Add More Spin To Your Game With The Wilson Steam 99S

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There will be a new spin-friendly tennis racket on the ATP Professional Tennis Tour this year as Wilson gets set to release the Steam 99S.

Designed to give players more spin on their strokes, the Steam 99S uses Doppler radar technology to accurately measure the amount of spin placed on a tennis ball. With a 16 x 15 string pattern, the racket has fewer strings than a traditional racket, allowing the racket to boost spin by up to 200 RPM. The Steam 99S also features a larger sweet spot than most other Wilson rackets for increased control and power.

With a price tag of $220, the Wilson Steam 99S will be available in the coming weeks. In the mean time, check out the video above, which breaks down the technology behind the racket.


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