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.
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A tennis racquet’s grip size measures the circumference or distance around the handle, including the pre-installed stock grip, ranging from 4 inches to 4 3/4 inches. There are eight available grip sizes within that range, which start at 3 7/8 inches or a size double zero and increase by 1/8 inch for each size up to 4 3/4 inches for a size six.
Tennis Grip Debate: Overgrips vs. Replacement Grips. Tennis is a sport where you do a lot of running around the court. It makes sense that your hands might sweat quite a bit. Over time, regular use and excessive sweat will cause the grip on your racket handle to wear out. You’re basically met with two options: overgrips or replacement grips.
Si par exemple l'annulaire est distant de la paume de 107 mm, alors une taille de grip 2 sera idéale. Si vous hésitez entre deux tailles de grip, sachez qu'il vaut mieux avoir un grip trop petit que trop grand. En effet, un grip trop petit peut être recouvert d'un surgrip afin d'être légèrement agrandit.
Tenniszon vous explique comment choisir votre taille de grip selon votre style de jeu.See the video in english here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udIolCDlh...
This grip is difficult to master than the Eastern Backhand Grip. This enables you to put less power but more top spin than the Eastern Backhand Grip. Out of the backhand tennis grips this is the grip that is used the least by pros. As an exception Justin Henin who has one of the best backhands in women’s tennis.