What is the tennis swing?

What is the tennis swing?

We call "Swing" the path taken by our arm to hit the ball. From M1 Tennis and after many years dedicated to the world of tennis we have made a classification to help you choose the perfect racket.
It is important to note that in recent years the way of playing tennis has changed considerably. Nowadays we play with much more spin and therefore the trend has been to play with intermediate frame profiles and slightly smaller grip sizes. With a high ball lift we get a lot of spin but we need the racquet to be a bit more powerful to compensate for the loss of speed when swinging upwards.
We have classified them into three main groups: Comfort, Versatility and Control:

Comfort tennis rackets. CLICK TO VIEW:


Comfort rackets, also known as short swing rackets, are rackets that achieve a high level of power with little effort. These rackets are suitable for veteran players and for players with arm problems.
They are racquets with a large surface area, a wide frame profile and are very light. They are usually high-end racquets because their construction is made with materials such as titanium, carbon, graphene, etc.... These materials being much stiffer, allow to build racquets with very light weight and at the same time be very powerful and therefore are very comfortable racquets.

Versatile tennis rackets. CLICK TO VIEW:


Versatile rackets, as the name suggests, are rackets that are balanced between control and power. In this type of racquets we can find different weight ranges. The recommended weight is always the one that we can handle well, if we play with a racket that is too heavy for our game we will get more stability in our shots but it can cause injuries such as epicondylitis or tennis elbow, also when we have been playing for a while our arm can suffer fatigue.
In this type of racquets the light weight range is suitable for children who are moving on to their first adult racquet and for people with a beginner's level and therefore with a shorter swing.
Lift players. The majority of the players with lift play with multipurpose racquets, both club players, high level players and even professional players. In spite of having a very long swing or stroke, they opt for multipurpose racquets instead of control racquets to increase their power and compensate for the loss of speed when lifting the ball.

Control tennis rackets. CLICK TO VIEW:


Control rackets are generally used by players with a very wide swing who like to play flatter and with precision.
Control or precision racquets have a common characteristic of a narrow profile. Rackets with a narrow profile flex more with the impact of the ball, which increases the time in contact with the ball and therefore increases directional control.

Racquets are generally high weight, low balance, small head size and narrow profile. The weight and close-to-the-fist balance provide control and stability.