Tennis Players Wearing Gloves?

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  1. Conquistador

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    Have there been any players that have ever worn a glove to play the game? Also is there gloves worn for colder temperatures?
     
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  2. JeMar

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    Cliff Drysdale.
     
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  3. dirtballer

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    Cliff wore one before overwrap became commercially available. He doesn't use one now.
     
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  4. sureshs

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    Check out the bionic glove thing. They keep advertising it.
     
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  5. Baikalic

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    is there a vid of this somewhere?
     
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  6. Ratsoup

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    Well, I don't know any players wearing gloves nowdays, but I've seen pictures made at my home tennis center in Estonia in 30-s, where people were playing tennis at winter with gloves and furry hats. =P
     
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  7. jwbarrientos

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    I am not sure, but heard that a spanish guy having problem with sun, wore gloves.
     
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  8. Moz

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    Which tennis centre are you at?
     
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  9. TheMusicLover

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    Could that be Felix Mantilla? He suffered from skin cancer for a couple of years. Fortunately he has recovered from that and is currently working as a coach.
     
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  10. Blade0324

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    I have never seen a pro or high level player use a glove but I have seen a few older people at the local courts wearing one of those Gamma gloves for tennis.

    One of the indoor facilities I play at in the winter can be pretty cold (like 40 F) I wear football receivers gloves when it get that cold and they actually work pretty well.
     
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  11. mikeler

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    I used a tennis glove on Saturday because it was so hot that I could not hold on to my racket.
     
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  12. jones101

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    Sabine Lisicki wears a glove also.
     
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