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Industry Sports equipment
Founded 1875
Headquarters Lyon, France
Products Racquets, strings, accessories and shoes.
Slogan Tennis runs in our blood

Babolat /ˈbɑːblɑː/ is a French tennis, badminton, and squash equipment company, best known for its strings and tennis racquets which are used by several top players. The company has made strings since 1875, when Pierre Babolat created the first strings made of natural gut. Babolat continued to focus on strings until 1994, when it became a "total tennis" company. That is, Babolat began producing racquet frames and selling them in Europe. It then moved on to Japan, and later to the USA in 2000. The popularity of Babolat racquets picked up quickly in North America and Europe.

Babolat sponsorships[edit]

Male players
Rafael Nadal with Babolat AeroPro Drive at Roland Garros 2007

Female players

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