NEW Roland Garros AeroPro Drives 2012

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  1. gavna

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    Just saw the new APD that will be released May1 - different from last year as the finish is glossy overall and much more black - white and terra cotta highlights (some silver) but shiny black is the primary color.
    Nadal has apparently agreed to play with them - we will see if all Babolat players using the APD will do so.....Nadal, Tsonga, Querrey, Schiavone......etc
    The RG bag will also have more black with the white and terra cotta being less dominant.
     
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  2. scotus

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    Did you take a picture?
     
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  3. anhuynh16

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    My friend has the lite version. I will try too take pics.
     
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  4. downs_chris

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  5. Ashanti

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    that might be sexier then the new black drive
     
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  6. Torres

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    Pretty ugly in my view. I much preferred the comestics of the last Roland Garros APDC.
     
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  7. Herdsman76

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    Very sharp looking! I like last year's edition a little more, especially with RPM strings...

    H76
     
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  8. lim

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    I like the predominantly red pj better.
     
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  9. scotus

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    I prefer the previous model as well.
     
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  10. Deuces Wild

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    Yeah, you can't beat the color of the red clay.
     
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    will these have lower SW like the pure drives 2012 ?
     
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  12. VGP

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    APDCGT RG 2011
    APDO
    APDCGT
    APDC
    APDCGT RG 2012
     
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  13. TopspinAce

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    Imma get me 1 .;
     
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    No ..........
     
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    It have mix feelings between the two. I like the 2011 to match the clay and the logo. But this new one is more black and white. Black is one of my fav color. I dont have a solid decision. XD
     
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  16. ZeroSkid

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    looks like a walmart racquet
     
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  17. JUAN_PRADO

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    i dont like ... i think babolat wants change your dessigner
     
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  18. bruintennis

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    My friend bought the AeroPro Drive (RG edition) yesterday. It looks nice in person, but not sure how it plays.
     
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  19. ArliHawk

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    I have last year's and it plays the same as any AeroPro Drive. I enjoy playing with the racquet a lot, thought I may like this year's Pure Drive a bit more.
     
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  20. AlpineCadet

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    I hit with the frame for a week a couple of weeks ago. Comparing it to the APDGT, it was much heaiver, around 11.5 with OG and full poly, and it felt like log to swing.
     
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    Power Player has spoken. It is set in stone now...
     
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