Tennis is a great sport for any age and it’s always great to see new players coming into it, especially with it being such a beautifully social sport too. Something to think about when starting out is the racket you will be using. This is a crucial decision as it will affect your progress within the game as well as your enjoyment of tennis and also potentially helping to avoid unnecessary injuries.

It is worth taking the time before you step on to court at your local club or before you head off to the sun for that tennis holiday, to choose your racket carefully and get the right one for you. A wrong choice will see you waste time and money using one that is just not suited to your needs as a new player. There are many things to consider when picking out the right one.

Below we have broken down a few a few things to think about when considering that first racket purchase: