Building on nearly 20 years of dominance, Wilson’s Blade performance rackets continue to be the preferred choice of avid competitors looking for ultimate control, feel and stability. The Blade 98 (16×19) 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. It also features an open string pattern with a more forgiving response, which delivers consistent, spin-friendly shots.
A sharper, more stable Blade ideal for avid players who want ultimate control and feel.
Blade Benefit: Feel and Control
Smaller Head: Enhances precision and provides crisp feeling
16×19 String Pattern: Open string pattern generates greater capacity for power and spin
Innovations: Updated features and composition improve stability to produce a more connected-to-the-ball feel
Upgrades: Latest bumper and grommet design is easier to apply, more durable, and fits the racket smoother
Design: Dynamic Emerald Night Green matte finish with pops of orange compliment the sharp responses of the frame
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.
FORTYFIVE�: 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.
DirectConnect: Carbon fiber handle extends to directly connect with end cap for improved feel and enhanced torsional stability.
StableFeel: 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.
Headsize: 98 sq in Length: 27 in String Pattern: 16×19 Taper system: 20.6mm Unstrung Balance: 32cm/ -7pts Unstrung Weight: 305g