Wilson Burn 100 vs Clash 100

In this article, I will look at the racket specs of Wilson’s Clash 100 and Burn 100 tennis rackets to see how they compare to each other.

Wilson Burn 100 vs Clash 100

General Info

Below is some general information on these rackets including their brand, version, composition, and colors.

General infoBurn 100Clash 100
Brand:WilsonWilson
Version:V4V2
Composition:Carbon Fiber GraphiteGraphite
Color(s):Black and OrangeRed Cherry

Racket Specs

Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Clash 100 and Burn 100 tennis rackets.

Main Differences: The Burn 100 has a less head light balance (3pts HL vs 7pts HL), a higher strung weight (318g vs 312g), a higher swing weight (328 vs 313), a much higher stiffness rating (71 vs 57), and an overall thicker beam width (23.5mm / 25mm / 24.5mm vs 24.5mm).

Similarities: Both rackets have the same head size (100in), racket length (27in), and string pattern (16×19).

Racket Specs:Burn 100Clash 100% Difference
Head Size (sq cm)6456450.00%
Head Size (sq in)1001000.00%
Length (cm)68.5868.580.00%
Length (in)27270.00%
String Pattern16 x 1916 x 19
HL or HH1HLHL
Strung Balance (cm)33.2731.983.88%
Strung Balance (pts)37133.33%
Strung Weight (grams)3183121.89%
Strung Weight (ounces)11.211.01.79%
Swing Weight3283134.57%
Unstrung Weight (grams)3002951.67%
Unstrung Weight (ounces)10.5810.411.61%
Frame Stiffness715719.72%
Beam Width (mm)23.5 / 25 / 24.524.52-4%

1 Head Light or Head Heavy

Pros and Cons

Below are what I think are the main pros and cons of these two tennis rackets.

Racket:Burn 100Clash 100
Pros:A forgiving frame with a generous sweet spot and lots of power. Great for beginner to intermediate players.Powerful frame, good arm comfort, and manageable weight.
Cons:Too light for advanced players.Advanced players will find the racket does not have enough control.

Head to Head

Below are my recommendations in terms of which racket is better in terms of Power, Control, Spin, and Arm Friendliness.

H2HBurn 100Clash 100
PowerWinner Grey
ControlWinner
SpinWinner Grey
Arm FriendlinessWinner

Player Recommendations

Below are our recommendations for recreational players at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.

Player LevelBurn 100Clash 100
BeginnerYesYes
IntermediateYesYes
AdvancedNoNo

Pro Player Endorsements

The Burn 100 is currently endorsed by Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, while the Clash 100 is not currently endorsed by any pro tennis player.

Where can you buy these rackets?

The rackets are for sale in most good online tennis shops and on Wilson.com.