Wherever possible, we will pack your order on the same or next business day and send you your tracking details when it leaves. Delivery estimates once it leaves our store are:
*The time frame listed below each Standard Post and Express Post denotes business days.
# Service to Township only.
**eParcel Express Post is not covered in the Express Post Guarantee.
Please Note: This table is too be used as a guide only. Timeframes are not exact and should not be relied solely upon. The table does not account for periods of strenuous load for Australia such as Christmas. For more accurate timelines please see AusPost Postage Calculator.
Yes, we have a hitting area in our store in Fitzroy which you can try racquets and we also have a demo program available for customers that visit our store in Fitzroy.
Instore demo service:
We have also recently fitted a speed radar in our hitting area for live feedback on racquet power performance.
Demo program service:
If you are able to visit us we allow you to borrow up to 2 racquets for 2 days. We charge a nominal fee of $5.00 per racquet (so if you borrow 2 racquets for 2 days it will cost $10). If you then decide to buy a racquet within 30 days we will give you a $10 discount off the racquet (to claim this discount you need to keep your demo receipt).
You need to bring along your credit card and licence details. We recommend you call us on the morning that you are hoping to demo racquets to make sure they are in. Unfortunately we are not able to hold racquets for more than a few hours.
We are open:
Monday-Friday: 8.30am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Note: Our demos are currently only available in 4 3/8.
We do ship to New Zealand, however, we do have some limitaions placed on us by certain brands.
We have a filter on the left hand side of the website, International Availability, that will show you what products can be shipped to your area.
Please let us know if there is something else you are interested in and we will let you know if we can help.
We certainly do restring racquets. We can restring your tennis, squash an badminton racquets in store.
We charge $29.00 for labour (tennis and squash) and you can either provide your own string or purchase string from us. Some examples of costs (string and labour) are:
Most people drop their racquet off in the morning and pick it up in the afternoon. If you have multiple racquets that need a restring it might not be possible to receive a same day service, please call our sales team to check.
If you would like a restring on the spot we can arrange this but you must call on the day and book it in with our stringing staff.
We save your information on file and can provide insight and advice on how to appropriately change your setup to provide the changes you want to see in the performance of your strings.
The correct grip size makes a huge difference in how a racquet performs. The average size for a male is a 4-3/8 and the average for a female is a 4-1/4. If you feel you have bigger hands than the average, then you should select one grip size larger. If you are unsure, choose the smaller size. You can always make a grip bigger but you can't easily make it smaller! To make a grip bigger you can simply add an overgrip (this increases the grip size 1/16 or half a grip size). You can also get your local pro shop to add a "heat shrink sleeve" or a Lorow SiZ-UP which increases the grip by 1, 2, 3 or 4 sizes.
If you're not sure of your grip size, here's a simple way to measure:
Holding an eastern forehand grip (the palm is placed against the same bevel as the string face), you should be able to fit the index finger of your non-hitting hand in the space between your fingers and your palm.
If there isn't enough room for your index finger, the grip is too small. If there is space between your fingers and palm, the grip is too big.
A grip that is too small requires more muscle strength to keep the racquet from twisting in your hand. Prolonged use of a grip that's too small can contribute to tennis elbow problems. A grip that's too large inhibits wrist snap on serves, makes changing grips more difficult and also requires more muscle strength. Prolonged use of a grip that's too big can also contribute to tennis elbow problems.