adidas is officially replacing Barricade Tennis Shoes with new Court Tennis Shoes. As you’ll see, each new “Court” shoe seems to have something in common with a “Barricade” shoe. While I’m hesitant to call the Court versions updates of the Barricade models, many of the technologies have been carried over and modified for the major release.
2018 was a great year for new tennis shoes. Lots of brands have come out with new designs and really stepped up the technology trends to fit the consumers’ needs. Here is a list of some our favorite shoes released this year that you will want to check out for yourself.
The HEAD Brazer Tennis Shoe is among the lightest shoes in the sport, yet still offers solid stability and comfort. Overall, it represents an excellent value on performance, and makes a great weekend matchday shoe. You can find it exclusively here at Tennis Express.
SF or SuperFabric has been utilized in the redesign of the shoe. SuperFabric has been used for military applications and is known as a brutally tough armor technology, which is both lightweight and flexible. In a recent interview with Forbes Magazine’s Tim Newcomb, HEAD’s footwear manager Simon Brennais had this to say about the partnership with SuperFabric.
To celebrate Kei Nishikori’s on-court accomplishments, Nike has created the Kei Nishikori Vapor X Leather Tennis Shoe! This shoe is as unique as the man it’s modeled for, and tells a great story inside and out. In this piece, we’ll take a closer look at the inspiration behind the shoe of Japan’s top male player.