Anything like Tournagrip but last longer?

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  1. chrisplchs

    chrisplchs Professional

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    Hi,

    Today, I tried the Wilson Pro overgrip. Decent grip but began to cause formation of blisters rather quickly. I am trying to figure out what I can use besides Tournagrip as I sweat a lot and Tournagrip seems to not last long enough.


    Thanks,

    Chris
     
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  2. Freedom

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    I play with Prince Microtac. It can get kind of slick, so try putting it on inside-out. The 'normal inside' is kind of rough, and probably better suited for sweaty hands than the normal side.

    White gets dirty, so try black.
     
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  3. Ripper

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    Microtac is nice, but in a very different way than Tournagrip:

    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=99196

    If you want something very similar to Tournagrip, but that lasts more and is better, in general, this is what you want:

    http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/descpageACPRINCE-NSOGC.html
     
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  4. thetenniskid07

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    Give dunlop hydromax a try. I don't like it at all but it's just me.
     
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  5. woody6.1

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    with the wilson pro overgrip did you just not wrap it correctly ? cuz i love that grip, and i'm soon gonna have it over a nice wilson leather grip.
     
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  6. Bottle Rocket

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    Just like rackets, different people prefer different things. I doubt it was his wrapping method.

    I actually was a huge Pro overgrip fan for about 6 months. I had small blister problems and other painful things going on with my hand. I thought it was just me, but I finally tried Tournagrip again on the hottest day this year and I got hooked. Now I won't use anything else. The more I sweat and the longer I play, the better it seems to feel, and the grippier it seems to get.

    I do hate the durability issue.
     
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  7. snoflewis

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    im in the same situation...blisters w/ wilson pro, not enough durability w/ tournagrip. some company needs to come up w/ an overgrip in between the two...not too tacky, but more durable.
     
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  8. vinnier6

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    prince "no sweat" is not tournagrip or even close...nothing is like tournagrip and what makes tournagrip soo good also makes it poor in the lasting long dept....
     
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  9. andrew_b

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    I've used Tournagrip for years and years, just recently switched. I tried a racket with Babolat VS Grip (original overgrip) on it, and loved it. Bought a bunch and really like it.
     
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  10. vinnier6

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    i dont think they want them to be durable...they want us to keep spending our money...
     
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  11. bagung

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    yes, can't agree more
     
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  12. Aeropro joe

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    i just quit worrying about the durability and change it before every match, it is my prematch ritual now. i tried switching og and the feel goes away.
     
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  13. T_S_N

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    The wilson pro over grips did the same thing to me, with the blisters, but after they healed once i haven't had anymore problems
     
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  14. Nblade

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    there is some head aggasis grips which are meant to be like tournagrips. they are called agassi pro grips.
     
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