I was a Clash Tour playtester.
Loved the racquet but it had started to affect my play with my normal racquets so I had to put it away.
Right now the Clash Tour is just at the house sitting there unused.
In my personal experience going with cheaper shoe models has always been worse for me.
Stick with major shoe models, and usually the ones endorsed by professionals.
I hate to say "more expensive" because if you shop smart you can find these types of shoes at huge discounts making them much...
The Cotton Bowl always gets a good turnout because its the only major in the winter played indoors and lots of college players use it as a winter pre season warmup.
Take the Fort Worth Major Zone. In 2017 it had 415, in 2018 295.
As someone who has played USTA tournaments since 2005 I can...
I was a play tester for it and still use it right now.
I love it. Lots of spin and lots of comfort. Yes the flexibility makes it feel "lower powered" but I like that I can swing out and harder without having such harsh vibrations.