There are also some racquets available at 27.5, 28 and even 29 inches, with the longer racquets generally providing more power but less control. Using the right-sized racquet is important to the development of a player’s fundamentals.
Racket Head Size. Whether it be for control, balance, power or stability, the size of the head racket determines what the player is looking for. Most head sizes range from 85 to 135 square inches. Larger racket head appeals more to beginner up to intermediate players who are looking for power and stability. Large Head Size: 106 to 118 square inches.
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These racquets come in varying weight ranges from 11-13 ounces, and the center of gravity or “balance” is 1/2 to 1-1/2 inches toward the head, keeping the head lighter, which helps with control of the racquet. The other option is to go with a racquet which is light and has a lightweight oversized head.
Currently, the standard length for a tennis racquet is 27 inches. This would be considered close to the average size in adults playing competitively at 29 inches and can provide more strength than shorter racquets which often prevent children from using them because they haven’t matured enough yet.
Typical racket head sizes range from 85 to 118 square inches. Mid-size rackets fall in the 85-94 square inch range, mid-size plus range from 95-105 square inches and oversize rackets range from 106-118 square inches. When considering the head size, take into account what you want out of a racket.