The rackets can be used as badminton or tennis.
In this way, is badminton racket same as tennis racket?
Spelling. Racket is the standard spelling of the word. Racquet is an alternative spelling used more commonly in certain sports (squash, racquetball, badminton) and less commonly in others. The International Tennis Federation uses racket exclusively.
Consequently, what is the game called with two rackets and a birdie?
Is Badminton harder than tennis?
So is Tennis or Badminton harder? If you take the various areas of comparison for each sport we find that Badminton is a lot harder physically when it comes to speed, agility and explosive power. Badminton also has a lot more variations of strokes compared to Tennis so there is more to learn.
Badminton was introduced into the Olympic Games in 1972 as a demonstration sport and in 1988 as an exhibition sport, becoming a full-fledged medal sport in 1992. Table tennis secured a spot as a medal sport in 1988. Tennis, however, was introduced much earlier, at the very first Summer Olympics in 1896.
The tennis ball (57.7 and 58.5 grams) and the shuttlecock (4.75 to 5.50 g) are two very different things to be hitting around with a racquet! Badminton has a much stronger focus on wrist strength/power, which if used in tennis would really hurt after a while!
Aluminum has a lightweight feature which makes the metal suitable for a badminton racket. It also has the ability to exert more power on the shuttlecock. This is one of the reasons why most of the players opt for it. This is made from a single piece of metal.