Ruler Test: To measure grip size using the ruler test, first place the fingers of your racket hand together, then align a ruler’s edge with the the bottom horizontal crease of your palm. Next, measure to the tip of your ring finger, this measurement is your grip size.
In this way, what is the most common tennis grip size?
What are the most common tennis racquet grip sizes? As they tend to have smaller hands, women generally use smaller grip sizes than men. Most women play with the sizes 1, 2 and 3, while most men go for 3, 4 and 5.
Consequently, does tennis grip size matter?
The right grip size makes a huge difference in how a racquet performs. … If there is space between your finger and palm, the grip is too big. A too-small grip requires more muscle strength to keep the racquet from twisting in your hand. Prolonged use of a grip that’s too small can contribute to tennis elbow problems.
What size grip does Serena Williams use?
Serena’s Wilson Blade SW102 Specification
|Head Size||102 in2 / 658.06 cm2|
|Grip Size||4 5/8 (L5)|
|Grip Type||Wilson Pro Performance|
|String Pattern||18 Mains / 19 Crosses|
There are definitely some players who love a bigger handle, the biggest one being Novak Djokovic. He uses a 4 ⅜ grip with two overgrips on top, which makes it even bigger for my grip size, not to mention a custom mold which is rectangular compared to what Head actually makes for their racquets.
4 3/8 inches
|European Grip size||US Grip size in inches|
|0 (L0 or G0)||4 inches|
|1 (L1 or G1)||4 1/8 inches|
|2 (L2 or G2)||4 1/4 inches|
|3 (L3 or G3)||4 3/8 inches|
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.