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Hitting with flat tennis balls doesn't necessarily hurt your strings all that much, but it definitely hurts your game.

They can hurt your strings a little if you are using all of your might to swing into the tennis ball, and because it is flat the ball will flatten out over the strings and cause more areas of the string to become weaker.

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