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Babolat Pure Drive Roddick

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Babolat Pure Drive Roddick

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MSRP $195.00
Our Price: $169.00

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As the official racquet of Andy Roddick, the Babolat Pure Drive Roddick is perfect for players who love to impose their will on the court. This hefty racquet has plenty of power for the competitive player. Although this latest version’s specs remain in line with the previous version, this Pure Drive features updated Cortex Technology. This updated technology helps filter out negative vibrations, leaving a more pure feel on every hit.
Item #: 101769
Style #: 101152
Head Size : 100 in.2
Length : 27 Inches
Weight : 11.1 Ounces (unstrung) / 11.6 Ounces (strung)
Balance: Head Light
Balance Point: 32.1cm. / 12.6in.
Power Level: Low, Medium
Swing Type: Moderate, Fast & Long
Tension: 55-62 Lbs.
String Pattern: 16M x 19C
Beam Width: 23/26/23mm, Dual Tapered Beam
Flex (RDC): 74
Composition: Graphite, Tungsten
Swing Weight: 315
Grip: Syntec
Technology : GT, Cortex Active Technology, Woofer
GT Technology: Graphite Tungsten Technology is a hybrid material containing braided carbon fibers and tungsten filaments throughout the entire racquet. This customized performance booster improves racquet performance based on the concentration of Tungsten fibers at various strategic parts of the frame. The main benefit is increased power and versatility. A value added aspect of GT technology is that the added concentration of Tungsten in the head of the racquet strengthens the frame (up to 26% more than the previous Pure Drive) to reduce torque and increase precision.

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 Roddick GT 2012
 
5.0

(based on 2 reviews)

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5.0

Great tennis racket!

By adam the tennis

from ohio

About Me Competitive Athlete

Pros

  • Creates Spin
  • Generates Power
  • Great Feel
  • Large Sweet-Spot
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Intermediate
    • Professional

    Comments about Babolat Pure Drive Roddick GT 2012:

    I used this racket in my tournament and did pretty good with it if you are looking for a lot of control and less power this isnt for you but if you want a mix of both this is great for it!

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    • Yes

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    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    The racket!!!!

    By FL Tennis

    from Ocala, FL

    About Me Competitive Athlete

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • NONE

    Best Uses

    • Intermediate
    • Professional

    Comments about Babolat Pure Drive Roddick GT 2012:

    Add some volkl cyclone 16/17 and you're on your way. The power and spin is as good as it gets. This new version also has much more feel at the net.

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    • No

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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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