How much do u spend on tennis each year?

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How much do u spend on tennis each year (US dollars)?

  1. $0-300

    8 vote(s)
    22.2%
  2. $300-600

    14 vote(s)
    38.9%
  3. $600-900

    6 vote(s)
    16.7%
  4. $900-1500

    1 vote(s)
    2.8%
  5. Over $1500

    7 vote(s)
    19.4%
  1. saram4

    saram4 New User

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    Suprised this thread hasn't been created yet (if im not mistaken)...

    How much do u spend on everything i.e racquets, restringing/strings, balls, clothes, shoes, travel, court time, coaching etc

    I'm a student at uni and spend about £500.
     
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  2. Caloi

    Caloi Semi-Pro

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    I spend about 1/10 of my fly fishing habit. :mrgreen:

    I probably spend more restocking my liquor cabinet and beer fridge each year.

    Figure a couple racquets, pair of shoes, OG's, string...maybe $500 annually. I own 6 fly rods that cost as much or more than that, each. Then there's the travel costs to fishing destinations, etc...Tennis is cheap to me by comparison.
     
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  3. charliefedererer

    charliefedererer Legend

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    One of the great things about tennis is you don't have to spend a lot of money when you first start playing - or even later.
    I probably spend the most money on shoes, and then on strings, now that I've come to the conclusion that another new frame isn't going to dramatically improve my game. (Although I would easily part with serious money if ...)
     
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  4. Josherer

    Josherer Professional

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    Sadly over 1500 US per year :(
     
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  5. Caloi

    Caloi Semi-Pro

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    I'm assuming that is mostly travel costs?
     
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  6. psp2

    psp2 Banned

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    Happily over $1500 per annum.
     
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  7. Babo

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    The fact that I'm a student and spend way too much money on tennis each year is a little sad...but then again, its my addiction and whenever I have a racket in my hand there's nothing in the world that can bother me. Besides it could be worse...I could be spending it on crack.
     
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  8. J011yroger

    J011yroger G.O.A.T.

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    For any serious player, especially junior $1,500 is a pittance.

    $1,500 a month isn't even a lot for a national tournament playing junior.

    There should be many more categories.

    J
     
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  9. Hot Sauce

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    This picture will perfectly describe my answer.

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  10. zapvor

    zapvor G.O.A.T.

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    what about less than 50 lol
     
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  11. mawashi

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    More like above 10 grand... sadly shakes head.

    mawashi
     
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  12. saram4

    saram4 New User

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    I should have stated that the thread is mainly for players like me - love tennis as a serious hobby but its not their part/full-time job. :)

    This thread is to see how much people are willing to spend on tennis even if they don't get any significant amount of money back from tournaments and sponsors.
     
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  13. MarrratSafin

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    Well from last April until now my grand total is around 1200 US dollars:), 6 sticks, 4 pairs of shoes, 2 bags, lots of apparel, strings, grips etc. I buy from anywhere as long as it's the best price I can find lol.
     
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  14. l_gonzalez

    l_gonzalez Professional

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    I would say about £2000 a year.... I string racquets for quite a few people and i'm pretty sure I break even. Buying a good stringing machine is the best tennis decision i've ever made!
     
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