Caroline Wozniacki might be well on her way to winning her first grand slam title during the Australian Open 2018. What racquet does she use?
Wozniacki has been using a Babolat Pure Aero Plus (it might be the older model, Babolat Aero Pro Drive, not sure) since she came back to Babolat after some time with Yonex. She strings it up with Babolat RPM Blast and Babolat natural gut strings and wears Adidas Stella McCartney tennis apparel.
Her game is heavily built up on patiently waiting for her opponent’s mistakes. She rarely misses a ball, but sometimes gets punished due to being too passive. In 2017 she started making strides in the game again, she is playing more aggressively and has now moved up to 2 in the rankings after Simona Halep.
Can she come back to the number one ranking? Yes, the WTA tour has not really had a consistent number one in a while, and unless Halep can keep her away, it seems likely that she will take over the number one spot in the rankings. When you see her playing she looks hell-bent and very determined that this is what she wants.
Caroline Wozniacki’s Racquet – What are the benefits of the Babolat Pure Aero Plus?
Well, like its cousin, the Babolat Pure Drive Plus, it is a power machine giving the player with a modern game even more of the “good stuff”. The difference between the Pure Aero Plus and the Pure Drive Plus is not huge. The Pure Aero has a different beam design, it is slightly less stiff and has a slightly higher swing weight. To be honest, I do not really know why Babolat persists on having two very similar racquet lines such as the Pure Drive and the Pure Aero, but they sure are bestseller racquets – both of them – so there must be some logic to it.
Babolat Pure Aero Plus Specs (strung)
|Head Size:100 sq. in. / 645.16 sq. cm.|
|Length:27.5in / 69.85cm|
|Strung Weight:11.3oz / 320.35g|
|Balance:13in / 33.02cm / 6 pts HL|
|Beam Width:23mm / 26mm / 23mm /|
|Grip Type:Babolat Syntec Pro|
|String Pattern:16 Mains / 19 Crosses|
Mains skip: 7T,9T,7H,9H
No Shared Holes
|String Tension:50-59 pounds|
What do you think of Wozniacki’s chances of becoming number one in the world? Please comment below!
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