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  1. geese_com

    FS: Babolat Pure Aero (2019), Yonex DR98+, Head IG Extreme Pro 2.0 (all 4 1/4)

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Babolat Pure Aero 2019 Grip Size / Size: 4 1/4 Quantity: 1 Head Size (if a racquet): 100 Condition (x out of 10): 6/10 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): Dozens of hours *General Description (including any cosmetic...
  2. A

    Why don't pros use their string provider's stencil?

    I remember in the 90s and 2000s, the majority of players used to have their string provider's stencilled onto the bottom of the racquet, underneath the stencil logo of their racquet e.g. Sampras used a Wilson racquet so had a 'W' stencilled on his racquet and below was the Babolat stencil lines...
  3. David Le

    WTB: Babolat APD Cortex 4 1/4 and bumperguard/grommets

    As the title states, I’m looking to buy 2 or more of the Babolat APD Cortex w/ a 4 1/4 grip size in a 7 or better condition. I also would like some extra grommets if you got it. If any of you guys have some you want to get rid of, please DM me.
  4. H

    FS: Pure Drive Roddick GT 4 1/2

    Racket: Babolat Pure Drive Roddick (GT version) Grip Size: 4 1/2 (L4) Quantity: 1 Head Size: 100sq in Condition (x out of 10): 8.5-9/10 *Specific Time Used: 20-30 hours Great condition, a few tiny paint chips toward the top and small amount of bumper rash. Strung with Ashaway Syn Gut. Photos...
  5. SOY78

    FS: Babolat AeroPro Drive Plus with Cortex L2

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Babolat AeroPro Drive Plus with Cortex 2005? Grip Size / Size: 4-1/4" or L2 Quantity: 1 Head Size (if a racquet): 100 sq.in. Condition (x out of 10): 8.0/10 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): Bought used and played 2 games...
  6. T

    FS: 2015/2016 Pure Aero Tour (4 3/8)(Condition: 8/10)

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): 2015/2016 Babolat Pure Aero Tour. I bought this brand new from Tennis Warehouse in August of 2019, but have only actually played with it for a little over a month (hitting 2-3 times/week). I love the racket, it makes tennis easy and is very stable with the...
  7. TennisOCD

    Babolat Pure Strike VS (pair) 4 1/4

    Babolat Pure Strike VS 98 (pair) 4 1/4 Grip 16x20 Quantity: 2 98sq.in. Head Size Condition (9 out of 10): 9 Specific Time Used: I hit these for a full season together with some other sticks. Condition: both rackets have head guard has scuffs but none that are deep. There are no paint chips...
  8. TennisOCD

    Babolat Pure Drive VS (pair) 4 3/8

    Babolat Pure Drive VS 4 3/8 Grip Quantity: 2 98sq.in. Head Size Condition (9 out of 10): 8.5 Specific Time Used: I have hit with both of these sticks for a full season. Condition: Racket 1: Unstrung, two small paint chips. Racket 2: one small paint chip near headguard, Hybrid setup: Mains...
  9. TW Staff

    Tennis Warehouse Playtest: Babolat Pure Aero VS 2020

    Attention Talk Tennis Members: We have a VERY Limited number of Babolat Pure Aero VS racquets for a playtest. This playtest is open to USA Talk Tennis members only. VERY IMPORTANT: Playtesters will be required to get their test racquet strung. Each racquet will be shipped with a set of Babolat...
  10. HenriJH

    FT/FS 2 months old Babolat Pure Drive Tour+ 315g

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Babolat Pure Drive Tour+ Grip Size / Size: L2 Quantity: 1 Head Size (if a racquet): 100 Condition (x out of 10): 9/10 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): 10 hours *General Description (including any cosmetic blemishes)...
  11. S

    FS/FT Babolat, Prince, ProKennex

    FS/FT 1x Babolat Pure Storm Tour Grip Size: 4 3/8 Rating: 6/10 Time Used: 4 Hours + bought used General Description: Plays great. No buzzing. Lots of paint wear (especially at the top of the hoop) but almost no graphite showing. Price: $40+shipping FS/FT 1x Babolat Pure Storm Tour+ Grips Size...
  12. A

    Babolat Pure Aero For Sale (Old Version)

    I currently have 4 Babolat Pure Aero Tour Racquets. I used them myself intermittently for a couple months each. I decided to switch to a different racquet since I do not like the feel of the Babolat Pure Aero Tour 2019 version. Additionally, Babolat stopped producing the older version of the...
  13. barkyllo

    Need a new racquet (Babolat pure aero alternatives)

    Hi everyone! I had been using babolat pure aero racquets and I had really liked them. But I need new racquets and I want one that feels similar to the pure aero.
  14. socallefty

    Why isn’t there more buzz about the new Babolat Pure Strike?

    Is the latest version of the Pure Strike a bust for Babolat? I don’t see too many posts about it or too many club players playing with it on the hard courts of Southern California. Project One Seven got so much hype initially, but many players found it too harsh and uncomfortable over time...
  15. N

    Help me make a choice -- Heavy frame, or more modern mold?

