Women and older players should aim to select a lighter racquet between 150 and 180 grams, while men should look at racquets weighing between 170 and 200 grams. Regardless of weight, all beginners should seek racquets with relatively large head-sizes with a big sweet spot – this will provide a greater margin for error.
Additionally, what size tennis racquet should a 13 year old use?
|Age:||4 – 5 years||12 – 13 years|
|Height:||2 ft. 11 – 3 ft. 3||4 ft. 7 – 4 ft. 11|
|Length racket:||46 cm||66 cm|
|Recommended racket:||18 inch||26 inch|
Simply so, what size is a full size tennis racket?
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.
When it comes to the actual tension, most manufacturers recommend stringing elastic materials like nylon or natural gut around 50-60 lbs. If using a stiffer string like polyester, drop the tension to avoid arm injuries.
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|
11 inches in height should use a 19” or 21” racket while younger kids should play with a 17” racket. Kids between 3 ft. 11 inches and 4 ft. 4 inches should use a 23” racket.
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.