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Holabird Sports


Available Solinco Hyper-G 16L (7664 hits) Co-PolyesterMonofilamentStructured surface 23 ratings $11.50* Available in: World 2017-10-05
 Durability  Power  Control  Feel  Comfort  Spin  Tension stab.  Satisfaction  Overall
95% (20/21)

Colors:   good   bad   average  ¦  Satisfaction = overall satisfaction
Ratings 1-5 of 23
Tester TTennis (3), 2017-10-05  registered Residence: Germany male seniors team player lower league, medium strokes with heavy spin, allround game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
55/55 lbs Wilson Ultra 100 (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
First only tested in doubles.
After 2 hours of singles match play on clay court I have to increase my ratings. Very good depth of my shots, power better than in doubles, great spin and angles, great precision on slice and drop shots.
This could become my new go-to string for the next season.
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
Yonex Poly Tour Pro 125
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 
Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives comfortable, solid, crispy
Tension Diagram Tension diagram
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Tester derglimpel (4), 2017-09-21  registered Residence: Germany male tournament player national level, hard strokes with moderate spin, offensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
53/51 lbs Babolat Pure Aero Tour 2016 (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 (8 hrs.)
 
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
Signum Pro Tornado
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 
Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives comfortable, lively, explosive, solid, crispy, precise, rough, innovative
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Tester returner (18), 2017-04-11  registered Residence: Germany male young seniors team player upper league, medium strokes with heavy spin, offensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
51/51 lbs Yonex E-Zone Ai 100 (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
n.a.
Played indoors on carpet with Head No. 1 Trainer balls.
The string provides lots of confidence due to the great control. You can hit precisely with decent power without risk of over hitting. I liked it a lot overall, nice combination of control and power, without sacrificing touch. Definitely a candidate for the upcoming clay court season.
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
MSV Focus-HEX 1.23
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
n.a.
Similar to Solinco Tour Bite, with better comfort, touch and power. For me the Hyper-G is better. Maybe I have to string lower next time, it maintains its tension very well.
Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives explosive, crispy, precise, rough, innovative, unique
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Tester DamianoP (1), 2017-04-02  registered Residence: Netherlands male young seniors tournament player national level, hard strokes with heavy spin, allround game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
52/52 lbs Wilson Pro Staff 97 2016 (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
I tested the string while using new US Open balls.
I did string the rackets on the new Babolat Racket Station using 4 knots.
The surface was Clay. The weather was 16°C and there were clouds.

I did found that the Solinco Hyper-G has a unique feel. It grabs the ball really smooth. I am an experienced tester and I have tested a bunch of strings.
I have never felt anything like this string before.
It's very good inside the court when you are really aggressive and put a lot of pressure on your opponents. I have found this string to be perfectly in balance in terms of power and control. When you go for big shots like a countershot or a very fast winner you will hit so good that your opponent will be in danger. When you hit the ball short cross you will see that this string allows you to make very short angles and be in absolute control.
At the net this string delivers nice feel on your volleys and even the drop shots will be hit with maximum accuracy. The serve was really nice.
Hitting the flat serve with this string gave me a lot of power and accuracy it feels like hitting bombs to your opponent. While hitting slice serves you can both make short angles with a lot of slice and hit faster slice serves to pull your opponents outside the court. Finally the kick serve allowed me to make my opponent hit the ball above his head.
From behind the baseline you will feel like you can hit your stroke wherever you want with a lot of aggression. But I have found this string to deliver his best when you are really aggressive inside the baseline.

I keep playing with the Solinco Hyper-G from now on.
When you are looking for a comfortable very unique string for aggressive players or modern players, then you need to give this string a go!
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
Luxilon Big Banger Alu Power 16L
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
 
Similar string(s): n/a
StringAdjectives explosive, crispy, precise, unique
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Tester tagträumer (12), 2017-03-16  registered Residence: Germany male team player upper league, hard strokes with heavy spin, offensive baseline game
Test Conditions Tension Racquet
53/53 lbs Yonex E-Zone DR 98 (MP, 16/19)
Absolute Rating Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
I tried the Hyper-G because I wanted to have more power than with the Tour Bite. I am amazed. For me this string provides the same level of control as the Tour Bite, but a bit better power.
My new go-to string :)
Satisfied? satisfied
Compared to:
n/a
Durability Power Control Feel Comfort Spin Tension Stability
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