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  1. tennis racket, tennis racquetnoun

    a racket used to play tennis


  1. tennis racquet

    A racket, or racquet, is a sports implement used for striking a ball or shuttlecock in games such as squash, tennis, racquetball, badminton and padel. In the strictest sense a racket consists of a handled frame with an open hoop across which a network of strings is stretched tightly. Some rackets may have a solid or perforated hitting surface instead of a network of strings. Such rackets may be called a paddle or bat. Collectively, these games are known as racket sports. Racket design, materials and manufacturing has changed considerably over the centuries. The frame of rackets for all sports was traditionally made of solid wood (later laminated wood) and the strings of animal intestine known as catgut. The traditional racket size was limited by the strength and weight of the wooden frame which had to be strong enough to hold the strings and stiff enough to hit the ball or shuttle. Manufacturers started adding non-wood laminates to wood rackets to improve stiffness. Non-wood rackets were made first of steel, then of aluminum, and then carbon fiber composites. Wood is still used for real tennis, rackets, and xare. Most rackets are now made of composite materials including carbon fiber or fiberglass, metals such as titanium alloys, or ceramics. Catgut has partially been replaced by synthetic materials including nylon, polyamide, and other polymers. Rackets are restrung when necessary, which may be after every match for a professional. Despite the name, "catgut" has never been made from any part of a cat.


  1. tennis racquet

    A tennis racquet is a piece of sports equipment consisting of a handled frame with a open hoop across which a network of cord is stretched tightly. It is used to strike a tennis ball in a game of tennis. The specifications of a racquet can vary in terms of size, weight, material, string pattern, balance, and grip size, but it typically measures around 27 inches in length.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tennis racquet in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tennis racquet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of tennis racquet in a Sentence

  1. Ernie Medina:

    Because the court is smaller, the paddle is shorter and lighter than a tennis racquet, and the ball is made out of plastic, so it’s very easy to learn and control for most people starting out.


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