Which racquets / strings / tensions do the Pro's use?

Ever wondered what strings racquet, strings and tension the top players use?  This page provides these details for a selection of well known players on the men's (ATP Tour) and women's (WTA Tour) professional tours.  All the information is based on the stringing logs from Wimbledon 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009 as well as the Cincinnati 2009 tour events. 

Wimbledon 2013  

Interesting facts:
- The highest string tension was for Patricia Mayr-Achleitner at 31/31kg in Isospeed Black Fire.
- The lowest string tension was for Jack Sock at 16.5/16.5kg in Luxilon Alu Power Rough.
 
Serena Williams - Wilson Blade Team - Wilson Natural/Luxilon 4G -  65/64lbs - 41 restrings
Mike Bryan - Prince Rebel - Prince Natural/Prince Beast - 45/42lbs - 35 restrings
Bob Bryan - Prince Rebel - Prince Natural/Prince Beast - 45/41lbs - 35 restrings
Kei Nishikori - Wilson Steam - Wilson Natural/Luxilon 4G - 55/55lbs - 32 restrings
Lukasz Kubot - Head Speed - Luxilon Alu Power - 22/22kg - 32 restrings
Ivan Dodig - Head Radical Pro - Luxilon 4G - 28/28kg - 30 restrings
Na Li - Babolat Pure Drive - Babolat Pro Hurricane/Babolat Xcel - 67/65lbs - 26 restrings
Jurgen Melzer - Dunlop Bio F3.0 Tour - Isospeed - 25/25kg - 24 restrings
Marion Bartoli - Prince Warrior - Babolat RPM Blast/Babolat VS Team - 25/24.5kg - 24 restrings
Sabine Lisicki - Yonex V.Core Tour 97 - Yonex Poly Tour Spin/Prince Natural - 23/22kg - 24 restrings
Bernard Tomic - Yonex V.Core Tour 97 - Babolat VS Team/Signum Pro Tornado - 53/52lbs -23 restrings
Sloane Stephens - Head Radical Pro -  Luxilon Alu Power - 53/53lbs - 21 restrings
Tommy Haas - Head Prestige - Babolat VS Touch/Babolat RPM Blast -  24.5/23.5kg - 21 restrings
Wayne Odesnik - Babolat AeroPro Drive - Babolat VS Touch/Luxilon Alu Power Rough - 23/22kg - 20 restrings
Edouard Roger-Vasselin - Babolat Pure Drive - Babolat Pro Hurricane Tour/Babolat VS Team - 20.5/21.5kg - 20 restrings
 
Wimbledon 2012
 
Wimbledon Racquet Stringers 2012    Racquet Restringing at Wimbledon 2012
 
Serena Williams - Wilson Blade Team - Wilson Natural Gut / Luxilon 4G - 64/62 lbs - 74 restrings
Mike Bryan - Prince Rebel - Prince Natural / Prince Beast - 50/47 lbs - 36 restrings
Bob Bryan - Prince Rebel - Prince Natural / Prince Beast - 50/46 lbs - 35 restrings
Petra Kvitova - Wilson Steam - Luxilon Alu Power - 27/25 kg - 33 restrings
Xavier Malisse - Prince Tour - Babolat FiberTour - 29 kg - 33 restrings
Philipp Kohlschreiber - Wilson 6.1 95 - Wilson Natural Gut / Luxilon Original Rough - 22.5/23.5 kg - 33 restrings
Radek Stepanek - Bosworth Tour - Babolat VS Team / Luxilon Timo - 24/22 kg - 30 restrings
Venus Williams - Wilson Blade Team - Wilson Natural Gut / Babolat VS Team - 63/62 lbs - 30 restrings
Marin Cilic - Head Instinct - Babolat VS Touch / Luxilon Alu Power - 26 kg - 28 restrings
Kei Nishikori - Wilson Steam - Luxilon 4G / Wilson Natural Gut - 58/60 lbs - 26 restrings
 
Other interesting information
- Alexander Peya had the highest tension at Wimbledon 2012 - Isospeed Professional, 32 kg.
- Filippo Volandri had the lowest tension at Wimbledon 2012 - Luxilon Original, 12 kg.
 
Wimbledon 2011
Wimbledon 2011 - Restringing Service Pro Racquets Picture
 
Rafael Nadal – Babolat AeroPro Drive – Babolat RPM Blast – 25 kg – 56 restrings
Bob Bryan - Prince Rebel - Prince Natural / Luxilon Timo - 56/52 lbs - 38 restrings
Mike Bryan - Prince Rebel - Prince Natural / Luxilon Timo - 54/51 lbs - 37 restrings
Serena Williams - Wilson Blade Team - Wilson Natural Gut - 66 lbs - 36 restrings
Petra Kvitova - Wilson Tour - Luxilon Alu Power - 26/24 kg - 35 restrings
Feliciano Lopez - Wilson Pro Open - Luxilon Alu Power / Ace - 23/21 kg - 33 restrings
Venus Williams - Wilson Blade Team - Wilson Natural Gut - 66 lbs - 28 restrings
Xavier Malisse - Prince Diablo - Babolat Fibretour - 29 kg - 26 restrings
Sabine Lisicki - Wilson Blade - Luxilon Alu Power Rough / Wilson Natural Gut - 23.5/22.5 kg - 24 restrings
Milos Raonic - Wilson Blade - Luxilon M2 - 20/21 kg - 21 restrings
 
