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Yonex is probably the most well-known and prestigious brand in the sport of badminton. And there is a reason for that. They offer high-quality badminton equipment for every kind of player and cover all the different needs. So of course they provide an incredibly wide range of rackets – for beginners and pros, for good and bad technique, for ladies and gentleman, for adults and kids, for a cheap price and expensive high-grade rackets. Have a look at the list of all Yonex rackets.

Table of Contents:

  1. Yonex Astrox Series
  2. Yonex Nanoflare Series
  3. Yonex Duora Series
  4. Yonex Nanoray Series
  5. Yonex Voltric Series
  6. Yonex Arcsaber Series
  7. Yonex Muscle Power Series
  8. Yonex Isometric Series
  9. Yonex B-Series
  10. Yonex Junior Series
Yonex Badminton Racket List
Yonex Badminton Racket List

Yonex Astrox Series

Yonex Astrox Series Characteristics:
Stiff rackets that provide power and control at the same time – they feel very good in your hand.

Astrox 99

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 4U
  • Balance: Slightly head heavy
  • Stiffness: Stiff
  • Material: Graphite / Namd
  • Suitable for: Advanced singles players with a good technique
  • Players using Astrox 99: Kento Momota / Beiwen Zhang / Saina Nehwal
  • Best Strings: BG66UM / BG66F

Astrox 88 S

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  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 4U
  • Balance: Balanced / Slightly head heavy
  • Stiffness: Stiff
  • Material: Graphite / Nanometric / Tungsten
  • Suitable for: Intermediate and advanced players – especially frontcourt players with the soft touch
  • Players using Astrox 88S: Kevin Sukamuljo
  • Best strings: BG80

Please note: 0.5cm shorter than Astrox 88D

Astrox 88 D

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 4U
  • Balance: Head heavy
  • Stiffness: Stiff
  • Material: Graphite / Namd
  • Suitable for: Intermediate and advanced players – especially for backcourt players thundering down smashes
  • Players using Astrox 88D: Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
  • Best strings: BG80 Power

Please note: 0.5cm longer than Astrox 88S

Astrox 77

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 3U / 4U
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Namd
  • Suitable for: Attacking players
  • Players using Astrox 77: An Se Young / Tse Ying Suet
  • Best strings: Aerobit E / Nanogy 95

Astrox 66

  • Grip size: G4 / G5 / G6
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Flexible shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Namd
  • Suitable for: Defense / Doubles due to low weight
  • Players using Astrox 66: –
  • Best strings: Nanogy 98

Astrox 55

  • Grip size: G5 / G6
  • Weight: 5U – 78g
  • Balance: Head heavy
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Tungsten
  • Suitable for: Offense – for steep smashes
  • Players using Astrox 55: –
  • Best strings: Nanogy 95

Astrox 22

  • Grip size: G5 / G6
  • Weight: 2F – 68g
  • Balance: Head heavy
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Tungsten
  • Suitable for: Attacking players due to stiff, head heavy shaft and very low weight – perfect acceleration
  • Players using Astrox 22: –
  • Best strings: –

Astrox 7

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Tungsten
  • Suitable for: Allround Players – Beginner and Intermediate Level
  • Players using Astrox 7: –
  • Best strings: –

Astrox 6

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 4U – 82g
  • Balance: Slightly head heavy
  • Stiffness: Very flexible shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Tungsten
  • Suitable for: Allround Racket
  • Players using Astrox 6: –
  • Best strings: Yonex BG80 / Yonex BG65Ti

Astrox FB

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: F – 73g
  • Balance: Slightly head heavy
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Nanomesh Neo
  • Suitable for: Very light-weight racket – easy to handle for beginners
  • Players using Astrox FB: –
  • Best strings:

Astrox 100 ZZ

  • Grip size: G4 / G5 / G6
  • Weight: 3U / 4U – 82g
  • Balance: Head heavy
  • Stiffness: Very stiff shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Namd / Tungsten / Black Micro Core
  • Suitable for: Clearly a racket for attacking players with an agressive stlye – Best for Singles Discipline
  • Players using Astrox 100 ZZ: Viktor Axelsen / Akane Yamaguchi / Hiroyuki Endo
  • Best strings: Aerobite Boost / BG55 Force

Astrox 100 ZX

  • Grip size: G4 / G5 / G6
  • Weight: 3U / 4U – 84g
  • Balance: Head heavy
  • Stiffness: Very stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanomesh Neo / Tungsten
  • Suitable for: Powerplay
  • Players using Astrox 100 ZX
  • Best strings: Aerobite Boost / BG55 Force

Yonex Nanoflare Series

Yonex Nanoflare Series Characteristics:

Head-light rackets with a focus on easy power through enhanced swinging speed and racket head acceleration.

