Wilson Clash 100 vs Babolat Pure Strike

This article will look at the racket specs of the Babolat Pure Strike and Wilson Clash 100 to see how these two tennis rackets compare to each other.

Wilson Clash 100 vs Babolat Pure Strike

General Info

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

General infoClash 100Pure Strike
Model Number(s):WR074011U(0-4)N/A
Version:V23rd Gen
Color(s):Red CherryCoral and White

Racket Specs

Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Wilson Clash 100 and Babolat Pure Strike, which you can use to get a better idea as to which may be a better suit for your game.

Main Differences: The Clash 100 has a bigger head size (100in vs 98in), a more head light balance (7pts HL vs 4pts HL), a lighter strung weight (312g vs 323g), a lower swing weight (313 vs 327), a lower stiffness rating (57 vs 66), and a thicker overall beam width (24.5mm vs 21mm / 23mm / 21mm).

Racket Specs:Clash 100Pure Strike% Difference
Head Size (sq cm)6456322%
Head Size (sq in)100982%
Length (cm)68.5868.580%
Length (in)27270%
String Pattern16 x 1916 x 19
Strung Balance (cm)31.9833.023%
Strung Balance (pts)7443%
Strung Weight (grams)3123234%
Strung Weight (ounces)11.011.44%
Swing Weight3133274%
Unstrung balance (cm)31323%
Unstrung balance (pts) 10 730%
Unstrung Weight (grams)2953053%
Unstrung Weight (ounces)10.4110.804%
Frame Stiffness576616%
Beam Width (mm)24.521 / 23 / 216-12%

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:Clash 100PS 16 x 19
Pros:Powerful frame, good arm comfort, and manageable weightGood mix of control, power, and spin, is maneuverable at the net, and has a generous sweet spot.
Cons:Advanced players will find the racket does not have enough controlRelatively high stiffness rating, not great on slices.

Head to Head

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

H2HClash 100PS 16 x 19
PowerWinner Grey
SpinWinner Grey
Arm FriendlinessWinner

Player Recommendations

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

Player LevelClash 100PS 16 x 19

Pro Player Endorsements

The Pure Strike is endorsed by Cameron Norrie and Alize Cornet, while the Clash 100 is not currently endorsed by any pro tennis player.

Where can you buy these tennis rackets?

The rackets are for sale in most good online tennis shops and from the official Wilson and Babolat websites.