Top 10 Pick Award

EcoGRIP received the Gold Award from Thoroughly Reviewed in their Overgrip Reviews.

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by David Marcus | August 24, 2016 | no responses

MENTOR, Ohio – August 1, 2016 – Own the Zone Sporting Goods (OTZ) announced that OTZ EcoGrip® received the Gold Award for Best Overgrip in a comprehensive review of 15 of the most popular tennis overgrips by Thoroughly Reviewed  www.thoroughlyreviewed.com/sports/best-overgrip/ “This gold medal award recognizes that OTZ EcoGRIP is the best-of-the-best pro tennis overgrips on the market”, said … Continue reading EcoGRIP Wins Best Tennis Overgrip Award

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by David Marcus | September 20, 2015 | one response

You have to look very closely to see it, but many top tennis pros at the US Open have started playing with band vibration dampeners on their racquets. This is a new trend. Italian tennis player Roberta Vinci who upset Serena Williams, the popular Victoria Azarenka and mixed doubles finalists Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sam Querrey … Continue reading New trend at US Open – Band Dampeners

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by David Marcus | July 1, 2015 | no responses

Did you know that the best college players in America are playing with our new EcoGrip® overgrip? Did you know that several WTA and ATP pros are playing with EcoGrip® in 2015. Did you know that a famous seven time Grand Slam men’s singles champion regularly plays with EcoGrip? All these great players decided to … Continue reading OTZ EcoGrip and OTZ Bands Popular with the Pros – July 1, 2015

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by David Marcus | July 29, 2014 | no responses

July 29, 2014 – Mentor, Ohio – Clay Thompson, former #1 Collegiate Player, joins forces with Own the Zone, becoming first Pro to use Eco Friendly Overgrips on ATP Tour. Under the partnership Thompson will play with EcoGrip® and OTZ band vibration dampeners at all his matches for one year. Own the Zone Sporting Goods … Continue reading Clay Thompson, former #1 Collegiate Player, joins forces with Own the Zone

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by David Marcus | January 6, 2014 | no responses

January 6, 2014 – Mentor, Ohio – Own the Zone Sporting Goods announced today that interest is high and sales are brisk for EcoGrip® the world’s first biodegradable overgrip for tennis and other racket sports. “We are seeing strong global interest in EcoGrip, our fantastic playing biodegradable overgrip for the tennis and racquet sports markets. … Continue reading Strong global interest in EcoGrip

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by David Marcus | November 12, 2013 | no responses

November 2013, Richmond, California, USA – Karl Collins, runner up at Little Mo Tournament, uses new OTZ EcoGrip® Karl Collins, 11, from Richmond, California, USA took the runner’s up trophy at the Little Mo Tournament playing with OTZ EcoGrip on his racquet. Karl’s father Martyn said, “Karl loves the EcoGrip product. He says the quality … Continue reading Karl Collins, runner up at Little Mo Tournament, uses new OTZ EcoGrip®

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by David Marcus | September 30, 2013 | no responses

September 30, 2013 Mentor, Ohio – Own the Zone launches EcoGrip® – World’s First Biodegradable Sports Grips for Tennis, Badminton, Squash and Racketball EcoGrip® Own the Zone Sporting Goods announced today that it is selling EcoGrip® the world’s first biodegradable overgrip for the tennis, badminton, squash and racketball markets. “We developed EcoGrip® with two goals … Continue reading Own the Zone launches EcoGrip® – World’s First Biodegradable Sports Grips for Tennis, Badminton, Squash and Racketball EcoGrip®

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by David Marcus | January 10, 2013 | no responses

January 10, 2013 This past autumn Deb Rechnitz and Nancy Levin played doubles with red OTZ bands on their racquets and won the USTA Women’s 3.5 Senior finals at Indian Wells. “My partner Nancy tied an OTZ red band dampener on my racket and we played with them all the way to the Finals in … Continue reading OTZ Bands Help Doubles Pair Win the USTA Women’s 3.5 Senior Nationals

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by David Marcus | October 1, 2012 | no responses

October, 2011   Catherine Bellis, 12, ranked #2 in the U.S. in the G12s, wears Rudy Project sunglasses on the court.  Catherine, or CiCi as she is known to her friends, is coming off a huge victory at the 2011 National Clay Court Championships in Boca Raton, Florida. When asked about her game style and her … Continue reading Top Junior Catherine “CiCi” Bellis Captures National Clay Court Championships 

