Babolat Pure Drive Roddick Tennis Racquet DEMO RENTAL

Babolat Pure Drive Roddick Tennis Racquet DEMO
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Experience the Dark Side of player-oriented power with a new 2012 update to the legendary Babolat Pure Drive Roddick, now in a striking futuristic black graphic. The new Pure Drive Roddick 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. Maintains the use of GT (Graphite Tungsten) which adds a hybrid of braided carbon fibers and tungsten filaments throughout the entire racquet.

Demo Program Info
Thank you for your interest in Midwest Sports Tennis Outlet's Racquet Demo Program. Delivering the racquets you want to your doorstep. Fast and simple. The program is available anywhere in the continental United States.

Program Details

Cost: Demo cost is $15.00 for 1 racquet and $20 for 2-4 racquets. Shipping includes delivery to your door and return shipping back to Midwest Sports. Demo up to 4 racquets at a time. Our program ships anywhere in the continental U.S.

String Maintenance: Each DEMO racquet will arrive to the customer with a high quality Multifilament type string. The DEMO racquet will be strung at the middle tension of the manufacturers recommended tension range.

Delivered to your door!: UPS delivery takes 2-3 days to most areas. You will receive an e-mail the minute they are shipped with a tracking number. Use them for 7 days from the day you receive them. Example: Receive them on Monday, keep them until the next Monday. To return to Midwest Sports you may drop off at any UPS store or follow instructions on return label for alternate drop-off options. Simply place the label included with the demos on the box. Midwest Sports will be notified by UPS when the racquets are picked up. Please Note: Due to possible demo maintenance (re-stringing, re-gripping) prior to being shipped out, demo orders are not guaranteed to ship in the same time frame as new product orders. Occasional delays are possible, but are typically no longer than 1-2 days.

Forget to Return: In order for everyone to take advantage of the demo program we ask you return the demos after 7 days. Late fees on racquets not returned within the 7 day period are $2.00 per day per racquet, up to 7 days. If the racquets are more than 7 days late, your credit card will be charged the full price of the racquets.

Racquet Specifications
  • Headsize: 100 sq. in.
  • Length: 27.00 in.
  • Weight (strung): 11.80 oz.
  • Stiffness (Babolat RDC): 74
  • Balance: 12.65 in. Head Light
  • Cross Section: 26mm Head/23mm Throat
  • Swingweight: 315 kg*sq. cm
  • String Pattern: 16x19
  • Grip: Syntec

Babolat has kept the specifications on the new Pure Drive Roddick virtually the same as the previous generation Pure Drive Roddick Cortex and Pure Drive Roddick GT. Great player-oriented tweener (between powerful/controlled) frame for those who prefer a Pure Drive with a heavier heft. 100 sq. in. head, 11.80 ounce strung weight, and 315 swingweight provide an excellent balance of power, control, and maneuverability. Meant to more closely replicate the weight of Andy's racquet, the Pure Drive Roddick provides a little more stiffness and power, provided you are able to handle the additional weight.


Just Awesome!!

5 Stars

Wil from TX on 6/9/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

This is my second review of the PD Roddick rackets. The 1st was the one with the old Babolat logo, and this racket with the new logo feels and plays just like the 2012 model. Once again I strung it with the Dunlop Black Widow strings (16 gauge) at 56lbs. Same thing. Powerful racket, comfortable, and not to heavy. Serving is just fantastic!! I realized that the APD's are Babolat's most popular rackets(because of Rafa I'm sure), but in all honesty, the PD roddick are much better rackets! I own the APD GT(2010), and have played with the 2 previous generations to the APD GT 2010, and the newest one, the APD 2013, but NONE, and I say NONE of those rackets come even close in overall playability as the PD Roddick. Don't let the selling point that the APD's are spin making machines, that's just a marketing tool. Spin comes from YOUR TECHNIQUE!! Anyways, I just love this frames. I own 3 and may even get me a 4th one since I noticed the price drop. This PD Roddick are a remarkable feat of engineering and technolo

Great for advanced players

5 Stars

Former Baylor player from TX on 4/18/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

Great racket for power players who can handle a heavier, stiffer stick. This racket begs you to knock the tension down a few pounds. If you have elbow problems, kevlar or poly strings will probably cause you to quit tennis. Off center hits will still get the ball over the net, unlike the new Babolat Strike.

Babolat Pure Drive Roddick Tennis Racquet DEMO

Babolat Pure Drive Roddick Tennis Racquet DEMO RENTAL

Item # 101152DEMO

  • 5 Star
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