Why do I need my racquet customized?Have you ever asked yourself why high quality tennis racquets are always sold without any strings? The reason is simple! Racquets must be customized to fit your style of play like a glove. Modern tennis racquets are designed to give you optimal performance when they are matched with the right blend of strings at the right tension, the right weight and balance, and the right grip and dampener. Yet 99% of recreational tennis players simply get their racquet "restrung", and 75% of them are restrung without the accurate tension. Would you buy a brand new ferrari, proceed to put low grade fuel in it, and outfit it with the cheapest set of tires you could find? Obviously not, but this is exactly what most players do. Your racquets MUST BE CUSTOMIZED to fit your game, your style, your medical history, your improvement aspirations, your playing schedule, the conditions you play in, to give you the best feel, performance, and excellence you deserve and seek.
What is included in a racquet customization?When you buy a tuxedo at a store, you take it to a tailor to get a custom fit. A racket customization is the same process. You get the racket you like and let our Pros tailor it for you. Our 5 point process is like a glove fitting. Point 1: We choose the right string type for your style Point 2: We choose the right tension for your game Point 3: We check your racket for damage, advise you and fix it if possible Point 4: We tighten your grip and apply a fresh over-grip Point 5: We add weight, guard tape, and dampener if necessary
Experience Quality CraftsmanshipMost stringing services are about volume. At String 48, we are about quality craftsmanship. We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee and never cut corners. Your racquet is strung by a Certified Professional Tour Technician. Stringing correctly is a studied profession - with tests, certifications and levels of mastery. Let us show you the difference!
Why Accuracy is So Important in StringingWe use the latest high-performance digital stringing machines allowing us guarantee the accuracy of our tensions. And if you don't yet know your ideal tension (we all have one!) then we take the time to ask the questions necessary to make sure you get the right fit. This is important because if the tension is not right for you, you could develop tennis elbow or simply lose control of your game. We only use the best synthetic gut, polyester and natural strings in the business and guarantee that the strings you buy are the actual strings used in your racquet.
48-Hour Delivery Speed & ConvenienceStop waiting days and driving around town to get your racquets restrung. You can chose to drop-off/pick-up at our Bethesda or McLean locations, or let us come right to your home for the ultimate personalized convenience. We guarantee a 48-hour or less turn-around. You even have the option of having your racquets customized by our technician in front of you at your home for immediate delivery and a very fun and educational experience! Avoid the wait, try String 48! Bethesda Location: Holton Arms School (7303 River Rd - 2 min from 495) M-F 4-6:30pm McLean Location: Hamlet Tennis Club (8209 Dunsinane Ct - 5 min from Tysons) M-F 4-6:30pm Your Home: Within a 20-mile radius of the DMV
Take the racket you like and let our Pros tailor it perfectly for you to maximize your game.
Our 5-point process is a personalized fitting:
Point 1: We choose the right string type for your style
Point 2: We choose the right tension for your game
Point 3: We check your racket for damage, advise you and fix it if possible
Point 4: We tighten your grip and apply a fresh over-grip
Point 5: We add weight, guard tape, and dampener if necessary
You can chose to drop-off/pick-up at one of our locations in Bethesda or McLean, or let us come to your home for the ultimate convenience. 48-Hours guaranteed, with 24-hour and on-site options available.
Full Racquet Customization
Tennis racquets don't have to be so serious! Let your child express his/her personality with color and designs -- and watch them light up when they take their new customized racquet to the court.
A full customization includes brand new quality strings of the fun color of their choice, a new grip in the color of their choice, a customized painted stencil and the choice of one of our fun emoji face dampeners.
Plus, did we mention, the new strings are also better quality than the stock strings that came with the racquet and will improve their control and feel of the ball and prevent arm injuries?
Drop-off/pick-up at one of our locations in Bethesda or McLean and guaranteed 24-hour turn-around.
Hot Kit (Juniors)
For players that pop strings frequently and don't need a full racquet customization every time, our elite restringing service is for you. You get a discounted 10-racquet restringing pack, all with our 48-hour best quality guarantee. You can chose to drop-off/pick-up at one of our locations in Bethesda or McLean, or let us come directly to your home for the ultimate convenience.
We use high quality strings on state-of-the-art digital stringing machines that calibrate tension precisely. Our Professional Tour Stringing Technician, trusted by the pros, is now here for you.
MAXIMUM ONE FAMILY PER PACK. We are happy to string racquets for multiple members of the same family as part of this pack.
Elite Restringing Service 10-Pack
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