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Babolat Pure Drive Lite

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MSRP $185.00
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As an extension to the legendary Pure Drive line, the Babolat Pure Drive Lite GT remains easy to handle thanks to its light weight. Although this latest version’s specs remain in line with the previous version, this update features Cortex Technology which helps filter out negative vibrations that minimizes arm injury.

  • The racquet of choice of Agnieszka Radwanska and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Team Babolat Pro Players may play with a customized or different model than the equipment depicted.

Item #: 101774
Style #: 101169
Head Size : 100 in.2
Length : 27 Inches
Weight : 9.7 Ounces (unstrung) / 10.2 Ounces (strung)
Balance: Head Light
Balance Point: 32.0cm. / 12.6in.
Power Level: High
Swing Type: Slow & Compact
Tension: 55-62 Lbs.
String Pattern: 16M x 19C
Beam Width: 23/26/23mm, Dual Tapered Beam
Flex (RDC): 72
Composition: Graphite
Swing Weight: 270
Grip: Syntec
Technology : GT, Cortex Active Technology, Woofer

Cortex Active Technology: Thanks to its new construction and CDS (Cortex Dampening System) interface, the latest edition of Babolat’s active Cortex technology ensures seamless transmission of the most essential information directly to the player’s hand for an incomparable feel and a master’s control of each and every hit.

Woofer Technology: The first and most efficient system which makes the frame and strings interact when striking the ball: 25% longer ball/string contact. Better control, more comfort.

Elliptic Geometry: Optimal design to guarantee the best torsion resistance: +20% stiffer compared to a traditional beam. Better maneuverability with more power.

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Babolat Pure Drive Lite GT 2012
 
4.7

(based on 3 reviews)

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5.0

Great product and lowest price

By Tennis lover

from Keller, TX

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Creates Spin
  • Generates Power
  • Good Accuracy
  • Great Feel
  • Lightweight
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Intermediate
    • Professional

    Comments about Babolat Pure Drive Lite:

    Bought for my son, he feel very good about this product, be able to control ball much better

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    It a good product

    By Achuthan

    from Krishnamoorthy

    About Me Beginner

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          Comments about Babolat Pure Drive Lite:

          Pure drive lite is great product

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          • Yes

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          5.0

          Excellent Racquet of Pure Drive line.

          By silver one

          from seattle, WA

          About Me Enthusiast

          Pros

          • Creates Spin
          • Good Accuracy
          • Lightweight
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Intermediate

            Comments about Babolat Pure Drive Lite GT 2012:

            Great racquet, enjoy playing with it. Light and accurate. Thank you Babolat!

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            • No

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            • Q:

              Is this the 2012 version?
              Asked on 9/11/2015 by TennisPlayer

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Yes, this Babolat Pure Drive is the 2012 version.

                Answered on 9/14/2015 by Louie from Holabird Sports
            • Q:

              what does maneuverability mean?
              Asked on 8/15/2013 by Myra from NJ

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              • A:

                Maneuverability means, in reference to a tennis racquet , is the measure of how heavy a racquet feels when swung. Also known as moment of inertia or second moment,

                Answered on 8/15/2013 by Community Answer from None
              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Maneuverability essentially just refers to how easy the racquet is to swing or move. From a technical standpoint, it's a bit of a broad term and means different things to different people. Essentially, lightweight racquets that are balanced head light will be the most maneuverable while heavy racquets that are balanced head heavy will be the least maneuverable. The length of the racquet also has an effect. There are infinite combinations of weight, balance, and length, so it's tough to judge a racquet just based on those three raw numbers. Fortunately, someone came up with a way to calculate a statistic called swing weight that provides a rough approximation of how heavy a racquet feels while it is being swung. The swing weight calculation takes into account a racquet's weight, balance, and length and returns a number. The higher the number, the heavier (and less "maneuverable") a racquet will feel while in motion. The lower the number, the lighter (and more "maneuverable") a racquet will feel while in motion. If you have any additional questions or need help selecting a racquet, please don't hesitate to contact us at (866) 860-1416 or info@holabirdsports.com

                Answered on 8/16/2013 by Ryan from Holabird Sports
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            • About Babolat
            Babolat originally started by making some of the finest natural gut tennis strings in the world. More recently, they have expanded their successful formula to include tennis racquets, tennis shoes, and other accessories. Babolat tennis racquets are extremely popular and their racquet line includes a wide variety of frames that meet the need of a variety of different players. Many WTA and ATP professionals choose Babolat racquets every day, including multiple Grand Slam winners Rafael Nadal and Kim Clijsters. Babolat tennis rackets are great for recreational and competitive players alike.

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