Introducing theWilson Blade 98 16x19 v6! With this racquet, Wilson digs into the archives to deliver the legendary control and feel of the Blade franchise at an outstanding price.
Although it features the cosmetic of the 2016 Blade, this racquet lacks Countervail, giving it the crisp and connected feel of earlier generations. It also features classic Blade ingredients, including aGraphite/Basaltlayup and 21mm box beam, giving it the excellent pocketing and ball feedback that we've come to expect from the Blade franchise. Other notable technologies includeParallel Drilling, which reduces string on frame friction for a more comfortable and forgiving hitting experience.
On groundstrokes, this racquet combines great feel with impressive spin-potential.Shot placement comes easy and the near 330-RDC swingweight comes in handy when redirecting higher levels of pace or driving the ball powerfully through the court.At net, the Blade 98 16x19 v6 feels stable on block volleys, and there is enough touch for crafting malicious droppers. This stick also shines on serve where you'll find enough spin and precision to swing for power.Ultimately, with its attractive price, this version of the Blade 16x19 is perfect for bargain hunters or anyone who wants an affordable entry point into the time-tested performance of the Blade franchise.