The Drive 105 French Open celebrates the legendary dirt of Roland Garros with a sleek French Open cosmetic. However, the real treat comes on the court where this stick is extremely user-friendly. Beginners and intermediates looking for a luxurious and stable hitting surface should like this one. At under 10 ounces, this racquet moves into position almost effortlessly. It also accelerates very rapidly, making it easy for developing players to add pace and spin. The large 105 square inch head provides a very comfortable platform. From the baseline, compact to medium strokes provide good depth. Fast strokes deliver blistering pace. The crisp Babolat feel makes the player feel very connected to the ball, a fact that translates into more control. At net the large head size provides the perfect platform for making clean contact. And the light weight comes in handy on fast exchanges or when putting the ball away. All in all, this is a wonderful option for beginners and intermediates looking for a fast, comfortable and powerful weapon, one that makes it a cinch to whip up effective pace and spin.
105 sq. in. / 1258.06 sq. cm.
|Length: 27in / 68.58cm|
|Strung Weight: 9.5oz / 269.32g|
|Balance: 13.3in / 33.78cm / 2 pts HL|
|Beam Width: 24mm / 27mm / 23mm /|
|Power Level: Medium-High|
|Stroke Style: Compact-Medium|
|Swing Speed: Medium|
White & Brick Red, with Black and Green Stylings
|Grip Type: Syntec Pro|
16 Mains / 20 Crosses
Mains skip: 8T, 8H
No Shared Holes
|String Tension: 52-62 pounds|
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