Yeah I Notice that as well it seem like the racket has been doing him good as well with his result lately on his comeback. here an article about the racket
Babolat launches the new Babolat Pure Strike
Babolat launches the new tennis racket Babolat Pure Strike
# Strikefirst - Accuracy and reactivity plays in advance with the new Babolat racket
Tennis is in constant evolution and innovation for Babolat tennis players, observing the game. Babolat offers a brand new model of racket, Babolat Pure Strike , born from the research and collaboration with the tennis is designed for the "first striker", or for those who hit the ball right after the bounce. Playing most of attack, this racquet gives their responsiveness and precision, thanks to a hybrid structure of the frame (partly square and partly elliptical) and specific technologies. The racket Babolat Pure Strike will be available in stores from 1 December 2013.
Two profiles of player
Babolat brand specializing in tennis, he noticed that most of the tennis players, today, preferably plays from the baseline. They differ, therefore, two profiles of players, because of their position on the line at the time of hitting the ball: the " puncher ", which strike the ball at the top of the bounce, standing behind the end line, and the" first striker " , who have a game and led the advance quickly hit the ball.
Babolat Pure Strike : the racket for the "first striker"
The " first striker "play especially within the field, hitting in advance, quickly, with the ball still in the ascent from the rebound, and use the speed given to the ball by the opponent to generate power. Therefore need a racquet that is reactive precise because they use every part of the field to displace the opponent and take advantage. And 'they who turns the racket Babolat Pure Strike .
"With the new hybrid structure of the frame (partly square and partly elliptical), the racket Babolat Pure Strike offers more responsive to the impact with the ball than any other segment of the same racket. The
" first striker "you will find the perfect balance between responsiveness and precision," says Gael Moureaux, Product Manager at Babolat.
Between technology and know-how
In addition to the models of rackets have become the best-selling world, Babolat Pure Drive, Babolat AeroPro Drive and Babolat Pure Storm, Babolat has today developed a new benchmark for the industry, with advanced design: the union of carbon gray and innovative fluorescent red.
Definitely looks to the future, Babolat Pure Strike integrates technologies developed to promote responsiveness and precision.
The range Babolat Pure Strike
That each "first striker" you can find the racket perfectly suited to his game, Babolat offers 4 variation of Pure Strike :
Babolat Pure Strike 18 x20
Ideal for players using every corner of the field to displace the opponent, this racquet offers the utmost precision thanks to the stringing plane of 18 x 20.
Headsize: 630 cm ² / Weight: 305 g
Suggested Retail Price : € 189.95 (without stringing)
Babolat Pure Strike 16 x 19
Power and effects of ball for players that use the speed given to the ball by the opponent, thanks to a plan of stringing 16 x 19. Available from May 2014. Headsize: 630 cm ² / Weight: 305 g Recommended retail price: € 189.95 (without stringing)
Babolat Pure Strike Tour
Heavier, this model is designed for athletes who play in advance, hitting the ball immediately after the bounce.
stringing Plan 18 x 20
Head size: 630 cm ² / Weight: 320 g
Recommended retail price: 199, € 95 (without stringing)
Babolat Pure Strike 100
For players looking for a lighter racket for better handling, with a larger oval for greater tolerance.
stringing Plan 16 x 19
Head size: 645 cm ² / Weight: 290 g
Recommended retail price: 179 , 95 € (without stringing)
Founded in 1875 in Lyon (France), Babolat is the oldest international company specialized in tennis. Babolat is today number 1 in sales of shoes in the United States, Japan and Europe. French-owned family business for over 5 generations, Babolat is today a brand of great innovative capacity in the field of tennis, and offers all fans of tennis complete technical equipment: racquets, strings, shoes, balls, bags, apparel, accessories . Babolat provides strings and racquets for numerous professionals including Rafael Nadal (SPA), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA), Li Na (CIN), Sam Stosur (AUS), Agnieska Radwanska (POL), Nadia Petrova (RUS) Alize Cornet (FRA) Sam Stosur (AUS), Agnieska Radwanska (POL), Nadia Petrova (RUS), Alize Cornet (FRA) (the last two are also using Babolat shoes).
* (Sources: No. 1 in value in the U.S., specialized journals, TIA / SMS, January agoste 2013 / Japan Yano Reasearch Institute, year 2012 / No. 1 in value in Europe: SMS, year 2012)