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One of my coaches goes through strings way too quickly. He plays with the WIlson Pro Staff 6.1 Mid and BLX Six-One 95. He always breaks in the upper main, where the density of the string pattern is more open. He prefers Gamma TNT 17 strung at 58. This time I decided to try using power pads for additional cushioning. I also suggested he try 16 gauge. Any other advice out there?

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The upper mains? Does he hit a lot of kickers up there? That Gamma TNT 17 just isn't gonna last up there. Well, I suggest a softer poly and use the TNT as a cross in 16 gauge. Kirschbaum Pro Line 2 is good. Gamma Verve has a nice feel. Or I've been using Cyber Blue 17 gauge lately.

I would go 16ga.and probably hybrid or go soft poly. If he breaks the same string or near the same spot always I would try some string savers in that location. I have same racket and full poly lasted much longer that my hybrid set up, week or so vs. a few days max. Off to string up two of mine as well.

Thanks for the feedback. Yes it's the main string, breaking near the top 3rd or 4th cross, not in the sweet spot. I will try both your recommendations.

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