Your perfect tennis shoe

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  1. NoZak Djokovic

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    if you could design a tennis shoe just for you . How would you make it

    - types of material
    - would you model it on anything e.g. B7 or V9.
    - what colours
    - durability guarentee

    Just would like to see everyones opinions ...
     
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  2. Prodigy1234

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    A Vapor 9 with a new high-tech lightweight, more durable outsole that doesn't alter the current weight of the shoe. (Vapor 9 - bad outsole + good outsole = good shoe for me)
     
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  3. dr. godmode

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    Whale skin for unparalleled comfort, unmatched stability, Geox breathability and featherlike lightness. The natrual oils founds within allow for Monfils like slides while maintaining superb traction during stops and starts.
     
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  4. MIKEPANTELAKIS

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    My perfect shoe would be a Vapor 9 (with the look of a CB 2.3) and the outsole and durability of a Barricade 7.

    Perfect!
     
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  5. db10s

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    Nike Free Run 3 look, weight, and comfort with durability and stability of B7s.

    OTOH I wouldn't mind shoes with a flying squirrel skin upper, with natural aeroskin, D3O laces, plutonium air max bubble, cortex insole, aerogel tongue, and the paint job of a 25th anniversary prestige. :lol:
     
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  6. tennisoh

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    A pair that would turn me into a tennis player good enough to make a living playing.
     
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  7. MattCrosby

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    A mix of all the Courtballistec's with interchangeable soles so I can go from hard court to clay to grass!
     
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  8. TheFieryFurnace2012

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    Already have the perfect shoes.
    Babolat SFX! Perfect shoe for someone with wide feet like me, most comfortable shoes out there and awesome durability. If you're not too picky about weight etc you'll love them too.
     
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  9. darklore009

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    nike vapor 6s with durability of a barricade/ballistics. would be lovely
     
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  10. hcb0804

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    Yonex 308 is my perfect shoe, as it is.
     
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  11. PhotoBlue

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    After you told me they are the best shoe on earth, I ordered a pair of the clay ones, and could not be more happy. Tremendous shoe indeed
     
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  12. syc23

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    A pair of longer lasting and even lighter Vapor 9s and comes with Maria Kirilenko as part of the package. win-win.
     
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  13. mp4/18

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    vapor Speed with more durability
     
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  14. WildVolley

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    My perfect shoe would be much more lightweight than anything put out today. I'd say I'd prefer something under 10 oz in a size 12. The lightest shoes I know of now are about 12oz in a size 10.

    Also, it should have good durability in the outsole with a lightweight toe guard. The shoe should have a flat midsole so that it ultimately has zero drop, which means that the heel is no more raised than the forefoot. The upper should be sort of like the Vapor 9, in that it allows a lot of adjustment in lacing.

    Lastly, and others wouldn't necessarily like this, the toe box has to have sufficient width for my wide toe-box spread. Perhaps the company could make the shoe in a variety of widths and last shapes for each size, as I think they must do for some of the pros.
     
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  15. BHiC

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    This. A more durable Vapor 9 would be the undeniable GSOAT!
     
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  16. babolat king

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    Looks and durability of the Courtballistics and the weight of the Vapors. Perfection.
     
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  17. Power Player

    Power Player G.O.A.T.

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    Yep. The vapor 9s are incredible.
     
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  18. kimguroo

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    John is the only person with durable vapor 9 ^_^
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  19. hcb0804

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    Indeed. HCB is wise. Listen to HCB, Grasshopper.....he knows.
    Wax on......wax off.
     
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