This article looks at the racket specs of the Babolat Pure Drive 107 and 110 versions to see how these two tennis rackets compare to each other.
Below is some general information on the 107 and 110 rackets including their brand, model numbers, version, and colors.
Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Pure Drive 110 and Pure Drive 107, which you can use to get a better idea as to which may be a better suit for your game.
Summary of Differences: The 110 has a larger head size (110in vs 107in), a longer racket length (27.6in vs 27.2in), a less head light balance (3pts HL vs 5pts HL), a lower strung weight (269g vs 301g), a lower swing weight (298 vs 309), and a higher frame stiffness rating (70 vs 69).
|Racket Specs:||110||107||% Difference|
|Head Size (sq cm)||709||690||3%|
|Head Size (sq in)||110||107||3%|
|String Pattern||16 x 19||16 x 19||–|
|HL or HH1||HL||HL||–|
|Strung Balance (cm)||34||33||3%|
|Strung Balance (pts)||3||5||67%|
|Strung Weight (grams)||269||301||12%|
|Strung Weight (ounces)||9.5||10.6||12%|
|Unstrung balance (cm)||33||32||3%|
|Unstrung balance (pts)||7||7||0%|
|Unstrung Weight (grams)||255||285||12%|
|Unstrung Weight (ounces)||8.99||10.05||12%|
|Beam Width (mm)||24 / 26.5 / 23.5||23 / 26 / 23||2-4%|
1 Head Light or Head Heavy
Pros and Cons
Below are what I think are the main pros and cons of the 110 and 107 tennis rackets.
|Pros||– Good Power, lightweight frame, good for beginner to intermediate doubles play, and has a big sweet spot||– Good Power, Lots of Spin, Decent on Volleys, Big sweet spot, and super forgiving|
|Cons||– Stiff Frame, Hard to Control, and not suitable for advanced players with a full swing||– Stiff Frame, Lacks Control, Not suitable for advanced players with a full swing|
Head to Head
Below are my recommendations in terms of which racket is better in terms of Power, Control, Spin, and Arm Friendliness.
Below are our recommendations for recreational players at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.
Pro Player Endorsements
The Pure Drive 107 and 110 are not currently endorsed by any pro tennis player.
Where can you buy these rackets?
The rackets can be purchased in most good online tennis shops like Tennis Warehouse, Racquet Guys, and Babolat.com.