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Tennis Balls for Calgary & Area Tennis Clubs

Babolat Championship Tennis Balls
Babolat ™ Championship tennis balls are available at wholesale price.
Great news for instructors and small outdoor tennis clubs in the Calgary area.

Racquet Network has just negotiated a deal with Babolat Canada that allows tennis instructors and small outdoor tennis clubs in southern Alberta and eastern British Columbia to get their tennis balls at wholesale cost with no additional shipping costs.

Racquet Network warehouses bulk quantities of Babolat balls for children and adults in our southwest Calgary store. Established clubs and certified instructors are able to buy cases at wholesale cost and pick them up in-store.

Balls included in this program are as follows:

MODEL SIZE TYPE AGE
Babolat Championship Case of 24 tubes Hard court Adults
Babolat Academy Bag of 72 Hard court Adults
Babolat Green Bag of 72 Hard court 11-13 years
Babolat Orange Bag of 36 Hard court 10-11 years

All prices are wholesale for duly registered tennis clubs and certified tennis instructors. Instructors must be current members of the Tennis Professionals Association or the Professional Tennis registry. Schools and non-profit community associations are also eligible for this program.

This program applies only to orders that are picked up in-store. Racquet Network reserves the right to impose reasonable limits during peak season.

Place orders by email through orders@racquetnetwork.com. You will be notified when orders are ready for pickup. No walk-ins, please.

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Challenge – Kobra vs Shadow Tour

BABOLAT SHADOW TOUR BLACK-YELLOW-BADMINTON-SHOE
We think you will like the new Shadow Tour better than the Salming Kobra. Take a pair for a test drive and see for yourself.
Racquet Network is betting that Calgary squash players will like the Babolat ™ Shadow Tour better than the Salming Kobra.

In fact, we are so confident that players will like Babolat’s Shadow Tour better than Salming’s Kobra that we are inviting players to take them for a test drive.

“It doesn’t matter what you compare,” says Brent Johner, owner of Racquet Network, “The Shadow Tour is better shoe than the Kobra and it costs a lot less.”

“The gum rubber is better on the Shadow,” says Johner. “The upper is more durable. The eyelets for the laces are stronger. The insoles offer a better ride and the Shadow is better ventilated than the Kobra.”

In fact, Johner describes the Kobra as “seriously overpriced.”

“The Kobra sells for $220.00,” Johner points out. “The Shadow Tour is $170.00. How can that be, when the Shadow Tour is a much better shoe?”

To make the case and to give Calgary squash players an opportunity to decide for themselves, Racquet Network has arranged to have a fleet of Shadow Tour shoes available for players to test drive. After putting down a small security deposit, players are welcome to take a pair of Shadow Tours for a 24 hour test drive.

“There are going to be a few players who think it’s worth an extra $50.00 to wear shoes with the Salming name,” Johner predicts, “but I suspect that when players who already know the Kobras try the Shadow Tours, they will prefer to save the fifty bucks.”

Players who wish to take the Kobra vs Shadow Tour Challenge may come into our southwest Calgary store anytime during the 2018-19 season.

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Where to find Babolat Tennis Bags in Calgary

BABOLAT PURE LINE RACQUET BAG X6 BLUE-WHITE
How do you know which Babolat tennis bag is best for you?
You find yourself standing in front of a tennis bag display at a large sporting goods box store. How do you know which bag is right for you? The only information you have is price. How do you know if this bag is right for you?

Cheap bags are cheap for a reason. Cheap zippers. Thin fabrics. Weak stitching. But expensive bags can be expensive for no reason other than featuring a replica of a professional player’s autograph. So how is an average person supposed to know the difference?

So instead of standing in front of a bag display wondering what the difference is, come in and talk to one of our experts. We offer the same tennis bags at the same prices as the national sporting good stores. The difference is that we have a larger selection and we have staff who are trained to answer questions.

Racquet Bags
We offer Calgary’s largest selection of racquet bags.
Most importantly, though, our experts are trained to ask YOU questions. What will you be carrying in your bag? Are you playing indoor or outdoors? How long do you want your bag to last?

Babolat ™ makes dozens of different racquet bags. They make budget bags, recreational bags and professional bags. They make bags for adults, teens and children. They make ladies bags and men’s bags. They make bags for coaches and bags for players.

So unless you are an expert (like us), it can be difficult to figure out which one is right for you. We understand. So come in a see us.


Babolat Racquet Bags

Below is a small sample of the bags we offer in this category. To see our full range, use our ONLINE RACQUET SELECTOR below or visit is in-store.


Racquet Selector For a full list of racquet bags in this category, please check out our ONLINE BAG SELECTOR. You can sort by sport, size, brand, and more.
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Tennis Racquet Bags in Calgary

Wilson Team III 6R Bag
Our experts can help you pick the right tennis bag.
Racquet Network offers Calgary’s largest selection of tennis bags. We stock racquet bags at all price points including budget, recreational and professional. We also stock racquet bags for all ages: children, teens and adults.

Unfortunately, due to limited space in our store, we are not able to stock everything that is available in our warehouse. Therefore we encourage customers who are looking for a very specific bag to order it through the website and then choose SHIP TO STORE FOR LOCAL PICKUP. This ensures that customers who are looking for something very specific are able to get exactly what they want without wasting a trip.

If you are not sure exactly what you want or need, come into our store for consultation with an expert. Our experts know a lot about bags and they will be able to help you out with some practical advice that is specific to how you will be using your bag.

For example, if you are playing outdoors where it can be dirty, you will probably want a dark bag. You will also want a bag with the straps on top so that the dirt from the ground does not transfer from the straps to your clothing. On the other hand, if you play indoors at a club, you will want a bag that is narrow enough to fit in your locker.

When it comes to bag selection, our in-store experts know lots of little things that most people can’t even imagine. So rather than standing in the aisle at a box store trying to guess what you might need, come in and see us. We can help you find the right bag for your specific needs.


Tennis Racquet Bags

Below is a small sample of the bags we offer in this category. To see our full range, use our ONLINE RACQUET SELECTOR below or visit is in-store.


Racquet Selector For a full list of racquet bags in this category, please check out our ONLINE BAG SELECTOR. You can sort by sport, size, brand, and more.
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Men’s Squash Apparel

Tennis, squash, badminton, pickleball apparel
We stock more squash apparel for men than anybody in Calgary.

Racquet Network carries a large selection of apparel for men who play squash and other racquet sports.

We have a large selection of black and white shorts as well as a number of tee shirts and polo shirts. To the greatest extent possible, we carry all sizes including XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL and XXXL.

However customers should be aware that many squash apparel suppliers in Canada restrict their size runs to S, M, L and XL, so our selection of XS, XXL and XXXL can be limited, depending on the time of year.

The brands were carry include Tecnifibre ™, which is the hottest brand in squash. We also carry Adidas ™, Fila, Wilson ™, Yonex ™, 10S, Asics ™, Babolat ™, Victor ™and a few others. We carry everything from simple cotton tee shirts to high end technical fabrics that keep players cool and dry.

We are aware of The Glencoe Club rules regarding colours and can help customers pick tournament apparel that meets their 70% white requirements.

While we do our best to try to keep the squash apparel section our website up to date, this is not always possible. Therefore we recommend that customers come into our store and take advantage of our two fitting rooms to try stuff on.


Squash Apparel

Racquet Network carries a large selection of apparel for men who play squash and other racquet sports.