Wilson Five BLX

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Selecting the right racquet and string for your game can be a difficult task. When you consider the tremendous amount of racquets available, and pair them with the even larger selection of strings on the market, you are looking at a mountain of combinations! Here at Tennis Warehouse, we want to make the selection process a bit easier for you. That's why we have a talented group of Racquet Experts on staff to help each player find the right racquet and string combination for their play style. Call or email us with your questions, and a Racquet Expert will be happy to point you in the right direction!

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Ordering racquets: Select from the options below to customize your racquet. We string according to your specifications. Follow the instructions below for selecting a string and be sure to enter tension.

Note about custom hybrid stringing

*If the string you want is not in the menu, select "String not in this menu" and on the next page type the name of the string into the stringing instructions. The price of the string will be added to your order once processed.

Stringing information for Wilson Five BLX Racquet: Tension range 53 to 63 pounds, optimum 58 pounds.

Blending a useful combination of power and control, this racquet makes a great choice for the stronger beginner through intermediate player. Fans of Wilson's classic Triad racquets will find that same comfortable response here. From all areas of the court, this racquet provides a plush feel at contact and makes the perfect choice for players with arm issues and those seeking maximum comfort. To make sure the player still feels connected to the ball, Wilson have included Amplifeel in the handle for a cleaner, purer feel. The open string pattern helps provide a lively response from the stringbed. There is plenty of bite for accessing spin and the generous sweetspot further increases the comfort level. All in all, this racquet is a solid option that is as big on comfort as it is on all court performance.

Strung Specifications

Head Size:
103 sq. in. / 664.51 sq. cm.
Length: 27.25in / 69.22cm
Strung Weight: 9.9oz / 280.66g
Balance: 4 pts HH
Swingweight: 311
Stiffness: N/A due to Triad System
Beam Width: 25.5mm / 25.5mm / 25.5mm /
Composition: Karophite Black / Basalt
Power Level: Medium-High
Stroke Style: Compact-Medium
Swing Speed: Slow-Moderate
Racquet Colors:
White / Red / Black
Grip Type: Wilson Comfort Hybrid
String Pattern:
16 Mains / 20 Crosses
Mains skip: 7H,9H,7T,9T
One Piece
No Shared Holes
String Tension: 53-63 pounds

Triad Technology
According to Wilson, the traditional one-piece racquet design may minimize critical playing characteristics (power, comfort, control) when attempting to maximize another.

But what if the hoop and the handle never touched? Not only could you maximize power in the hoop and control in the handle, you could isolate shock and prevent it from reaching the arm. For the first time ever, you could design a racquet that didn't compromise.

Introducing TRIAD, a revolutionary tri-component design that (according to Wilson) maximizes power, control, and comfort without compromising one for the other.

The hoop and the handle of a TRIAD racquet are designed as customized components. They never touch, thus making this one of the most dampened, low-shock racquets avaialble.

BLX
BL=Basalt. Basalt is a natural volcanic rock. It can be used in manufacturing where it is made into fine gold fibers with incredible vibration resistance. These new fibers are woven longitudinally with [K}arophite Black to create one of the most advanced composites in the industry.

Amplifeel
Amplifeel handle technology provides an even cleaner and enhanced feel in the racquet. Amplifeel also allows for a more customized handle system providing additional handle comfort to further support maximizing the feel in each racquet and player segment.

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