First, hold your hand open with your fingers close together and fully extended. Then, measure from the bottom lateral crease of your palm (the crease that runs across your hand) up to the top of the ring finger. Write down the number of inches (to the 1/8 of an inch).
Beside above, how do you know what size racket to buy?
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.
Moreover, what is the standard tennis racquet size?
What size is a full size tennis racket?
|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|
How Tennis Racket Grip Sizes Are Measured
|US Sizes||European Sizes||Sizes in Millimeters|
|4 inches||0||100-103 mm|
|4-1/8 inches||1||103-106 mm|
|4-1/4 inches||2||106-110 mm|
|4-3/8 inches||3||110-113 mm|
Grip size conversion table
|European Grip size||US Grip size in 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|
|4 (L4 or G4)||4 1/2 inches|
Racquet heads range between 85-125 square inches. The spectrum is often broken down into mid-size (85-90), mid-plus (95-100), over-size (101-110) and super-oversize (111-125). Many touring pros play with mid-size and mid-plus racquets because of the level of control that they get.
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 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.