I love these shoes as general gym shoes or walk about town shoes. But for athletic tennis, they get no love. They are very wide, sit a bit too high, and generally feel clunky and slow. It's almost like I'm walking in snow with snowshoes: slow trudging steps. They are just really slow to react when tennis is all about quick reactions and cuts. --- For street wear, they're great, but now I'm back to square one for tennis shoes. I may have to spring for Prince t22's in a month or two, even though they are relatively pricey.