Many men looking for tennis racquets will find themselves choosing between a size 3 (4 3/8 in) ...
If there is space between your finger and palm, the grip is too big. 2. If you don't have a racquet handy, you can also measure your grip size using a ruler. With your hand open and fingers extended close together, align the ruler with the bottom lateral crease of your palm and measure to the tip of your ring finger.
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Method 1: Using a Tennis Racquet to Find Your Tennis Grip Size. Start off by placing the tennis racquet in front of you on a flat surface. Place the crook in between your thumb and your index right on the tennis racket handle. An example of this is shown to the left. The tennis racket head should be facing horizontal as in the picture.
If there is not enough space between your hitting hand’s ring finger and palm for your non hitting hand’s index finger than the grip is too small. If there is more than enough space for your index finger than the grip is too big. If your index finger fits comfortably, then the grip is just right.
Check your current racket’s grip size. The bottom of your handle will list a number, typically 0 to 5. This number designates your grip size. In the United States, grip sizes are listed in inches while they are numbered in most other places, which is why your endcap might say “3” instead of “4 3/8” but really those are the same grip size!
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Measuring Grip Size. The best way to measure your ideal grip size is to align the edge of a ruler with the middle crease of your palm and measure straight up to the tip of your ring finger.
The right tennis grip size can improve all those aspects of your tennis game. Selecting a Tennis Racquet Grip Size. Tennis grips usually range from 4 inches to 4 7/8 inches around. There are a couple methods for selecting the right tennis grip size. • Player height One classic method is simply measure the height of the player.
You are measuring the tape from the crease to the end of your ring finger. Below would be in between 4 ¼ (Grip Size 2) and 4 3/8 (Grip Size 3) If you have a racquet handy (pun intended) but no measuring tool, here is another good way to get an estimated grip size.