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Wilson Blade 98S (18x16)

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Wilson Blade 98S (18x16)

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MSRP $239.00
Our Price: $209.00

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Built to handle the needs of the modern, aggressive player, the Wilson Blade 98S tennis racquet provides control and enhanced feel. With Spin Effect Technology, more string movement and faster snapback creates hundreds of RPM higher spin. Preferred racquet of pro players Laura Robson, Milos Raonic, and Gael Monfils. Perfect for hard-hitting players.

  • Amplifeel handle technology provides improved performance and feel.
  • BLX technology delivers clean feedback and better sensation.
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Item #: 101914
Style #: WRT71881U
Head Size : 98 in.2
Length : 27 Inches
Weight : 10.7 Ounces (unstrung) / 11.2 Ounces (strung)
Balance: Head Light
Balance Point: 34.0 cm. / 13.4 in.
Power Level: Low
Swing Type: Fast & Long
Tension: 50-60 lbs.
String Pattern: 18M x 16C
Flex (RDC): 64
Swing Weight: 329
Technology : BLX, SpinEffect
Color : Black/Silver

BLX®: Wilson BLX® racquet technology is engineered with basalt fibers combining proprietary frame, grommet, and grip technologies for the perfect feel. Basalt fibers are woven longitudinally with [K]arophite Black™, filtering unwanted extreme frequency and delivering a clean feedback with better sensation and the perfect feel.

Amplifeel™: Amplifeel™ handle technology provides an even cleaner and enhanced feel in the racquet. Amplifeel™ also allows for a more customized handle system providing additional handle comfort to further support maximizing the feel in each racquet and player segment.

Spin Effect: 3.3 times more string movement plus 69% faster snapback combine to create hundreds of RPM higher spin. Players can hit harder, clear the net safely and control the ball while playing the modern, spin game.

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  • Q:

    what is the recommended strings for the Wilson Blade 98S?
    also recommended tension
    Asked on 4/14/2014 by rookie rick

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    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Their is no recommended strings for this particular racquet. The Wilson Blade is String Friendly, which means it is not as hard on strings opposed to other racquets. You do get a variety of free string with the racquet for free. If you want more spin we would suggest the Ripspin. If you want a more softer feel, we would suggest the Sensation. Strung lower for more power, and higher for more control.

      Answered on 4/15/2014 by Louie from Holabird Sports
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  • About Wilson
There are few brands that help shape the very sports they are involved in. Wilson fortunately is the leader among these brands, taking the lead in contributing innovative breakthrough technologies in tennis, baseball, golf and American football. Backed by a rich heritage of world-class athletes, Wilson is truly an American icon in the world of sports. Wilson endorses elite athletes Serena Williams, Tom Brady and NBA MVP Derrick Rose. While located in Chicago, Wilson employs 1600 people globally. They are the leading manufacturer of ball sports equipment worldwide.

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