Babolat Pure Drive + GT 2012 Racquet Review

Babolat Pure Drive + GT 2012 Racquet Review Written by Jason   INTRODUCTION: The Pure Drive + has always been one of my personal favorite racquets. The Pure Drive Team Plus (the 2003 edition) was the first Babolat frameĀ I ever played with. Over the last few years given my heavy tinkering with racquets I have always come back to some sort of close variation of a Pure Drive +. This 2012 edition is one that EVERYONE who plays an older Pure Drive should come out of hiding and enjoy the absolute brilliance offered by this frame. As is our routine, at the beginning of every year, we playtest every racquet that comes through the door so that you – the customer – are pointed in the right direction. At the beginning of 2012 my racquet of choice (as had been pretty consistently throughout most of 2010 and 2011) was the Babolat Aero Pro Drive GT with a few visits and re-visits to the Babolat Pure Drive Roddick + GT. In comparison to all plus models of the Pure Drive in the past, this one stands out even above the original 1998 Pure Drive + in my opinion. Comparisons will be made to all previous models of the Pure Drive +. Racquet – Babolat Pure Drive + GT 2012 Head Size – 100 sq. in Unstrung Weight – 10.6 ounces (300 grams) Balance – 5 points Head Light Length – +1/2 inch (27.5″ long) SERVE The Pure Drive series of has been posterized by Andy Roddick and Carlos Moya since its inception in 1994. Andy Roddick’s own version of the...