Why would Nadal use Syntech grip?

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by W.S, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. W.S

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    He used to have no replacementgrip, just 3 overgrips on a bare handle. His size is 1/4. Why would he from that put on a syntech grip? The syntech grip plus 1 overgrip is bigger than the bare handle and 3 overgrips. Would make more sense if he used Skin Feel. :-?
     
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  2. Dave M

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    I think to answer this you'd have to of asked him if he thinks the syntec and syn feel differ when in his hand?
     
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    i think that he never used bare handle and that was always syntec + one vs overgrip
     
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    Agreed. I'm not sure where the rumour that he used 3 overgrips only came from..I've always seen black syntec in any pictures that exist of his frame without the VS grip on it.
     
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    It has always been a base grip with 2 VS overgrips.
     
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  6. Bobby Jr

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    Yeah, think this falls into the same myth category as Sampras having always used 2 overgrips and nothing else.
     
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  7. Pocky

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    no a guy on these forums saw him take out one overgrip to expose the replacement.
     
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  8. kikiviva

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    hey mate.. but he have been using 2-3 over grips ^^ the overlaps shows he was wearing more than one over grip
     
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  9. crash1929

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    how does the handle not slip in his hand at 1/4?
     
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  10. Pioneer

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    Same way it doesn't slip in mine - friction, normal force, etc.

     
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  11. BounceHitBounceHit

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    Because that's what he prefers! :) BHBH
     
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