Babolat is one of the leading makers of tennis, squash and badminton racquets in the world today with its tennis products enjoying a world-wide customer base. It is a French-based company and boasts of an impressive display of names on its customer list, which include, Carlos Moya, Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick, Michael Chang, Robby Ginepri and the like. The first strings were made by this company when Pierce Babolat made them out of natural gut. This was in 1875. The main aim of this company was focussed only in making strings until 1994 when it decided to shift its interests towards becoming a sole “tennis” company. This meant that the market saw the inflow of Babolat tennis racquets which went on to become a huge rage in the European market. They were later introduced in Japan before making their presence felt in USA in 2000. The company first became famous in tennis racquet production in North America and Europe and soon it was getting identified by the dozen by its characteristic double stringed layout. Apart from this, the frame was of the racquet had a distinct feel to it which made it a favourite with many top tennis players. Tennis and its equipment is always fun!