Tees or Collared shirts for Tennis?

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  1. chair ump

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    I'm just curious what y'all prefer...Tees or collared shirts. Feel free to indicate brand and size too....;)
     
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  2. Santoro071

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    No collar for me, I use t-shirts.
     
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  3. Mick

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    long sleeve t-shirts for me.
     
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  4. chair ump

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    Collars for me...Under Armour.
     
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  5. Dangus

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    T-shirts all day.
     
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  6. c_zimma

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    Cotton tees are the way to go in my opinion. They're just right.
     
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  7. chair ump

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    Are you kidding? That wouldn't fly around the mid-atlantic...way too humid. You'd have to peel it off your body between every point, 'cause of the sweat. Is that ever an issue or am I crazy?
     
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  8. BreakPoint

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    I wear both T's and collared shirts, but more of the former than the latter.
     
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  9. mJeez4293

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    zip polos, idk i just got a ton so i wear those
     
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  10. AndrewD

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    I prefer a t-shirt but, if you're playing regularly outdoors with any kind of sunlight, they eventually become a recipe for skin cancer. A collared shirt is a much more intelligent choice, if you care about your health.
     
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  11. tenniskid3119

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    tournaments i play in both collared mesh shirts and crew mesh shirts. both nike or adidas. i practice in t shirts though. I live in Texas so it gets hot that why I wear mesh shirts
     
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  12. BigboyDan

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    Cotton, all the way; bring five shirts to each match, change regularly. Polyester feels nasty...
     
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  13. N23

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    I sweat like a clown so I like those dri-fit tshirts. But if I was a pro or some sort of college player, collars.
     
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  14. goober

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    practice- drifit/poly crews

    tournament- collars or crews.

    only time I wear cotton T-shirts is if it cold (< 50 degrees) and I'll wear it with something over it.
     
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  15. ppw350Zunit

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    sleeveless dri-fit t's only!!!
     
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  16. Urza187

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    I also follow the rule of:

    Non Tournament = Dri-Fit shirts. I sweat like a horse and I like the lightweight feel and it doesn't feel like I'm taking off 10 pounds of sweat when done.

    Tournament = Definitely the collared shirts. My school has some underarmour polo's so they are really really nice and classy :) (Although they were expensive:sad: )
     
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  17. Sixpointone

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    Like other here, I wear Dri Fit Crews for Practicve and Collared Shirts for Matches.
     
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  18. nyc

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    practice = cheapo TShirts (American Apparel)

    serious practice/tourneys = Fila Polos
     
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  19. Django

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    My tennis club requires men to wear collared shirts. Tougher every year to find Nike Dri-Fits with collars.
     
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  20. chair ump

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    Collared players of the world unite and take over! :)
     
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  21. z-money

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    crews are fine but nothing makes me feel as good as a good lookin polo. long live the collar
     
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  22. Dopke

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    T-shirts, polos feel uncomfortable.
     
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  23. stevekim8

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    i like normal cotton shirts. they don't stick at all. you just gotta wear those non-stretchy ones. stretchy ones like shows your sweat WAY too much
     
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  24. Faber

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    Collared Nike Dri-Fit for me. I used to wear cotton tees, but it doesn't cool you down at all.
     
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  25. balongbalong

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    in our courtry where is its very very humid, gotta go with tees
     
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  26. SoBad

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    shirtless or t-shirt; collar shirt if required by venue
     
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  27. dr_punk

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    this is like asking boxers or briefs. depends on YOU
     
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  28. c_zimma

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    Well, I live in Wisconsin, not exactly your Mid-Atlantic. But it gets hot in the summer, and cotton tees work for me. Maybe if I tried Dri-Fit and other athletic apperal, I might really like them. They are just really expensive.
     
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  29. Skybox006

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    Personally I usually wear the collared shirts, i like the Nike Dri-Fit and the Adidas Comp. Line, usually Adidas b/c of the Clima Control, since i play tennis almost everyday
     
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