What should you have in your bag?

WHAT'S IN YOUR BAG ?

Find out exactly what you should be putting in your tennis bag to be ready for your next training session or match.

You'll pack different things into your bag depending on how big it is. 
Obviously, there are your rackets, balls and water bottle to think about, but there are also plenty of other bits and pieces that are just as important!!

What should you have in your bag?

Tennis equipment

What should you have in your bag?
Rackets

If you break your strings or racket, you're going to want a spare one to hand...

What should you have in your bag?
Balls

Did you really think you could play tennis without balls?

What should you have in your bag?
Grips and overgrips

Having a firm grasp of your racket is a must

What should you have in your bag?
Dampener

It's your choice whether to use one or not. But you never know, your partner might need one.

Tennis equipment
Strings

If you break your strings mid-match and there's a Decathlon on your way home, you can get your racket restrung in record time!

Tennis accessories

What should you have in your bag?
Towels

Mop up the sweat you've worked up during your match or practice session!!

What should you have in your bag?
Hairband

If you don't want your hair to get in the way, this is a kit bag essential.

Tennis accessories
Headband

Whether it's there to reduce perspiration or to keep your hair out of your eyes, a headband is so useful to have!

What should you have in your bag?
Cap

Are there actually any tennis players out there who've never worn a cap?

What should you have in your bag?
Wristbands

Wristbands are there to keep your face dry on the court.

Physical accessories

What should you have in your bag?
Suncream

Since tennis is often played outside, it's important to protect yourself from the sun so you can your match to the full!

What should you have in your bag?
Resistance band

Warm up properly so that you're totally ready when you hit the court!!

Clothing and footwear

What should you have in your bag?
Spare clothing

Having a change of clothes is a must, especially when it's hot.

What should you have in your bag?
Spare shoes

It's not at all uncommon for laces to snap, so it's always wise to have a second pair of shoes with you.

Nutrition

What should you have in your bag?
Cereal bar

If you're starting to flag, a cereal bar is sure to perk you up!!

What should you have in your bag?
Water bottle

Hydration is very important when playing tennis. Drinking plenty will keep you on top form throughout your match.