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Using String-a-lings, also known as String Savers String Savers (the Prince version of string-a-lings) are little plactic pieces that are inserted where the strings touch around the sweetspot of the racquet. They prevent your strings from rubbing against each other, and are intended to help prolong string life.
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String-A-Lings were one of the original string-saver brands, but they’ve been discontinued. They were simple and well made, designed to reduce friction and help keep your strings fresh. The tool that came with these string savers was different than those available for players these days. The string savers didn’t actually go inside the applicator.
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They serve the same function as modern “string-a-lings” that can be inserted between the mains and crosses to reduce friction and wear between the mains and crosses. Small, sharp blobs of glue are attached to the strings to get a good grip on the ball but it is doubtful that they do anything useful.
Is it allowed to use these string-savers (also called string-a-lings) during a tournament? Yes: "The strings shall be free of attached objects and protrusions other than those utilised solely and specifically to limit or prevent wear and tear or vibration, and which are reasonable in size and placement for such purposes." from the ITF rules. Do the pros use string-savers? Some pros like Sampras, Hewitt, Henman, Rusedski use string-savers.
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String savers are small pieces of material, usually plastic or some other composite, that slip between the main and cross strings. They can be installed anywhere but they're primarily used in high wear areas in the middle of the string bed and their purpose is to increase the life of the strings.