Wimbledon 2010
 
Rafael Nadal – Babolat AeroPro Drive – Babolat RPM Blast – 25/26 kg – 56 restrings
Philip Petzschner – Wilson K-Blade – Luxilon Alu Power – 24/23 kg – 11 restring
Leander Paes - Babolat Pure Drive – Luxilon Alu Power / Babolat VS Team – 49/47 lbs – 20 restrings
Serena Williams – Wilson K-Blade Team – Wilson Natural Gut – 65 lbs – 60 restrings
Cara Black – Babolat Pure Drive – Babolat VS Team – 56lbs – 13 restrings
Vania King - Babolat AeroPro Drive – Babolat Pro Hurricane Tour – 60 lbs – 8 restrings
Yaroslava Shvedova - Head Extreme MP – Head Sonic Pro – 25 kg – 7 restrings
 
Wimbledon 2009
 
Bob Bryan – Prince O3 SpeedPort Black – Luxilon Alu Power Rough / Babolat VS Touch – 48/52 lbs – 32 restrings
Mike Bryan – Prince O3 SpeedPort Black – Luxilon Alu Power Rough / Babolat VS Touch – 47/51 lbs – 29 restrings
Juan Carlos Ferrero - Prince OZone Tour – Luxilon Original – 24.5/23.5 kg – 24 restrings
Robin Soderling – Head Radical MP – Luxilon Alu Power – 25 kg – 31 restrings
Fernando Verdasco – Tecnifibre T.Flight 320 – Luxilon Original – 23/21 kg – 21 restrings
 
Elena Dementieva – Yonex RDiS 100 – Luxilon Alu Power – 23/22 kg – 18 restrings
Amelie Mauresmo – Head Radical MP – Babolat VS Team – 24.5 kg – 19 restrings
Dinara Safina – Babolat Aero Storm – Luxilon Alu Power – 25/24 kg – 35 restrings
Serena Williams – Wilson K-Blade Team – Wilson Natural Gut – 64 lbs – 55 restrings
Venus Williams – Wilson K-Blade Team – Wilson Natural Gut – 68 lbs – 46 restrings
 
Other interesting information
- Serena Williams had the most racquets strung (55) for any one player at Wimbledon 2009
- Jurgen Melzer from Austria requested the highest tension (33 kg or 73 lbs)
- Peter Luczak, also from Austria, used the lowest tension (16 kg or 35 lbs)
 
Cincinnati 2009
 
Male Players (ATP TOUR)
Player Racquet Strings Tension
James Blake Dunlop Aerogel 4D 2Hundred Tour Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 68 lbs
Bob & Mike Bryan Prince O3 Speedport Black Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power Rough / Prince Natural Gut 49 / 53 lbs
Marin Cilic Head YouTek Radical MP Babolat VS Touch Gut / Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 58 / 55 lbs
Juan Martin Del Potro Wilson [K]Factor [K]Six.One 95 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 62 lbs
Nikolay Davydenko Prince Ozone Pro Tour PolyStar Energy 48 / 46 lbs
Novak Djokovic Head YouTek Speed Pro Wilson Natural Gut / Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 61 / 59 lbs
Roger Federer Wilson [K]Factor [K]Six.One Tour 90 Wilson Natural Gut / Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power Rough 50 / 47 lbs
Fernando Gonzalez Babolat Pure Storm GT Babolat Pro Hurricane 49 / 50 lbs
Lleyton Hewitt Yonex RDiS 100 Mid Babolat VS Team / Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 48 lbs
Gael Monfils Prince EXO3 Rebel 95 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 57 / 55 lbs
Andy Murray Head YouTek Radical Pro Babolat VS Team Gut / Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 56 lbs
Rafael Nadal Babolat AeroPro Drive Cortex Babolat Pro Hurricane Tour 55 lbs
Sam Querrey Prince O3 Hybrid Tour Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 66 lbs
Andy Roddick Babolat Pure Drive Roddick GT Plus Babolat Pro Hurricane Tour / Babolat VS Team Gut 63 lbs
Gilles Simon Head MicroGel Prestige MP Head IntelliTour Rip Tour / Head Rip Feel 55 / 63 lbs
Robin Soderling Head MicroGel Radical MP Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 60 lbs
Radek Stepanek Bosworth Tour 96 Pacific Prime Gut 55 / 53 lbs
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Wilson [K]Factor [K]obra Tour Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power Rough 57 lbs
Fernando Verdasco Tecnifibre T-Fight 320 VO2 Max Luxilon Big Banger Original 58 / 54 lbs

