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Thursday, August 09, 2012 Babolat Pure Drive and Pure Storm = Pure Brilliance

Andy Roddick Babolat Pure Drive

With five of the six best-selling racquet frames on the market according to the Tennis Industry Association, Babolat has created a “weapon” for every type of player. Today we’re highlighting the Pure Drive and Pure Storm Series.

If you decide you’d like to try one of these frames, check out the Tennis Express Demo Program! Taking a racquet for a test drive is the best way to help you decide which model is best for you!

Pure Drive Series: The Pure Drive was originally popularized by 1998 French Open champion Carlos Moya, and later by 2003 U.S. Open winner Andy Roddick, multiple slam winner Kim Clijsters, and 2011 Roland Garros winner Li Na. Players who like to power through the ball will love the Pure Drive series frames. Solid weighting and strong flex combine to stabilize the frame against even the most powerful shots. A standard beam shape in the shaft provides for a more classic feel than the Aero Pro series’ wind-cutting beam. Doubles players will appreciate its lower swingweight and versatility at net.

Kim Clijsters Babolat Racquet

Babolat Pure Drive Roddick

The Pure Drive series takes advantage of Babolat’s Woofer, Cortex and GT (Graphite/Tungsten) technologies to produce a firm yet forgiving frame for all styles of play. The Pure Drive series is also the most versatile in Babolat’s line, with the standard Pure Drive GT and extended-length Pure Drive GT Plus, along with the heavier Pure Drive Roddick and Pure Drive Roddick Plus. Players looking for Pure Drive performance in a lighter version will want to demo the Pure Drive Lite, and you can even get the same Pure Drive feel in a lightweight, larger-headed design with the Pure Drive 107. In short, the Pure Drive series from Babolat has something for almost everyone.


Pure Storm Series: The Pure Storm gets its name from its place in the lineup: right in between the Pure Drive and Aero Storm series. It has the Aero Storm’s narrow beam widths, along with the Pure Drive’s more traditional beam shape. The Aero Storm’s 98 square inch head size combines with a more moderate flex to allow stronger players to swing out at the ball with added control. The Pure Storm uses Woofer and GT (Graphite/Tungsten) technologies to provide power and stability with a touch more feel. Babolat Pure Storm
Babolat Pure Storm Limited

Babolat provides Pure Storm fans with multiple choices, from the standard Pure Storm GT and lighter weight Pure Storm Team GT to the heavier Pure Storm Tour GT and Pure Storm Tour GT Plus. Along with a smaller head size and softer-flexing, the more narrow-beamed Pure Storm Limited GT (complete with an old-school leather grip!) is perfect for the strongest hitters out there.

Demo one of these great frames today at TennisExpress.com!


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