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Babolat Pure Drive Lite Tennis Racquet

Experience the Dark Side of lightweight power with a new 2012 update to the legendary Babolat Pure Drive Lite, now in a striking futuristic black graphic. The new Pure Drive Lite is updated with a new Cortex Dampening Interface for even better feel. Only those frequencies that enhance feel are permitted to pass through the Cortex filter. Continues use of GT technology, for extra stability at ball impact.

For Optimal String Performance Babolat Recommends:

  • Durability: Babolat Pro Hurricane
  • Playability: Babolat Xcel
  • Hybrid: Babolat Pro Hurricane Tour 16 - Babolat Xcel

Midwest Sports only ships Babolat products to domestic addresses in the U.S. and U.S. Territories.

    Racquet Specifications
  • Headsize: 100 sq. in.
  • Length: 27.00 in.
  • Weight (strung): 10.30 oz.
  • Stiffness (Babolat RDC): 71
  • Balance: 13.20 in. Head Light
  • Cross Section: 26mm Head/23mm Throat
  • Swingweight: 293 kg*sq. cm
  • String Pattern: 16x19
  • Grip: Syntec

Babolat has kept the specifications on the new Pure Drive Lite in between the Pure Drive GT and the Drive Z-Lite in terms of weight. The Pure Drive Lite remains a great option for a player not quite ready for the weight of the Pure Drive, but requires the playability provided by its tweener (between powerful/controlled) design. 100 sq. in. head, 10.60 ounce strung weight, and 293 swingweight provide an excellent balance of power, control, and maneuverability.

Review Summary (Based on 8 Reviews)


5 Stars perfect for my daughter

from TX wrote (December 23, 2014):

Great racket, great customer service! Can't wait to watch my daughter play with it after Christmas!

5 Stars Best racket ever!

from TX wrote (September 11, 2014):

I've been playing tennis for 5 years and have gone through dozens of rackets; so far, this is the best. It's light, which is really helpful to players like me who are not very strong. The racket has tremendous power with outstanding control which helps when playing against tough opponents. If your looking for a racket that can help you win tournaments, this is the one.

5 Stars

from NJ wrote (July 14, 2013):

I bought this tennis racket for 10 year old son who started playing tennis 3 months ago. He loves this racket since it is light, offers him more power and spin. This has dramatically improved his game at the summer tennis camp he is attending. I'm also considering buying one myself in the regular version.

5 Stars Awesomeness

from Ohio wrote (November 04, 2012):

this raquet has been awesome and gives me spin and power. No problem especially since it is light. I could not compete with my brother before and now i can with this raquet

5 Stars racket

from Il wrote (October 12, 2012):

Racket so far has been great, I seem to hit with more spin and control. Serves are good, over all I like it.


from Maryland wrote (September 16, 2012):

this racket gives me a lot of power and spin [I have spin but this gives me really heavy spin],my touch shots are deadly, volleys are nice, and my serves have a blast of power.So if your a control oriented guy like me or you like the pure drive series but can't handle the weight this racket is for you.

5 Stars Highly recommend

from Ohio wrote (August 28, 2012):

I really like this racquet. I'm not a big kid but this racquet gives me the added power that I need to play with stronger kids. There is a definite pop when the ball leaves the racquet, which I haven't had before.

5 Stars ExceLlent

from PR wrote (August 10, 2012):

Excellent upgrade to the former pure drive. I was using the Pure Storm team with same weight . My game has improved drastically as well as my confidence. It has more power but also enough control . I am using 18 strings and and love them.

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Babolat Pure Drive Lite Tennis Racquet

Babolat Pure Drive Lite Tennis Racquet

Item #: 101154

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