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Dunlop's Biomimetic Racket Range Grows

GREENVILLE, SC — Dunlop today announced five additions to its successful Biomimetic racket line. Joining the initial quintet are the Biomimetic 200, 200 Lite, 500, 500 Tour, and 500 Plus. The 200 and 200 Lite will be in stores and available online February 15th, with the 500, 500 Tour and 500 Plus available March 15th. Each frame incorporates the same three Biomimetic technologies that proved popular with players and the Dunlop Tour Team at launch: Aeroskin, HM6 Carbon, and Gecko Tac grip.

Here’s a breakdown of each racket:

Biomimetic 200

An ideal racket for advanced players, the 200 features:

The Biomimetic 200 is the iconic Dunlop player frame, built for those with a long powerful swing who re quire exceptional touch and feel. This racket has a 95sq.inch head size with an 18×20 string pattern resulting in added control.

The racket is constructed with 100% premium Aerogel enhanced graphite and features Dunlop’s new Biomimetic technologies: Aeroskin, which reduces aerodynamic drag, making the racket faster through the air; HM6 Carbon, which enhances the racket’s feel; and Gecko-Tac grip, which gives ultimate control in all conditions.

Biomimetic 200 Lite

Designed for the intermediate to advanced player, the 200 Lite features:

At 327 grams, the 200 Lite offers players extra maneuverability and power for speed of shot, while still maintaining good levels of control.

The racket is constructed with 100% premium Aerogel enhanced graphite and features Dunlop’s new Biomimetic technologies: Aeroskin, which reduces aerodynamic drag, making the racket faster through the air; HM6 Carbon, which enhances the racket’s feel; and Gecko-Tac grip, which gives ultimate control in all conditions.

Biomimetic 500 Tour

Ideal for intermediate through advanced players who require a powerful racket, the Biomimetic 500 Tour features:

The 500 Tour is the heaviest racket in the 500 Series and the 100sq.inch head, tapered beam and open 16×18 string pattern combine to give good levels of power and spin. The chrome paint finish gives this powerful racket a unique appearance. This racket is played by Dunlop Tour Team members Nicolas Almagro and Ross Hutchins.

The racket is constructed with 100% premium Aerogel enhanced graphite and features Dunlop’s new Biomimetic technologies: Aeroskin, which reduces aerodynamic drag, making the racket faster through the air; HM6 Carbon, which enhances the racket’s feel; and Gecko-Tac grip, which gives ultimate control in all conditions.

Biomimetic 500

The ideal racket for intermediate to advanced players, the Biomimetic 500 features:

A powerful racket, the 500’s 10.2 oz strung weight make it extremely agile around the net for solid volleys. The tapered beam and open 16×18 string pattern give access to plenty of power and spin.

The racket is constructed with 100% premium Aerogel enhanced graphite and features Dunlop’s new Biomimetic technologies: Aeroskin, which reduces aerodynamic drag, making the racket faster through the air; HM6 Carbon, which enhances the racket’s feel; and Gecko-Tac grip, which gives ultimate control in all conditions.

Biomimetic 500 Plus

Designed for game improvers or play ers with a shorter swing, the Biomimetic 500 Plus features:

The Biomimetic 500 Plus has the largest head size in the Biomimetic range at 110sq.inches, which also makes it one of the most powerful and comfortable. The head size does not compromise maneuverability due to the 9.17oz light weight construction.

The racket is constructed with 100% premium Aerogel enhanced graphite and features Dunlop’s new Biomimetic technologies: Aeroskin, which reduces aerodynamic drag, making the racket faster through the air; HM6 Carbon, which enhances the racket’s feel; and Gecko-Tac grip, which gives ultimate control in all conditions.

Kai Nitsche, Vice President and General Manager of Dunlop Racket Sports, said, “The Biomimetic launch has been one of the most successful ever for Dunlop. With our Tour Team making the switch to Biomimetic, and these new additions to the line, we’re going to keep the momentum going into 2011. We look forward to having fans play with these new rackets this spring.”

 

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