Blade 98 (16×19) v8 Tennis Racket
Crafted with a dynamic, color-shifting metallic paint, Blade makes a statement with innovative design and elevated performance. The most popular frame on the Pro Tour features FORTYFIVE° technology, increasing both flexibility and stability to produce an even more connected-to-the-ball feel for modern, vertical swings commonly used by advanced players.
Pros often customize the racket they use. Racket specifications on endorsed consumer models may vary from the models used by Pros for match-play.
The Blade 98 (16×19) v8 pairs captivating design with a new layup to better accommodate the more modern, vertical swing path commonly used by competitive players. The headliner innovation, FORTYFIVE°, manages to increase both the flexibility and stability of the frame to lend supreme feel for the ball on every shot. Still characterized by its superior presence in the hands of the best players in the world, this evolution of Blade rewards aggressive, precise ball-strikers with a top-tier blend of connected-to-the-ball feel, torsional stability and color-shifting design to wow teammates and opponents alike.
- Paint Finish : Matte
- Benefit : Feel
- Age Range : Adult
- Head (sq cm) : 632
- Head (sq in) : 98
- Length (cm) : 68.58
- Length (in) : 27
- String Pattern : 16X19
- 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