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Blade 98S v8 Tennis Racket

£245.00

£245.00

Custom-strung rackets ship in 7 - 10 Days.

  • Reputable for its unique Spin Effect string pattern, the Blade 98S v8 evolves its design and layup to amplify the wow factor with every swing. First, the design: thanks to an incredibly fascinating color-shifting elastic finish, this racket is able to morph between shades of green and copper depending on how the sun reflects. Second, the technology: FORTYFIVE° and DirectConnect team up to produce increased flexibility and stability for enhanced connected-to-the-ball feel. Perfect for players flashing the modern, vertical swing path common in today's competitive landscape, the Blade 98S v8 should be the racket of choice for anyone seeking supreme feel and appealing design with easy access to spin.


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

    • Only racket in Blade v8 lineup with Spin Effect Technology, which increases ball rotation without changing your swing
    • 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
    • Braided Graphite + Basalt composition improves the flex of a racket to produce enhanced feel and control
    • Parallel Drilling provides a consistent, more forgiving string bed response
  • Product SKU(s) WR079411U1, WR079411U2, WR079411U3, WR079411U4
    Collection Blade v8
    Cross Section 20.6 FB
    Head Size 98 sq in
    String Pattern 18x16
    Unstrung Balance 32.5 cm / -6 pts
    Strung Weight 316 g
    Unstrung Weight 295 g
    Length 27 in / 68.6 cm
    Series Blade
    Player Type Avid Competitor
    Benefit Feel
    Age Group Adult

Blade v8 Tech Tabs

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

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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