How Do I Know My Grip Size?

What is the most common tennis grip size?

4-3/8The average grip size is 4-3/8.

Most normal size ladies are 4-3/8.

Smaller ladies, especially Asians, take a 4-1/4 or 4-1/8..

What grip size do pros use?

Wilson and Yonex estimate that almost two-thirds of their male pro players are opting for 4 3/8-inch grips these days, while the majority of women who use Babolat frames are going for 4 1/4-inch grips.

Do pros use dampeners?

The results show that on the men’s ATP Tour, 58% of the top pros do use dampeners, while 42% do not. And on the women’s WTA Tour, a staggering 76% do use vibration dampeners, while only 24% do not.

How do I know my racquet grip size?

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.

What size grip does Nadal use?

4 1/4Reportedly, Federer uses a 4 3/8 size grip, while Nadal uses a 4 1/4. Of course, both play with overwraps, which builds the grip up to a degree. Still, for players of their skill, size, and strength, such grip sizes would have been considered absurdly small 15 or 20 years ago.

What does L1 L2 L3 mean on a tennis racket?

What is L1, L2, L3 in tennis racket sizes? That just refers to the size of the handle on the racket. The larger the number (L5) the larger the handle on the racket. The smaller the number, of course, the smaller the handle. In general, we recommend ladies should choose grip sizes between L1 and L2.

What is standard tennis grip size?

between 4 ⅛ inches to 4 ⅝ inchesStandard adult tennis racquet grip sizes normally range between 4 ⅛ inches to 4 ⅝ inches, which measures the circumference or distance around the edge of the handle (please note that some countries may express the racquet grip size differently; please use the chart below for reference).

How much does an overgrip increase grip size?

A typical overgrip will increase a grip by 1/16 inch. You can also increase grip size using a heat-shrink sleeve.

What is the smallest grip size in tennis?

For most racquets, the grip size chart starts at 3 7/8 inches and moves up in increments of 1/8 inch all the way up to 4¾. The smallest sizes are usually for juniors, while women tend to use between 4 1/8 inch to 4½ and men use from 4½ to 4¾.

What size tennis racket should a 12 year old use?

26 in. racquets are generally for kids ages 10-12, 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.