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  1. Racquets are 50 cm long.
  2. The racquets are shorter than tennis racquets and the ball is made of rubber.
  3. Racquets are restrung when necessary, which may be after every match for a professional or never for a social player. (Web site)


  1. Racquets thrived during the War. (Web site)
  2. Racquets began as an 18th century pastime in London's King's Bench and Fleet debtors prisons. (Web site)
  3. Depending on your budget, there are plenty of racquets to choose from, however; choosing the right one for your game is the key.
  4. The best thing to do is to demo different type of racquets to feel the difference before you decide on which one to buy.


  1. Real tennis also influenced the game of stick--, which was also invented in the 19th century and combined aspects of real tennis, lawn tennis, and racquets. (Web site)
  2. Wood is still used for real tennis, racquets, and xare. (Web site)
  3. Jeu de paume was originally a French precursor of lawn tennis played without racquets. (Web site)


  1. With the rising popularity of racquets came a shortage of court time.
  2. Hart-Dyke was the reigning racquets world champion and could not stand such decrepit courts.
  3. SPECIFIED The description given to balls, racquets and courts that meet existing WSF specifications.


  1. Manufacturer of racquetball racquets, equipment, clothing and accessories. (Web site)
  2. Racquets, strings, grips, balls, stringing machines, stringing accessories, court equipment, and ball machines. (Web site)

Tennis Racquets

  1. Real tennis racquets and balls. (Web site)
  2. Manufacturer of tennis racquets in graphite and aluminum.
  3. The Sweet Spot - Squash, tennis, racquetball, and badminton racquets and accessories. (Web site)
  4. Player's Pro Shop - Tennis racquets, racquetball racquets and all related goods. (Web site)
  5. Double strung tennis racquets were introduced in 1977[2] and then banned because they permitted excessive spin [3]. (Web site)

Squash Racquets

  1. In England, during the 18th century and early 19th century as real tennis died out, two other racquet sports emerged, racquets and squash racquets. (Web site)
  2. The backwall "out" line is 4 feet 6 inches above the floor, or 2 feet below the present Squash Racquets' backwall out line.
  3. Your aim should be low and into the side wall to a point much closer to the front wall than the spot a Squash Racquets player employs. (Web site)

Squash Tennis

  1. Manufacturer of paddleballs, platform tennis balls and paddleball racquets. (Web site)
  2. Manufacturer of squash racquets and accessories.
  3. Squash Tennis, although played in a regular Squash court, is indeed "different" from Squash Racquets. (Web site)
  4. Corner Shots: Again, unlike Squash Racquets, the Squash Tennis corner shots rarely result in an outright winner. (Web site)


  1. The young boys of Harrow, therefore, created a gentler, slower version of racquets.
  2. He formed a committee of Harrow alumni to raise money and in November 1864 built, at a cost of £1,600, a covered racquets court.
  3. The yards at the Harrow houses were perfect for soft racquets; so too, after January 1865 was a Rugby fives court. (Web site)


  1. In 1992 Yonex introduced the widebody racquet the "Isometric 500", a racquet that was much less "tear drop" shaped than previous racquets.
  2. San Diego Badminton Supply - Yonex, Carlton, Prince: badminton racquets, equipment, warm-up suits, shuttlecocks, accessories. (Web site)
  3. Racquet manufacturers such as Head, Wilson, Prince, Yonex, and Babolat, just to name a few, constantly introduce new lines of racquets each year.


  1. The 27 inch (686 mm) long racquets are made of wood and use very tight strings to cope with the heavy ball. (Web site)
  2. Head heavy racquets will give players more power but lacks in maneuverability because of its weight distribution.


  1. Over time, the game adopted the use of wooden bats, varying in size and shape, and finally racquets were invented.
  2. This predecessor to the modern game of squash, rackets, is played with 30-- inch (775 mm) wooden racquets. (Web site)


  1. Oversize Racquets: Popular in the early 80s among club level players and a significant number of touring pros.
  2. Ceramic: A short period during which graphite racquets using ceramic fibres to improve performance were popular and used by several touring pros.


  1. Modern racquets vary in length, weight, and headsize.
  2. Head sizes of recent racquets vary between 85 sq. (Web site)


  1. The Japanese manufacturer Yonex dominates the badminton equipment market, making racquets, shoes, and everything in between. (Web site)
  2. Cheap racquets are still often made of metal, but wooden racquets are no longer manufactured for the ordinary market, due to their excessive weight and cost.

Were Made

  1. Earlier still, racquets were made of wood.
  2. Non-wood racquets were made first of steel, then of aluminium, and then carbon fiber composites. (Web site)
  3. Throughout most of tennis' history, racquets heads were around 65 square inches and racquets were made of laminated wood. (Web site)


  1. Lighter racquets generally are best suited for beginner and intermediate players because of their maneuverability.
  2. Larger racquets usually appeal more to beginner and intermediate players who are looking for more power and larger sweet spot.


  1. More accomplished players tend to prefer heavier racquets.
  2. One thing to keep in mind is the highly stiff racquets tend to give players tennis elbow.


  1. An alternate version of the game and sold as Swingball uses a smaller, softer ball that the players strike with racquets. (Web site)
  2. Stiff racquets also offer solid feel while less stiff racquets have a softer feel.


  1. Even when bats, and finally racquets, became standard equipment for the game, the name did not change.
  2. Composite racquets are the contemporary standard. (Web site)


  1. Otherwise most racquets are now made of synthetic materials such as carbon fibre, titanium, ceramics or alloys.
  2. It was not until the early 1970s that the first racquets made of carbon steel and aluminum were developed.
  3. Rackets (Racquets) is a racket-and-ball game played between two or four players in a court enclosed by four walls. (Web site)
  4. Nowadays, most manufacturers offer sub 10 ounces racquets.
  5. Modern racquets are marked with a recommended string tension range. (Web site)


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