Pros who use leather grip

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  1. 0range

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    Please name a few?

    I know Gasquet use leather grip under that overgrip... anyone knows which brand?
     
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  3. 2ndserveace

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    I'm pretty sure fed uses a leather grip under his overgrip.
     
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  4. Zach

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    No he doesn't.
     
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  5. Zach

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    Davide Sanguinetti always did, either under tournagrip or just leather by its' self.
     
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  6. morten

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    90% of atp pros do, Fed does, Hingis used to use only leather.
     
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  7. Moses Man

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    Yes, he does. ;)
     
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  8. 0range

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    Could you please give more examples?
     
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  9. morten

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    Fish, Dent, Rios did, Ansic, well all the pro rackets i have held(about 40 at various tournaments) Leather, no overgrip is not so many, Gasquet did before, but Calleri still use only leather.
     
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  10. featherlight

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    ivo karlovic
     
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  11. Sinner

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    Edberg used to... and still does.

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  12. 0range

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    I just wanna say... that I finally switched to leather grip today (with turna overgrip)... and it gave me instant blisters.
     
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  13. Carl The Cannon

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    Yeah it will do that to you ^^^ but you will build up some calluses in a couple of weeks and the feel of the leather will be out of this world.

    -CtC
     
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  14. 0range

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    ^^^ not sure if it's because of the leather, but today during my hitting session I have much more solid grips; the racquet didn't run in my hand even on off-centred shots.

    So hopefully calluses will build up coz I'm starting to like the feel... but of course blisters are painful.
     
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  15. Revman

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    Not to hijack the thread, but are there any pros who use no replacement grip at all, but instead use only a couple of overgrips applied directly to the handle? I've found that layering 2 or 3 overgrips -- with no replacement grip at all -- provides a feel that's even better than leather.
     
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  16. morten

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    Becker did, Guga did.
     
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  17. TheRed

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    you really need to get your facts straight. guga used two overgrips.
     
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  18. morten

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    I know. I answered Revman.
     
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