Babolat AeroPro Drive French Open Tennis Racquet

Babolat AeroPro Drive French Open Tennis Racquet
The Babolat AeroPro Drive French Open edition is Rafael Nadal's racquet of choice during the 2014 Clay Series Circuit including the French Open at Roland Garros. This frame offers a sleek cosmetic update to the legendary Babolat AeroPro Drive, with a brilliant black, yellow, white, and red clay graphic inspired by Roland Garros. The AeroPro Drive Roland Garros features refined Cortex Dampening Interface for even better feel. Continues use of GT technology, for extra stability at ball impact.

Babolat has kept the specifications on the new Roland Garros edition identical to that of the 2013 AeroPro Drive.

The Aeropro Drive will still appeal to a very wide array of players, especially for those looking for a slightly more flexible, spin-friendly alternative to the Pure Drive. One of a few racquets that works well at the net, as well as the baseline.

For Optimal String Performance Babolat Recommends:
  • Durability: Babolat RPM Blast
  • Playability: Babolat Xcel
  • Hybrid: Babolat RPM Blast 17 - VS Gut 16

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): 11.30 oz.
  • Stiffness (Babolat RDC): 67
  • Balance: 12.90 in. Head Light
  • Cross Section: 23mm Head/26mm Throat
  • Swingweight: 329 kg*sq. cm
  • String Pattern: 16x19
  • Grip: Babolat Syntec Pro
GT technology strengthens the frame to reduce torque for greater precision (Babolat claims 26% more precision compared to the previous Aeropro Drive). Babolat continues to utilize the Cortex vibration filter at the top of the handle. Cortex is used in several of Babolat's players racquets to enhance feel by cancelling only the 2 highest vibration frequencies. Only those frequencies that enhance feel are permitted to pass through the Cortex filter.

My most recent racquet purchase

5 Stars from NY on 6/3/2015 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I've been on a spree lately of buying a racquet a year. I decided to venture away from Wilson and switch to Babolat. Don't give me wrong I have liked my Wilson racquets, but this Babolat is solid and I have fell in love with the feel. It is the perfect racquet for the player that is advanced but not professional. I play some pretty competitive tennis at the state level. The racquet does feel like the previous Roland Garros editions that I have hit with but just feels smoother all around. Highly recommend!

Babolat AeroPro Drive French Open Tennis Racquet
$209.00 $179.00

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