RacquetTech Issue 2 - 2017 April 5, 2017 - Page 6

6 New Products RPM BLAST ROUGH: SPIN, POWER, AND COMFORT Babolat introduces it’s new RPM Blast Rough.The string has a totally new unique structure, offering more spin with incompa- rable comfort. “We immediately looked at our options for maximizing the snap back,” explains François-Xavier Quesse, Babolat Global Product Manager. We analyzed the string properties and especially its structure. Then we started the industrial man- ufacturing process with the appropriate tests. We unanimously agreed on its name: RPM BLAST ROUGH. Rough, because the first step was to create a “depression” in the string – not to grip the ball as explained e