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by David Marcus | June 1, 2012 | no responses

June 2012 Gordon Zhang, a four star tennis recruit who recently finished in 9th place in the Illinois state high school tournament, plays with OTZ bands on his tennis racquets. For the past four years Zhang, two time captain of the Naperville North tennis team, has been one of the best tennis players in the … Continue reading Gordon Zhang, Outstanding High School Tennis Player, Chooses OTZ Band

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by David Marcus | April 17, 2012 | no responses

April 17, 2012  Own the Zone (OTZ) announced today that is selling a new purple color OTZ band vibration dampener for tennis rackets. “Our customers who use Tourna-Grip on their tennis rackets asked us to introduce the new purple OTZ band dampener,” said David Marcus, Co-President for Own the Zone Sporting Goods. “They love the … Continue reading The Color Purple Shines at Own the Zone

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by David Marcus | March 1, 2011 | no responses

March 1, 2011   Winchester VA – Jonathan Dollahite, the top ranked 12 year old in Utah has chosen to play with OTZ band dampeners on his racquets. Jonathan tested all the vibration dampeners on the market before choosing to play with the OTZ dampeners. “I get a lot of feel out of the OTZ … Continue reading Top ranked 12 year old in Utah Chooses OTZ Band Dampeners

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by David Marcus | August 1, 2010 | no responses

August 2010   Seven teams from Austria, Belarus, Ukraine, Serbia, Poland, Bulgaria and Israel competed to advance to the European Junior Davis Cup Final in France. The two teams from Serbia and Israel emerged victorious from the competition. Serbian Pedja Krstin, age 16, the #3 ranked player in Europe used a yellow OTZ band on … Continue reading Top Players at European Junior Davis Cup Qualifier Use OTZ Band Dampeners

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by David Marcus | August 19, 2009 | no responses

Sales of Best- in- Class OTZ Band Dampeners Ramping Up in Southeastern Tennis Market 19/08/09- Winchester, VA – Own the Zone Sporting Goods, LLC today announced that Active Outdoor Sales will represent and sell OTZ band dampeners for tennis racquets in the Southeast. “Sales of OTZ band dampeners are going quite well in our region … Continue reading Own the Zone Welcomes Active Outdoor Sales as its Manufacturer’s Representative in the Southeast

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by David Marcus | August 2, 2009 | no responses

  Top ranked girls from Greece and Israel win with OTZ bands on their racquets   02/08/09- Winchester, VA: Own the Zone Sporting Goods, LLC reported that its OTZ band vibration dampeners were used this past week by several top players at the Junior Fed Cup for Girls 16 and under tournament in Kfar Saba, … Continue reading OTZ band dampeners used by Top Players at Junior Fed Cup Tournament for Girls 16 and Under

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by David Marcus | March 2, 2009 | no responses

March 2009 Own the Zone provides its pink OTZ band dampeners to Rally for the Cure® Tennis events across the United States Winchester, VA – Own the Zone Sporting Goods, LLC today announced that it is partnering with Rally for the Cure® by providing thousands of its OTZ pink band vibration dampeners for Rally tennis … Continue reading Own the Zone partners with “Rally for the Cure®”

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by David Marcus | December 12, 2008 | no responses

December 2008  Own the Zone Sporting Goods, LLC today announced that Florida Tennis Wholesale, a major distributor of unique tennis products will exclusively distribute the OTZ band dampeners for tennis racquets in the State of Florida. “The timing is excellent for us to distribute and sell the best–in-class OTZ band dampeners in Florida.” said Rami … Continue reading Own the Zone Teams with Florida Tennis Wholesale to Distribute OTZ Band Dampeners in Florida

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by David Marcus | February 25, 2008 | no responses

February 2008 While at the recent Fed Cup Match between Russia and Israel, Australian Open Winner, Maria Sharapova received several OTZ Band Dampeners for evaluation purposes. Since she turned pro Maria has used band dampeners on all her racquets. Maria easily won her matches against Shahar Peer and Tsippi Obzweiler and the Russian team went … Continue reading Maria Sharapova Picks Up OTZ Band Dampeners at Fed Cup Match Between Russia and Israel

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by David Marcus | July 10, 2007 | no responses

July 2007 “Are your players looking to improve on the simple rubber-band vibration dampeners that top pros such as Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, and Maria Sharapova have used? Now according to Own the Zone band vibration dampeners, they can.…” Download PDF …

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