Tennis Identity

Rafa Nadal: First match, first data

For the first time at the French Open, Rafael Nadal is playing with his connected racquet, the Babolat PLAY Aeropro Drive. And, first time in a Grand Slam tournament, Rafael Nadal’s data are visible and accessible post-match for the general public on the Babolat booth, at the RG Lab and on the official Roland-Garros website thanks to Babolat’s collaboration with IBM. Many Babolat team players are using connected rackets. Their data are also available on the same platforms.

Here attached the data from Rafa’s first set.



And here’s his interview after his first round win today.

You may also be interested in this helpful article on stringing.

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