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The Definitive Guide on Tennis Grips

By Pro Tennis Tips, 04/27/18, 12:00PM CDT


The double-handed backhand grip is used often as it provides both stability and control. It is also easier to learn, which is why most beginners start learning backhands with two hands.

A very important aspect of tennis is knowing what the tennis grips are and what they are used for. A tennis grip is essentially how you hold the racquet, with different types of tennis grips being used for different types of shots.

The three main types of tennis grips are the Continental, the Eastern, and the Western, with a slight variation of the Western grip called the Semi-Western grip.

So, in this article, we will be going through the most popular tennis grips as well as how to tell what kind of grip you are using at any time.