A proper tennis grip should feel firm but not tight, similar to a firm handshake. Your fingers should end up in an angled position along the handle. A V-shaped groove should form at the top, between the thumb and index finger. At the bottom of the handle, the pinky through middle finger should be close together.
https://www.feeltennis.net/hold-racket/The usual instruction on how to hold a tennis racket correctly is typically based on how to place the V on the racket ...
Hold Your Racquet Like a Hammer. Another reference often used is to hold your racquet like a hammer, where you imagine using the side of the racquet to hammer a nail. Similar to shaking hands with your racquet, this simple method should provide you with an easy-to-remember technique to hold your continental serve grip.
In general, a player will hold the racket moderately firmly in their dominant hand, with the thumb and index finger making a ‘V’. The index finger will sit in a kind of ‘trigger’ position, with the rest of the fingers remaining close together as they wrap around the handle.
The semi-wester grip falls neatly between the eastern and western and has become the most common forehand tennis grip in modern tennis because it allows for excellent topspin and quick grip changes. In the 90s and into the new millennium, players like Andre Agassi and Martina Hingis put the semi-western grip to work.
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The method for finding the right grip for your two-handed backhand is very similar, and your objective is to eventually hold the racquet with an Eastern forehand grip with your non-dominant hand and with a Continental grip with your dominant hand.
To grip a tennis racket using the Continental grip, start by holding your racket pointing away from you with your left hand so the strings are perpendicular to the ground. Then, put your right hand out like you’re shaking hands with the racket’s grip.
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