Wilson Ultra 100 vs Yonex Ezone 98

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

Wilson Ultra 100 vs Yonex Ezone 98

General Info

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

General infoUltra 100Ezone 98
Brand:WilsonYonex
Model Number(s):WR108311U(0-4)07EZ98
Version:V42022
Color(s):Dark BlueSky Blue

Racket Specs

Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Wilson Ultra 100 (or “U100”) and Yonex Ezone 98 (or E98″), which you can use to get a better idea as to which may be a better suit for your game.

Main Differences: The Ultra 100 has a bigger head size (100in vs 98in), a less head light balance (4pts HL vs 6pts HL), a lower strung weight (318g vs 323g), a slightly lower swing weight (317 vs 318), a higher stiffness rating (70 vs 65), and a thicker beam width (24mm / 26.5mm / 25mm vs 23.5mm / 24.5mm / 19.5mm).

Similarities: Both rackets have the same racket length (27in), and string pattern (16×19).

Racket Specs:Ultra 100Ezone 98% Difference
Composition:Carbon Fiber Graphite2G-NAMD SPEED/HM Graphite
Head Size (sq cm)6456322.0%
Head Size (sq in)100982.0%
Length (cm)68.5868.580.0%
Length (in)27270.0%
String Pattern16 x 1916 x 19
HL or HH1HLHL
Strung Balance (cm)33.0232.491.6%
Strung Balance (pts)4650.0%
Strung Weight (grams)3183231.6%
Strung Weight (ounces)11.211.41.8%
Swing Weight3173180.3%
Unstrung Weight (grams)3003051.7%
Unstrung Weight (ounces)10.5810.82.08%
Frame Stiffness70657.14%
Beam Width (mm)24 / 26.5 / 2523.5 / 24.5 / 19.52-22%

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:U100E98
Pros:Good all round racket that will suit a wide range of playing styles and skill levelsGood mix of power, spin, and control
Cons:Relatively stiff frameNot a particularly arm-friendly frame

Head to Head

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

H2HU100E98
PowerWinner Grey
ControlWinner
SpinWinner Grey
Arm FriendlinessWinner

Player Recommendations

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

Player LevelU100E98
BeginnerNoNo
IntermediateYesNo
AdvancedYesYes

Pro Player Endorsements

The Ezone 98 is currently endorsed by Nick Kyrgios, Naomi Osaka, Jessica Pegula, and Steve Johnson, while the Ultra 100 is endorsed by Borna Coric, Victoria Azarenka, Kaia Kanepi, Kristina Mladenovic, and Maria Sakkari.

Where can you buy these rackets?

The rackets are for sale in most good online tennis shops and on the Wilson and Yonex websites.