Babolat’s Lite versions of their rackets are a great entry point for players who want a top-level playing experience without the weight of a Tour racket. If it’s power you’re looking for, the Pure Drive Lite is the answer, with its 270g frame and easy hitting potential.
The Pure Drive has been a popular choice for players of all levels for many years, thanks to its unique mix of power and spin potential. The 2018 edition aims to maximise those two attributes with the introduction of FSI Power technology – a new, wider 16/19 string pattern with diamond grommets. The idea is to allow more power to be produced from any part of the racket, whether you connect perfectly with the sweetspot or slightly off-centre.
In addition there’s world-leading dampening in the form of SMAC’s proprietary shock-absorbing material, which is integrated into the graphite of the frame. SMAC primarily work within the aerospace industry – this is serious stuff, and it really makes a difference to the feel of the racket. It takes a bit of getting used to, but once you do, you’ll be putting away difficult balls without a second thought.
|Please note that this racket comes without a protective head cover|
Headsize: 645cm2 / 100 sq. in.
Weight: 270g / 9.5oz
Length: 685mm / 27in
String Pattern: 16/19
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Measuring Your Grip Size
Choosing the right grip size is a vital part of playing tennis. The right grip size will make your racket feel natural and comfortable.
Use a ruler and measure (in inches) from the crease fold in your hand, to the top of your ring finger. Please see table below:
Note: It is always better to go for a smaller grip size, as you can easily increase your grip size with over grips.