For Tennis Players , Tennis Racket is the most import equipment. Tennis Racket selection is a very complex process which required lots of experience and knowledge.
However, By considering basic and important Tennis Racket selection parameters you can actually do justice with your buying sill.When we talk about racket selection, following parameters are important and play crucial role:
1.Brand of Racket
2.Weight of Racket
3.Length of Racket
4.Balance of Racket
5.Grip of Racket
6.Head Size of Racket
There are numerous Tennis Rackets manufacture are available, like Yonex , Wilson ,Babolat, Head,Dunlop, Fischer, Gamma. Different Manufactures are having there own technique and process of manufacture the racket. You need to see your budget and your playing style to select the Best Brand.
Weight of the Rackets vary from 240 gms to 355 gms. Normally if a Racket is having less Weight then it is easy to swing and its generate more power. So we can say light weight rackets are more suitable for old age players. On other hand , heavier rackets are difficult to swing , but at the same time its generate more power , give more stability. heavier rackets also provide more impact of ball.
Length of tennis racket as per Tennis standard is 28 inches , however manufactures CAN develop rackets up to 32 inches. If a player is using increased length rackets then he or she can get benefits of reach and more power. Skillful tennis players are normally use standard length tennis racket.
Balance of Rackets is classified into two category
Head heavy balance type rackets provide more power as they are bit heavy from head side .Head light type racket provide more control over racket and thus give flexibility to play more
controlled tennis shots.
Grip of Tennis Rackets is another important aspect as its provide a link between racket and body arm. Tennis racket grips typically range from 4 inches to 4 7/8 inches in circumference.
Most adult tennis players use grips between 4 1/4 inches and 4 5/8 inches. The easiest way to determine your grip size is to grip a tennis racket and place the index finger of your other hand in the space between your fingers and thumb/palm. If your index finger fits comfortably, the grip size is correct. If your index finger does not fit, the grip size is too small. If there is a large amount of space around your index finger, the grip size is too big. Selecting the proper grip size on your tennis racket is important not only for comfort and for performance, but also for injury prevention. Using a tennis racket with a grip that is too large or too small can lead to arm injuries.