Tennis

Pro Kennex Ki 5 (100) 320g

Manufacturer Part# 12048
SKU: MAK1E
Price: $159.99

For 2018 Pro Kennex makes minor tweaks to the Ki 5 320g but keeps the  same target specs as the previous generation. As such, this racquet continues to be perfect for experienced ball strikers who want plow-through, power, spin and precision. This racquet, along with the others in the 4th generation of the Ki Series, utilizes Spiral Tech Carbon Technology. The special treated spiral carbon offers improved dampening properties, while high modulus graphite provides strength and needed rigidity. Players can expect significant dampening as a result for greater comfort and control. Additionally, Pro Kennex has implemented an upgraded Kinetic Comfort Cap to attenuate residual vibration, and further decrease hand and forearm fatigue. This frame a great option for big hitters looking to hit with power, spin and precision.
  • Web Description: Pro Kennex Ki 5 (100) 320g
  • Sport: Tennis
  • Headsize: 100 sq. in.
  • Length: 27"
  • Beam Width: 22mm
  • Weight Strung: 335g/(11.8 oz.)
  • Racquet/Player Type: Intermediate-Advanced
  • Color(s): Yellow/Black/Charcoal
  • Composition/Construction: Spiral Tech Carbon Graphite
  • String Pattern(Mains X Crosses): 16 x 20
  • Recommended String Tension: 50-65 lbs.
  • Balance: 31cm/(12.2 in.) - Head Light
  • Power Level: Low-Medium
  • Stiffness/Flex: 63 RA
  • Frame Technology: Kinetic System Technology
  • Handle Technology: Kinetic Comfort Cap
  • Grip Type: Pro Kennex Synthetic
  • Swing Weight: 324 kgcm
  • Swing Speed: Fast, Long
  • Swing Type: Medium-Full
Grip Sizing Chart

Grip Size Conversion Charts

  • 0 = 4"
  • 1 = 4 1/8"
  • 2 = 4 1/4"
  • 3 = 4 3/8"
  • 4 = 4 1/2"
  • 5 = 4 5/8"

Finding Your Tennis Racquet Grip Size?

Fromuth carries tennis racquets with grip sizes ranging from less than 4" for juniors to 4 5/8" for the largest adult hands. This might not seem like much of a range, but the difference even 1/8" makes is surprising. Too large a grip can strain your hand, and prolonged use of too small a grip can injure your hand, wrist, and elbow.


The most commonly used method for finding your exact grip size is as follows: On your dominant hand, note that your palm has three main creases. Hold your hand flat, with the fingers alongside one another. Measure from the middle crease of your palm, up the line between your middle and ring fingers, to a point equal to the height of the tip of your ring finger. For the average woman, this measurement will fall between 4 1/8" and 4 3/8", for men between 4 1/2" and 4 5/8 ". Juniors will usually measure less than 4".


Generally, if you're between eighths when you measure, you'll be better off going with the larger grip. A grip 1/16" too large will be comfortable, while a slightly small one might not. On the other hand, a slightly small grip can be fattened up easily with an overwrap, whereas a too-large grip would have to be shaved down which is not always possible. Overwraps can't fatten a grip effectively more than 1/8" though, because each layer of overwrap adds to the rounding off of the bevel edges on your handle.


For Junior Racquets, exact size matching can be difficult. Often, the best you can do is to get a racquet that's fairly close. For juniors, a grip slightly large is preferable to slightly small both for the reasons stated above, and because they will grow into it.