When choosing a racket, there are three elements which affect power and control: headsize, weight, and string pattern.
- Larger Headsize = More Power; Smaller Headsize = More Control.
- Lighter Racket = More Power; Heavier Racket = More Control.
- Open Stringbed = More Power; Denser Stringbed = More Control.
In this regard, what kind of racquet should I get?
There are various sizes to choose from: Racquets that measure between 19 and 23 inches tend to be best for players age 8 and under. Racquets between 23 and 25 inches long are the best for players at the 9 and 10-year-old age level. The 26-inch racquet is best for players adjusting to the 78-foot court.
Also to know is, what weight tennis racket should I use?
Beginners should stick to lightweight or medium rackets (weighing less than 11oz), with a head heavy balance. More advanced players, however, should choose medium or heavy rackets (more than 11oz) with a head light balance.
What size tennis racket should a 14 year old use?
|Age:||4 – 5 years||> 14 years|
|Height:||2 ft. 11 – 3 ft. 3||> 4 ft. 11|
|Length racket:||46 cm||68 cm|
|Recommended racket:||18 inch||27 inch|
My Top 5 Beginner (Game Improvement Racquets)
|Babolat Pure Drive Lite||Power||CHECK PRICE|
|Yonex Astrel 105||Maneuverability||CHECK PRICE|
|Head Titanium Ti.S5||Bestseller||CHECK PRICE|
|Wilson Triad Three||Comfort||CHECK PRICE|
26 in. racquets are generally for kids ages 11-12, who have played tennis for a few years or are able to handle swinging a longer racquet. If the junior is above the age of 12, we recommend that you look at purchasing an adult racquet ranging in length between 27 – 27.25 inches.
What age should a child use a full-size tennis racquet? Most kids won’t graduate to a full-sized 27-inch tennis racquet until they’re age 13 or older and roughly 60 inches or five feet tall. With that said, it’s important not to rush your child into a full-sized racquet.
Determining the correct grip size
|L1 (4 1/8″)||4 and 1/8″ (4.125 inches)|
|L2 (4 1/4″)||4 and 2/8″ (4.25 inches)|
|L3 (4 3/8″)||4 and 3/8″ (4.375 inches)|
|L4 (4 1/2″)||4 and 4/8″ (4.5 inches)|