Babolat's power-friendly EVO Drive is designed for a balance of power and comfort suitable for a wide variety of players, from beginners to intermediates looking for a user-friendly experience at great value.
In terms of raw specs, the headsize at 104 square inches provides a blend of control and power with a little more forgiving feel than a typical 100 square inches. Coupled with the headsize, the open string pattern has a lively feel with easier access to spin. The weight being very light at 9.0 ounces (unstrung) provides easy manoeuvrability granting easier general movement for comfortable net-play, serves and quick returns. Its head-light balance (unstrung) increases your ability to move the frame quickly, an important factor in generating power as well as being conducive to fast movements at the net for game-changing volleys or being able to swing fast for greater spin generation. The beam thickness enhances and optimizes the stability of the frame for greater energy transfer and power across the string-bed.
The EVO Drive Lite bring easy power and comfort to your game, in a lighter, easier-to-maneuver weight. This alternate cosmetic allows you to express your unique sense of style.
Babolat recommends Babolat XCEL string for this racquet.
Babolat racquet cover included with purchase.
- Headsize: 104 sq. inches / 670 sq. cm
- Length: 27 inches / 68.58 cm
- Weight: 9.0 oz. / 255 g unstrung
- Balance: 7 pts head light / 320mm unstrung
- Swingweight: 300 strung
- Beam width: 23mm / 26mm / 23mm
- Flex: 70 RA
- Tension Range: 50-55 lbs / 23-25 kg
- String Pattern: 16/17
- Style #: 101432
SWX EVO FEEL: Used in the aerospace industry, the advanced SMAC technology with increased dampening properties is located in three key areas of the racquet and provides amazing comfort on every shot.
ELLIPTIC FRAME: Elliptical frame structure with optimal resistance and overall rigidity for phenomenal power.
WOOFER SYSTEM: The first and most effective frame-string interaction system that provides a longer ball and string contact time for greater control and comfort.
Photos used contain images of strings for illustration purposes. Adult tennis racquets are unstrung unless otherwise noted or stringing services have been selected above. Brand logo stencils are not applied by default with stringing services. If you request brand logo stencils, please note that a stencil is painted onto the strings within a brand's stencil and may wear off over time - this is how stencils are applied on tour. Depending on the string you select, the stencil paint application fullness, colour and visibility may vary.
Adult racquets generally do not come with covers. To protect your racquet, we recommend getting a racquet bag.
Product specs such as weight may vary slightly from racquet to racquet to what is advertised due to the manufacturing process.
Adult Racquets Sizing Information
To determine your grip size without using a racquet, measure from the tip of your ring finger to the major fold crease in your palm. Write down the distance to the nearest 8th of an inch. This is your standard grip size.
If you fall somewhere between the measurements, it is recommended to choose the smaller grip size as you can always build the grip size up using an overgrip (for a slight increase) or a grip build-up sleeve (for a half or full size increase). The grip measurements above factor in the pre-installed factory grip.
For more information, please read our article: How To Select Your Grip Size
This item has a dimensional weight of 1.0 kg per unit of quantity. Also known as volumetric weight, this is an estimated weight that is calculated from the length, width, height and actual weight of a package. It also takes into consideration oversize/fuel surcharges. It is not representative of the actual weight of a package. We use this estimated weight as the basis to our shipping rate calculations.
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Each item has a certain set of prerequisites that must all be met in order to return said item.
The plastic wrap on the racquet/paddle handle and any other protective pieces such as header cards have not been removed.
The tennis, badminton or squash racquet has not been strung.
Tennis, badminton or squash racquets ordered with stringing services added cannot be cancelled/refunded once the racquet has been strung regardless of shipping status.
Regular priced items may be returned within 30 days of ordering for a refund or exchange.
Sale items (discounted less than 40%) may be exchanged only for store credit or our gift card within 30 days.
No refunds or exchanges on Clearance Items (discounted 40% or more), strung racquets, water bottles, undergarments, worn or damaged product, opened massage devices and gift cards.
Customers are responsible for shipping fees on return shipments for refund or exchange. Most exchanged shipments can be shipped back to the customer at no extra cost. Return shipping must be a pre-paid, traceable method to ensure safe delivery.
Primary product packaging (eg: shoe boxes) must be covered and protected during return shipping, otherwise the return may not be accepted.
More conditions may apply: view our full return policy