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Selecting the right racquet and string for your game can be a difficult task. When you consider the tremendous amount of racquets available, and pair them with the even larger selection of strings on the market, you are looking at a mountain of combinations! Here at Tennis Warehouse, we want to make the selection process a bit easier for you. That's why we have a talented group of Racquet Experts on staff to help each player find the right racquet and string combination for their play style. Call or email us with your questions, and a Racquet Expert will be happy to point you in the right direction!

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Ordering racquets: Select from the options below to customize your racquet. We string according to your specifications. Follow the instructions below for selecting a string and be sure to enter tension.

Note about custom hybrid stringing

*If the string you want is not in the menu, select "String not in this menu" and on the next page type the name of the string into the stringing instructions. The price of the string will be added to your order once processed.

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One of the most exciting technological advances in the history of racquet technology, the Babolat PLAY Pure Drive comes with a sensor in the handle which tracks all aspects of your game. This data is easily uploaded to your smartphone, tablet or computer where a detailed snapshot of your game awaits. You can even compare the results with friends or the wider community of PLAY users. Please note: Babolat has designed this one with the same target specs and INCREDIBLE playability of the standard Pure Drive.

Babolat Play User Experience Blog

A racquet that seemingly fits every playing style, the Pure Drive blends power and spin with a crisp, precise and lively response. Whether you are looking for massive spin and phenomenal precision or easy access to power, this immensely popular racquet has something for everyone. At net the Pure Drive feels extremely fast and mobile with a crisp and very precise response. Updated with Active Cortex Technology, this version of the Pure Drive delivers a clean feel, one that is perfectly firm and makes the player feel uniquely connected to the ball. From the recreational level all the way to the game's most advanced players, the Pure Drive has definitely earned its reputation as one of the most versatile and user- friendly racquets ever made. With the addition of PLAY Technology, this racquet will give you a whole new insight into your game!

Note: Due to racquet stiffness, when stringing with a polyester or a co-polyester we highly suggest 54lbs as a starting point for tension.

Strung Specifications

Head Size:
100 sq. in. / 645.16 sq. cm.
Length: 27in / 68.58cm
Strung Weight: 11.2oz / 317.51g
Balance: 13in / 33.02cm / 4 pts HL
Swingweight: 312
Stiffness: 73
Beam Width: 23.5mm / 26mm / 22.5mm /
Composition: Graphite
Power Level: Low-Medium
Stroke Style: Medium-Full
Swing Speed: Medium-Fast
Racquet Colors:
Black/ White/ Orange
Grip Type: : Babolat Syntec Pro
String Pattern:
16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Mains skip: 8T 8H
Two Pieces
No Shared Holes
String Tension: 50-66 pounds

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