Below is some general information on these rackets including their brand, model numbers, version, and colors.
|General info||Clash 100||Pure Strike|
|Color(s):||Red Cherry||Coral and White|
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 100||Pure Strike||% Difference|
|Head Size (sq cm)||645||632||2%|
|Head Size (sq in)||100||98||2%|
|String Pattern||16 x 19||16 x 19||–|
|HL or HH1||HL||HL||–|
|Strung Balance (cm)||31.98||33.02||3%|
|Strung Balance (pts)||7||4||43%|
|Strung Weight (grams)||312||323||4%|
|Strung Weight (ounces)||11.0||11.4||4%|
|Unstrung balance (cm)||31||32||3%|
|Unstrung balance (pts)||10||7||30%|
|Unstrung Weight (grams)||295||305||3%|
|Unstrung Weight (ounces)||10.41||10.80||4%|
|Beam Width (mm)||24.5||21 / 23 / 21||6-12%|
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 100||PS 16 x 19|
|Pros:||Powerful frame, good arm comfort, and manageable weight||Good 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 control||Relatively 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.
|H2H||Clash 100||PS 16 x 19|
Below are our recommendations for recreational players at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.
|Player Level||Clash 100||PS 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.