The Evolution of Tennis Rackets...

Feb 19, 2016 by

1100BC-           In its early stages, tennis was played with the hands, and the ball was hit against a wall, or through hoops.   1874 –            The first official tennis racket was made in London by Major Walter C. Wingfield. It was called the “Major  Wingfield Original” and was made with solid wood— usually ash because of its strength and moldable characteristic.   1947-            In 1947, Lacoste’s rackets taught people to laminate (layer different types of wood) their wooden rackets to reach the desirable resistance, strength, and weight. These rackets, despite their heavy weight and small-headed sweet spots, were popular until the 1970s.   1968-           Wilson created the first-ever steel racket called the Wilson T2000....

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Gamma & Yonex

Apr 19, 2013 by

We are very excited to let you know we have joined Gamma and Yonex!  In joining with these 2 companies players will have access to all Gamma products; strings, rackets, hoppers, 10 & under nets, balls for all age levels, stringing machines, & accessories.  Yonex products include rackets, shoes, & accessories.  In the next few weeks we will be able to sell these products from our website for you to pick up at Chandler Tennis Center or for us to mail to your home.    This change also creates the parting with the Dunlop products.  I have played with Dunlop for the past 4 years and have amassed some inventory.  If your interested act quickly these items are priced low with limited availability.  Email bashatennis@gmail.com to purchase. Product Quantity Price Dunlop 100 4 3/8...

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