Review: Racket Box, A Monthly Tennis Equipment Service

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Earlier this month I received a Racket Box in the post for me to review for my blog. I immediately posted a photo of the goodies inside the box on my Instagram profile (along withΒ a cheeky flash of my legs, which haven’t seen the light of day for quite a few months now!) Since then I have had a chance to try out some of the items in the box, and I wanted to let you know how I got on, and my thoughts onΒ these subscriptionΒ tennis boxes.

First up, let me list the contents of the racket box that I received:

  • Two tubes of Robin SΓΆderling tennis balls
  • A pack of three white Wilson overgrip
  • A bright yellowΒ KarakalΒ grip
  • A pair of white Asics tech running ankle socks
  • Luxilon Savage Black racket strings
  • A Wilson emoji vibration dampener

Now, I would estimate that the contents of the box, if you were to buy them individually, would cost just underΒ Β£40 (about  €45), whereas if you sign up for a monthly racket box it costs Β£29.95 (and a bi-monthly box costsΒ Β£14.95 per month). Hence, you are certainly savingΒ moneyΒ by signing up, butΒ is it still worth it?

I have so far tried the Wilson overgrip, the vibration dampener, the tennis balls and the socks. These are obviously all good quality products: I liked the feel of the smooth overgrips;Β the socks provided greatΒ cushioning; the balls, though super stylish, were a bit too hard for my liking;Β I was pleased to find out via Instagram thatΒ Dan Evans has the same emoji dampenerΒ πŸ˜‰

Signing up for a monthly (or bi-monthly) tennis box is certainly an investment that is best suited to regular tennis players. I like the fact that there is an option to receiveΒ boxes every two months rather than every month, as monthly boxes might lead to too many productsΒ for some players.Β Those of us that train and play regularly know how useful it is to regularly stock up onΒ tennis balls, strings and overgrips and we are always on the look out for new tennis gadgets and equipment to try out. And by investing in a racket box you are going to be exposed to lots of different tennis products that you might not otherwise have heard of or have access to.Β The producerΒ of Racket Box also tells me that there may be the possibility in the future to requestΒ particular items, such as tennis balls, as this is somethingΒ you might not want to constantly change.

Have you ever signed up for a tennis box? Let me know your thoughts on these boxesΒ in the comments below.

 

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I'm Helen (a.k.a. 40ish_love), and I have recently developed a passion for tennis and its fashion. Follow me on my journey to becoming a stylish tennis player, and hopefully you will also be motivated to don a tennis skirt and pick up a racket!

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