Useful information about padel racket shape

A padel racket can come in three different shapes. Round, diamond and teardrop shaped. The rackets we tested mainly have round and diamond shapes.

The rounded models have a larger impact surface. The balance in the racket is from the middle and down toward the handle. A rounded racket provides slightly less speed than the other shapes but more control.

A diamond-shaped racket suits players who want more power. The balance is higher, which means you get a lot of power in smashes but less control. The diamond shape is most suited to advanced players.

A teardrop-shaped racket is a mixture of the above shapes. A little less power than a diamond racket, but a slightly larger impact surface.

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