Are you a beginner? Or rather advanced? Are you looking for more power, control or ease of handling? Need a large head size? With all the choices out there, it can be hard to find the right tennis racket. Follow our guide to choose a racket that's suited to your playing style and goals.

choosing adult tennis racket

When you play tennis, choosing the right tennis racket is a key decision. Your choice can impact how much fun you have, how well you play, and even your health - so it's very important. Your skill level, specific needs and body type are all factors that you'll need to take into account when choosing the right racket for you.

How to choose your tennis rackets


When choosing a racket, the first thing you need to consider is your skill level. Read on to get our tips on choosing your racket based on your skill level, whether you're a beginner, intermediate or advanced player.


Decathlon's R&D department conducted a study that showed that there is an optimal handle size to minimise muscle effort when gripping the handle based on the player's hand length.

Size 0: 18 cm handle.

Size 1: 18.5 cm handle.

Size 2: 19 cm handle.

Size 3: 19.5 cm handle.

Size 4: 20 cm handle.

How to choose an adult tennis racket