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arodnadal
06-26-2007, 09:28 AM
How big of a deal is it if i wore hard court shoes on a har-tru court? is there a huge difference???
thanks for any reccomendations for playing on clay courts also.
arodnadal

babolat15
06-26-2007, 11:25 AM
no you should be ok

ayyhwang
06-26-2007, 12:11 PM
I didn't even know there was such a thing as hard court shoes.

Dan007
06-26-2007, 03:56 PM
I think all the tennis shoes are suitable for hard and clay courts.

Voltron
06-26-2007, 04:09 PM
I wear different shoes, I use Feather IIs for clay, and Barricade IVs for hard, mostly because I feel that the BIVs aren't too good on clay. (despite being "all surface" shoes)

jonline
06-26-2007, 11:30 PM
I never get to play on clay, but if I did, I'd go for the Feather II's. A bunch of pros use them on clay, plus they just look really cool. And light like a feather!

arodnadal
06-27-2007, 05:34 AM
are the breathe free 3's good?

feyya
06-27-2007, 08:02 AM
I wear different shoes, I use Feather IIs for clay, and Barricade IVs for hard, mostly because I feel that the BIVs aren't too good on clay. (despite being "all surface" shoes)

I agree also

rabidcow
06-27-2007, 08:44 AM
You can wear hard court shoes on clay courts, however it doesn't exactly work the other way. Feather II's are perfect for clay but wear down fast on hard courts

Mnguyen05
06-27-2007, 08:30 PM
are the breathe free 3's good?

I STRONGLY would not recommend wearing these on clay. They pinch and jam the front of your toes a lot. You better wear thick socks if you don't want to develop blisters on your feet.

Dan007
06-27-2007, 09:02 PM
are the breathe free 3's good?

Breathe Free 2 or Breathe Cages would be a better choice. Both exellent on clay and hard.

Chauvalito
06-27-2007, 09:03 PM
I played on hae-tru in south carolina for a week with hard court Fila's. Everything went well...The fila shoes I had did not seem very conducive to sliding though

kingdaddy41788
06-27-2007, 09:07 PM
I HIGHLY recommend the Feather II or III's on clay... They're perfect for sliding and very light weight.

weeman123
06-27-2007, 10:10 PM
has anyone played with the Fila Torneo clay court shoes? i was thinking about buying them

kingdaddy41788
06-27-2007, 10:11 PM
I haven't played with them, but they have the same sole as Nike clay shoes. They're pretty nice, I will say that.

Johnsw92
06-28-2007, 06:14 PM
any shoe with a full herringbone outsole would be best for clay......just look for that in the description of the shoe

ShiroRm
07-04-2007, 08:58 AM
I use Barricades IV on hard courts and Yonex SHT-305 CL on clay (of course)

J011yroger
07-04-2007, 09:04 AM
I wear Animos on clay and BFII on hard.

I can't stand the BFs on clay, waaaaay too little traction for me, even when new.

The Animos are the best clay shoes I have ever owned, I bought 6 pair since they were discontinued

J

Caswell
07-06-2007, 08:52 AM
any shoe with a full herringbone outsole would be best for clay......just look for that in the description of the shoe

Subtle differences in tread can make a pretty big difference.

I had some Asics Gel Icons that had a herringbone outsole, except the individual channels were a bit wider than I'd seen on other shoes. They were a lot more slippery than I liked. I was constantly knocking the clay out of them to try and maintain traction.

rosenstar
07-06-2007, 08:58 AM
would someone like to check this thread out and give me some help? Please?

http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?p=1566589#post1566589