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Here are some basic pointers (all racquet head sizes in square inches):

  • Beginners (starting out playing tennis or play seldom): 100-115
  • Intermediate (play tennis once/twice a week, maybe more): 98-100
  • Advanced (play tennis 3+ times a week; enter tournaments or play in leagues): 90-100

The size of the racquet is only one of the many factors in choosing a tennis racquet, however. The weight is also a very important factor.

Some pointers for the weight of a tennis racquet:

  • Beginners: 10 oz. or less
  • Intermediate: 10 oz. - 11 oz.
  • Advanced**: 11 oz. or more

**Advanced players have very different tastes in racquet weights. Some prefer as low as 10.6 oz. while others may play ones that weigh 12 oz. or more.

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