Save!

Yonex Astrox 99 Pro Badminton Racquet

From: CAD $299.99

Free string. Free labour. Free overgrip. Free stencil.

Description

Yonex ™ Astrox 99 Pro Badminton Racquet


Endorsed by:

Kento Momota
Kento Momota (JPN)

h3>Our Description

Yonex’ Astrox series of badminton racquets replaces the old Votric series. Players who were satisfied the Voltric series will be even happier with the new Astrox series which uses better materials and advanced engineering to deliver the same results at a higher level. As with the old series, the new Astrox series is designed for aggressive players who like to smash and drive. Where the Nanoflare series is for patient, skillful players, the Astrox series is for players who like to keep the points short by overpowering their opponents. And like the old Voltric series, the new Astrox series performs best from mid-court back to the baseline.

The Astrox 99 is endorsed by Kento Momota, the reigning World Champion. It has been redesigned to deliver more power during smashes and more durability over the long term. The new graphite in this racquet makes the old graphite in the Voltric series obsolete. The rotational generator system and counterbalanced head also surpasses the engineering in the old Voltric series. The Astrox 99 was developed with Namd, the world’s first graphite that flexes for power and hardens for control.


Help Choosing Badminton Racquets

Badminton Racquet Selector Need help choosing a badminton racquet? Come into our store and talk to our friendly and knowledgeable staff. If you can’t do that, try our RACQUET SELECTOR.


Manufacturer’s Description

The popular ASTROX 99 series known for generating dominating smash power, is out with new technology and a new look ― in collaboration with men’s singles World No1. Kento Momota. The new ASTROX 99 goes a step beyond unequivocal raw power, gaining the ability to control the pace of the game.

Like the ASTROX 88 S/D models, the new ASTROX 99 is available to a wider audience with versions PRO, TOUR, GAME, and PLAY, designed and crafted with the same performance concept for different levels of play.

The ASTROX 99 is a head-heavy power racquet, boasting the heaviest swing weight of the ASTROX series. It’s known to generate a single, powerful smash, often too heavy to be speedy in recovery. In response, Yonex worked hand in hand with Kento Momota to craft a racquet that would give him both power and the ability to convert defensive plays into offense; the result is an improved ASTROX 99 where decisive power is accompanied by extended shuttle hold for enhanced defensive shot-making.

The new ASTROX 99 is equipped with the POWER-ASSIST BUMPER, a tungsten-infused weighted bumper installed at the top of the frame transferring additional weight to the shuttle for more powerful smashes. To enhance defensive shot-making, Wide Diameter Grommets are strategically placed on the frame sides, allowing strings to shift at impact for emphasized shuttle pocketing. The iconic ISOMETRIC frame has been modified by strengthening frame corners to adjust the shape and expand the sweet spot.


Online Offer

Special Offer
Customers who purchase select premium customized badminton racquets online are offered

  • free string option
  • free installation option
  • free stenciling option
  • free shipping option
  • free racquet engraving
  • free racquet cover engraving
  • Theft Protection Program

Customers who want this special offer must order online. This offer is not available in-store.


Racquet Specifications


Colours

The Astrox 99 is currently available in one base colour style: navy gold. There will not be any new colors for this frame.

Flex

This is an extra stiff flex badminton racquet, which makes it suitable for big, strong, athletic athletes at the elite level. Most recreational players will find this frame too stiff to use effectively, especially on the corner-to-corner backhand clear. Players below elite level should consider other racquets in the Astrox series.


Racquet Demo Program

TRY IT BEFORE YOU BUY IT
Racquet Network’s pro shop has more than 100 demo racquets on hand. Our demo program gives players a month to try a variety of racquets and then choose the one that is right for them. Book an EXPRESS SERVICE APPOINTMENT to inquire in-person for details.


Materials

The loop is made of a mix of advanced materials that include high modulus graphite, Namd, Nanometric and Tungsten. The shaft consists of high modulus graphite and Namd.

Available Weights / Grip Sizes

This racquet is being manufactured in a range of weights and grip sizes. The 4U version weighs an average of 83 grams and is available in one grip sizes: G5. The heavier 3U version weighs an average of 88 grams and is available in grip size 4. Both options are being imported by Yonex Canada.

Stringing Advice

The heavier of these two racquets (3U4) should be strung in the 21-29 lb range. The lighter (4U4) should be strung in the 20-28 lbs range. Players who need advice about stringing this racquet should come into our store and consult with a stringing expert.


Racquet Technology


Yonex Namd

Yonex Namd Badminton Racquet Technology
Yonex Namd Badminton Racquet Technology

A world-first, new dimension graphite material, Namd, greatly improves the adhesion of the graphite fibers and resin by attaching nanomaterial directly to the graphite fiber.

