My name is Jamie "The Machine" Pethick. I am currently studying for a PhD in Sports Science, but more relevantly to you, I am a European Racquet Stringers Associatoin certified Master Racquet Technician, one of only four certified Pro Tour Stringers in the UK and one of the leading racket stringers in the world.
Over the last seven years I have strung for over 80% of the ATP and WTA top 100 professional tennis players (See list)
at Grand Slam and ATP/WTA events:
- ATP World Tour Finals 2011, 2012
- Wimbledon Championships 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
- French Open, Roland Garros 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
- ATP Masters 1000, Rome 2013 and 2014 (Offsite)
- ATP Masters 1000, Montreal 2011, 2013
- Aegon Championships, Queen's 2010, 2015 (Offsite)
- Aegon International 2009, 2010
- Aegon Surbiton Trophy
I am a member of the Babolat Official UK Stringing Team.
I am a
member, UK manager and certification tester of the European Racquet Stringers
Over the past 7 years I have strung over 5000 rackets on the ATP and WTA Tours and at Grand Slams, including rackets for numerous tournament winners, such as Serena Williams at the 2013 French Open, and Bob and Mike Bryan at Wimbledon 2011, French Open 2013 and Wimbledon 2013. This summer (2015) I strung at Wimbledon for the 7th consecutive year.
"Thanks Jamie. You're the man!"
Bob and Mike Bryan, Wimbledon Doubles Champions 2011, 2013.
Check out my blog for more information on my burgeoning racket collection, as well as updates from tournaments I string at!
Check out this interview with me from the 2012 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals! (I'm the one at the end, after Boris Becker and Mark Petchey).