The Plus features an extended 27.6 inch length but is otherwise similar to the standard 300g Pure Aero.
Powered by a new generation of racket technology, Babolat Pure Aero is back to provide you with the ultimate racket for power and spin. Rafa's record-breaking weapon for over 15 years, this edition of the Pure Aero has a vintage design that harks back to the original yellow on the AeroPro Drive.
Designed to be the ultimate spin frame, the new Pure Aero helps you generate massive spin with even more stability and precision. Thanks to SMAC's upgraded SMACWRAP technology, Babolat have developed new Cortex Pure Feel, which the new Pure Aero now has at 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock in the racket head, rather than just in the throat like the previous Pure Aero and AeroPro Drive. This provides better vibration dampening thanks to the integrated Cortex in the graphite.
This version is similar to the standard 300g Pure Aero with the exception of its extended handle length, also resulting in a minor change of balance. If you prefer more room for your hands when hitting a two-handed backhand, the Plus is the model to go for, and will still give you the same power and optimal spin of the regular length Pure Aero.
Additionally, the new Pure Aero also uses the faster racket head speed to give you a purer feeling and longer contact time between the ball and the string. Babolat's signature AeroModular technology has also been upgraded to AeroModular3 for the new Pure Aero; integrating the bumper and grommets with an optimised design to maintain the Pure Aero's signature fast head speeds and provide you with more spin. The new Pure Aero also uses a new generation of FSI Spin to increase your spin. The 16x19 string pattern and oblong shaped grommets at 6 o'clock and 12 o'clock in the racket head allows the ball to have a wider string interaction, which matches superbly with the longer contact time generated by Babolat's Woofer system that gives you a great feeling and superior control and comfort with every swing.
Ultimately, this results in a racket that matches the legendary firmer, purer feeling of the AeroPro Drive with the simply incredible sound and playability of the Pure Aero when you connect with the ball, making it the reference racket for players that use spin to dominate their opponents and a sensational weapon out on the court.
|Strung or Unstrung?||Strung in Babolat Synthetic Gut Spiraltek|
|Weight Unstrung (+/- 5g)||300|
|Head Size in Sq. in||100|
|Beam Width||23/26/23 mm|
|Balance (+/- 5mm)||320 mm (Head Light)|
|Stringing Tension Range||50-59 lbs|
|Tennisnuts Power Rating||5|
|Includes Racket Cover?||FREE Tennisnuts Cover|
|Recommended String for Power & Comfort||Babolat Xcel - 16 (1.30mm)|
|Recommended String for Control & Durability||Babolat RPM Blast - 16 (1.30mm)|
|Recommended String for Spin||Babolat RPM Blast Rough - 16 (1.30mm)|
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