lifespan of the racquet is dependant upon how much you play, how many times is has been restrung, and how much. wear and tear. i would say on the average 3-5 years if the racquet has been used regularly. i have friends that change racquets every few months, others use racquets that are over 20 years old.
The only sure things in the life of your tennis racquet are death and the taxes you paid when you bought it. All of today’s premium racquets are built to stay as tough as an F-150 pick-up, but the graphite, titanium and/or carbon fibers in the frame weaken after thousands of whacks.
Having accounted for wealth and education status in the findings, the researchers believe that it’s the social connection that is the key to the longevity benefits with racquet sports being the most beneficial. Tennis: 9.7 years gain in life expectancy; Badminton: 6.2 years; Soccer: 4.7 years; Cycling: 3.7 years; Swimming: 3.4 years; Jogging: 3.2 years
Jun 5, 2015. #3. If you play 2 to 3 times a week and string under the manufacturer's recommended max tension and change out the grommets every couple of months your racket should last you at least 3 to 5 years with no problem what so ever. S.
Tennis racket life expectancy. I've been using the same tennis racket (Babolat aero, not sure what exact model) for a couple of years now, and before hand it was my mums for a couple of years, and I've probably had it re strung around 8 times when the strings have snapped, a few chips of the top of the racket head but no major cracks.
Leaving a racquet in a car on a hot summer day will also assist in the demise of a racquet and tension of a string job. Awhile back, a Tennis magazine writer left a newly strung racquet in a car during an 80-something degree day — the temp. in the car rose to over 100 degrees, and the string job lost a whopping 14 lbs. of tension in one day.