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Wilson Blade 98 (18x20)

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Wilson Blade 98 (18x20)

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MSRP $229.99
Our Price: $199.00

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Amplifeel technology has given the Wilson Blade 98 (18x20) tennis racquet even better performance and feel. This racquet offers plenty of control for the modern, aggressive game. Used by British pro player Laura Robson.

  • Designed for hard-hitting, aggressive players.
  • The choice of 75% of Wilson's tour Next Gen players.
No Cover Included.

Item #: 101840
Style #: WRT71611U
Head Size : 98 in.2
Length : 27 Inches
Weight : 10.8 Ounces (unstrung) / 11.3 Ounces (strung)
Balance: Head Light
Balance Point: 32.4 cm. / 13.4 in.
Power Level: Low
Swing Type: Fast & Long
Tension: 50-60 lbs.
String Pattern: 18M x 20C
Beam Width: 20.6mm Flat Beam
Technology : Basalt, Amplifeel™, Double Holes™
Color : Black/Silver

Basalt: Basalt fibers filter out unwanted extreme frequencies and are combined with additional frame, grommet, and grip technologies to achieve the perfect feel.

Amplifeel™: Amplifeel™ handle technology is fine-tuned to each racquet to provide a clean, enhanced feel due to basalt inserts, customized foam and a softer buttcap.

Double Hole™: Bigger holes allow 26° of string movement for a bigger sweetspot.

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  • Q:

    Hi Guys,
    I bought the blade 98 a few months ago and I want to buy an extra raquet. But I´m confused beacuse the one that I already have describes the balance as: 6 pts HL and the online stores describes their raquets as 2pts HL. Do you know if those are different raquets?
    Asked on 8/28/2013 by Juanch

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    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      It is difficult to say without knowing exactly which version of the Wilson Blade you have. There have been several versions of this frame and the specs do vary somewhat between versions. We tried to locate your previous order in our system to see exactly which version of the Blade you had, but we were unable to find your racquet order. It is important to keep in mind that some manufacturers put "unstrung" specifications on their frames while some put "strung" specifications on their frames. There is a fairly significant difference between the two as string can add about half an ounce overall to a racquet's weight and impact the balance as well. The Wilson Blade 98 lists unstrung racquet specs. When available, we list strung specs on our website. These specs are usually from a third party that independently measures a sample of each racquet. Our site does not list balance in points head light or head heavy, but it is fairly easy to calculate as 1 point is equivalent to 1/8". If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at (866) 860-1416 or info@holabirdsports.com

      Answered on 8/29/2013 by Ryan from Holabird Sports
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