The Blade 98 16x19 lives on! Although this racquet has the same target specs as the previous generation, Wilson has given it the ultra sleek and silky paint finish found in the Pro Staff series. With its grippy 16x19 string pattern, this racquet will give you bigger power and spin...
The Blade 98 16x19 lives on! Although this racquet has the same target specs as the previous generation, Wilson has given it the ultra sleek and silky paint finish found in the Pro Staff series. With its grippy 16x19 string pattern, this racquet will give you bigger power and spin than you'll find with the 18x20 version, but thankfully it still manages to deliver the precision and feel for which the Blade series is known. New to this model is Countervail technology, which uses a special carbon layer to enhance the already impressive dampening provided by the braided Basalt/Graphite layup. The overall result, according to Wilson, is increased arm-protection and less muscle fatigue. Thanks to its Parallel Drilling technology, this racquet’s string bed is better able to absorb vibration and transfer extra energy to the ball.The solid feel continues at net where the Blade packs enough punch to finish points with a bang. Aggressive servers will find enough precision to target the corners of the box with pace and spin. With incremental updates to the feel and an amazingly sleek black cosmetic, Wilson continues the legacy of this light but solid player’s racquet.
Head Size: 98 sq. in. / 632.26 sq. cm.
Length: 27in / 68.58cm
Strung Weight: 11.3oz / 320.34g
Balance: 13.1in / 33.27cm / 3 pts HL
Beam Width: 21mm / 21mm / 21mm /
Composition: Braided Graphite & Basalt
Power Level: Low-Medium
Stroke Style: Full
Swing Speed: Fast
Racquet Colors:Black / Green
Grip Type: Wilson Sublime
String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses
Mains skip: 8T, 8H
No Shared Holes
String Tension: 50-60 pounds
Sony Smart Tennis Sensor Ready
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