Head Boom Pro vs Babolat Pure Aero

The Babolat Pure Aero and Head Boom Pro are both good all round tennis rackets that are popular with advanced tennis players.

In this article, I will look at the specs of these two rackets to see how they compare to each other.

Head Boom Pro vs Babolat Pure Aero

Racket Specs Comparison – Boom Pro vs Pure Aero

Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Boom Pro (or “BP”) and Pure Aero (or “PA”), which you can use to get a better idea as to which may be a better suit for your game.

Main Differences: The Boom Pro has a smaller head size (632cm vs 645cm), a more head light balance (32.49cm vs 32.99cm), a heavier strung weight (11.6oz vs 11.2oz), a lower swing weight (325 vs 322), a higher frame stiffness rating (66 vs 65), and a thinner beam width (22.5mm / 22.5mm / 22mm vs 23mm / 26mm / 23mm).

Similarities: Both rackets have a 68.58cm racket length and a 16×19 string pattern.

Please be aware that the below specs are based on averages so the specs of the racket you end up receiving may differ by up to 10%.

Racket Specs:BPPA
DesignHead BoomBabolat Pure Aero 2023
Head Size (sq cm)632cm2645cm2
Head Size (sq in)98in2100in2
Length (cm)68.58cm68.58cm
Length (in)27in27in
String Pattern16 x 1916 x 19
Strung Balance (cm)32.49cm32.99cm
Strung Balance (pts)6 pts HL4 pts HL
Strung Weight (grams)329g318g
Strung Weight (ounces)11.6oz11.2oz
Swing Weight325322
Unstrung Weight (grams)310g300g
Unstrung Weight (ounces)10.9oz10.58oz
Frame Stiffness6665
Beam Width (mm)22.5mm / 22.5mm / 22.0mm23mm / 26mm / 23mm

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Pros and Cons

The Boom Pro V1 offers good power, feel, and stability but it is a relatively heavy racket that will not beginner to intermediate players.

The Pure Aero 2023 has a nice design and offers good spin and maneuverability but beginner to intermediate players may find the racket too low powered.

Head to Head

The Boom Pro is better in terms of control and comfort but the Pure Aero is better in terms of power and spin.

PowerWinner Grey
SpinWinner Grey
Arm FriendlinessWinner

Player Level Recommendations

The rackets are best used by advanced tennis players as they are too heavy and unforgiving for beginner to intermediate players to use.

Player LevelBPPA

Pro Player Endorsements

The Pure Aero is endorsed by the following tennis players: Felix Auger-Aliassime, Danielle Collins, and Leylah Fernandez, while the Boom Pro is endorsed by Lorenzo Musetti.

Where can you buy these rackets?

The rackets are for sale in most good online tennis shops and on the Head and Babolat websites.