The latest update to the Wilson Blade series has landed and it certainly doesn't disappoint, check out the all-new Blade 98 v8 16x18 Tennis Racquet...
The Blade 98 is known for the increased spin, power, and forgiveness that the 16x19 string pattern provides. The racquet incorporates a number of technologies including DirectConnect which attaches the carbon fibre handle to the end cap for a better feel, an Ergonomic End Cap for boosted comfort, and Parallel Drilling for a more forgiving response.
The Braided Graphite + Basalt composition of the Blade 98 v8 also does an incredible job of increasing the flex of the frame to produce even better feel and control.
If you are a competitive player looking for a racquet that with a soft feel and that will help with spin, power and provide a forgiving sweet spot in a 98" head, we certainly recommend the Wilson Blade 98 V8 16x19.
Wilson 2021 Blade 98 v8 16x19 Tennis Racquet
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.
Cross Section: 20.6 FB
Head Size: 98 sq in
String Pattern: 16x19
Strung Weight: 321 g
Unstrung Weight: 305 g
Length: 27 in / 68.6 cm
Racquet comes unstrung and without a cover.