The racquet of choice for ATP touring pro, Nicolas Almagro, the Biomimetic 500 Tour provides comfort and performance from all areas of the court. The 100 square inch head offers excellent pop and forgiveness, while the 16/18 open string pattern allows for good spin potential. From the baseline, our test crew was impressed with the mobility and ease of swing, being able to get plenty of racquet head speed. The HM6 technology in the frame, offering better shock absorption, provides a solid feel through the strike zone. There's plenty of spin to be had off both forehand and backhand sides. At net, the maneuverability continues, allowing the ability to easily get the racquet in place for solid volleys. There's plenty of putaway power with this racquet for sitter volleys. When serving, there are plenty of options with the Biomimetic 500 Tour. There's plenty of power when seeking velocity, while also being able to take advantage of the open string pattern with excellent spin for better action on the ball. This racquet excels from all areas of the court and is ideal for intermediate to advanced level players seeking performance without the added weight.