The Blade 98 18×20
USED: GRADE B
Price + shipping (3 for $285)
Grade B – Racquet is in great condition. It has been used and shows some minor cosmetic wear on the frame. Does not exhibit wear from play that exposes graphite. Frame is not damaged from strings as a result of poor grommet care.
The Blade 98 18×20 updates the very popular BLX Blade with Amplifeel technology and a sleek black cosmetic. Like the previous generations, this one feels solid at impact. The dense pattern is ideal for players who require maximum control over the ball’s direction and depth. By adding Amplifeel technology, Wilson enhances the feel, while the Basalt fibers keep harsh vibrations to a minimum. Our playtesters were impressed by how well they could drive the ball on groundstrokes, noting a high degree of plow-through and mass based power. From the net, the Blade 98 feels comfortable and precise, with minimal twisting on impact. Serves are all about control, making this one ideal for players who favor placement and consistency above all else. Our testers noted that the exceptional precision gave them confidence on faster swings, allowing them to hit penetrating slices and work different areas of the box. 4.0+ players looking for a great control racquet that performs well from all areas of the court should take this one out for spin.