Wilson Advantage II Tennis Bag Review

Wilson Advantage II Tennis Bag Review
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WILSON ADVANTAGE II TENNIS BAG: QUICK OVERVIEW

Durability

Materials

Capacity

affordability

What We Like

  • Zipper compartment
  • Adjustable shoulder strap
  • Padded top handle

What We DON'T Like

  • Small

When it comes to carrying around your tennis gear, it seems like you can never have enough space. A racket or two, extra balls, a towel, some tennis shoes, and other accessories can really be a handful to carry. If you need an easy way to carry around your gear or want to upgrade from that old gym bag to a stylish tennis bag that looks as good as you do, this is the bag for you.

WILSON ADVANTAGE II TENNIS BAG REVIEW

Wilson Advantage II Tennis Bag, Black/White/Light Grey

Looking for an inexpensive tennis bag that makes you look like the pros? Look no further. The Wilson Advantage II Tennis Bag makes it easy to carry around your tennis gear. It is a handheld tennis bag from the sporting goods company Wilson, a household name amongst tennis players.

The black and white bag was created to be a stepping stone for players who aren’t quite ready to spend a lot but still want to make it easy to carry their gear. It comes with a handle as well as a shoulder strap to make it easy to bring on the go, as well as compartments for accessories and rackets.

Who Is This Product For?

This tennis bag is on the lower end of the market price for tennis bags, especially for branded gear. This makes it great for new and intermediate players who don’t want to spend a fortune. It would be a solid choice for carrying gear to school for practice, or from your home to the courts.

However, it lacks some of the more luxurious features you would find in more expensive tennis backpacks, such as vented compartments, backpack straps, headphone slots, and more. While it can certainly still be used as a travel bag, it would be best to invest in a backpack if you plan to travel regularly with it and would use the extras that come with it.

What’s included?

The Wilson Advantage II Tennis Bag does not come with extra features outside of the bag itself. The additional features, including the shoulder strap, handle, and fabric pulls for zippers come attached to the bag.

Overview of Features

The Wilson Advantage II Tennis Bag is an affordable handheld tennis bag that comes in black and white. It is 28 inches long, 8.9 inches wide, and 11.4 inches tall, making it long and tall enough to fit most standard sized rackets. It has a single primary compartment where the rackets can be held along with shoes and other larger gear.

There is also an accessory pocket where you can keep smaller gear you don’t want to go rummaging around the main compartment for. You can place sweatbands and other used gear that you want to avoid stinking up the rest of the bag in these pockets, as well as food, keys, and more.

The bag is incredibly affordable; however, it is also very basic which means it lacks some of the more “deluxe” features. With a single compartment for the rackets and primary gear, it can be inconvenient and hard to find things in the main compartment.

A lack of additional compartments means that if you want to carry two rackets, you sacrifice significant storage space for other gear. Additionally, this bag may be harder to travel with than a backpack because it only has a shoulder strap and handle, which can be uncomfortable for heavier bags, especially for long periods of time.

How to get the most out of the tennis bag

To get the most out of the Wilson Advantage II Tennis Bag, you will want to take advantage of the accessory compartment in order to make up for the lack of smaller storage areas on the bag. It would also be best if used with only one racket, maximizing the main compartment’s storage space.

To make travel with this bag easier, utilize the padded shoulder strap so that it can rest comfortably. You should also be sure to keep the bag horizontal as much as possible because the main compartment does not have much in terms of securing the gear inside. If the bag is tilted, it could shuffle and potentially damage the rackets or gear inside.

Alternatives

If you are looking for a more travel-oriented tennis bag with additional storage space, you could consider a Babolat Pure Tennis Backpack. This backpack costs more than the Wilson Advantage II Tennis Bag, but it comes with separate racket and main compartments, additional vented compartments, padded backpack straps, and more to make it the superior travel bag.

If you need to carry more rackets, you could also consider the RH12 Pure Series tennis bag by Babolat, which can hold up to 12 rackets and boasts a greater storage space than the Wilson Advantage II.

Conclusion

The Wilson Advantage II Tennis Bag is a beginner- and intermediate-level tennis bag that is best for those who aren’t planning to travel much. At an affordable price with a household name brand, it is as stylish as it is useful for carrying your gear.

It has the room to hold 2 rackets but at the expense of storage space. Overall, if you are on a budget and are just looking to get something to carry gear around, you can’t go wrong with the Wilson Advantage II Tennis Bag.

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