Tennis racket handle size. A typical overgrip will increase a grip by 116 inch. 98 sqin to 102 sq. For example if your grip size is 4716 in 113 mm a 438 in 110 mm racket may be your best fit. Start off by placing the tennis racquet in front of you on a flat surface.
The tennis racket head should be facing horizontal as in the picture. Place the crook in between your thumb and your index right on the tennis racket handle. Tennisnuts power levels 5 6 7. The length of a tennis racquet is another characteristic that will vary from racquet to racquet.
If youre between grip sizes go with the smaller size and add an overgrip to arrive at the ideal fit. Tennis racquet grip sizes are often measured at the very middle of the racquet handle and range from 4 inches to 4 inches. This measurement is the circumference or the distance around the edge of the handle including any grip that may be applied to the racquet. An example of this is shown to the left.
You can also increase grip size using a heat shrink sleeve. How grip sizes are measured. It adds about 116 in 16 mm to the handles size. Using a tennis racquet to find your tennis grip size.
In fact the majority of todays lightweight racquets handles cannot be reduced in size. You have a few options if your handle is too large and needs to be reduced. Currently 29 inches or 7366 cm is the maximum length allowed during both professional and non professional competitive tennis. These rackets are control based but are quite powerful at the same time.