Wilson Blade 98L (16×19) Tennis Racquets:
The Wilson Blade 98L (16×19) Tennis Racquets are a new addition to Wilson’s 2016 Blade series release. The lighter version of the Wilson 98 (16×19) coming in at 10.7 ounces strung. The Blade 98L amps up the stealth look of its forerunner, with a matte black/gloss green finish and laser etched details. The Blade 98L maintains the traditional feel of the Blade line, along with racquet specifications that tailor towards a player that likes a lighter weight frame with control and feel benefits.
With a flat 21mm flat beam and a 98 square inch headsize, the Blade 98L provides optimal control for the intermediate to advanced player with a fast, longer looping swing. The Wilson Blade 98L serves as an all court frame with an open 16×19 string pattern for added spin. Parallel Drilling grommets for a more consistent response from the stringbed, as well as Braided Graphite + Basalt frame construction. Amplifeel handle technology features basalt inserts, customized foam and a softer buttcap that provides a clean, enhanced feel. This frame is designed for today’s big hitters, who feature a very aggressive attacking game, looking for a lightweight solid feel to go with traditional control.
- Item #: WRT73361U
- BRAIDED GRAPHITE + BASALT: In this revolutionary new layup, Wilson braids Basalt with carbon graphite fiber throghout the entire frame. This is the first time Basalt has been braided. Since Basalt is so elastic, it allows the racquet’s hoop to flex in ways that improve feel, dwell time and control.
- PARALLEL DRILLING: Provides a consistent, more forgiving stringbed response while dramatically increasing the sweetspot.
- Amplifeel handle technology features basalt inserts, customized foam and a softer buttcap that provides a clean, enhanced feel.
- WILSON X2 ERGO: A customizable handle shape creates optimal personalized feel for the modern two-handed backhand.