In high performance racquets, it is common to combine nanomaterials with resin that connects graphite fibers, but in Yonex Namd, nanomaterials are directly adhered to the graphite fibers and resin is greatly increased. This major improvement in Yonex racquets produces a shaft that flexes and stores energy, delivering explosive force on impact with the shuttle.



Yonex Badminton Racquet Full Frame Namd

Yonex Full Racquet Namd Badminton Racquet Technology
Yonex Full Racquet Namd Badminton Racquet Technology

The ASTROX 99 has adopted Namd in the entire body of the racquet, including the frame. This doubles contact time with the shuttle, resulting in an explosive shot, as the racquet returns from flexed to straight at the end of the swing.



Yonex Nanometric

Yonex Nanometric Badminton Technology
Yonex Nanometric Badminton Technology

NANOMETRIC* improves the bonding strength between the carbon fibres enabling us to take racquet shaft construction to another level. By reducing the amount of carbon in the shaft to make it 60%* thinner than a conventional racquet whilst retaining stiffness, YONEX has created a revolutionary lightweight racquet with lightening head speed and control.

*NANOMETRIC is the new material which applies the NANOALLOYTM Technology of Toray Industries, Inc.



New Grommet Pattern

Yonex New Grommet Pattern Racquet Technology
Yonex New Grommet Pattern Racquet Technology

Yonex’ new single-pass grommet hole construction provides more grommet holes and fewer shared holes than other brands. This permits for a more high-performance stringing pattern.



Rotational Generator System

Yonex Rotational Generator System Badminton Racquet Technology
Yonex Rotational Generator System Badminton Racquet Technology

Yonex rotational generator system applies the counterbalance theory in Yonex racquets. Weight is distributed throughout the grip end, frame top and the joint for maximum control. This ensures a smooth and rapid transition to the next shot.



Solid Feel Core

Yonex Solid Feel Core Badminton Racquet Technology
Yonex Solid Feel Core Badminton Racquet Technology

The built-in solid feel core in Yonex premium racquets reduces harmful miscellaneous vibration at impact. This technology, called “solid feel core” is a feature of all Yonex racquets manufactured in Japan.



Super Slim Shaft

Illustration
Reduced Air Resistance

This is the slimmest shaft ever produced by Yonex. It vastly reduces air resistance whilst providing maximum feel.



Aero+Box Frame

Yonex Aero Box Frame Badminton Racquet Technology
Yonex Aero Box Frame Badminton Racquet Technology

Yonex frames are contoured differently on different parts of the loop. Some areas feature an aerodynamic shape to reduce air resistance. Other areas feature a box shape to provide strength and power. This combination offers a quick swing with a solid feel.



Built in T-Joint

Moulded deep into the layers of graphite where the frame connects with the shaft, the YONEX Built-in T-Joint creates a durable and high-strength one-piece frame that is torque-free.



Energy Boost Cap

Yonex Energy Boost Cap Badminton Racquet Technology
Yonex Energy Boost Cap Badminton Racquet Technology

The new shape of the energy boost cap allows the shaft to flex, which ensures the maximum effect of “Namd (more flex and faster kick-back graphite material)” and stabilizes the racquet face by preventing the shaft twisting, increasing control



Isometric Head Shape

Yonex Nanomesh Neo Badminton Racquet Technology
Yonex Nanomesh Neo Badminton Racquet Technology

Yonex’ square-shaped ISOMETRIC frame shape is designed to keep vertical strings at a similar length. This shape produces a larger sweet spot in all directions.


No posts found.

Product Details

Offer Type

This offer must be purchased through the website

Item Type

Ships from e-commerce division

Store Availability

This ecommerce website does not track in-store inventory, in-store offers, or in-store prices. That information is available in-store.

Sport

Brand

Grade

Adult Performance

Game Group

Singles & Doubles

Age Group

Player Type

Aggressive

Format

Customized

Length

Grip Size

, , ,

Frame Weight

4U (80-84g), 3U (85-89g)

Colour

Sunshine Orange

Frame Flex

Stroke Style

, ,

Balance

Warranty

6 months

Grip Size/ Weight

G3,4,5/3U, G4,5,6/4U

Product Details

Offer Type

This offer must be purchased through the website

Item Type

Ships from e-commerce division

Store Availability

This ecommerce website does not track in-store inventory, in-store offers, or in-store prices. That information is available in-store.

Sport

Brand

Grade

Adult Performance

Game Group

Singles & Doubles

Age Group

Player Type

Aggressive

Format

Customized

Length

Grip Size

, , ,

Frame Weight

4U (80-84g), 3U (85-89g)

Colour

Sunshine Orange

Frame Flex

Stroke Style

, ,

Balance

Warranty

6 months

Grip Size/ Weight

G3,4,5/3U, G4,5,6/4U

You may also like…