Unlike tennis racquets for which grip size is critically important, squash racquets are not manufactured with different grip sizes. That is to say while there are differences between adult, junior and children’s squash racquets, one cannot purchase an adult racquet with a particular grip size. Instead, squash players all start with the same grip size and then build their racquet handles up to the size they want by using a combination of grip and overgrip.
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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Holding the racket like a tennis racket with an even 4 finger grip. The squash finger grip differs from a tennis grip in that it is neither a flat, tight or full hand grip on the racket. It requires the racket to be largely held & controlled by your thumb & forefinger with the remaining three fingers supporting the racket grip, as the butt of the racket rests in your hand.
In tennis, a grip is the first layer that wraps the handle or handle of a racket. Therefore, it is the first layer that is in direct contact with the handle or handle of our racket. In other words, it is the tape that wraps around our grip once we buy a new tennis racket.
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However, the grip on your tennis racket also needs to be changed too…..and it might be more often than you think. If you find the racket slipping out of your hand when you’re playing, then it doesn’t matter how good your racket or strings are, you’re going to start missing a lot of shots because your grip needs to be replaced.
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.