Blade 98 (16x19) v8 Tennis Racket Frame

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Description
The Blade 98 (16x19) v8 pairs captivating design with a new layup to better accommodate the more modern, vertical swing path commonly used by competitive players. The headliner innovation, FORTYFIVE°, manages to increase both the flexibility and stability of the frame to lend supreme feel for the ball on every shot. Still characterized by its superior presence in the hands of the best players in the world, this evolution of Blade rewards aggressive, precise ball-strikers with a top-tier blend of connected-to-the-ball feel, torsional stability and color-shifting design to wow teammates and opponents alike.
Features
  • String pattern (16x19) allows strings to stretch more, generating greater capacity for power and spin
  • FORTYFIVE° increases flexibility and stability to produce a more connected-to-the-ball feel while better complementing the modern, vertical swing path used by most competitive players
  • DirectConnect extends the carbon fiber handle to connect directly to the end cap for improved feel and enhanced torsional stability
  • Dynamic, color-shifting elastic finish allows frame to morph between shades of green and copper
  • Top Grip Taper provides better feel for top-hand grip placement
  • Ergonomic End Cap yields improved comfort and playability
  • Braided Graphite + Basalt composition improves the flex of a racket to produce enhanced feel and control 
  • Parallel Drilling provides a consistent, more forgiving string bed response
Specs

Age Group : Adult

Series : Blade

Collection : Feel

Country Of Origin : China

Head Size : 98 sq in / 632 cm

Length : 27 in / 68.58 cm

String Pattern : 16 x 19

Unstrung Balance : 7 pts HL / 32 cm

Unstrung Weight : 305 grams

* Pros often customize the racket they use. Racket specifications on endorsed consumer models may vary from the models used by Pros for match-play.

ABOUT

Crafted with a dynamic, color-shifting metallic paint, Blade v8 makes a statement with innovative design and elevated performance. The most popular frame on the Pro Tour increases both flexibility and stability to produce an appealing connected-to-the-ball feel for modern, vertical swings commonly used by more advanced players.

TECH

FORTYFIVE° A patent-protected lay-up strategically used in Blade v8 to produce a more connected-to-the-ball feel. The technology increases both flexibility and stability to better complement the modern, vertical swing path used by most competitive players in todays game.

DIRECTCONNECT New carbon fiber handle technology constructed directly to the endcap that increases tortional stability for enhanced power and feel.

AGIPLAST BUMPERS & GROMMETS A bio-based plastic derived from castor bean oil creates a more eco-friendly racket strong enough to perform at an elite level

DESIGN DNA

COLOR-SHIFTING PAINT Blade v8 pushes design boundaries while staying true to the philosophy of uncontaminated racket design. This time it’s manifested through a bold colorway that shifts through a landscape of colors as you swing — from an earthy green to elemental copper. The rest is in the meticulous details, creating a racket that wants to be held for the player bold enough to pick one up.

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    SS
    08/30/2022
    SONG S.
    Australia

    New weapon

    I switched Radical to V8, amazing.

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    Blade 98 (16x19) v8 Tennis Racket Frame

    Men's Tennis Apparel

    SizeChestWaistInseam
    S36-3730-3232
    M38-3933-3432.5
    L40-4235-3633
    XL43-4537-3933.5
    2XL46-4840-4234


    SizeChestWaistInseam
    S91-9477-8181
    M97-9984-8782
    L102-10790-9284
    XL109-11494-9984
    2XL117-122102-10786


    CM IN

    How to measure

    Chest

    Measure around the fullest part of the chest.

    Waist

    Measure around the natural waistline.

    Seat

    Measure around the fullest part of the seat.

    Women's Tennis Apparel

    SizeBustWaistHipInseam
    XS (0-2)31-3225-26

    34-35

    79
    S (4-6)33-3469-7191-9480
    M (8-10)90-9274-7796-10281
    L (12-14)94-9779-81104-11082
    XL (16-18)99-10284-90112-11784


    SizeBustWaistHipInseam
    XS (0-2)78-8164-6686-9079
    S (4-6)84-8769-7191-9480
    M (8-10)90-9274-7796-10281
    L (12-14)94-9779-81104-11082
    XL (16-18)99-10284-90112-11784


    CM IN

    How to measure

    Bust

    Measure around the fullest part of the bust.

    Waist

    Measure around the natural waistline.

