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December 23rd, 2004

Making a racket

In 2001, Babolat became the first tennis- racket company to introduce the use of nanotechnology in its VS Nanotube rackets. By using re-engineered carbon atoms and molecules, Babolat was able to produce extremely lightweight yet powerful rackets.

"We wanted to develop a line of rackets for club players," Pinsard said. "What was interesting for us was a possibility for us to have graphite that could be very light and very stiff. Stiffness equals power."


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