Experts from Outside Pursuits, creating their top list of the most popular badminton rackets, included Wilson Blade BLX as a perfect option for more advanced players.
The main material is [K]arophite Black, graphite with implanted silicone dioxide nanocrystals. BLX is acronym for the technology where the main material is reinforced with basalt fiber in the longwise direction.
This mix of materials provides high flexibility and ultimate racket dampening characteristics, being high strong, lightweight and durable.
The racket is 64.4 long, weighs only 82 grams, and designed for an offensive/aggressive play style, providing the player with good ball feedback, more power and larger hitting area.
Basalt fiber rackets for a big tennis are also produced by another behemoth of sports equipment market, PACIFIC. The Pacific BX2 racket helped big tennis icons Michael Stich and Yevgeny Kafelnikov to win the Grand Slam.