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Old 12-10-2012, 03:01 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by JackB1 View Post
I use a 4 1/2 grip because I go by the old rule that says while gripping the racquet, you should be able to fit 1 finger in the remaining space between your thumb pad and finger tips.
The only rule I follow is 'use what feels comfortable'. That being said, I use a 4 1/2, and so do 90% of the people I play with. There are a few who use 4 3/8, but they are younger.

Oh, and how do I know what others use? Because I string their racquets & have on file what grip size the frame is.
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