The Babolat Drive G Review

Update: Unfortunately, The Babolat Drive G has been discontinued.


The Babolat Drive G Review: Specifications

Let’s check out together what are the core specs of The Babolat Drive G

Head Size: 102 in2 660 cm2
Length: 27 in 68,5 cm
Weight: 10,1 oz 286 grams
Unstrung Weight: 9,5 oz 270 grams
Balance: 33 cm/4 pts HL
Unstrung Balance: 32 cm/7 pts HL
Composition: Graphite
Racket Colours: Blue
Grip Type: Babolat Syntec Lite
String Pattern: 16 Mains/19 Crosses

Babolat Drive G: Main Features

These Babolat game series tennis rackets have been designed to accommodate players that are at both beginner and intermediate levels. Although it is known for being a cost-effective range, the rackets are made from the same graphite frame as performance rackets. It is the perfect option for someone that is looking to practice and play while honing and refining their skills.

Woofer Grommet Technology

The Woofer system was first introduced in 1999. This was the first and most effective frame-string link system. It allows for a 25 per cent longer ball to string contact time which aids in creating greater control, and a sensation of comfort to the player while the racket is in contact with the ball. Along with this, the use of Frame String Interaction Technology goes hand-in-hand with the Woofer system to bring more feel to the player with each strike of the ball, as well as a tighter stringing pattern in the sweet spot of the area.

Cortex Dampening System

The racket transmits useful information to the player as the range is designed with the Cortex Dampening System. Added to this, the handle design brings that information closer to the player’s hand for perfect control on every hit. This technology has been a vital way for Babolat to help their rackets minimize vibrations throughout the duration of play.

Final Thoughts

The Babolat Drive G Series of tennis rackets is the best option for beginner to intermediate level players. The rackets offer the player greater control and power. This design of racquet is specifically engineered towards the regular tennis player that is looking for value and premium performance.

It is perfect for competitive junior-level players, Game players, as well as, high-level recreational players. This can be aided by the fact that the racket offers a great deal of forgiveness with a larger sweet spot as well as manoeuvrability, due to the lightweight feature offered by the racket. In saying this, this particular range of rackets would be perfect for both intermediate and beginner players that are wanting to improve their skills at a fast pace.



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About Mark Bailey

I’m Mark Bailey. I’ve been in the racket sports industry for 11 years and counting! You could say I’m a bit of a racket guru. I have experience with tennis, squash, badminton and table tennis at an international level. My blog is all about providing you with tips to improve your game as well as sharing my experiences from different tournaments around the world. In addition to this, when there’s snow on the ground (in winter) I like to take advantage of it by going snowboarding in France! And even when there’s not any snow left… My Labrador Rocky always needs walking!

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