This article will look at the racket specs of the Yonex Ezone 100L and Yonex Ezone 98L to see how these two tennis rackets compare to each other.
Below is some general information on these rackets including their brand, model numbers, version, and colors.
|General info||Ezone 98L||Ezone 100L|
|Color(s):||Sky Blue||Sky Blue|
Below is a comparison of the technical specifications of the Ezone 98L and Ezone 100L, which you can use to get a better idea as to which may be a better suit for your game.
Main Differences: The Ezone 98L has a smaller head size (98in vs 100in), a less head light balance (1pts HL vs 3pts HL), a slightly heavier strung weight (301g vs 298g), a slightly heavier swing weight (310 vs 308), a lower stiffness rating (65 vs 69), and a thinner beam width (23.5mm / 24.5mm /19.5mm vs 23.8mm / 26.5mm /22.5mm).
Similarities: Both rackets have the same racket length (27in), and string pattern (16×19).
|Racket Specs:||98L||100L||% Difference|
|Composition:||2G NAMD Speed/HM Graphite||2G NAMD Speed/HM Graphite||–|
|Head Size (sq cm)||632||645||2.06%|
|Head Size (sq in)||98||100||2.04%|
|String Pattern||16 x 19||16 x 19||–|
|HL or HH1||HL||HL||–|
|Strung Balance (cm)||33.99||33.48||1.50%|
|Strung Balance (pts)||1||3||200.00%|
|Strung Weight (grams)||301||298||1.00%|
|Strung Weight (ounces)||10.6||10.5||0.94%|
|Unstrung Weight (grams)||285||285||0.00%|
|Unstrung Weight (ounces)||10.1||10.1||0.00%|
|Beam Width (mm)||23.5 / 24.5 /19.5||23.8 / 26.5 /22.5||1-15%|
1 Head Light or Head Heavy
Pros and Cons
Below are what I think are the main pros and cons of the 98L and 100L tennis rackets.
|Pros:||Offers good power, spin and is super easy to swing.||Good lightweight frame that is very maneuverable and super fast to wing|
|Cons:||Advanced players will find the racket needs more control||Relatively high stiffness rating, not great on slices.|
Head to Head
Below are my recommendations in terms of which racket is better in terms of Power, Control, Spin, and Arm Friendliness.
Below are our recommendations for recreational players at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.
Pro Player Endorsements
The 98L and 100L are not currently endorsed by any pro tennis players.
Where can you buy these rackets?
The rackets are for sale in most good online tennis shops and on the Yonex website.