Below is some general information on these rackets including their brand, model numbers, version, and colors.
|General info||Clash 100||Blade 98|
Racket Specs Comparison
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 100||Blade 98||% 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||32.64||3%|
|Strung Balance (pts)||7||4||43%|
|Strung Weight (grams)||312||321||3%|
|Strung Weight (ounces)||10.90||11.32||3%|
|Unstrung balance (cm)||31||32||1%|
|Unstrung balance (pts)||10||7||30%|
|Unstrung Weight (grams)||295||305||3%|
|Unstrung Weight (ounces)||10.41||10.76||3%|
|Beam Width (mm)||24.5||21||14%|
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||Blade 98|
|Pros:||Powerful frame, good arm comfort, and manageable weight||Good Control, Nice Design, Flat Hitters will enjoy this frame, Comfortable to play with|
|Cons:||Advanced players will find the racket does not have enough control||Heavy 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.
|H2H||Clash 100||Blade 98|
Below are our recommendations for recreational players at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.
|Player Level||Clash 100||Blade 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.