Yonex has recently launched updated versions of their popular Vcore range of tennis rackets including the 100, 98, and 95 models.
In this article, I will look at the racket specs of the 2023 and 2021 versions of each of these three rackets to see how they have changed.
Yonex Vcore 2023 vs 2021 Versions
The main changes made to the 2023 versions of the Vcore were related to their swing weight, frame stiffness, and beam width.
Yonex Vcore 100 2023 vs 2021
Main Differences: The 2023 version of the Vcore 100 has a lower swing weight (322g vs 324g), a lower stiffness rating (65 vs 66), and a thicker beam width (25.3mm / 25.3mm / 22mm vs 24mm / 25mm / 22mm).
|Strung Weight:||320g (11.3oz)||320g (11.3oz)|
|Balance:||4pts HL||4pts HL|
|Beam Width:||24mm / 25mm / 22mm||25.3mm / 25.3mm / 22mm|
|Colors:||White, Yellow, and Black||Tango Red|
|String Pattern:||16 Mains * 19 Crosses||16 Mains * 19 Crosses|
Yonex Vcore 98 2023 vs 2021
Main Differences: The 2023 version of the Vcore 98 has a lower swing weight (318g vs 321g), a lower stiffness rating (62 vs 66), and a thicker beam width (22.5mm / 23mm / 21mm vs 22.5mm / 23mm / 21mm).
|Balance:||6 pts HL||6 pts HL|
|TW Stiffness Rating:||66||62|
|Power:||Low to Medium||Low to Medium|
|Beam Width:||22.5mm / 23mm / 21mm||23.0mm / 23.0mm / 21.0mm|
|Racket Colours:||Red and Blue||Red and Blue|
|String Pattern:||16 x 19||16 x 19|
|Grip Type:||Yonex Synthetic Grip||Yonex Synthetic Grip|
Yonex Vcore 95 2023 vs 2021
Main Differences: The 2023 version of the Vcore 95 has a higher swing weight (321g vs 316g), a lower stiffness rating (61 vs 64), and a thicker beam width (22mm / 22mm / 21mm vs 21.5mm / 22mm / 21mm).
|Strung Weight:||326g (11.5oz)||326g (11.5oz)|
|Strung Balance:||7 pts HL||7 pts HL|
|Beam Width:||21.5mm / 22mm / 21mm||22mm / 22mm / 21mm|
|Colors:||Blue and Red||Blue and Red|
|String Pattern:||16 x 20||16 x 20|
|Grip Type:||Synthetic Grip||Synthetic Grip|