    Hip

    Measure around the fullest part of the hip.

    Boy's Tennis Apparel

    SizeBustWaistSeatHeight
    XS (6)

    23-24

    22-23

    24-25

    46-48

    S (7-8)

    26-27

    23.5-24.5

    27.5-28.5

    49-54

    M (10-12)

    27-28

    25.5-26.5

    29-30.5

    55-59

    L (14-16)

    30.5-32

    28-29

    32-34

    60-64

    XL (18-20)

    33-35

    29.5-30.5

    35-36.5

    66-69


    SizeBustWaistSeatHeight
    XS (6)

    58-61

    56-59

    61-64

    118-124

    S (7-8)

    66-69

    60-62

    70-72

    125-138

    M (10-12)

    69-71

    65-67

    74-77

    142-150

    L (14-16)

    77-81

    71-73

    81-86

    156-162

    XL (18-20)

    84-89

    75-77

    89-92

    169-175


    CM IN

    How to measure

    Chest

    Measure around the fullest part of the chest.

    Waist

    Measure around the natural waistline.

    Seat

    Measure around the fullest part of the seat.

    Girl's Tennis Apparel

    SizeChestWaistHipHeight

    XS (6)

    23–24

    22–23

    24–25

    46–48

    S (7-8)

    26–27

    23.5–24.5

    27.5–28.5

    49–52

    M (10-12)

    28–30

    25–26

    30–32

    53–57

    L (14-16)

    32–34

    28–30

    34–36

    58–62


    SizeChestWaistHipHeight

    XS (6)

    58-61

    56–58

    61-64

    118–124

    S (7-8)

    66-69

    60-62

    70-72

    125–133

    M (10-12)

    71–76

    64–66

    76–81

    135–145

    L (14-16)

    81–86

    71–76

    86–91

    148–158


    CM IN

    How to measure

    Bust

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    Waist

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    Hip

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    Men's Tennis Footwear

     

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    UK6.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.513.5
    EU40 ⅓4141 ⅓4242 ⅔43 ⅓4444 ⅔45 ⅓4646 ⅔47 ⅓4849 ⅓
    INCH9.841010.2310.4310.6210.8211.0211.2211.4111.6111.811212.212.59

     

    US77.588.599.51010.51111.51212.51314
    UK6.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.513.5
    EU40 ⅓4141 ⅓4242 ⅔43 ⅓4444 ⅔45 ⅓4646 ⅔47 ⅓4849 ⅓
    CM2525.52626.52727.52828.52929.53030.53132
    CM IN

    Women's Tennis Footwear

     

    US5.566.577.588.599.51011
    UK3.544.555.566.577.589
    EU36 ⅓3737 ⅔38 ⅓3939 ⅔40 ⅓4141 ⅓4243 ⅓
    INCH8.668.859.059.259.449.649.841010.2310.4310.82

     

    US5.566.577.588.599.51011
    UK3.544.555.566.577.589
    EU36 ⅓3737 ⅔38 ⅓3939 ⅔40 ⅓4141 ⅓4243 ⅓
    CM2222.52323.52424.52525.52626.527.5
    CM IN

    Junior Tennis Footwear

     

    US123456
    UK13.51.52.53.54.55.5
    EU32 ⅔3435 ⅓36.537 ⅔39
    INCH7.677.998.38.669.059.44

     

    US123456
    UK13.51.52.53.54.55.5
    EU32 ⅔3435 ⅓36.537 ⅔39
    CM19.520.321.1222324
    CM IN

    Unisex - Footwear Conversion Chart

    US (Men's)44.555.566.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.51314
    US (Women's)5.566.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.51313.51414.515.5
    UK3.544.555.566.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.513.5
    EUR36 ⅓3737 ⅔38 ⅓3939 ⅔40 ⅓4141 ⅓4242 ⅔43 ⅓4444 ⅔45 ⅓4646 ⅔47 ⅓4849 ⅓
    US (Men's)44.555.566.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.51314
    US (Women's)5.566.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.51313.51414.515.5
    UK3.544.555.566.577.588.599.51010.51111.51212.513.5
    EUR36 ⅓3737 ⅔38 ⅓3939 ⅔40 ⅓4141 ⅓4242 ⅔43 ⅓4444 ⅔45 ⅓4646 ⅔47 ⅓4849 ⅓
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