Gustavo Kuerten and the racquet strings that changed tennis

Before Rafa, Gustavo ‘Guga’ Kuerten was one of the most beloved Roland Garros champions of recent times. The hair, the infectious smile, the grunt, and of course, his style of play. But how did the Brazilian manage to win his first of three French Open titles as an unseeded player? Tennis Planet believed his secret weapon were his Luxilon poly strings and the above video showed how in racquet strings heralded a new era in tennis.

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