Head Boom Pro vs Babolat Pure Aero

This article will look at the racket specs of the Babolat Pure Aero and Head Boom Pro to see how these two tennis rackets compare to each other.

Head Boom Pro vs Babolat Pure Aero

General Info

Below is some general information on these rackets including their brand, model numbers, version, and colors.

General infoBoom ProPure Aero
Color(s):Black and CoralBlack and Yellow
Composition:Graphene 360+/GraphiteGraphite

Racket Specs

Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Head Boom Pro (or “HBP”) and Babolat Pure Aero (or “BPA”), 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.

Racket Specs:HBPBPA% Difference
Head Size (sq cm)6326452.06%
Head Size (sq in)981002.04%
Length (cm)68.5868.580.00%
Length (in)27270.00%
String Pattern16 x 1916 x 19
Strung Balance (cm)32.4932.991.54%
Strung Balance (pts)6433.33%
Strung Weight (grams)3293183.34%
Strung Weight (ounces)11.611.23.45%
Swing Weight3253220.92%
Unstrung Weight (grams)3103003.23%
Unstrung Weight (ounces)10.910.582.94%
Frame Stiffness66651.52%
Beam Width (mm)22.5 / 22.5 / 2223 / 26 / 232-16%

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Pros and Cons

Below are what I think are the main pros and cons of these two tennis rackets.

Pros:Offers good power, feel, and stabilityNice Design, Good Spin, and maneuverability
Cons:A relatively heavy racket that will not suit beginner to intermediate playersBeginner to intermediate players may find the racket too low powered

Head to Head

Below are my recommendations in terms of which racket is better in terms of Power, Control, Spin, and Arm Friendliness.

PowerWinner Grey
SpinWinner Grey
Arm FriendlinessWinner

Player Recommendations

Below are our recommendations for recreational players at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.

Player LevelHBPBPA

Pro Player Endorsements

The Pure Aero is endorsed by the following tennis players: Felix Auger-Aliassime, Holger Rune, 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.