In this article, I will look at the racket specs of the Wilson Pro Staff X and Wilson Pro Staff 97 to see how these two rackets compare to each other.
Below is some general information on these rackets including their brand, version, composition, and colors.
|General info||PS X||PS 97|
Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Pro Staff X and Pro Staff 97 tennis rackets.
Both tennis rackets have very similar specs with the main differences being the head size (100in vs 97in) and the swing weight (322 vs 332).
The larger head size and lower swing weight will make the PS X the better option for most recreational players.
|Specs:||PS X (V14)||PS 97 (V14)|
|Strung Weight:||332g (11.71oz)||332g (11.7oz)|
|Unstrung Weight:||315g (11.11oz)||315g (11.11oz)|
|Balance:||7pts HL||7pts HL|
|TW Stiffness Rating:||66||66|
|Beam Width:||21.5 mm||21.5 mm|
|Colors:||Orange-Brown (Rust)||Orange-Brown (Rust)|
|String Pattern:||16 x 19||16 x 19|
|Grip Type:||Pro Performance||Pro Performance|
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:||PS X (V14)||PS 97 (V14)|
|Pros:||Good mix of power, control, and spin||Tons of control, will suit all court players who like to finish the point at the net|
|Cons:||Relatively heavy frame||A relatively heavy frame that is not very forgiving|
Head to Head
Below are my recommendations in terms of which racket is better in terms of Power, Control, Spin, and Arm Friendliness.
|H2H||PS X (V14)||PS 97 (V14)|
Below are our recommendations for recreational players at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.
|Player Level||PS X (V14)||PS 97 (V14)|
Pro Player Endorsements
The Pro Staff range of tennis rackets is currently endorsed by Ons Jabeur, Petra Kvitova, Grigor Dimitrov, Reilly Opelka, and Roberto Bautista Agut.
Where can you buy these rackets?
The rackets are for sale in most good online tennis shops and through the official Wilson website.