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Wilson Pro Staff 97 V13.0 Racquet · Unstrung

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ID #3889028

$279.00

Color: Black
Grip size
4 1/8" (1 EU)
4 1/4" (2 EU)
4 3/8" (3 EU)
4 1/2" (4 EU)
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Brandon M., Tennis Expert
Russell Christensen, Tennis Expert
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The Wilson Pro Staff 97 V13 is a user friendly racquet for intermediate and advanced players looking to get into the more traditional players racquets. It offers a more moderate swingweight and slightly stiffer response to help generate more pace and topspin that is typical of the class. It does retain the great control of Pro Staff racquets of the past with its smaller 97 sq in head size to give players confidence to go for small targets.

Ideal for
  • Controlled response gives confidence to go for small targets
  • Moderate swingweight helps generate topspin
  • Slice backhands have great bite
Not ideal for
  • Overly stiff for a control oriented players racquet
  • Small Sweetspot

Highlighted by a design that pays tribute to the historic Pro Staff series, the Pro Staff 97 v13 features a new Braid 45 construction that increases precision by adjusting the angle of the double braided fibers for enhanced feel and stability. Two additional upgrades to this racket include a denser string bed that improves consistency on every shot and a new end cap that is used across Wilson's other performance racket lines for improved comfort and ergonomics. Perhaps most appealing for longtime fans of the Pro Staff franchise is the presence of red and yellow pinstripes along the throat, an ode to previous designs of this iconic series through the years. Design also features unique exposed carbon fiber weave with gloss finish above the 3 & 9 of the frame for a slick touch.

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Allison Ostrander, Tennis Expert
Alejandro (Alex) Del Valle, Tennis Expert
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4.97 average rating

ColorBlack
Grip size4 1/8" (1 EU)
Age GroupAdult
StringingUnstrung
Head size (sq in)97 sq. in.
Length (in)27"
BalanceHead light
Beam width21.5 mm
Weight strung (oz)11.7
Swing speedFast
String pattern16 x 19
MaterialBraided Graphite
Grip typeWilson Pro Performance - Black
Power levelLow
Stiffness (RA)66
Model year2020
GenderUnisex

3.4/5
Brandon M. tested this product
The Wilson Pro Staff 97 V13 is a user friendly racquet for intermediate and advanced players looking to get into the more traditional players racquets. It offers a more moderate swingweight and slightly stiffer response to help generate more pace and topspin that is typical of the class. It does retain the great control of Pro Staff racquets of the... Read more
Ideal for
  • Controlled response gives confidence to go for small targets
  • Moderate swingweight helps generate topspin
  • Slice backhands have great bite
Not ideal for
  • Overly stiff for a control oriented players racquet
  • Small Sweetspot
Reviewed by:
Brandon M.
Tennis Expert
3.6/5
Russell Christensen tested this product
When it comes to hitting with the pro staff v13 racquet, I found some things I really enjoyed about the racquet and some others that took me a while to adjust to. -Love this with serves and volleys. The serves came in heavy, and I felt I had excellent control of my volleys, like my racquet was listening to where I... Read more
Ideal for
  • Geared for the player who likes to hit different styles of shots
  • Gears for control and precision on shot selection
  • For hitting a heavier ball on the serve and volley
Not ideal for
  • Not geared for someone who wants to hit a lot of spin and dictate from the baseline.
Reviewed by:
Russell Christensen
Tennis Expert

Popular questions (4)

What do you love about this product?The unique thing that the Wilson Pro staff brings to the table is how strong of material the racquet is...read more
Russell Christensen
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What was your favorite moment with this gear?This racquet reminds me of the great player Pete Sampras, who was notorious for serving and volleying. I see why...read more
Russell Christensen
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What is the value for the money versus other options?So the V13 is hard to find now, but you can get the V14 pro staff for a pretty good...read more
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Why did you choose this product?I've always been a fan of Roger Federer and most of the players that use this racquet. The Pro Staff...read more
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