Nanoflare 800

  • Grip size: G4 / G5 / G6
  • Weight: 3U / 4U – 88g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanometric
  • Suitable for: Advanced players – Enhanced swinging speed due to head light racket balance and extra-thin frame -> enormous shuttle acceleration
  • Players using Nanoflare 800: Lauren Smith / Busanan Ongbumrungpan / Sung Ji Hyun / Kenta Nishimoto / Mayu Matsutomo / Dechapol Puavaranukroh
  • Best strings: BG 66 Ultimax

Nanoflare 700

  • Grip size: G4 / G5 / G6
  • Weight: 4U / 5U – 78g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite
  • Suitable for: Very dynamic racket handling for easy power & acceleration
  • Players using Nanoflare 700: Ratchanok Intanon / Arisa Higashino / Carolina Marin / Wang Chi Lin / Chae Yu Jung / Seo Seung Jae
  • Best strings: BG 66 Ultimax / Aerosonic

Nanoflare 270 Speed

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 4U / 5U – 78g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanocell / Super HMG
  • Suitable for: Intermediate players – good bounce effect to help generate length
  • Players using Nanoflare 270 Speed: –
  • Best strings: BG66 Ultimax / Aerosonic

Nanoflare Junior

  • Grip size: G7
  • Weight: 4U / 82g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Flexible shaft
  • Material: Graphite / nanocell
  • Suitable for: Kids – shorter shaft and thin grip
  • Players using Nanoflare Junior: –
  • Best strings:

Nanoflare 600

  • Grip size: G4 / G5 / G6
  • Weight: 4U / 5U – 83g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Very flexible shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite
  • Suitable for: Beginners or intermediate players with trouble to generate power
  • Players using Nanoflare 600: –
  • Best strings: Skyarc / Nanogy

Yonex Duora Series

Yonex Duora Series Characteristics:

Mostly even balanced, stiff rackets with different fore- and backhand.

Duora Z-Strike

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 2U / 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Very stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanometric / Hyper-MG
  • Suitable for: Intermediate & advanced players – The extra stiff shaft doesn`t allow unclean hitting
  • Players using Duora Z-Strike: Chirag Shetty / Chou Tien Chen
  • Best strings: Aerobite / BG66F

Noteworthy: The Duora Z-Strike actually uses two different materials in the racket head for fore- and backhand side. This will boost smashing with the forehand and also fast drives with the backhand. There is actually a noticable difference, but you have to make sure you hold the racket the right way. No more twisting and turning the grip in your fingers! But one gets used to this quickly.

Duora 10

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 2U / 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Head heavy
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanometric DR / Nickel Titanium Fiber
  • Suitable for: Intermediate and advanced players with good technique – good for attacking players
  • Players using Duora 10: Tang Chun Man / Lee Chong Wei
  • Best strings: BG80 Power / BG66F

Duora 7

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 2U / 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Slightly stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Ultra PEF
  • Suitable for: The Allrounder of the Duora Series
  • Players using Duora 7: –
  • Best strings: Nanogy 98 / Nanogy 95

Duora 6

  • Grip size: G4 / G5 / G6
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Flexible shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanometric
  • Suitable for: The racket for the Ladies!
  • Players using Duora 6: –
  • Best strings: Nanongy 95 / Nanogy 98

Duora 88

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 3U – 85g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanometric / Super HMG
  • Suitable for: Intermediate players
  • Players usingDuora 88: –
  • Best strings: –

Duora 77

  • Grip size: G3 / G4 / G5
  • Weight: 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / nanometric
  • Suitable for: Good allround racket for League / Intermediata players – The most flexible racket of this series, so if this suits your techniqe…go for it
  • Players using Duora 77: –
  • Best strings: –

Duora 8XP

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 3U – 85g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanometric / Vibslayer Carbon
  • Suitable for: Club players
  • Players using Duora 8XP: –
  • Best strings: –

Duora 10 LT

  • Grip size: G4 / G5 / G6
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance:
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanometric DR / Nickel Titanium Fiber
  • Suitable for: The lighter version of Duora 10 – good choice for intermediate and advanced players with an agressive style
  • Players using Duora 10LT: Kong Hee Yong
  • Best strings: BG80 / BG66F

Duora 99

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Super HMG / Nanometric
  • Suitable for: Advanced players with a clean hitting technique
  • Players using Duora 99: –
  • Best strings: –

Duora 9

  • Grip size: G4 / G5 / G6
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanometric DR / Nickel Titanium Fiber
  • Suitable for: Intermediata players
  • Players using Duora 9: –
  • Best strings: –

Yonex Nanoray Series

Yonex Nanoray Series Characteristics:

Typically head light, NANORAY provides a fast and controlled swing with enhanced repulsion via the New Aero Frame. The thinner top of the frame sides minimize air resistance for greater head speed, while the thicker sides at the bottom of the head generate maximum repulsion through greater frame stiffness.

