Earth Day Blade 98 (16x19) v8 Tennis Racket

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Description
The Earth Day Blade 98 (16x19) v8 pairs eco-friendly design with a new layup to better accommodate the more modern, vertical swing path commonly used by competitive players. Equipped with water-based paint, Agiplast bumpers and grommets along with a biodegradable grip, this racket aims to take a step forward to a more sustainable future for the tennis industry. 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 innovative design to wow teammates and opponents alike.
Features

Eco-friendly design features earth-based tones with water-based paint, Agiplast bumpers & grommets, biodegradable PU grip and recyclable packaging
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
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
Part of Wilson's 2022 Earth Day limited edition series designed to focus on a more sustainable future


Specs

Age Group : Adult

Series : Blade

Collection : Feel

Country Of Origin : China

String Pattern : 18 x 20

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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Earth Day Blade 98 (16x19) v8 Tennis Racket

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


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Chest

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Waist

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Seat

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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


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Bust

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Waist

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Hip

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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

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Waist

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Seat

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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


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Waist

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Hip

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Men's Tennis Footwear

 

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
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
CM IN