The Wilson Blade 98S Countervail is the perfect racquet for those looking to harness all the control and spin of a modern tennis game. What is Countervail Technology and what does it do you might ask? Countervail is an all-new material technology, used by NASA for space travel, integrated into the racquet to maximize a player's energy, reduces muscle fatigue and shortening recovery time. It does this by transferring less of the ball's energy into the players body, which decreases the amount of energy you need to expend on each swing. Parallel Drilling provides the Blade 98S with a larger sweetspot for even better feel and more control. The 18 x 16 string pattern and moderate swingweight give this racquet a solid feel with high level RPMs, giving you added spin and power. For a good balance of control and spin in a traditional-feeling racquet, this frame has a lot to offer, including Spin Effect Technology which adds up to 3.3 times more string movement and 69% faster snapback, making your shots harder, more controlled, and full of wicked spin.
This racquet is Sony Smart Tennis Sensor compatible.
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