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      Product Specifications




      17 gauge / 1.26mm


      40 feet / 12.2 meters

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      Dunlop Black Widow 17

      Inspired by one of the world's deadliest predators, Dunlop Black Widow 17 tennis string is the ultimate weapon for serious players. Premium polyester gives unmatched power and the heptagonal profile bites into the ball to provide exceptional spin generation.

      • High tensile, monofilament premium polyester for extra durability.
      • Heptagonal outer profile for maximum spin generation.

      Power: 7
      Comfort: 7
      Spin: 10
      Durability: 8

      average rating 4.0 out of 5
      Based on 3 reviews
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      67% of reviewers would recommend this product to a friend
      3 Reviews
      Rated 4 out of 5
      Review posted

      Good string for spin doctors.

      It put my own strings. This product is kind of hard to put on, but once on your strings' bed is really good for spin and control.

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      Rated 3 out of 5
      Review posted

      Disappointed...but still happy enough

      I've played the Black Widow strings for about a month now...perhaps 50 hours of play time. I really thought I'd like these strings better than I do. When I first began playing them I noticed great "bite" but they turned into ordinary poly quite quickly. I have been stringing all my rackets with poly for the past few years and after maybe 8 hours of play I saw little difference between the Black Widow and other polys. I also am a little disappointed in the "feel"; I purchase 17 ga and expected better ball response and control. With all this said, the strings are still serviceable after a fair amount of play and the initial price is really quite good. I wouldn't dissuade anyone from buying Black Widow but don't expect any miracles in your game because of them.

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      Rated 5 out of 5
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      Dunlop Black Widow

      The Dunlop Black Widow is a very special string with its pentagonal design. It literally bites into the ball as you hit leaving a mark just as a real black widow spider does in nature. I would highly recommend this string to anyone looking for extra spin and the quality of the string.

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