Recommended Racket Length by Age Under 5 years old: 19″ racket length 6-8 years old: 21″ to 23″ racket length 9-10 years old: 25″ racket length 11 and above: 26″ racket length Cross Section Cross-section affects how flexible a racket is.
19-, 21- and 23-inch racquets. These are all generally youth racquets for players age 8 and under. 23- and 25-inch racquets. These are generally best for the 9-10-year-old age group. 26-inch racquets. This is a great racquet for youngsters looking to make the transition to the 78-foot court. ADVERTISEMENT . 27 inches and up
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BEGINNER TO INTERMEDIATE LEVEL: The HEAD Ti S6 graphite tennis racket is an ideal choice for a wide range of casual players. The oversized 115 head creates a larger sweet spot, great for players still mastering precision.
A beginner racquet between 23 and 25 inches long is best for a player between the ages of nine and ten, and a 26-inch racquet is best suited for tennis players that are adjusting to a 78-foo tennis court.
Head Size Rules. The official rules of tennis state that a racquet should not exceed 12.5 inches (31.75 centimeters) in width overall. Moreover, the hitting surface cannot exceed 15.5 inches (39.37 centimeters) in length and 11.5 inches (29.21 centimeters) in width.
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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.