Female Players (WTA TOUR)

Player
Racquet
Strings
Tension
Victoria Azarenka Head MicroGel Extreme Pro Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 62 / 61 lbs
Marion Bartoli Prince O3 Red Babolat Pro Hurricane / Babolat VS Gut 54 lbs
Kim Clijsters Babolat Pure Drive GT Babolat VS Touch 64 lbs
Elena Dementieva Yonex RDiS 100 MP Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 53 / 51 lbs
Ana Ivanovic Yonex RQiS 1 Tour XL 95 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power / Babolat VS Gut 54 lbs
Jelena Jankovic Prince O3 SpeedPort Pro White Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power / Prince Natural Gut 64 / 62 lbs
Svetlana Kuznetsova Head MicroGel Extreme Luxilon Monotec Supersense 55 / 53 lbs
Melanie Oudin Wilson [K]Factor [K]Blade Tour 93 Wilson [K] Gut 54 lbs
Flavia Pennetta Wilson [K] Factor [K] Blade 98 Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power / Wilson Natural Gut 60 lbs
Nadia Petrova Babolat Aero Storm Tour Babolat Revenge 57 / 59 lbs
Agnieszka Radwanska Babolat Pure Drive GT Lite Babolat Pro Hurricane / Babolat VS Gut 51 lbs
Dinara Safina Babolat Aero Storm Tour Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power Rough 66 / 64 lbs
Patty Schnyder Head YouTek Radical MP Kirschbaum Touch Turbo 57 lbs
Maria Sharapova Prince O3 SpeedPort Black Luxilon M2 / Prince Natural Gut 62 lbs
Samantha Stosur Babolat Pure Storm GT Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power / Babolat VS Gut 53 / 55 lbs
Serena Williams Wilson [K] Factor [K] Blade Team Wilson Natural Gut 65 lbs
Venus Williams Wilson [K] Factor [K] Blade Team Wilson Natural Gut 68 lbs
Caroline Wozniacki Babolat AeroPro Drive Cortex Babolat Pro Hurricane / Babolat VS Touch Gut 62 lbs
Vera Zvonareva Prince O3 White Gamma Zo Tour Polyester 53 / 55 lbs
 
INFORMATION FROM 2008

Male Players (ATP TOUR)

Player Racquet Strings Tension
Roger Federer Wilson - K Six One 90 Wilson -  Natural Gut
Luxilon - Alu Power Rough
21.5 / 21 kg
Rafael Nadal Babolat - AeroPro Drive Babolat - Pro Hurricane Tour 25 kg
Andy Murray Head - MG Radical MP Babolat - Natural Gut
Luxilon - Alu Power
26 / 25 kg
Novak Djokovic Head - YT Speed Pro Wilson - Natural Gut
Luxilon - Alu Power Rough
25 kg
Andy Roddick Babolat - Pure Drive Roddick + Babolat - Pro Hurricane
Babolat - Natural Gut
28 kg
Juan Martin Del Potro Wilson - K Six One 95 Luxilon - Alu Power 63 lbs
Gilles Simon Head - MG Prestige MP Head - Sonic Pro 24 / 25 kg
Fernando Verdasco Tecnifibre - T Flight 320 Luxilon - BB Original 26 / 24 kg
David Nalbandian Yonex - RDIS100MP Luxilon - BB Original 50 lbs
James Blake Dunlop - AeroGel 4D 300 Tour Luxilon - Alu Power

68 lbs

Female Players (WTA TOUR)

Player
Racquet
Strings
Tension
Serena Williams
Wilson - K Blade Tour
Wilson - Natural Gut
64 lbs
Dinara Safina
Babolat - Aero Storm
Babolat - Pro Hurricane
Babolat - Natural Gut
29 kg
Jelena Jankovic
Prince - OZone Seven
Prince - Tour
Prince - Natural Gut
31 / 30 kg
Elena Dementieva
Yonex - RDIS100MP
Luxilon - BB Original
24 / 23 lbs
Vera Zvonareva
Prince - O3 White
Gamma - Zo
24 / 25 kg
Venus Williams
Wilson - K Blade Team
Wilson - Natural Gut
64 lbs
Svetlana Kuznetsova
Head - MG Extreme MP
Luxilon - Alu Touch
24.5 / 23.5 kg
Agnieszka Radwanska
Babolat - Drive Z Tour
Babolat - Pro Hurricane
Babloat - VS Gut
23 kg
Victoria Azarenka
Head - MG Extreme Pro
Luxilon - BB Alu Power
62 / 61 lbs
Maria Sharapova
Prince - SpeedPort Black
Babolat - Pro Hurricane
Babolat - VS Gut
27 kg

 

Wimbledon 2010
 
Rafael Nadal – Babolat AeroPro Drive – Babolat RPM Blast – 25/26 kg – 56 restrings
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