Robby Ginepri chooses Babolat shoes

January 23, 2007

Boulder, CO – January 23, 2007 – Babolat, the leading French manufacturer of tennis racquets, announces that Robby Ginepri (#4 American player) has chosen Babolat tennis shoes. Ginepri started playing with the Babolat Team All Court shoes at the 2007 Australian Open.

A specialist in tennis since 1875, Babolat has analyzed the movements of players on the courts to develop a new innovative range of shoes that respond to the specific needs of players and to the game itself.

The Babolat Team All Court features Exact technology on the forefoot that boosts lateral movements and aids in recovery. The soles, developed in an exclusive partnership with Michelin, provide players with the highest performance over a long period. The sculpture of the sole has been optimized for the best ground contact and traction for all types of surfaces that players encounter during the season.

A member of Team Babolat since 2000, before turning pro, Ginepri plays with the Babolat Pure Storm Team racquet and Babolat Pro Hurricane strings. His career highlights include two ATP titles and advancing to the US Open semi-finals in 2005.

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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, full range of accessories for all racquet sports as well as a best-selling line of racquets used by 20% of the top 100 players in the ATP and WTA including Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters. To find out where Babolat products are sold, log on to or call (877) 316-9435.