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Babolat extends Aero Storm and Pure Storm ranges

Boulder, CO — Babolat, one of the leading manufacturers of tennis products, announces the launch of two new expert tennis racquets, Babolat Pure Storm Limited and Babolat Aero Storm 2008 as well as the relaunch of the Babolat Aero Storm Tour.

The new Babolat Pure Storm Limited is a mid-size racquet designed to meet the needs of experienced players with a wide, fast swing. Expert players will appreciate the accuracy and stability offering total control. Babolat has also extended the Aero Storm range to include the mid-plus Aero Storm 2008, a newer, lighter version of the Aero Storm 2007 model. In keeping with the Babolat naming convention, the Aero Storm 2007 model is being relaunched as the Aero Storm Tour indicating that it is the heavier version in this range. Both racquets are designed for well-rounded expert players with a full swing, who master a wide variety of tactics with technical expertise.

Olivier Bailliard, president and CEO of Babolat USA commented, “Babolat has been a leader in the expert tennis racquet segment providing innovative products for serious players. These new control racquets complete the Babolat offering for experts.” The Babolat Pure Storm Limited, Babolat Aero Storm 2008 and Babolat Aero Storm Tour will be available in tennis specialty stories starting April 2008.

ABOUT BABOLAT PURE STORM LIMITED

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Three Key Technologies and Features:

Product specifications:

Head size: 95 sq in
Weight: 11.2oz (unstrung)
Length: 27 in (available in extended versions)
Composition: Graphite / Carbon Xtrem
Stiffness: RA 65
Stringing Pattern: 18 × 20
Recommended Strings: Hybrid Combination — XCEL (Comfort) / PRO HURRICANE (Durability)
Suggested Retail: $179.00 (sold unstrung)

BABOLAT AERO STORM 2008 and AERO STORM TOUR

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Three Key Technologies:

BABOLAT AERO STORM 2008 - Speed Plus Precision

Product specifications:

Head size: 98 sq in
Weight: 10.6oz (unstrung)
Length: 27 inches
Composition: 100% High Modulus Graphite
Stiffness: RA: 70
Stringing Pattern: 16 × 20
Recommended Strings: Hybrid — XCEL (Comfort) / PRO HURRICANE (Durability)
Technologies: Cortex System (filtering); Aero Modular Technology; Woofer
Suggested Retail: $185.00 (sold unstrung)

BABOLAT AERO STORM TOUR - Speed with Optimal Control

Product Specifications (unchanged from 2007):

Head size: 98 sq in
Weight: 11.2oz (unstrung)
Length: 27 inches
Composition: 100% High Modulus Graphite
Stiffness: RA: 68
Stringing Pattern: 16 × 20
Recommended Strings: Hybrid — XCEL (Comfort) / PRO HURRICANE (Durability)
Technologies: Cortex System (filtering); Aero Modular Technology; Woofer
Suggested Retail: $185.00 (sold unstrung)

ABOUT BABOLAT

Founded in Lyon, France, in 1875, Babolat is the first company to have specialized in racquet sports and the world leader in the production of natural gut strings. Easily recognized by its trademark “double-line” (two stripes on the racquet frame and black on the stringing bed), Babolat is still family-owned. Today, with U.S. operations in Boulder, Colorado, the company also manufactures synthetic strings, shoes, and a full range of accessories as well as a best-selling line of racquets used by some of the most renowned names in tennis. To find out where Babolat products are sold, log on to babolat.com or call (877) 316-9435.

 

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