SuperNick now in black and white

September 8, 2014

Ashaway, RI – Ashaway Racket Strings has added new flare to its popular 18 gauge SuperNick® XL Micro squash string by introducing a new black and white pattern. The distinctive new design adds variety and choice to what has become Ashaway’s fastest growing squash string category. Ashaway’s other 1.15 mm squash strings include UltraNick® 18 and PowerNick® 18.

Known for its unique construction of nylon multifilament core and double-braided multifilament jacket, Ashaway SuperNick XL Micro has very high linear density, which results in superior durability for an 18 gauge string, while still providing optimum ball control and spin generation at lower tensions.

“Our bright yellow-colored string with the trademark red and blue SuperNick XL crossing pattern has been well regarded by top amateur players for its resiliency and ball control,” said Steve Crandall, Vice President of Ashaway. “The new black and white cross pattern SuperNick XL Micro is very flashy and distinctive. It will go very well with some of the new racquet graphics, and will be very recognizable as a member of the Ashaway SNXL family of squash strings.”

SuperNick XL Micro is one of a line of high quality squash strings available from Ashaway, which includes SuperNick XL, SuperNick XL Pro and SuperNick XL Titanium, as well as their popular PowerNick, UltraNick and Liberty® strings.

Ashaway Racket Strings are made by Ashaway Line & Twine Mfg. Co., the only U.S. manufacturer of string for squash, tennis, racquetball, and badminton. Operated by the Crandall family since 1824, Ashaway has been making racquet strings since 1949, and is responsible for several important technical innovations. Ashaway has been the Official String of USA Racquetball for more than ten years, and has recently been named the Official String of Professional Tennis Registry and the Women’s Squash Association. Ashaway Line & Twine Mfg. Co. also makes braided products for medical and industrial applications. For more information visit

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