With the Miami Open coming to a close, the 2019 clay court season is here. In this piece, we’re putting the spotlight on some of our favorite clay court tennis shoes for the 2019 season.
Whereas the ASICS GEL-Resolution offers strong durability, and the Speed models are lightweight and quick around the court, the Court FF 2 promises the perfect blend of support, speed, and comfort.
We have known K-Swiss to make some pretty comfortable shoes since their insurgence into the tennis market in 1966. However, they have finally found a great competitor in the durability shoe line with the Men’s and Women’s Ultrashot 2. See how the Ultrashot 2 compared to some of the great durability tennis shoes in today’s market.
Wilson updates their flagship, high-performance tennis shoe for 2019 with the Rush Pro 3.0. It is a daunting task to try and improve one of the most well-rounded shoes on the market, and having extensively reviewed the 2.5, I was curious to see the adjustments Wilson made. The most glaring change for me was on the scale. Wilson managed to cut nearly an ounce off the Rush Pro 3.0*, making the shoe faster and a touch more dynamic. The upper has been upgraded with Sensifeel 2.0, and features a lightweight mesh in contrast to the 2.5 with no noticeable loss in stability or comfort. The mesh upper also enhances the shoes breathability and initial fit.
Novak Djokovic has proven to be extremely versatile with his equipment without missing a beat. He won Wimbledon, switched to a new version of his HEAD Speed racquet, won the US Open, switched to new ASICS shoes, and then won the Australian Open. In this piece, we dive deeper into his new ASICS Court FF 2 Novak Tennis Shoes.