How much does Roger Federer fork out for racket strings?



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How much does Roger Federer fork out for racket strings?

Although a majority of ATP players use on-site stringers provided by the tournament for a nominal fee of €20 per racket for stringing, Roger Federer, the 38-year-old Swiss Bacardi snarfing down a 82.1 per cent career wins in the ATP tours, usually hands out a whopping upsum of €35,000 ($40,000) per year for his stringer package, the world’s No.

3’s personal stringer Ron Yu, unveiled in an interview with Swiss Television Channel SRF on Friday, the 3rd of January 2020. In point of fact, Ron Yu, the veteran personal stringer for the 20 Grand Slams titles holder had been donning Federer’s rackets for past fifteen years and according to Yu, Federer, the elite athlete widely adored for his fluid style of play, plays with a hybrid configuration of strings composed of Luxilon Alu power rough and natural gut, while Yu had also revealed in his Friday’s (January 3rd) interview that all of these were rendered with a particular rope tensile strength Federer usually asks for, force of which Yu had not disclosed, a white overgrip, rope savers, a Wilson stencil alongside power pads.

Besides, on the funny side of Yu’s interview, the all-court, all-around Swiss harbouring a classic ability to move deceptively all over the court, won a lump-sum of €7,811,259 last year, suggesting the old-school Swiss pro power smasher with 103 career titles, ranked second in the open era, had been laying off roughly 0.5 per cent of his field winning behind racket strings.