Wilson Blade 98 18x20
The Blade is designed for today's big-hitting, aggressive game and is the top played franchise on Tour. Delivering control for attacking player, this year's Blade is upgraded with Countervail technology to maximize a player's energy while an all-new minimalist design features clean lines, matte finishes and laser engraving.
Cross Section 20.6MM Flat Beam
Head Size 98 sq. in.
String Pattern 18x20
Unstrung Balance 32.5CM/6 Pts HL
Unstrung Weight 304
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For 2018, Wilson adds a sleek black and white cosmetic to the�Pro Staff 97 Countervail.�As the lighter, faster version of Federer's RF97 Autograph, this racket will give you a more user-friendly entry point into the legendary feel and precision of the Pro Staff universe. To help with comfort, the Pro Staff 97 is made with�Countervail, a material technology designed to reduce impact vibration and the resulting muscle fatigue
Dunlop's Srixon Revo CV 3.0 was built to complement the speed, spin and power of the modern game. Like the best modern player's racquets, this stick accelerates with remarkable ease, making it easier for you to attack the ball with aggressive mechanics (think extra power and spin). Compared to the F series, this racquet's shaft is slightly more aerodynamic, and it features V-Energy Shaft II technology, which optimizes stiffness for added power.
Offering a playing experience unlike anything on the market today, Wilson's Clash series is a new racquet line loaded with technologies that have playtesters of all levels saying "whoa." Wilson claims that the Clash 100 is the first racquet intentionally engineered to bend with any swing style thanks to its FreeFlex technology, which aims to provide maximum ball pocketing and control. Additionally, StableSmart frame geometry adds high levels of stability and power to the Clash 100.
Power up your game with the new EZONE. A further enhanced ISOMETRIC sweet spot extends deep into the upper section of the racquet resulting in the largest sweet spot in the EZONE series.
Dunlop's Srixon Revo CV 5.0 offers the best of both worlds. It offers much of the spin-potential and precision found in the more compact CV 3.0 model, but it also packs a slightly larger head size (102in²) for a more forgiving response on off-center impact. Boasting a head heavy balance, the CV 5.0 offers decent stability for a sub 11 ounce racquet. The signature technology is called Sonic Core VG, which adds a special rubber material to the standard urethane and silicon formula for enhanced dampening.
For 2018, Wilson adds another chapter to the Pro Staff 97L. This racquet has the same white and black cosmetic as the racquet Federer uses on tour, complete with the same velvety paint and chrome touches. For this update, Wilson drops the Countervail technology, resulting in a firmer and more powerful response. At just under 11 ounces, the 97L swings fast, making it easier for less advanced players to load the ball with pace and spin.
Intermediate players looking for easy targeting and arm-friendly comfort should like this update to Head's Radical S. This version comes with Graphene Touch, which adds a dampening material called Kraibon to Head's polarized weight system. The overal result is exceptional vibration dampening and easy power.
Introducing the Ultra 100L BOLD! Featuring the same specs as the standard cosmetic version, this special edition of the Ultra 100L is defined by its bold black and white cosmetic. With its fast feel, the Ultra 100L BOLD is ideal for the intermediate player who wants an explosive racquet with precise and spin-friendly targeting. It should also work for the strong beginner who wants a frame that will reward continued improvement.
Lighter and easier to handle than the grown-up INSTINCT series, the INSTINCT JR. still gives you the perfect combination of power and superior handling while still providing a softer feel and less vibrations for ultimate comfort.Its dynamic 16/19 string pattern for some extra spin and the innovative Graphene Touch technology for incredible touch and solid feel.
The Burn continues to generate power to blast shots from the baseline, but now with a new design that amps up performance and looks. Added Countervail technology maximizes a player's energy on every swing while a fresh aesthetic features a pure and simple design with engineered paint finishes, textures and an improved feel and design.
The Burn 100 Team is a great value, lightweight racket. With a weight of 267g, this racket is perfect for game improvers who play from the baseline and are looking to take their game up a notch. The 100 sq.in. headsize offers a good size sweet spot and the 16 x 20 string pattern offers a great deal of feel and control. The Burn 100 Team is a great choice for any intermediate player.
With the EZONE Feel Yonex delivers an impressive combination of speed, spin and controllable power to improving players. In addition to being a great frame for beginners, the EZONE Feel should work well for the intermediate who wants a lighter option. Thanks to an updated Isometric head shape, the EZONE Feel has a slightly larger sweetspot than the previous generation.
One of the game's most versatile and popular racquets gets updated with a more responsive contact zone. This Pure Drive offers the kind of power, precision and mobility that should appeal to everyone from strong beginners to the professional ranks.
Head updates the Extreme S with some extra stability, power and spin. At 280 grams, this racket accelerates with remarkable speed. As such, it is perfect for novice players who wants to start hitting with more pace and spin. This racket should also work for the intermediate player who places a premium on maneuverability. The Extreme S benefits from Graphene 360, which is a material technology that strengthens the racquet at 3, 9 and 12 o'clock.
Introducing the state-of-the-art racing racket with new HYPERFIBRE +technologies developed to maximize racket speed and durability. The 2018 Dunlop Force 600 offers excellent manoeuvrability and punch precision thanks to the light frame and 105 sq. inch head. It is an ideal, very versatile racket for advanced players with high stamina and excellent precision.