Like Chris, Michelle also thought this string was on the comfortable end of the stiffness spectrum. She added, "As far as Yonex strings go, I'm most familiar with POLYTOUR PRO, and I found this REV string to feel and play firmer than POLYTOUR PRO. It did feel muted at contact, which helped it feel comfortable and dissipated any harsh shock.
In addition to giving it a more consistent diameter and durable structure, this manufacturing process promises above-average tension maintenance and playability duration. According to our team, Yonex has definitely delivered on that promise. For Chris, this string went the distance and then some. He described, "I was very impressed by how long both colors of Poly Tour Strike felt playable in my racquets.
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It has superb access to power, encouraging attacking and decisive tennis. Mentally I feel so much better playing with this string and really going for shots. I think the blue is a nice colour change without being too “out there”, and for what it is, the price, the string is great.
Yonex Poly Tour Strike tennis string review. A review of a lower powered poly tennis string, that offers control, feel, and durability. Probably one of the best tennis strings that hold tension!
In order to improve tension maintenance, Yonex stretches Poly Tour Pro at a high temperature during production. According to Michelle, this strategy seems to be working. She said, "This string maintained tension and playability really well. Even toward the end of the second week the ball came off the stringbed very reliably.
The racquets I used in this Yonex Poly Tour String review are Yonex Ezone Tour (52 lbs), Yonex VCORE 95 (51 lbs), VCORE 100 (both 2021 versions) (53 lbs), and Wilson Clash Pro (55 lbs). The string is infused with silicone oil, which is supposed to increase snapback and spin.