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Comments: This is a good leather grip. However, the color comes off in time with overgrip usage. The orange just
rubs off and turns into a dull brown color. It still performs well with that, but this is the only leather grip I've used that shows
discoloration. Also, the price is ridiculous. Buy a TW private label leather grip instead, as those are half the price and arguably
perform better than the Wilson ones.
From: BM, 11/14
Comments: Great feel on the bevels, but does the leather start to lose colors? For some reason after removing my
overgrip, the orange color on the leather grip seems to have disappeared.
From: Anon, 10/12
Comments: This grip is great. I'm a 4.0 level all courter and I love it. I also tried out the Wilson Comfort Hybrid but I
liked the leather is better. I put it on my BLX Juice 100 with a Tournagrip wrapped about 3/4 the way up the handle. Let me tell
you, the Wilson Leather under a Tournagrip is the best feel in the game. The leather gave me more feedback and stability than my
stock Pro Hybrid. Babolat leather also works well but not as well as the Wilson. I made my Juice 100 so much better with this grip.
From: Dean, 10/12
Comments: I have this grip on my PS90 BLX and I just put an overgrip around it. The leather grip helps you get a
feel for the bevels on the handle and the overgrip just secures your hand is locked in place. The only downside with the leather
grip is that it apparently gets rough and shrinks a bit, so an overgrip is a necessity when using this replacement grip (in my
opinion). I would probably recommend the Wilson Pro Overgrip.
From: Anon, 9/12
Comments: Amazing grip, but it gave me blisters. I'm going to have to get an overgrip for it.
From: Richard, 9/12
Comments: Great feel and tack, but you have to use it with overgrip. I recommend the Wilson Pro Overgrip or one
of HEAD ones.
From: Indra, 8/12
Comments: I had this grip on my Wilson BLX Six.One Tour and decided to replace it with
something that offered the same feel, but a bit more absorption as my hands tend to sweat a
bit during play. Tried the Wilson Pro Hybrid (Leather + Polyurethane) and it has kinda the
same excellent feel, but also a bit more comfort. Tried the Shock Shield Hybrid which even
though is marketed as a comfort grip, in reality because it's heavy (due to the gel), rather
thin and narrow, it also feels great (you can feel the bevels and everything). Both were good
but not better than the original so I'm going back to leather. Note: Regardless of the grip, I
always use an overgrip (Tourna Tack or Wilson Pro Overgrip/Sensation/Perforated). I'm a 2-3
times a week player with a rating of 4+.
From: Sammy, 4/12
Comments: This is a great grip! it is very durable and has a lot of feel. The only
downside is this is a rough grip that might hurt your hand after 1 or two hours of play.
From: Kay, 7/11
Comments: A very rough grip that is HORRIBLE for indoor play. All my other leather grips were durable and lasted
for a long period; this one grew smooth and loose after a week. Caused me to have the racquet out of my hand and break in 3
spots, not buying again...
From: Alex, Columbus, OH, USA, 01/11
Comments: Does not compare with the Fairway Leather Grip for tack, feel nor durability. I was using this with both
single and double overgrip setups but found that this Wilson leather replacement grip was completely flattened and flaky after just
From: Garry, Australia, 10/10
Comments: This grip alone is very bad, but with a overgrip (I recommend a Wilson pro overgrip) it is very good and
has a great feel.
From: Harry, 05/10
Comments: Very very good grip. I'm using it with an overgrip. I feel really good control. But I hated when I use
without a overgrip. It feels sticky.
From: anon. Madison, Alabama, USA 08/09
Comments: Really really specific grip. Very hard and gives you lots of blisters when you just start using it. I also
noticed that it's a good idea to add some water on it during your game session, that way it becomes more softer and feels much
better. Overall, this is by far not a universal grip that will suit anyone...
From: Pavel, Canada. 05/09
Comments: This grip is awful. The first time I used it (which wasn't even an hour) I had blisters. It has no comfort
whatsoever and is very slippery. Once I covered it with a Wilson Pro overgrip everything was awesome.
From: Wes, Post Falls, ID, USA. 1/09
Comments: This was the best leather grip ever! Great feel and very durable.
From: James, New York, New York, USA. 1/08
Comments: I had a black leather grip on my prince it's not good on its own but it feels good when under an
overgrip. Recommend a Wilson Pro Overgrip
From: Vinh, Morgan City, LA, USA, 06/07
Comments: I like this grip, but like everyone says, it's the same as the Babolat one. However, I would buy the
Babolat because of the gold writing--embossed versus gold? I'll take the shiny writing. Also, if your racquet handle is really long,
then maybe the extra 5 in. on this grip is necessary.
From: Ronak, Tempe, AZ, USA, 02/07
Comments: The Babolat leather grip is better because it's cheaper and there doesn't seem to be any difference in
quality. I tried both with and without overgrip. I prefer Babolat version also because the strip is wider.
From: Derek, San Francisco, CA, USA. 12/06
Comments: Use this replacement grip with 2 overgrips, feels hard but not so hard that you get blisters.
From: Anon, 11/06
Comments: I used to use synthetic grips but I will no more. With this grip you can really feel the bevels on the
racket. I don't have any problems with blisters, even though I don't use an overgrip. Love the old school look. Great grip.
From: Robert, Alpharetta, GA, USA 07/06
Comments: This leather grip is definitely an acquired taste. It is comfortable on the hand and pretty
durable. However it offers very little or no tack at all, something of a hindrance for most modern day players. I
use it with the Wilson Pro Overgrips. It gives a nice comfy feels as well as the tack of the overgrip.
From: Adam, London, UK 06/06
Comments: This is an excellent grip. I use the Wilson pro overgrip with this and
the feel is great. Highly recommended.
Monterey, California 4/1/06
Comments: This is a great grip. It's got to be the best grip out on the market. It is
very tacky and has an all around
great feel. It looks great on my nCode nSix-One Tour. Awesome grip.
From: Roger, Jacksonville, FL, USA. 12/05
Comments:This is a very good grip, and I always use them on my bats. It's all
about leather grips!!
Fairway grips are still available, and I have tried both-equally impressive IMO. I wouldn't
recommend using a
bare leather grip, its not the idea really-tourna over the top creates a fantastic effect.
From: Andrew 9/30
Epsom, Surrey, UK
Comments: An excellent quality grip that adds noticeable heft to the racquet
(when compared to
the Micro-Dry of
the n-Tour.) Provides a nice solid feel with the use of any overgrip, but definitely NOT
recommended for use
without one -
From: Iaquinta. 9/05
Comments: This is a great grip when used under a Tournagrip or a Wilson pro
white or Yonex supergrap. It feels nice and firm. A great setup under a Tournagrip
especially. Also lasts a long time when used under an overgrip. A better feel then
synthetics, I'd say it's worth the cash. I use a Babolat pure drive plus with this on the pallet
instead of the stock synthetic grip.
From: Mike, Dayton, NJ, USA. 11/04
Comments: This grip makes the handle very hard and begins to hurt hand after
From: Anon. 10/03
Comments: These grips are too thin and wear through quickly. They are not
even comparable to the best made, now out of release, Fairway leather grips. Advise Pro
Kennex when tan is available.
From: Mark, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA. 8/03
Comments: A very high quality leather. Somewhat tacky. Definitely provides
more feedback than synthetics. Expect to get one season out of each grip. Using grip on
Dunlop 300G's. Primarily, all court player with a big serve. Skill level 6.0.
From: Gary, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. 6/03