Wilson Pro Staff V13 vs V14

Wilson has recently launched updated versions (V14) of their popular Pro Staff range of tennis rackets including the 97, 97L, 97UL, and Six One 100.

This article will look at the racket specs of the new V14 rackets to see how they compare to the older V13 rackets.

Wilson Pro Staff V13 vs V14

Racket Specs Comparison

Wilson has not radically changed the specs of the V14 models of the 97, 97L, 97UL, and Six One, with the main specs change being a higher swing weight and frame stiffness rating.

NB: There has been no confirmation from Wilson on whether a 14th version of the RF97 Autograph will be released in 2023.

Wilson Pro Staff 97 V13 vs V14

Main Differences: The V14 of the Pro Staff 97 has a higher swing weight (332 vs 321), which is the only real difference between V13 and V14 models.

Similarities: Both versions have a head size of 97in, and the same strung weight (332g), racket length (27in), balance (7pts HL), beam width (21.5 mm), frame stiffness rating (66), and string pattern (16 x 19).

Specs:PS 97 (V13)PS 97 (V14)
Year Released:20202023
Design:Wilson Pro Staff 97 V13Pro Staff V14
Head Size:97in97in
Length:27in27in
Strung Weight:332g (11.71oz)332g (11.7oz)
Unstrung Weight:315g (11.11oz)315g (11.11oz)
Swing weight:321332
Balance:7pts HL7pts HL
TW Stiffness Rating:6666
Power:LowLow
Player Level:AdvancedAdvanced
Beam Width:21.5 mm21.5 mm
Colors:Black and WhiteOrange-Brown (Rust)
String Pattern:16 x 1916 x 19
Main Skips:7T,9T,7H,9H7T,9T,7H,9H
Grip Type:Pro PerformancePro Performance

Below is a short video summarising the racket specs of the 13th and 14th versions of the PS 97.

Wilson Pro Staff 97L V13 vs V14

Main Differences: The V14 of the Pro Staff 97L has a higher swing weight (313 vs 311), and a slightly lower stiffness rating (68 vs 69).

Similarities: Both versions have a 97in head size and the same strung weight (306g), racket length (27in), balance (3pts HL), beam width (23.5 mm), and string pattern (16 x 19).

Specs:PS 97L (V13)PS 97L (V14)
Year Released:20202023
Design:Wilson Pro Staff 97 V13Pro Staff V14
Head Size:97in97in
Length:27in27in
Strung Weight:306g (10.8oz)306g (10.8oz)
Unstrung Weight:289g (10.2oz)289g (10.2oz)
Swing weight:311313
Balance:3pts HL3pts HL
TW Stiffness Rating:6968
Power:Low to MediumLow to Medium
Player Level:Intermediate-AdvancedIntermediate-Advanced
Beam Width:23.5 mm23.5 mm
Colors:Black and WhiteOrange-Brown (Rust)
String Pattern:16 x 1916 x 19
Main Skips:7T,9T,7H,9H7T,9T,7H,9H
Grip Type:Pro PerformancePro Performance

Wilson Pro Staff 97UL V13 vs V14

Main Differences: The V14 of the Pro Staff 97UL has a higher swing weight (301 vs 296), and a higher stiffness rating (67 vs 66).

Similarities: Both versions have the same head size (97in), strung weight (283g), racket length (27in), balance (4pts HL), beam width (23.5 mm), and string pattern (16 x 19).

Specs:PS 97UL (V13)PS 97UL (V14)
Year Released:20202023
Design:Wilson Pro Staff 97 V13Pro Staff V14
Head Size:97in97in
Length:27in27in
Strung Weight:283g (10.0oz)283g (10.0oz)
Unstrung Weight:269g (9.5oz)269g (9.5oz)
Swing weight:296301
Balance:4pts HL4pts HL
TW Stiffness Rating:6667
Power:Low to MediumLow to Medium
Player Level:IntermediateIntermediate
Beam Width:23.5 mm23.5 mm
Colors:Black and WhiteOrange-Brown (Rust)
String Pattern:16 x 1916 x 19
Main Skips:7T,9T,7H,9H7T,9T,7H,9H
Grip Type:Pro PerformancePro Performance

Wilson Pro Staff Six One 100 V13 vs V14

Main Differences: The V14 of the Pro Staff Six One 100 has a slightly higher swing weight (326 vs 323), and a higher frame stiffness rating (65 vs 64).

Similarities: Both versions have the same head size (100in), strung weight (323g), racket length (27in), balance (5pts HL), beam width (22.5 mm), and string pattern (16 x 19).

Specs:PS Six One 100 (V13)PS Six One 100 (V14)
Year Released:20212023
Design:Wilson Pro Staff 97 V13Pro Staff V14
Head Size:100in100in
Length:27in27in
Strung Weight:323g (11.4oz)323g (11.4oz)
Unstrung Weight:315g (11.11oz)315g (11.11oz)
Swing weight:323326
Balance:5pts HL5pts HL
TW Stiffness Rating:6465
Power:Low to MediumLow to Medium
Player Level:Intermediate to AdvancedIntermediate to Advanced
Beam Width:22.5 mm22.5 mm
Colors:Black and WhiteOrange-Brown (Rust)
String Pattern:16 x 1916 x 19
Main Skips:8T,7H,9H8T,7H,9H
Grip Type:Pro PerformancePro Performance