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Blade 100L v8 Tennis Racket

£210.00

£210.00

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  • Emanating dynamic vibes thanks to bold, color-shifting paint, the Blade 100L v8 loads the technological innovations of the Blade v8 lineup into a lighter, more maneuverable frame. Two innovations define the evolution of this frame: FORTYFIVE° supplies increased flexibility and stability through a patent-protected carbon construction, while DirectConnect connects the carbon fiber handle to the end cap for enhanced feel and torsional stability. Avid fans of the Blade franchise looking for a slightly arm-friendlier option will appreciate the lightweight, connected-to-the-ball feel this frame delivers.

    *This racket ships unstrung. Select from the stringing options above and the Wilson team will string the racket for you.
    • Lighter and more maneuverable Blade for easier swings
    • FORTYFIVE° increases flexibility and stability to produce a more connected-to-the-ball feel while better complementing the modern, vertical swing path used by most competitive players
    • DirectConnect extends the carbon fiber handle to connect directly to the end cap for improved feel and enhanced torsional stability
    • Dynamic, color-shifting elastic finish allows frame to morph between shades of green and copper
    • Top Grip Taper provides better feel for top-hand grip placement
    • Ergonomic End Cap yields improved comfort and playability
    • Parallel Drilling provides a consistent, more forgiving string bed response
  • Product SKU(s) WR078911U2, WR078911U3, WR078911U0, WR078911U1
    Collection Blade v8
    Cross Section 22 MM Flat Beam
    Head Size 100 sq in
    String Pattern 16x19
    Unstrung Balance 33CM/4 Pts HL
    Strung Weight 300 g
    Unstrung Weight 285 g
    Length 27 in / 68.6 cm
    Series Blade
    Player Type Avid Competitor
    Benefit Feel
    Age Group Adult

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Description
Emanating dynamic vibes thanks to bold, color-shifting paint, the Blade 100L v8 loads the technological innovations of the Blade v8 lineup into a lighter, more maneuverable frame. Two innovations define the evolution of this frame: FORTYFIVE° supplies increased flexibility and stability through a patent-protected carbon construction, while DirectConnect connects the carbon fiber handle to the end cap for enhanced feel and torsional stability. Avid fans of the Blade franchise looking for a slightly arm-friendlier option will appreciate the lightweight, connected-to-the-ball feel this frame delivers.

*This racket ships unstrung. Select from the stringing options above and the Wilson team will string the racket for you.

Clash 100L features the extraordinary flexibility and control of the groundbreaking franchise in a lighter frame. Weighing in at 9.9 oz (280 g) unstrung, Clash 100L gives players an extra degree of maneuverability and swing speed. FreeFlex and StableSmart combine to bend the frame in new dimensions for excellent ball pocketing and dwell time without sacrificing stability. Dripping with all the ingredients to maximize player confidence in every shot, Clash 100L is worth a hard look for transitioning juniors and any players that prefer a lighter racket.


*This racket ships unstrung. Select from the stringing options above and the Wilson team will string the racket for you.


Stringing instructions

The Pro Staff 97L v13 provides a lighter and more maneuverable frame for any player who craves the classic Pro Staff precision and feel, but prefers a more arm-friendly swing weight. This model comprises a new construction, Braid 45, that increases precision by arranging the carbon fibers at 45 degree angles for improved ball pocketing feel and remarkable stability through the swing. Modern design meets classic heritage with an exposed carbon fiber weave gloss finish above the 3 & 9 of the racket, a sleek black elastic base and a pair of red and yellow pinstripes along the throat for a look that marries signature Pro Staff inspiration with novel innovation.

Featuring a design that summons the heritage of the iconic Pro Staff franchise from years past, the all-new Pro Staff series enhances precision while maintaining the classic feel beloved by its users worldwide. The key ingredient: double braided fibers arranged at 45-degree angles that net incredible ball pocketing feel and stability.

*This racket ships unstrung. Select from the stringing options above and the Wilson team will string the racket for you.

The Blade 104 v8 might as well be considered the renaissance racket: it features a truly envious blend of feel, power, forgiveness, flexibility, stability and awe-inspiring design. Sporting a dynamic, color-shifting elastic finish that morphs between shades of green and copper, this racket drops jaws with its looks and drops opponents with its performance. New innovations include FORTYFIVE° and DirectConnect, two technologies that combine to produce ultimate feel and enhanced torsional stability for the modern, vertical swing path used by most players in today's game. Equipped with the largest head size of the Blade lineup for a super generous sweet spot, the Blade 104 v8 is a can't miss option for a wide variety of competitive players.


*This racket ships unstrung. Select from the stringing options above and the Wilson team will string the racket for you.

Short Description Blade 100L v8 Tennis Racket Clash 100L Tennis Racket Pro Staff 97L v13 Tennis Racket Blade 104 v8 Tennis Racket
SKU WR078911U WR008711U WR043911U WR079111U

Blade v8 Tech Tabs

Close up of Blade v8 on tennis court

ABOUT BLADE

Crafted with a dynamic, color-shifting metallic paint, Blade v8 makes a statement with innovative design and elevated performance. The most popular frame on the Pro Tour increases both flexibility and stability to produce an appealing connected-to-the-ball feel for modern, vertical swings commonly used by more advanced players

FortyFive technology in blade v8 racquet

TECHNOLOGY

FORTYFIVE°
A patent-protected lay-up strategically used in Blade v8 to produce a more connected-to-the-ball feel. The technology increases both flexibility and stability to better complement the modern, vertical swing path used by most competitive players in todays game.

DIRECTCONNECT
New carbon fiber handle technology constructed directly to the endcap that increases tortional stability for enhanced power and feel. 

AGIPLAST BUMPERS & GROMMETS
A bio-based plastic derived from castor bean oil creates a more eco-friendly racket strong enough to perform at an elite level.

DESIGN DNA

COLOR-SHIFTING DESIGN
Blade v8 pushes design boundaries while staying true to the philosophy  of uncontaminated racket design. This time it’s manifested through a bold colorway that shifts through a landscape of colors as you swing — from an earthy green to elemental copper.  The rest is in the meticulous details, creating a racket that wants to be held for the player bold enough to pick one up.

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