Yonex EZONE Xi 98 Tennis Racquet

Yonex EZONE Xi 98 Tennis Racquet
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The Yonex EZONE Xi 98 offers an new player-oriented specification in the EZONE series and will be used by Ana Ivanovic in 2012. Features new Extra Isometric design which expands the sweetspot and reduces frame vibration, offering improved frame stability, response and stiffness. New wider/deeper frame cross section at the 4 corners on the frame and NeoFade dampening material along the sides of the frame for improved stability. Updated Oval Pressed Shaft cross section optimizes flex at key points of the beam.

The EZONE Xi 98 is optimal for the intermediate to advanced player with a faster swing looking for an excellent control oriented stick. Extra forgiveness from the 98 square inch head without diminishing the feel thanks to a thin 23/24/19mm tapered beam. Solid, damped feel thanks to the NeoFade dampening material, as well as crisp response from the X Fullerene and SD Grid matrix in the frame itself. Maintains the feel of a larger sweetspot than its 98 square inch headsize would suggest, feeling solid yet forgiving. Heaviest offering in the EZONE Xi series.

  • Headsize: 98 sq. in.
  • Length: 27.00 in.
  • Weight (strung): 11.50 oz.
  • Stiffness (Babolat RDC): 62
  • Balance: 12.75 in. Head Light
  • Cross Section: 23/24/19mm Tapered Beam
  • Swingweight: 321 kg*sq. cm
  • String Pattern: 16x19
  • Grip: Yonex Synthetic
  • Reviews

    Great feel!

    5 Stars

    Rick from FL on 9/3/2017 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I'm a 4.5 player that plays with a lot of slice, volleys and touch. This racquet is soft on the arm and good for all shots. I had it strung with the Yonex Tour Super 850 and the string is soft as well. Love my Yonex!

    Yonex ezone xi 98

    5 Stars

    Christopher from CA on 9/3/2017 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    Love the power and comfort. Apparently this is the raquet Nick K. uses just in blue paint. Not that I care but kinda cool. I have my strung with Head Hawk Touch 17g at 54lbs. So far it's been working for me. I really like being able to hit towards the top of the hoop. That's where the sweet spot is on this one.


    4 Stars

    kalasiao from NM on 12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    tried different rackets but like this better gives me more power,more spin,gives me more power when i serve.

    Good all-around racquet

    4 Stars

    from ON on 12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    This racquet has all the good for a 4+ player. Decent power, spin and stability. Easy to maneuver too. Easy on the arm. Only downside is it is not very powerful if you have short swings.

    Yonex Aero Pro Rdis Drive?

    5 Stars

    D Van from VA on 8/8/2014 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    After demoing 8 racquets, this ezone xi98 won! It feels like 75% babolat aero pro drive and 25% yonex rdis200. Great spin & power but with more control than other pure drive types. Perfect racquet for big hitters that want spin and flexy feel.

    took a bit but love it

    5 Stars

    James Stevens from MT on 10/2/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    Felt unstable at first, using poly and 52 tension. Almost shelved it. Then switched to multifilament at 59 and it is completely different. Super stable on hard service returns, baseline, and volleys from all angles. Replaced my rdis200 racquets with two of these. Love the open string pattern at 16x19.

    Excellent Racquet......!!!

    5 Stars

    Matt from MA on 8/30/2013 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    I have tested Yonex racquets in the past and I never had the feel for it. I have been playing with Wilson Pro Staff 90/95 Six-N-One model. The racquet gives you good power and control. However, after I have tested Yonex Ezone Xi 98, this racquet gives you a nice feel and comfort all around (server, ground stroke, short game and net game). I just purchased 3 of them.....!!! You should give this racquet a try and make sure the demo has the right string tension for you...

    I Like It!

    5 Stars

    Ellie from Massachussetts on 10/1/2012 12:00:00 AM wrote:

    You guys just know what yall are doing! I mean this is such a greattttttttt racket!

    Yonex EZONE Xi 98 Tennis Racquet
    $190.00 $119.00

    Yonex EZONE Xi 98 Tennis Racquet

    Item # EZXI98

    • 5 Star
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