Usually, for the juniors, I recommend the size 1 or 4 ⅛ inches one. It would easily fit in any kid’s hand and give a proper hold for their small hands. A women’s racket grip size generally ranges from size 2 or 3, which is about 4 ¼ to 4 ⅜ inches respectively.
A simple way to know if a racquet is the correct size for you is to hold it by your side with the head pointing down toward the ground; the racquet head should be just above the floor but not actually touching the ground. *** Learn more about how tennis is sized right for kids at NetGeneration.com.
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.
Four Steps to Determine Your Tennis Racket Grip Size Grip0.jpg. The bottom of your handle will list a number, typically 0 to 5. This number designates your grip size. Grip1.jpg. The first thing you’ll want to do is turn your racket on its side and grab the handle so your pointer finger... grip size ...
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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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.