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Tennis Racquet Glossary
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aluminum

balance

beam width

bumper guard

butt cap

center of percussion

closed string pattern: see dense string pattern

coefficient of resitution

ceramic

comfort

composite

constant taper beam

contoured beam

cross strings

dense string pattern

drill flash

dual taper beam

even balance

extra long

face: see racquet face

fiberglass

flexibility

forgiving

frame

graphite

grip

grip size: see grip

grip wrap: see overgrip

grommet strip

handle pallet

head

head heavy

head light

heft: see swing weight

head size

hitting area

junior racquet

length

main strings

maneuverability

mid-plus: see head size

midsize: see head size

node of the first harmonic

open string pattern

overgrip

oversize: see head size

polar moment of inertia: see stability

profile

racquet face

replacement grip

rollers

shaft

shock

shoulders

stability

stationary weight

stiffness

string bed: see hitting area

sweet spot

swing speed

swing weight

tapered beam: see constant taper beam and dual taper beam

throat

titanium

vibration

vibration damper: see vibration

weight: see stationary weight

wide body

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