Nanoray Z-Speed

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 2U / 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Head heavy
  • Stiffness: Very stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanometric / X-Fullerene
  • Suitable for: Defintitely for advanced players – if you can handle the stiff racket, you will be able to hit insanely hard smashes; counter attacking works well with the Z-Speed as well due to the easy head acceleration
  • Players using Nanoray Z-Speed: Kanta Tsuneyama / Tan Boon Heong
  • Best strings: Nanogy 99 / BG66UM

Nanoray GlanZ

  • Grip size: G4 / G5 / G6
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance: Slightly head light
  • Stiffness: Very flexible shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Rexil Fiber / Nanometric
  • Suitable for: Good choice for ladies, because the flexible shaft helps generating length and due to the low weight and head light balance it is easy to maneuver
  • Players using Nanoray GlanZ: –
  • Best strings: Skyarc / NBG98

Nanoray 900

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 3U – 89g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HT Graphite / HM Graphite / Super HMG / X-Fullerene
  • Suitable for: Mixed and doubles players – good control and amazing for fast drives – despite being headlight its easy to generate power – one of the best rackets for doubles out there at the moment
  • Players using Nanoray 900: –
  • Best strings: –

Nanoray 800

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance: Slightly head light
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Sonic Metal / X-Fullerine
  • Suitable for: Great allround doubles racket for advanced players – like all the Nanoray rackets perfect for fast drives
  • Players using Nanoray 800: –
  • Best strings: –

Nanoray 750

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 4U – 84g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanometric / X-Fullerine
  • Suitable for: Intermdiate players
  • Players using Nanoray 750: –
  • Best strings: –

Nanoray Speed

  • Grip size: G3 / G4 / G5
  • Weight: 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Slightly head light
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanomesh
  • Suitable for: Allrounder for agressive attacking players with a good technique – provides good power
  • Players using Nanoray Speed: –
  • Best strings: –

Nanoray 20

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 3U – 89g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Very flexible shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Nanomesh / Carbon Nanotube
  • Suitable for: Beginners and Low Level Club players
  • Players using Nanoray 20: –
  • Best strings: –

Nanoray 10F

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 4U – 84g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Very flexible shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Nanomesh / Carbon Nanotube
  • Suitable for: Beginners and recreational players
  • Players using Nanoray 10F: –
  • Best strings: –

Nanoray 6

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Nanomesh / Carbon Nanotube / Aluminium
  • Suitable for: Beginners
  • Players using Nanoray 6: –
  • Best strings: –

Nanoray 70 DX

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanomesh
  • Suitable for: Intermediate and advanced control players that prefer quick racket movement
  • Players using Nanoray 70DX: –
  • Best strings: –

Nanoray 60 FX

  • Grip size: G5
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance: Head light
  • Stiffness: Flexible shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Light Feel Carbon Neo / Nanomesh
  • Suitable for: Beginners and Club Players
  • Players using Nanoray 60FX: –
  • Best strings: –

Yonex Voltric Series

Yonex Voltric Series Characteristics:

Mostly head-heavy, the Voltric rackets are great allrounders that provide good power for your shots.

Voltric Z-Force II

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 3U / 4U – 88g
  • Balance: Head heavy
  • Stiffness: Extra stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite Nanometric / Ex HMG
  • Suitable for: Advanced power players
  • Players using Voltric Z-Force 2: Sai Praneeth / Marcus Ellis
  • Best strings: BG66 Ultimax / BG66 Force

Voltric GlanZ

  • Grip size: G4 / G5 / G6
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance: Head heavy
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Nanometric / Tungsten
  • Suitable for: An allround racket with good and easy handling
  • Players using Voltric GlanZ: –
  • Best strings: Skyarc / Aerosonic

Voltric 21 DG Slim

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Head heavy
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Ultra HMG
  • Suitable for: Very agressive attacking players – heavy smashing possible
  • Players using Voltric 21 DG Slim: –
  • Best strings: –

Voltric 11 DG Slim

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Slightly head heavy
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Ultra HMG / Tungsten
  • Suitable for: Good allround players
  • Players using Voltric 11 DG Slim: –
  • Best strings: –

Voltric 8 DG Slim

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Slightly head heavy
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Ultra HMG / Tungsten
  • Suitable for: Intermediate attacking players
  • Players using Voltric 8 DG Slim: –
  • Best strings: –

Voltric 2 DG Slim

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Slightly head heavy
  • Stiffness: Medium flexible shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Ultra HMG / Tungsten
  • Suitable for: Beginners and intermediate players
  • Players using Voltric 2 DG Slim: –
  • Best strings: –

Voltric Lite

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance: Slightly head heavy
  • Stiffness: Flexible shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Tungsten
  • Suitable for: Beginners and recreational players – easy to handle
  • Players using Voltric Lite: –
  • Best strings: –

Yonex Arcsaber Series

Yonex Arcsaber Series Characteristics:

The Arcsaber series focusses on a high-control and precise shots, but doesn`t forget to generate power. In my opinion the best allround rackets.

