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.
Below is some general information on these rackets including their brand, version, composition, and colors.
|General info||Burn 100||Clash 100|
|Composition:||Carbon Fiber Graphite||Graphite|
|Color(s):||Black and Orange||Red Cherry|
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 100||Clash 100||% Difference|
|Head Size (sq cm)||645||645||0.00%|
|Head Size (sq in)||100||100||0.00%|
|String Pattern||16 x 19||16 x 19||–|
|HL or HH1||HL||HL||–|
|Strung Balance (cm)||33.27||31.98||3.88%|
|Strung Balance (pts)||3||7||133.33%|
|Strung Weight (grams)||318||312||1.89%|
|Strung Weight (ounces)||11.2||11.0||1.79%|
|Unstrung Weight (grams)||300||295||1.67%|
|Unstrung Weight (ounces)||10.58||10.41||1.61%|
|Beam Width (mm)||23.5 / 25 / 24.5||24.5||2-4%|
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 100||Clash 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.
|H2H||Burn 100||Clash 100|
Below are our recommendations for recreational players at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.
|Player Level||Burn 100||Clash 100|
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.