Pros who don't use overgrips

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by need2paint, Aug 25, 2006.

  1. need2paint

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    Anyone else?
     
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  2. Chang

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    I thought Murray used tourna grip at cinci
     
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  3. need2paint

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    I think you're right. He sometimes uses a bare Karakal like Henman.
     
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  4. AndrewD

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    Callieri normally plays with just a leather grip, not overgrip.
     
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  5. Freedom

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    Even though Gasquet was playing with Tourna in Toronto, I've seen a lot of pictures/videos of him just using leather.
     
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  6. Steven87

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    Lleyton Hewitt
     
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  7. nalbandian_fan

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    dementieva

    EDIT: i dono, might be a black overgrip but i doubt it
     
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  8. hoosierbr

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    Bjorkman, most of the time.
     
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  9. Chang

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    How can people tell the difference from black overgrip and plain replacement grip cause they say that hewitt uses black super grap.
     
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  10. LowProfile

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    It's very difficult to tell between a black overgrip and a replacement grip.
     
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  11. 127mph

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    murray uses tourna or babolat grip
     
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  12. DRtenniS1112

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    Yes i have also seen this and seen him reach into his pocket full of sawdust which is what all the players used to do who used leather. Seems like no one does any more though.
     
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  13. nalbandian_fan

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    is it really sawdust? or is it rosin like baseball players use.
     
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  14. Jonnyf

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    Gasquet started using tourna at the start of the year and hasnt changed back, Murray recently changed to tourna and has had alot of success
     
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  15. Dunlopkid

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    Yeah, Gilbert has nothing to do with Murray's success. Don't tell his opponents but it's his tournagrip. Shhh.
     
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  16. DRtenniS1112

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    Some players elect to use a very fine sawdust actually.
     
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  17. patrick922

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    by just watching the match between davydenko and calleri i think neither of them use overgrips
     
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  18. bigmanoncampus

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    Does anyone know if davenport uses overgrip, because i dont think so, it looks like its just the base grip. thanks
     
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  19. Robbie_1988

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    Guys I used to play tennis without an overgrip. Either way, I had success.

    When not using an overgrip my opponents would have to retire injured cause my racket would fly over to their side of the net and decapitate them.

    And when I'm using my Wilson Pro Overgrips, I'd win matches the fair way. I just use either method depending on which side of the bed I got out of earlier in the morning.
     
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  20. Hewittfan22

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    dude hewitt uses black yonex overgrip
     
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