The hugely popular and versatile Pure Drive gets even better with improved feel in this version. A racquet that seemingly
playing style, the Pure Drive blends power, spin and a crisp and precise response. When strung with a string like Babolat
Pure Drive offers superb power, a comfortable feel and a very forgiving response. With a soft and powerful string, the
perfect for stronger beginners through intermediate players. Add a co-polyester string like Babolat RPM Blast and the
perfect for advanced players looking to add tons of spin and control to powerful shots. At net the racquet feels extremely
mobile. A popular choice with both ATP and WTA doubles players, the Pure Drive offers crisp precision to go with its
mobility. Babolat's Cortex Active Technology updated the response for a cleaner feel, and our TW testers found surprising
from this one. All in all an immensely impressive racquet that fits almost every playing style and level. Just like previous
one will be just as effective tearing up club and park competition as it will at the collegiate and pro levels. Note:
Due to racquet stiffness, when stringing with a
polyester or a co-polyester we highly suggest
54lbs as a starting point for tension.
100 sq. in. / 645.16 sq. cm.
|Length: 27in / 68.58cm|
|Strung Weight: 11.1oz / 314.68g|
|Balance: 4 pts HL|
|Beam Width: 23.5mm / 26mm / 22.5mm /|
|Composition: Graphite Tungsten|
|Power Level: Low-Medium|
|Stroke Style: Medium-Full|
|Swing Speed: Medium-Fast|
|Grip Type: Babolat Syntec|
16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Mains skip: 8T 8H
No Shared Holes
|String Tension: 50-66 pounds|
Head Graphene Instinct MP
Maria Sharapova's racquet of choice. Intermediate through advanced players will find excellent spin and controllable power with this arm-friendly 'tweener. Ideal for players who prefer a good compromise between maneuverability and stability. Strung weight: 11 ounces. Flex: 70 RA. Headsize: 100 square inches.
Head YOUTEK IG Extreme MP 2.0
Loaded with comfort and control, players will appreciate the larger sweetspot created by the new S-Tech Grommets. Recommended to 4.0 + players who want a very versatile frame with great stability. Head Size: 100 sq. inches. Strung Weight: 11.5 oz. String Pattern: 16x19.
Solinco Protocol 300
Fast, precise and very spin friendly, this is a great option for the 4.0+ player looking for a serious groundstroke weapon. String Pattern: 16x19. Strung Weight: 11.1 oz. Standard Length
Volkl Organix 8 (300g)
The Organix 8 offers plenty of versatility and effectiveness from all areas of the court. Head size: 100 square inches. Standard Length. Strung Weight: 11.4 ounces.
Wilson Juice 100 BLX
Aggressive players will love the extra zip and spin they can get on their shots. This fast playing racquet is a must try for intermediate players and up. Headsize: 100 sq. in. Strung weight: 11.3 oz.
Yonex VCORE Xi 100
Exceptional control and spin in a comfortable package. Also offers impressive stability for the weight. Headsize: 100 sq.inches. Pattern: 16x19. Strung weight: 11.1 ounces.