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From Grommets to Rims: 14 Parts of a Tennis Racket Explained

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 4 min read

Before you set foot on a tennis court, you’ll need to choose the right racket. While the tennis racket you play with depends on factors like size, strength, and ability, it’s important to know each of the different parts of the racket and how they all work together to create the perfect tool for your forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys.