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Tennis equipment guide

Racquet frameRacquet headRacquet stringsThe gripTennis ballsShoes and socksShirtsShorts and skirtsAccessories

Tennis has always been something of a fashion show.

It began in the 1930s when Frenchman Rene Lacoste promoted his own brand of sports shirts by sporting the Lacoste crocodile logo on court.

Now, tennis fashion is a multi-million pound industry.

But specialist equipment does not have to be expensive. All you need is a racquet, balls and trainers.

You could spend anything up to £800 on a full outfit and racquet. But you can pick up kit including a racquet for as little as £50.

But the racquet may be the one piece of equipment worth spending a little more money on.


see also
The quest for the tennis sweet spot
12 Sep 05 |  Rules and Equipment

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