Gear Q&A: Trading Down
Fila Axilus 2 Energized
This shoe offers great traction, good durability, and a wider than average fit, all together in a lightweight package.
Mizuno Wave Exceed Tour 4
The Mizuno Wave Exceed Tour 4 tennis shoe is designed to be a notch ahead of its predecessor: lighter, faster, and more stable. But let’s put those claims to the test.
Babolat Pure Strike Tour (3rd Gen)
A brand new addition to the Pure Strike line delivers extra mass for players looking for added stability and weight of shot.
K-Swiss Hypercourt Express 2
The Hypercourt Express 2 maintains the comfortable fit past Hypercourts’ were known for, and introduces a modern style to keep your feet looking as fresh as they'll feel.
Yonex EZONE 98
Improved comfort and feel surround the easy playability of this update to the popular franchise.
Prince Phantom 100X (18x20)
Unlike most 100-square-inch head size racquets nowadays, this one offers a ton of control, feel and comfort. This racquet also maneuvers with ease, considering its 11.8-ounce strung weight.