Wilson Blade 98 vs Yonex Ezone 100

The Yonex Ezone 100 and Wilson Blade 98 are two very different tennis rackets with the Blade offering more control and the Ezone offering more power.

This article will look at the specs of both rackets to see how they compare to each other.

Wilson Blade 98 vs Yonex Ezone 100

Racket Specs Comparison – Blade 98 vs Ezone 100

Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Wilson Blade 98 V8 and Yonex Ezone 100 (2022 Version), which you can use to get a better idea as to which may be a better suit for your game.

Main Differences: The Blade 98 has a smaller head size (98in vs 100in), a higher strung weight (321g vs 318g), a lower frame stiffness rating (61 vs 67), and a thinner beam width (21mm vs 23.8mm / 26.5mm / 22.5mm).

Similarities: Both rackets have the same length (27in), string pattern (16 x 19), balance (4 pts HL), and swing weight (317).

Technical Specs:Blade 98Ezone 100
Design:Wilson Blade 98 V8Yonex Ezone 100
Composition:Braided GraphiteHM Graphite
Head Size (sq cm)632.26cm2645.16cm2
Head Size (sq in)98in2100in2
Length (cm)68.58cm68.58cm
Length (in)27in27in
String Pattern16 x 1916 x 19
Strung Balance (cm)33cm33cm
Strung Balance (pts)4 Pts HL4 Pts HL
Strung Weight (grams)321g318g
Strung Weight (ounces)11.32oz11.2oz
Swing Weight317317
Unstrung balance (cm)32cm32cm
Unstrung balance (pts)7 pts HL7 pts HL
Unstrung Weight (grams)305g300g
Unstrung Weight (ounces)10.76oz10.6oz
Frame Stiffness6167
Beam Width (mm)21mm23.8mm / 26.5mm / 22.5mm

1 Head Light or Head Heavy

Pros and Cons

The Blade 98 offers good control, has a nice design, and is relatively comfortable to play with but beginners to intermediate players will find that it is a very heavy and low powered frame.

The Ezone 100 offers good power and is a light and maneuverable frame to play with but it offers a lot less control when compared with the Blade 98.

Head to Head

The Ezone 100 is the better option in terms of power and spin but the Blade 98 is better in terms of control and arm friendliness.

H2HBlade 98Ezone 100
PowerWinner Grey
SpinWinner Grey
Arm FriendlinessWinner

Player Recommendations

The Blade 98 is low powered so will only be suitable for advanced tennis players so if you are an intermediate player you will be better off going with the Ezone 100.

Player LevelBlade 98Ezone 100

Pro Player Endorsements

The Ezone 100 is endorsed by the following tennis player(s): Casper Ruud, Belinda Bencic, and Sorana Cirstea.

The Blade 98 is one of the most popular rackets on tour and is endorsed by the following pro tennis player(s): Alex de Minaur, Paul Badosa, Amanda Anisimova, Simona Halep, Emma Raducanu, Elina Svitolina, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Pablo Carreno Busta, David Goffin, Karen Khachanov, Sebastian Korda, Tommy Paul, Lorenzo Sonego, Aryna Sabalenka, Madison Keys, Shelby Rogers, and Jelena Ostapenko.

Where can you buy these rackets?

The rackets can be purchased in most good online tennis shops like Tennis Warehouse and Racquet Guys.