Wilson Clash 100 vs Wilson Blade 98

This article will look at the racket specs of the Wilson Blade 98 and Wilson Clash 100 to see how these two tennis rackets compare to each other.

Wilson Clash 100 vs Wilson Blade 98

General Info

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

General infoClash 100Blade 98
Model Number(s):WR074011U(0-4)WR078711U(0-5)
Color(s):Red CherryGreen

Racket Specs Comparison

Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Wilson Clash 100 and Wilson Blade 98, 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 less head light balance (4pts HL vs 7pts HL), a heavier strung weight (321g vs 312g), a higher frame stiffness rating (60 vs 57), and a thinner beam width (21mm vs 24.5mm).

Racket Specs:Clash 100Blade 98% Difference
Composition:GraphiteBraided Graphite
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)31.9832.643%
Strung Balance (pts)7443%
Strung Weight (grams)3123213%
Strung Weight (ounces)10.9011.323%
Unstrung balance (cm)31321%
Unstrung balance (pts) 10 730%
Unstrung Weight (grams)2953053%
Unstrung Weight (ounces)10.4110.763%
Frame Stiffness57605%
Beam Width (mm)24.52114%

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 100Blade 98
Pros:Powerful frame, good arm comfort, and manageable weightGood Control, Nice Design, Flat Hitters will enjoy this frame, Comfortable to play with
Cons:Advanced players will find the racket does not have enough controlHeavy for Beginners, Low Powered

Head to Head

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

H2HClash 100Blade 98
PowerWinner Grey
SpinWinner Grey
Arm FriendlinessWinner

Player Recommendations

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

Player LevelClash 100Blade 98

Pro Player Endorsements

The Blade 98 is endorsed by the following tennis players: Alex de Minaur, Amanda Anisimova, Simona Halep, Emma Raducana, Elina Svitolina, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Pablo Carreno Busta, David Goffin, Karen Khachanov, Paul Badosa, Sebastian Korda, Tommy Paul, Lorenzo Sonego, Aryna Sabalenka, Madison Keys, Shelby Rogers, and Jelena Ostapenko, 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 from the official Wilson website.