Babolat Play Pure Drive
If you’ve ever dreamt of stepping onto Centre Court at Wimbledon and competing against the likes of Federer or Nadal; this app-enabled tennis racquet from Babolat will… well it won’t make your dreams of Wimbledon glory come true but it might just give you an edge over your biggest rival at the local courts or tennis club.
What is the Babolat Play Pure Drive?
The Babolat Play Pure Drive tennis racquet has been developed to help tennis players at all levels of their game to improve performance thanks to feedback and analysis provided by sensors integrated into the handle of the racquet. Connected tennis, so to speak.
Details such as power, number of strokes, impact locator and the type of strokes is fed back to your mobile device, and provides a detailed snapshot of each game in an easy to read format. The ‘Pulse’ visualisation of your playing style highlights key factors such as endurance, power and even technique. Players can also share their statistics with friends, family and other users on the Play network. The community is one of the key areas that sets this smart racquet apart from others on the market.
Babolat were keen to ensure that their integrated sensors and technology didn’t have a negative impact on play. This has certainly been achieved, with a smooth and powerful racquet that fits almost any playing style. Weighing in at just 300g, with a balance point of 320mm, the Babolat Play Pure Drive offers similar specs to other high-end racquets. By getting the right balance of top notch technology and seamless racquet performance, this is one smart appcessory that should be at the top of any tennis player’s wish list. You can get the Play Pure Drive in a range of different colours and sizes, starting from around £349.99.