Reduce time wastage on overgrip change... for single-handers

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  1. rk_sports

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  2. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    Naw he's doing it wrong. You're not a true 1-handed backhand tourna grip user unless you get 4 uses out of 1 grip. Up, down, front, and back.
     
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  3. The Bawss

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    Lol, I'm pretty sure that with his wealth (and probably sponsorship contract) he doesn't need to do that.
     
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  4. Torres

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    Wow, that is some ENORMOUS butt he creates on the handle.
     
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  5. Rozroz

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    yea "butt" what does it MEAN...? :twisted:
     
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    He must hold right at the buttcap, meaning he chokes up the handle a bit, and doesn't want to let fly on errant backhand mishits.
     
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    That's really bizarre.
    With as many racquets as those guys usually bring to the court, why would a pro need to change a grip during the match?
     
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  8. LeeD

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    Knowing a few high level players, they always try to stay WITH the racket that is feeling good, they're winning with, and don't change a winning strategy!
     
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    It's the JLo of racquets..!
     
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  10. Bergboy123

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    That's really weird... a professional tennis player that can't even make use of a whole handle? And has to regrip during a match? And that puts so much on the buttcap? :D
     
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    As LeeD said, this is not uncommon. The Williams sisters are known to do this, Venus doing it regularly when winning.
     
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  12. The Meat

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    What's the point of covering the entire handle when a one hander only needs to use the bottom half? :)

    I sometimes do this when I want to flaunt my leather grip, makes my racquet feel more superior than others with a synthetic undergrip.
     
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