Red and Black
Yes. Rule 2.05.07 states that... "A player strikes the ball if he touches it in play with his racket, held in the hand, or with his racket hand below the wrist." This means that all of the following are legal and will constitute a good return. You can hit the ball with ... * the rubber on your table tennis racket, or * the edge of your table tennis racket, or * the handle of your table tennis racket, or * any part of your racket hand below the wrist, including the fingers of your racket hand
Yes, the weight. The lighter the tennis racket, the lighter you hit the ball. The heavier racket can hit harder shots.
tennis and badminton
The way to swing a racket in tennis is called a forehand.
a tennis racket is bigger than a squash and badminton racket.