Introducing the Babolat Roland-Garros POP

April 14, 2016

Since the origins of the game, Babolat and Roland-Garros have shared a common passion for innovation and competition. Official partners since 2011, these two legendary tennis brands collaborate on innovating to enhance the tennis experience for players and fans alike through world-class services, products and expertise.


Babolat continues to be a pioneer in connected tennis – first connecting the racket on the storied red clay courts of Roland-Garros in 2012, and now connecting the player thanks to its first 100% tennis wearable: Babolat POP. A special Roland-Garros edition of Babolat POP is available this year along with a full range of Babolat Roland-Garros products for players of all levels.


Babolat invites players to add a fun dimension to their game with a 100% tennis connected wristband in the colors of Roand-Garros. Players can analyze their game, challenge friends and be part of the Babolat connected tennis community. Offer includes a stretchy, comfortable neoprene Babolat POP wristband, sensor and charger. Can be used with all tennis rackets.

A Babolat exclusive, the official ball of the French Open offers players a premium high performance product combining vivacity and durability with a touch of comfort.

The new generation of the Aero racket, the Babolat Pure Aero has the same DNA as the nine-time French Open winner: Babolat Aeropro Drive. The Pure Aero responds perfectly to players who seek power and optimal spin.

Endorsed by Babolat Team players during the French Open, this limited edition co-branded bag coordinates with the Pure Aero Roland-Garros racket. Holds up to 12 rackets, provides optimal protection of equipment and includes two integrated cooler compartments to preserve string tension no matter the temperature.

Babolat Roland-Garros products are available in tennis specialty stores and official French Open boutiques. For more info: / #playconnected


Official Supplier of the French Open, Babolat operates stringing and racket services for players, provides the tournament ball and designs official Roland-Garros tennis rackets, strings, bags and accessories. This year marks the first time the balls used during the tournament will be co-branded with Roland-Garros and Babolat logos.


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Created in 1875, in Lyon, France, Babolat is the longest-running international company specialized in racket sports. Babolat invented strings for tennis in 1875. Today, Babolat is number 1* in tennis racket sales in the United States and in Europe, and number 2 in Japan. Family-run for five generations, Babolat is an innovative brand providing complete equipment for those who love racket sports (tennis, badminton, padel): rackets, strings, connected tennis wristband, shoes, balls, bags, apparel and accessories. Pioneer connected tennis brand, Babolat launched the first connected tennis racket in 2013, Babolat PLAY; and in 2015, a connected wristband, Babolat POP. Babolat equips numerous tennis players with rackets and strings including Rafael Nadal (SPA – connected PURE AERO PLAY racket), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA), David Ferrer (SPA), Caroline Wozniacki (DEN – connected PURE AERO PLAY racket), Genie Bouchard (CAN) and Agnieszka Radwanska (POL). Babolat also partners with legendary tennis brands including the French Open and Wimbledon.


Both committed sports fans and the general public alike have come to love Roland-Garros. Some 463,328 spectators flocked to the highly prestigious French Open in 2015, and the tournament was also broadcast in 224 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.