The Wilson Blade is one of the most popular frames out there on the market and it has been for quite some years now. It’s available in quite some different flavours and headsizes. However, in recent years the competition has gotten increasingly fierce for this true competition classic. In this article we’ll dive right in the most asked for comparisons so you can make the right purchase.
Wilson Blade 98 vs Babolat Pure Strike
When we say Blade, you say control. Right? Well, there is a new kid on the block that definitely challenges the allmighty Blade on this domain. Made famous by Dominic Thiem’s groundstrokes, your thoughts might wonder off to his agressive forehand winners… powerful, for sure. But if you watch closely, he almost always hits those winners with some proper margin. Furthermore, Thiem’s backhand has quickly become what might be the pinnacle of the controlled, one handed backhand. A beauty of a backhand, that’s for sure.
So how do these frames actually stack up? Let’s take a closer look.