One True Thing: The Tennis Racket

The Want: A tennis racket that balances power and control without costing a fortune. It should be suitable for corporate league players who want to look like they're on the tour—and those who actually could be.

The Get: Babolat Pure Drive GT ($185, The 10.6-oz. graphite tungsten frame (Kim Clijsters' weapon) helps strokes feel solid, stable, and crisp from all areas of the court. If you can provide the extra muscle to whip it around, the heavier 11-oz. Roddick model is ideal for bombing serves. The best way to end the workday is by acing the competition.

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