Wilson Black Blade 98 (16x19) v8 tennis racket

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Noir Blade 98 (16x19) v8.0 combines a sleek design with a new layout that is adapted to the more modern, vertical swing path common among players today. The FORTYFIVE° innovation increases both the flexibility and stability of the frame to create a superior ball feel on every shot. The Blade is still characterized by its superior presence among the best players in the world; and with this updated version, the Blade is extra good for aggressive, precise forwarders.


  • Head size: 632 cm² / 98 in²
  • Balance (strung): 33 cm / -4 pts
  • Balance (unstrung): 32 cm / -7 pts
  • Weight (unstrung): 305 g / 10.76 oz
  • Weight (strung): 321 g / 11.32 oz
  • Stringing pattern: 16x19
  • Length: 68.58 mm / 27 in
  • Color: matte black
  • Frame profile: 20.6 mm
  • Model number: WR140811U2 (grip 2)


  • Head size and weight provide the perfect balance of power and control
  • String pattern (16x19) allows the strings to stretch more, generating greater capacity for power and spin.
  • FORTYFIVE° features a proprietary carbon construction that creates maximum flexibility and stability on impact for an uncompromising blend of power, control, and feel
  • DirectConnect extends the carbon fiber handle to connect directly to the end cap for improved feel and stability
  • Stunning matte black color
  • Top Grip Taper provides a better feel for the placement of top hand grips, perfect for a two-handed backhand
  • Ergonomic end cap provides improved comfort and playability
  • Parallel drilling provides a consistent, more forgiving stringbed response that powerfully increases the sweet spot.
  • Elastic and reactive material combination(Braided Graphite + Basalt) enhances flex in the racquet to increase ball contact with the strings for improved feel and greater control.

Important information about strings:

Wilson Noir Blade 98 (16x19) v8 is sold unstrung but House of Bontin offers stringing if you wish. We have a wide range of strings to choose from here. We can also help you choose strings if you don't know which ones you should have, just get in touch with us at info@houseofbontin.se or via our chat. If you already know which strings you want to buy, select these strings from our assortment of strings, and then you can leave instructions via the message field at checkout where you state the desired weight for the string and we will fix your string according to your wishes. If you do not have a specific request for kg weight, we string according to the recommendations that Wilson has for this rack. Strung racks usually add 1-2 days extra to the regular delivery time.

  • Wilson recommended strings for Wilson Noir Blade 98 (16x19) v8: LXN Power 125
  • Pressure Mains: 50 lb / 22.5 kg
  • Pressure Crosses: 50 lb / 22.5 kg

Wilson Blade embodies feel and control!

The most popular series for the competitive tennis player who wants to seek that extra control and comfort in their game. Blade tennis rackets are available in different head sizes and weights.

World players Stefanos Tsitsipas, Simona Halep, and Serena Williams have supported the Wilson Blade in the Wilson Performance Series since its inception in 2008. Since then, the Wilson Blade tennis racket has captured over 35 Grand Slam titles and has quickly become one of the most popular rackets on the professional tour.

The Blade Tennis Racket has been iconic in paving the way for the "modern" advanced tennis player due to its maneuverability and easy access to control, and feel, while retaining power.

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