Babolat, the official licensee of The Championships for tennis racquets, shoes (not Japan), bags, and accessories, has released their products for this year’s tournament.
Babolat designed the Babolat Pure Strike 16/19 Wimbledon Racket for players looking for response and precision – perfect for “first strikers” who play forward, hitting the ball on the rise and using the ball speed from their opponent. Note the the hints of green on the racquet. Weight: 305g/10.8 oz.; Headsize: 630 cm²/98 sq. in.; $199 (unstrung). Available: May 2015.
Shoes: Again this year, Wimbledon’s ball boys and girls (350 in total) will be equipped with Babolat footwear. In keeping with the tradition of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, they will sport an all‐white version of the Babolat Propulse BPM All Court. This shoe is designed for players looking for durability, support and resistance. The Wimbledon models are available in traditional white or bold black with green touches; both adorned with the tournament logo. Babolat Propulse BPM All Court, $119.05 in black/green and white/green; junior size $69.95. Available: May 2015.
Designed for optimal performance on any court surface, the Babolat SFX All Court shoes with Michelin outsoles provide excellent grip and traction. The Wimbledon model is a striking green and white with purple touches to complement the tournament logo. Babolat SFX All Court, $104.95. Available: May 2015.
Bag: This year they’ve made a racquet bag to keep 15 of your nearest and dearest sticks within reach. The Babolat Pure Strike Wimbledon Bag, Racket Holder x15 provides optimal equipment protection with an isothermic pocket to protect string tension no matter the outside temperature, and special ergonomic straps for a more comfortable way to carry gear onto the court.
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