Head: The head, or the frame, is the oval part of the racket where the strings are, and where you will (hopefully) hit all of your shots. A larger head size means a more powerful racket—but with less control. Smaller head sizes offer less power, but increase your control.
Then, how do you read tennis racket specs?
Most rackets are
- 300 grams (or 10.6 ounces) is an average weight for a racket.
- Less than 285 grams (10 ounces) is considered light.
- More than 310 grams (or 11 ounces) is considered heavy.
Keeping this in view, how heavy is Federer’s racket?
Federer, for what it’s worth, is using a racket that weighs in north of 12.5 ounces — far too heavy for the average club-level player or even high-level junior for that matter.
Is a titanium racket good?
Recently, a clutch of new racquets made from a very strong, extremely light material called titanium has hit the market. Titanium is similar to aluminum. Either aluminum or titanium is an acceptable choice for beginners.
The heavier the racquet, the more power it will offer. … Heavyweight tennis racquets (+ 300 grams) help to produce more power behind the ball and can help to maintain control in a faster swing. Heavier racquets are mostly used by Professional, Tour, Advanced players as well as those who want to generate more power.
Some basic concepts – a heavy racket is more powerful, more stable and transmits less shock than a lighter racket (all other things being equal). A lighter racket is more maneuverable and thus, a player is able to swing it faster.
If you hit lots of errors, your racquet may be too heavy for you. If you feel like you can’t get enough pace on the ball, or if you get tennis/golfer elbow, you may want to try a heavier racquet (along with taking into account string type and tension, racquet flexibility and your form.)
racket Add to list Share. … Another definition of racket is an unpleasantly loud noise; if your neighbors were playing horrible, loud music, you could yell out the window, “Stop that racket!” Informally, the word racket also means “illegal scheme,” especially for making money.
Best Tennis Rackets for Power
- Babolat Pure Drive. Head size: 100in² / 645cm² String pattern: 16×19. …
- Yonex EZONE 100. Head size: 100in² / 645cm² String pattern: 16×19. …
- Prince Textreme Beast 98. Head size: 98in² / 630cm² …
- Head Graphene 360 Extreme Pro. Head size: 100in² / 645cm² …
- Wilson Ultra 100 V3. Head size: 100in² / 645cm²
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.