As a tennis stringer in Melbourne, Stefano Prete is a professional, full-time tennis stringer and customizer.
Based in Moonee Ponds, northern suburbs of Melbourne, he strings over 6000 racquets a year.
He is a member of the United States Racquet Stringers Association, the European Racquet Stringers Association and the UK Racquet Stringers Association, and one of only a handful of stringers to obtain the USRSA Master Racquet Technician and ERSA Pro Tour Stringer qualifications, the highest stringing qualification there is. This means that he has passed an extensive examination process and satisfied experience requirements to earn the highest designations. There are only 9 USRSA MRTs and only 5 ERSA MRTs in Australia. There are also about 35 ERSA Pro Tour Stringers in the world.
He provides all our customers with a high level of quality and service. It is our belief that all players are entitled to have their racquets strung to the highest standard, regardless of their status within the sport.
All restrings are carried out on our 3 Yonex Protech 8 electronic stringing machines, as used at the Australian Open, Olympic Games and many ATP-WTA tournaments, assuring you of perfect tension every time. This machines are probably the best in the world and give unequalled accuracy and consistency.
Whatever your level of play or coaching, we can provide a personal racquet stringing service tailored to your needs.
We aim to give a very high level of workmanship to local players.
Whether your racquet needs a 2-piece string job, an ATW, a 50/50 or a box pattern, we got you covered.
There are 100’s of strings on the market today.
We stock a wide range of strings and grips, catering for most playing styles / string specifications, which make us a very professional tennis stringer in Melbourne.
We string for many players and coaches, many of whom like me to use their own string, which we are happy to do.
We will always carefully check your frame and advise you of any damage or recommend if you need new grommets or bumper strips – both of which I can supply and fit.
We have a quick turnaround time on restringing and also offer same day service. We aim to get all racquets restrung within 24hrs, although sometimes the turnaround time may be slightly increased.
We can also sometimes provide a “while you wait” service but please telephone first to check.