How do I know my tennis racket grip size?
Tennis racquet grip sizes are determined by measuring the circumference around the edge of the handle. This circumference is measured in the middle of the racquet handle and the sizes range from 4 inches to 4 3/4 inches.
What is grip size 1 in tennis?
4 1/8 inches
Grip size conversion table
|European Grip size||US Grip size in inches|
|0 (L0 or G0)||4 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|
What does L4 mean on a tennis racket?
L4 (4 1/2″) 4 and 4/8″ (4.5 inches) L5 (4 5/8″) 4 and 5/8″ (4.625 inches) If you fall somewhere between the measurements, it is recommended to choose the smaller grip size as you can always build the grip size up using an overgrip (for a slight increase) or a grip build-up sleeve (for a half or full size increase).
What is the average grip size?
The 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. Average men measure between 4-3/8 and 4-1/2.
What are the different tennis grips?
The three main types of tennis grips are the Continental, the Eastern, and the Western, with a slight variation of the Western grip called the Semi-Western grip.
What is grip size L4?
What is an L4 swing style?
Aug 22, 2007. I believe L3 or L4 is the swing index for Head racquets. L4 rated racquets require longer swing than an L3. I believe Head set it up so that for the longest swing, you can use racquets with L6 rating (Head Prestige Series) and for the shortest swings you would use S12 rated racquets.
Is a bigger or smaller grip better for tennis?
A too-small grip requires more muscle strength to keep the racquet from twisting in your hand. Prolonged use of a grip that’s too small can contribute to tennis elbow problems. A grip that’s too large inhibits wrist snap on serves, makes changing grips more difficult and also requires more muscle strength.