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Babolat launches limited French Open products

March 13, 2015

Babolat, pioneer tennis brand and continual source of innovation, brings 140 years of expertise to the most prestigious Grand Slams. Official supplier for rackets, balls, strings, bags and accessories, Babolat offers an exciting range of products in French Open colors for tennis lovers to discover and adopt for the 2015 tournament.

New sports challenges, new exclusive Babolat French Open branded equipment for 2015

Babolat Aeropro Drive French Open Racket … Victory in hand!

Nine-time French Open winner – with the first aerodynamic racket on the market, developed for his devastating spin – Rafael Nadal elevated the Babolat Aeropro Drive to the rank of mythical racket.

With incredible response and unparalleled control, the latest edition of the Babolat Aeropro Drive is the indispensable tournament asset for any player looking for better feel and even more spin!

Available in Lite and junior versions: young competitors and children are also entitled to a champion racket.

Available: May 2015

Suggested Retail Price (unstrung): $209

Global best seller, this limited edition Aeropro Drive comes in the 2015 French Open colors.

Protect with Style – a Winning Combination

Coordinating French Open rackets with bags is a must among amateur and professional players. Babolat meets that need for players with a full product range combining maximum protection of equipment, functionality and technical design.

The “Racket Holder” comes in 6- and 12- pack models including, among other features, an integrated cooler compartment that preserves the string tension whatever the temperature … performance and style have no limits.

The “Backpack Team” is ultra compact and comfortable, allowing players to easily carry gear without constraints.

Available: May 2015

Suggested Retail Price:

Backpack: $64.95

Racket Holder: $74.95 (6 rackets), $94.95 (12 rackets)

A line of French Open Strings and Accessories

Strings, grips and dampeners in the spirit of the French Open complete the equipment offering for the most novice to the most experienced players.

You can find the full range of Babolat-French Open branded products in the official Roland-Garros boutique and in specialty tennis stores … Game, Set and Match!

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About Babolat

Created in 1875, in Lyon, France, Babolat is the longest-running international company specialized in tennis. Today, Babolat is number 1* in tennis racket sales in the United States, Japan and Europe. Family-run for five generations, Babolat is an innovative brand in the tennis sector providing complete equipment for tennis players: rackets, strings, shoes, balls, bags, apparel and accessories. Babolat equips numerous tennis players with rackets and strings including Rafael Nadal (SPA), Jo- Wilfried Tsonga (FRA), Sam Stosur (AUS), Agnieska Radwanska (POL), Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) and Caroline Wozniacki (DEN). www.babolat.com – www.Facebook.com/Babolat * (Sources: number 1 in sales in US specialty stores, TIA/SMS, September 30, 2014 / Japan: Yano Research Institute, May 30, 2014/ Europe: SMS, June 30, 2014).

About Roland-Garros

Both committed sports fans and the general public alike have come to love Roland-Garros. Some 462,384 spectators flocked to the highly prestigious French Open in 2014, and the tournament was also broadcast in 191 territories across the world, making it an event of truly global significance. Roland-Garros is run by the French Tennis Federation and held every year at the Porte d’Auteuil in Paris. It is the only Grand Slam to be played on clay – one of the oldest and most noble surfaces in the history of tennis.