Arcsaber 11

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 2u / 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Even balanced (a touch towards head heavy)
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: HM Graphite / Neo CS Carbon Nanotube / Sonic Metal
  • Suitable for: THE perfect allround racket! My personal favorite – I have never had a better racket for singles. It even feels like my backhand gets a little “Taufikesque”, but that may be my imagination. Works for doubles as well, it is just so easy to handle – power & control combined
  • Players using Arcsaber 11: Sapsiree Taerattanachai
  • Best strings: BG 66 Ultimax / Nanogy95

Arcsaber FD

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 4U – 78g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Nanometric
  • Suitable for: Beginners and intermediate players – Easy handling due to the extremely light weight
  • Players using Arcsaber FD: –
  • Best strings: –

Arcsaber Lite

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Nanoair Spring
  • Suitable for: Very good choice for beginners and recreational players
  • Players using Arcsaber Lite: –
  • Best strings: –

Yonex Muscle Power Series

Yonex Muscle Power Series Characteristics:

This series is a good choice for beginners and low level league players. The focus of muscle power is on durability and allround characteristics.

Muscle Power 8

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 2U -93g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: Aluminium / Graphite
  • Suitable for: Allrounder for beginners – very sturdy
  • Players using Muscle Power 8: –
  • Best strings: –

Muscle Power 5

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: U1
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: Aluminium / Steel
  • Suitable for: Beginners – enlarged sweet spot supports clean hitting
  • Players using Muscle Power 5: –
  • Best strings: –

Muscle Power 2

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: U1
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: Aluminium / Steel
  • Suitable for: Allround racket for recreational players – good price
  • Players using Muscle Power 2: –
  • Best strings: –

Muscle Power 1

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: U1
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: Aluminium / Steel
  • Suitable for: Starters and recreational players – The weight helps generating some length and power to the shots
  • Players using Muscle Power 1: –
  • Best strings: –

Yonex Isometric Series

Yonex Isometric Series Characteristics:

The Isometric Rackets are weighted training rackets to improve forearm strength. The corresponding special racket head cover can support that training.

Isometric TR 1

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 118g
  • Balance: Head heavy
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: Graphite
  • Suitable for: Training for Intermediate and advanced players
  • Players using Isometric TR 1: –
  • Best strings: –

Isometric TR 0

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 150g
  • Balance: Head heavy
  • Stiffness: ;edium stiff shaft
  • Material: Graphite
  • Suitable for: Also for training – an even heavier version to improve forearm power
  • Players using Isometric TR 0:
  • Best strings: –

Isometric Lite 3

  • Grip size: G4 / G5
  • Weight: 3U – 88g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Medium stiff shaft
  • Material: Graphite
  • Suitable for: The lightest Isometric racket is a good choice for beginners
  • Players using Isometric Lite 3: –
  • Best strings: –

Yonex B-Series

Yonex B Series Characteristics:

Entry-level racquets for casual players.

B 7000 MDM

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 95g
  • Balance:
  • Stiffness:
  • Material: Alumimium / Steel
  • Suitable for: Absolute Beginners
  • Players using B 7000 MDM: –
  • Best strings: –

B 6500 I

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 105g
  • Balance:
  • Stiffness:
  • Material: Aluminium / Steel
  • Suitable for: Absolute Beginners
  • Players using B 6500 I: –
  • Best strings: –

B 4000

  • Grip size: G4
  • Weight: 105g
  • Balance:
  • Stiffness:
  • Material: Aluminium / Steel
  • Suitable for: Absolute Beginners
  • Players using B 4000: –
  • Best strings: –

Yonex Junior Series

Yonex Junior Series Characteristics:

Quite simply the rackets for kids with shorter shafts

Muscle Power 2 Junior

  • Grip size: G5
  • Weight: 2U – 90g
  • Balance: Even balanced
  • Stiffness: Stiff shaft
  • Material: Aluminium / Steel
  • Suitable for: Children beginning with Badminton
  • Players using Muscle Power Junior 2: –
  • Best strings: –

Nanoflare Junior

  • Grip size: G7
  • Weight: 4U – 83g
  • Balance:
  • Stiffness: Flexible shaft
  • Material: Graphite / Nanocell
  • Suitable for: Talented children in competition – the light weight and flexibility make it easy to handle for the small ones and also support generating length, which is not easy for kids
  • Players using Nanoflare Junior: –
  • Best strings: –

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