    Howdy folks, thanks for taking a peep at this thread. I'm a computer rated 4.5 player. Never played college (biggest regret in life) and admit to having a racket addiction. I've gotten better over the years, but because of the amount of rackets I string & people I teach, I get discounts on stuff...
  16. B

    FS: Babolat Pure 6 pack bag (black/yellow)

    Item Description: Babolat Pure 6 pack bag (2017) Color: Black w/yellow writing Quantity: 1 Condition: 9/10 Specific Time Used: On and off since 2017 General Description: Like-new condition. 2 main compartments w/ 1 being climate control, 2 accessory pockets w/one having a hard outer case...
  17. H

    Need to buy: Babolat Pure Strike 100 3rd gen 4 5/8 grip (grip 5)

    I already use this racket and have adjusted to it. I'm looking to buy another as a spare. Let me know if anyone has one that they want to sell. I can use a 4 1/8 (grip 4) as well.
  18. Y

    RPM Blast vs Hawk Touch for crosses with gut mains?

    Also, how do you think the two compare against each other? Any feedback is appreciated! :)
  19. W

    There is no magic string

    I tried a lot of strings. Last one was the magic Luxilon Alu Power and Alu Power Spin. My conclusion is, none of them is doing anything special. I think they are mostly the same. They are slightly different but not too much. In my 510 gr. racquet they all feel pretty close. I can't tell much...
  20. W

    What's the deal about RPM Blast and ALU Power?

    I seen RPM Blast and ALU Power are the most used strings in the professional circuit. I heard people claiming there is nothing special about them just marketing. Other claim they are the best strings. How come they are the most used string to date in the professional tour? Or am I wrong? Is...
  21. David Le

    FS: Babolat Pure Strike 12 Pack Bag 2014

    Item Description: Babolat Pure Strike 12 Pack Bag 2014 Color: Coral and Black Quantity: 1 Condition: 9/10 Specific Time Used: Had this since 2014 but used it on and off again since I had a backpack style of bag. General Description: Like-new condition. Like said up there, had it since then and...
  22. T

    FS: (1) Prince Tour 95 4 3/8, 8,5/10 & Babolat Pure Control 95 4 1/2, 7,5-8/10

    Hi, I'm selling my heavier, arm-friendly frames. Here are the details: Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Prince Tour 95 (2014) Grip Size / Size: 4 3/8 Quantity: 1 Head Size (if a racquet): 95 Condition (x out of 10): 8,5/10 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30...
  23. hisrob777

    Babolat Aeropro Drive or Pure Aero 4 3/8

    I’ve bought and sold so many of these over the years. Wish I kept some of the ones I have had. Fun racquets. Looking for a deal on any generation APD or Pure Aero. 4 3/8 grip preferred. contact Rob @ racquetsmash@icloud.com Thanks!
  24. runningforehand21

    Babolat Pure Strike 100 (2017) 16x19 4 1/4

    Hi! I am looking for some Pure Strikes, with a budget of no more than $110 per racquet, with shipping to Florida. Thank You!
  25. E

    "50% is a frame, and 50% is a string"

    I watched TW documentary on the history of Babolat, and in one scene, Eric Babolat, the CEO of Babolat states that when it comes to the performance of the racquet "50% of the performance of the racquet is frame, and another 50% is a string". I don't have enough experience in tennis to judge it...
  26. J

    Should upgrade from Babolat Pure Drive 2006?

    Hi, I currently have the Babolat Pure Drive 2006, had it for just over 10 years now and it's currently using Luxilon Big Banger strings. I'm wondering if it's worth purchasing the newer Babolat Pure drives? Will there be any big difference in my game? I like to play at the baseline, with power...
  27. chrisberchris

    FS: Babolat, Dunlop, Vintage Head and Wilson - Pro Tour 280, PS85, PS85 St. Vincent

    Item Description (Brand/Model/Year): Babolat Pure Aero 2018 (Latest version) Grip Size / Size: L3 with leather grip. Quantity: 1 Head Size (if a racquet): 100 Condition (x out of 10): 8/10 *Specific Time Used (must give specific time, must be over 30 minutes): I used this racquet quite a lot...
  28. Tennis sprew

    More personal story...

    Hey guys. Some backstory is that I’ve played with Wilson racquets since I started my tennis journey in 2006. I was the definition of a Wilson purist, joking about babolat racquets and saying they were trash and for beginners. Then I started thinking about racquets. I began using a clash 98 and...
  29. Tennis sprew

    Is there actually gonna be a pure aero 2020?

    Is there really gonna be a pure aero 2020? I was watching a TW racquet review of yonex, and somebody mentioned a comparison of the 2019 pure aero to the 2020, and TW responded with when it’s closer to launch. What!?
  30. D

    Babolat Pure Strike 16x19 3rd Gen

    Item Description: Babolat Pure Strike 16X19 3rd Gen Grip Size: 4 3/8 Quantity: 2 Head Size: 98 Condition: 9 out of 10 X2 *Specific Time Used: I've used first racket for approximately 2 hours Max 9/10 condition and second frame used for less than 1 hours 9/10 condition. *General Description...
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