Basically, there are 3 different padel racket shapes: Diamond, Round and Drop.
- Padel rackets diamond shape: You get a higher stroke speed with these rackets.
- Padel racket round shape: You have more control with a round racket head
- Padel racket teardrop shape: Basically a mix of round and diamond - perfect for the balanced padel player type.
By the way, a padel racket is a maximum of 46 cm long and 26 cm wide. According to the official padel rules, the padel racket must not be thicker than 38 mm. The weight is usually between 340-395 grams.