Wilson WR149911 Blade 98 18x20 V9 305g Unstrung
Wilson's Blade performance rackets continue to be the preferred choice of avid competitors looking for ultimate control, feel and stability. The Blade 98 (18x20) V9 has a sharper, more stable response that produces a more connected-to-the-ball feel. Featuring a new Emerald Night matte finish, the v9 has a braided graphite + basalt frame with a DirectConnect carbon fiber handle for enhanced torsional stability. StableFeel technology enhances the racket's sharp response and the feel of its control-oriented string pattern.
Grommet construction provides a consistent, more forgiving string bed response while dramatically increasing the sweet spot.
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.
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.
Top Grip Taper
Tapered grip lends better feel for top-handed grip placement on two-handed backhand
Carbon fiber handle extends to directly connect with end cap for improved feel and enhanced torsional stability.
The new Blade technology that provides an enhanced, firmer feel that increases stability and creates a more connected-to-the-ball feel. Designed with avid players in mind, this "sharper Blade" is ideal for those seeking to improve their game.
Head (sq cm) 632
Head (sq in) 98
Length (cm) 68.58
Length (in) 27
String Pattern 18X20
Strung balance (cm) 33
Strung balance (pts) -4
Strung weight (grams) 321
Strung weight (ounces) 11.32
Taper System (mm) 20.6
Unstrung balance (cm) 32
Unstrung balance (pts) -7
Unstrung weight (grams) 305
Unstrung weight (ounces) 10.76