Babolat: a French brand with a rich history
Babolat is a brand with a long history. It was founded in 1875 in Lyon, France. It is the oldest surviving company specialized in racquet sports. The brand is also the inventor of strings for tennis rackets. Today many top players play with rackets from the French brand.
With its recognizable logo with two horizontal stripes, it is a true icon in the sports world. The logo is well displayed on the rackets. But not only the logo has proven to be a hit. Thanks to continuous quality assurance and innovation in the range, the brand remains a reference among athletes after all these years. Tennis players who have won a championship or a tournament with a racket of the French brand are uncountable. Carlos Moya was the first player to win a grand slam final with it in 1998.
Known worldwide by racket sports enthusiasts
Babolat is represented worldwide in more than 100 countries and more than 20000 stores. In addition to tennis and badminton rackets, the range has expanded in recent years to include padel rackets. The wide range of padel rackets proves that Babolat considers padel a sport in its own right. Padel rackets also lend themselves to both powerful and refined play.
Power and precision
The tennis rackets are known for their excellent mix between power and precision in hitting. Topspin and backspin, it all works. In 2012 the brand introduced the Play & Connect range. This line was presented at Roland Garros of that year with Rafael Nadal, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Na Li and Kim Clijsters. Even now, you can find these rackets in stores. And what's more, the brand always provides variety in the range, with professional rackets alongside recreational ones.
The partner for your passion
In short, whether you are a recreational player or a professional, with the French brand you will always find an excellent partner for your passion and sporting ambitions!