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Wilson Blade 98 v8 (16x19)

$311.20 $389.00
By Wilson

1 in stock

The Blade 98 (16x19) v8 pairs captivating design with a new layup to better accommodate the more modern, vertical swing path commonly used by competitive players. The headliner innovation, FORTYFIVE°, manages to increase both the flexibility and stability of the frame to lend supreme feel for the ball on every shot. Still characterized by its superior presence in the hands of the best players in the world, this evolution of Blade rewards aggressive, precise ball-strikers with a top-tier blend of connected-to-the-ball feel, torsional stability and color-shifting design to wow teammates and opponents alike.

Features

Braided Graphite + Basalt

Elastic and reactive material combination improves the flex of a racket to increase ball contact with the strings for enhanced feel and greater control.

Parallel Drilling

Grommet construction provides a consistent, more forgiving string bed response while dramatically increasing the sweet spot.

Top Grip Taper

Tapered grip lends better feel for top-handed grip placement on two-handed backhand.

FORTYFIVE°

Patent-protected frame layup produces more connected-to-the-ball feel while better complementing the more modern, vertical swing path. Material increases both flexibility and stability without compromise through the swing.

DirectConnect

Carbon fibre handle extends to directly connect with end cap for improved feel and enhanced torsional stability.

- Ergonomic End Cap yields improved comfort and playability

 

Specifications:

- Head Size: 98 in / 632.26 cm

Length: 27in / 68.58cm

Unstrung Weight: 305gStrung

- Strung Weight: 320g

- Balance: 12.85in / 32.64cm / 5 pts HL

- Swingweight: 320

- Stiffness: 61

- Beam Width: 21mm / 21mm / 21mm

- Composition: Braided Graphite

 

- Racquet Colors: Green

- Grip Type: Wilson Pro Performance

- String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses

     - Mains skip: 8T,8H

     - One Piece

     - No Shared Holes

- String Tension: 50-60 pounds