If there is space between your finger and palm, the grip is too big. 2. If you don't have a ...
5 (L5 or G5) 4 5/8 inches. There are two ways you can measure your grip size. A rough way of finding out is by holding a racket in your normal forehand grip. If the racket is of the correct grip size, the distance between your palm and longest finger should approximately be the width of a finger (pictured below).
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Tennis grip sizes explained. First, let’s take a look at what grip sizes are available and how they’re classified in the US and Europe. Most tennis racquets are available in grip sizes bewteen 4 1/8" and 4 5/8" in circumference. European grip sizing is different than the US and is the source of some confusion.
For European sizes, they go up on per 1/8 of an inch, so one grip size is 1/8”. Increasing ½ size( 1/16”) The most common way to increase a grip size this much is with an overgrip. Overgrips are generally 1/16 of an inch which is perfect for increasing grips a half size.
Grip Size. Grip size is one of the important criteria for the selection of a tennis racket. A proper grip size gives you the comfort to hold a tennis racket. Grip size refers to the perimeter of a racket handle. The chart below depicts different grip sizes, starting from 100-102 mm and up to 115-117 mm as per European and US standards.
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History of Tennis Grips. In the early days of the sport, the continental grip dominated. Wooden racquets strung with natural gut strings were the norm, and up until 1974, three of the world’s biggest tournaments were played on grass, including Wimbledon, the Australian Open, and the US Open.