Below is some general information on these rackets including their brand, version, composition, and colors.
|Color(s):||Blue||Orange and Silver|
Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Pure Drive and Radical MP tennis rackets.
Main Differences: The Radical MP has a smaller head size (98in vs 100in), a slightly higher swing weight (321 vs 320), a much lower stiffness rating (65 vs 71), and a thinner beam width (20mm / 23mm / 21mm vs 23mm / 26mm / 23mm)
Similarities: Both rackets have the same racket length (27in), strung weight (318g), head light balance (4pts HL), and unstrung weight (300g).
|Racket Specs:||PD||MP||% Difference|
|Head Size (sq cm)||645||632||2.02%|
|Head Size (sq in)||100||98||2.00%|
|String Pattern||16 x 19||16 x 19||–|
|HL or HH1||HL||HL||–|
|Strung Balance (cm)||33.02||33.02||0.00%|
|Strung Balance (pts)||4||4||0.00%|
|Strung Weight (grams)||318||318||0.00%|
|Strung Weight (ounces)||11.2||11.2||0.00%|
|Unstrung Weight (grams)||300||300||0.00%|
|Unstrung Weight (ounces)||10.58||10.58||0.00%|
|Beam Width (mm)||23 / 26 / 23||20 / 23 / 21||9-13%|
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 mix of power, control, and spin, a generous sweet spot, and easy power on serves||Nice blend of power, spin, and control with a manageable weight|
|Cons:||Relatively high stiffness rating||More advanced players may feel it lacks control|
Head to Head
Below are my recommendations in terms of which racket is better in terms of Power, Control, Spin, and Arm Friendliness.
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