Best Tennis Bags 2021

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1. Tennis Bag Backpack

One of the most popular tennis bag styles for 2021 is the tennis racket backpack. Tennis backpacks offer a laid-back, casual feel that is perfect on and off the court. While the exterior looks like a typical backpack, it is equipped with functional bag features to make tennis days effortless.

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The Baseline Tennis Backpack showcases a thermal-lined, padded racquet compartment that holds 1-2 tennis racquets. This lining protects racquet strings and heads from becoming misshapen as weather and air pressure change--making it ideal for tennis players that travel with their gear. 

The Baseline Tennis Backpack features a large, main compartment that is perfect for holding extra apparel, strings, grips, and daily essentials. This luxury tennis backpack is also equipped with a ventilated shoe compartment to separate dirty tennis shoes from clean clothing, towels, and gear. Additional storage includes a front-zip compartment that is ideal for smaller items; and dual, magnetic pockets that comfortably store water bottles or tennis balls. 

Comfort is key when shopping for the best tennis bags. which is why the Baseline Tennis Backpack is designed with padded shoulder straps and a compression-molded back panel. These ergonomic backpack straps evenly distribute weight and provide support to the back, spine, and shoulders, for the ultimate carrying experience. 

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Tennis racquet backpacks are great for beginners, working professionals, students, tennis coaches, and “minimalist” players. All essential tennis equipment can be comfortably stored and transported without the excess bulk larger tennis bag styles might have. This multifunctional style is great for players that need a quality bag that seamlessly transitions from the tennis court to work, to gym sessions and more.

 

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2. Tennis Racquet Bags 

Tennis Racquet Bags have a traditional, racquet-shaped silhouette that usually store 6-12 racquets, daily essentials, and extra tennis gear. With tennis racket bags, there is plenty of room for spare rackets, a change of clothes, extra strings, grip tape, a travel-sized foam roller, and warm-up equipment. Because of the ample storage space, tennis racquet bags are very popular amongst professionals, coaches, and avid tennis players.

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One of the best tennis racket bags for 2021 is the Baseline Racquet Bag. Crafted with durable, weather- and fade-resistant vegan materials, this 6-racquet tennis bag ensures all gear stays protected from the elements. This luxurious tennis racket bag features an exterior pocket lined with isothermal protection which houses 2 rackets. Like the Baseline Tennis Backpack, this thermal-lining is ideal for protecting the integrity of expensive racquet heads and retaining string tension despite changing weather conditions.

In the main large compartment, players have extra space for: clothing, towels, small accessories, and/or 4 more racquets. This compartment is also great for organizing jump ropes, training bands, and warm-up tools. 

Of course, no tennis bag would be complete without a place to put hydration. The Baseline Racquet Bag features a thermal-lined side pocket that keeps beverages cold throughout practice. There is also a ventilated shoe pocket that neatly stores dirty shoes away from clean gear, and a velour-lined pocket that safely stores a cell phone, sunglasses, watch, jewelry, and anything that needs to stay scratch-free. [Shop the different colors]

The most notable feature for the Baseline Racquet Bag is its 4-point attachment system that converts this bag between a backpack and duffle bag-style carry. Players can simply clip off one of the adjustable shoulder straps and carry the Baseline as a duffel bag[Learn more about the features here]

Although this style isn't as casual as a backpack, the overall functionality and efficiency of tennis racquet bags makes it a top pick for avid players and those who have invested in expensive custom racquets and tennis equipment.

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3. Tennis Tote

Tennis totes are one of the most popular kinds of tennis bags for women. Like tennis backpacks, they provide a versatile way to transport tennis gear and other daily items. The casual, feminine style of tennis tote bags is perfect for the work, running errands, commuting, and of course, tennis practice. 

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Compared to classic women’s totes, tennis tote bags are made with deeper main compartments to hold necessary tennis gear (shown below). They typically have enough room for: 2 rackets, tennis accessories, clothing, water bottles, towels, spare strings, and shoes. High-end tennis totes will have padded racquet compartments and insulated water bottle pockets

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One of the most stylish yet durable tennis totes is the Baseline Tennis Tote. This premium tennis bag is crafted with high-quality, vegan leather that is known for its durability, weather- and fade-resistance, and low-maintenance upkeep. Players can rest assured that their tennis tote can handle whatever the day brings. 

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This luxury tennis bag showcases two easy-access exterior pockets that are great for storing water bottles or tennis ball canisters. In the large, main compartment, a padded tech pocket provides a safe place for a laptop or tablet and serves as a center divider. Other interior storage includes: a velour-lined zippered pocket and three other nylon accessory pockets to ensure small items stay organized. These thoughtful design features ensure there’s plenty of space for two racquets, clothing, towels, and small warm-up items. The Baseline Tennis Tote comes with a nylon shoe bag to ensure that dirty tennis shoes can be stowed away in a sanitary fashion.

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The most notable feature for this tennis tote is the trolley sleeve. The hind pocket on the Baseline Tennis Tote unzips to slide over the handles of a rolling luggage. This allows players to effortlessly transport their tote through busy airports, train stations, and other public areas.

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Tennis tote bags are highly recommended for minimalists and occasional players that don’t need more than 2 racquets. Like the tennis backpack, this casual style accommodates tennis gear and daily necessities without all the extra, unnecessary bulk. Their sleek, minimal silhouettes conveniently function as an everyday carry, overnighter, or a weekend getaway bag. Tennis totes are ideal for those that enjoy a quick practice between work, errands, and family time, but especially great for those that play on the road.

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Explore other options: Wilson Super Tour, Adidas Tour Tennis Racquet Backpack, Ame & Lulu Love All Tennis Tote Bag,  and Nike Court Tech 1 Tennis Bag.