Posted on March 09 2022
In 2007, Serena Williams won the Australian Open with a prototype version of the original Wilson Blade, and she went on to win 16 of her 23 Grand Slam with the racket. In total, the Wilson Blade has been used to win 36 Grand Slam titles since its introduction into professional tennis.
The first Wilson Blade was launched in 2008 under the name 'K' Blade. Unlike it's stylish cosmetic today, It was an orange racket, but unsurprisingly it was an immediate with professional players. In the same year, The Australian Open's finalists (Novak Djokovic and Jo Wilfred Tsonga) played with the K Blade.