Babolat Drive Max 105 Tennis Racquet

Babolat Drive Max 105 Tennis Racquet
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The Babolat Drive Max 105 Tennis Racquet is an update to the Overdrive 105 and features Babolat's Cortex vibration filter at the top of the handle. The Drive Max 105 offers a slightly larger head for added forgiveness, stability, and comfort.

Cortex is used in numerous Babolat 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.

The Babolat Drive Max 105 is geared to the beginning to intermediate player possessing a moderate swing, who will appreciate the slightly lighter and more maneuverable feel versus the regular Pure Drive. Added forgiveness on off center hits thanks to the 105 sq. in. headsize.

For Optimal String Performance Babolat Recommends:
  • Durability: Babolat RPM Blast Team
  • Playability: Babolat Xcel Power
  • Hybrid: Babolat Pro Hurricane Tour 16 - Babolat Xcel

  • Headsize: 105 sq. in.
  • Length: 27.00 in.
  • Weight (strung): 9.9 oz.
  • Stiffness (Babolat RDC): 73
  • Balance: 13.78 in. Even Balance
  • Cross Section: 26mm Head/23mm Throat
  • Swingweight: 305 kg*sq. cm
  • String Pattern: 16x19
  • Grip:Babolat Woofer

novice, but feel the control

5 Stars

Wapas from CA on 12/14/2015 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I am surprised the amount of control I gained with this racquet. I had it strung tight with Babolat RPM Blast 16G Tennis String and I can feel it has a bit less power, but the control factor is really worth it.


5 Stars

Terri from Tennessee from TN on 11/3/2015 12:00:00 AM wrote:

Loved my racquet, delivered super fast!!

Babolat Drive Max 100

5 Stars

gabe c from on 9/27/2015 12:00:00 AM wrote:

Had not tried it before I bought it, but I'm glad I did. Love the looks, the size (105 sq in), and the action. I did not know it'd come with a full racquet cover, but it does...sweet. Sweet deal on it, too. way better than anything on ebay.

Great Babolat Racquet

4 Stars

Picky Player from CA on 9/24/2015 12:00:00 AM wrote:

It's very powerful on serves and comfortable on volleys. The Woffer Technolgy seems to help control as well. I added 8 grams of lead tape at the 3 and 6 o'clock position of the racquet, and now it's perfect!

105 vs. 112

4 Stars

Bruce from NC on 9/5/2015 12:00:00 AM wrote:

Hits just as well as the Y112 which is no longer made. You need to use a damper in order to hit the ball without any noticeable vibration.

Babolat drive max 105

4 Stars

from sf bay from CA on 8/31/2015 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I bought this racket for my wife. She likes the 105 head size, which is more forgiving than her previous yonex but not unwielding. The downside is the swing weight that is on the lighter side and she feels less control with it.

Overall is good

4 Stars

from on 5/29/2015 12:00:00 AM wrote:

For the special pricing, this is an impressive product with performance.


5 Stars

Mike W from OR on 5/27/2015 12:00:00 AM wrote:

Great racquet. Lightweight and maneuverable yet still able to generate power for those who don't hit with a full swing. Excellent racquet at an even better price. Can't go wrong with this one from Midwest Sports.

well balanced

4 Stars

gary w thomas from TX on 5/18/2015 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I like this size (105) racket so took a chance on this one. It is easy to swing and has good power. A stiff frame but has good shock damping.

Control, feel, and spin

5 Stars

Jeff from CA on 1/20/2015 12:00:00 AM wrote:

This racket feels light the second I picked it up but it plays like a beast on the court. I was able to serve with ease and hit huge forehands with it. Nice stick. I used to play with the PD Roddick+. This is way better.

good power and decent control

4 Stars

Moish from NJ on 10/1/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

I'm a 4.0/4.5 groundstroker. I demo'd this one today along with the Prince EXO3 Red. Felt good swinging groundstrokes as well as at net, with ample power, but the control on my big topspin swings was good but not great. Still, I recommend this stick for players who complete their follow through consistently, which will aid in keeping the ball in the court.

Babolat Drive Max 105 Tennis Racquet
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Babolat Drive Max 105 Tennis Racquet

Item # 101179

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