Below is some general information on these rackets including their brand, model numbers, version, and colors.
Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Babolat Pure Drive 110 and Babolat Pure Drive Team, which you can use to get a better idea as to which may be a better suit for your game.
Summary of Differences: The Team has a smaller head size (100in vs 110in), a shorter racket length (27in vs 27.6in), a more head light balance (5pts HL vs 3pts HL), a higher strung weight (301g vs 269g), a higher swing weight (313 vs 298), a lower frame stiffness rating (69 vs 70), and a thinner beam width (23mm / 26mm / 23mm vs 24mm / 26.5mm / 23.5mm).
|Racket Specs:||110||Team||% Difference|
|Head Size (sq cm)||709||645||9%|
|Head Size (sq in)||110||100||9%|
|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||32||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 these two tennis rackets.
|Pros||Good Power, lightweight frame, good for beginner to intermediate doubles play, and has a big sweet spot||Good Power, manageable swing weight, very maneuverable, big sweet spot, good on kick serves|
|Cons||Stiff Frame, Hard to Control, and not suitable for advanced players with a full swing||Stiff Frame, not a control-orientated frame, note suitable for advanced players with full swings.|
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 110 and Team Versions of the Pure Drive are not currently endorsed by any pro tennis player.