914 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 1991) was an aeronautical engineer who is credited with the invention of laminate skis and the oversized tennis racket. Head founded the ski (and late...