Nike Vapor X

GioV

Rookie
Just look at the shank whenever you can. The wear on the plasticky pyramids will be evident. I had that issue in the first try of the Vapor Xs. I have a sneaking suspicion that it's been addressed in new Vapors. But maybe not.

I have had that issue in the Cage 3s (and Cage 2s).
This is my first pair of the Vapor Xs. I’m not sure if the shank is the same as the original “bred” ones
 
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Just got my first pair. Love them, but they are not as low as I thought they would be. I like my foot as close to the court as possible. I imagine my vapor 9.5 clay are lower than the vapor 9.5 HC?

The fit is great for me. The 9.5 are a bit too wide for me. The X are tighter all the way until the toe-box, witch is maybe a bit wider the the 9.5. Perfect for me.
 

MattCrosby

Professional
Got out on court for 2 hours over the past week in my new Vapor X, first impressions are good, really good ankle support for me, usually I wear ASO Brace's but I didn't feel the need to wear them, I play on Artificial Grass so they're gonna turn green pretty quick.

Only small issues is the aching pain I have in my foot, I think after they've been broken in they'll be fine.
 

morten

Hall of Fame
I actually think the Vapor X is wider than the 9.5. Also since the new outsole with deeper pattern i dont really need the clay version ! The only thing i dont like is that the sole goes so much outwards on the heel, making me and others fall inwards a lot when the weight is transfered...
 

shev_milan

New User
I like the particle rose colorway, the first Vapor X colorway that caught my eye.. however I still got no idea about the sizing, some people said it was true to size, others said to size up a half size...

I have pretty wide foot ( over E width in sizing chart ) but comfortably wear Vapor 9.5 Tour size US 8.5 till now.
 

mpournaras

Hall of Fame
I like the particle rose colorway, the first Vapor X colorway that caught my eye.. however I still got no idea about the sizing, some people said it was true to size, others said to size up a half size...

I have pretty wide foot ( over E width in sizing chart ) but comfortably wear Vapor 9.5 Tour size US 8.5 till now.
Go to a local shop and try one on. Or order a pair and immediately exchange it if it feels wrong. its 2018 people use that return/exchange policy!
 

shev_milan

New User
Go to a local shop and try one on. Or order a pair and immediately exchange it if it feels wrong. its 2018 people use that return/exchange policy!
Unfortunately I live outside US and Europe.. I always bought online for all my Vapor Tour ..
No local store in my country which sells this shoe.

The shipping cost and import taxes are pretty high for me
 
Jack Sock had a terrible time today with the X in Paris... He changed shoes at least twice. I didn't try to figure it out, but I'm guessing there was a lot of tear on the shoe he probably drags while sliding.
 
Unfortunately I live outside US and Europe.. I always bought online for all my Vapor Tour ..
No local store in my country which sells this shoe.

The shipping cost and import taxes are pretty high for me
What other Nike tennis shoes have you owned that fit properly? What size and where they snug? I have 9.5, Flyknit, X, Cage 3 and AM95 all in size 10. The fits are all slightly different.
 

shev_milan

New User
What other Nike tennis shoes have you owned that fit properly? What size and where they snug? I have 9.5, Flyknit, X, Cage 3 and AM95 all in size 10. The fits are all slightly different.
I have about 14 pairs of Nike Vapor 9.5 Tour regular and size US 8.5 gives me perfect fit , excellent lateral support and lightweight that I think I am the fastest runner in any community I ever played at my age.. I still use them till now as I noticed the Vapor Tour released 2017 and onwards had much better glue quality.

I like the Vapor X Tour with particle rose colorway and intend to grab when the price comes down later.. However I maintain to use size 8.5 US again after I read the review comments on TW testing section..
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Tim Bereika

Rookie
Just picked up my first pair of Vapor X's. They fit great except for one issue. There's a piece of material on the inside of one eyelet on the medial side of the left shoe and it presses against my arch (see pic). Has anyone else experienced the same problem?
 
I have about 14 pairs of Nike Vapor 9.5 Tour regular and size US 8.5 gives me perfect fit , excellent lateral support and lightweight that I think I am the fastest runner in any community I ever played at my age.. I still use them till now as I noticed the Vapor Tour released 2017 and onwards had much better glue quality.

I like the Vapor X Tour with particle rose colorway and intend to grab when the price comes down later.. However I maintain to use size 8.5 US again after I read the review comments on TW testing section..
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Of all the recent Nike shoes I've bought (in the last 5 years), it was *only* the Flyknit that I wish I had picked a 0.5 smaller than all the others.
 

zaskar1

Rookie
Curious that you had to put that disclaimer at the beginning. ;)

Anyway, yay! Thanks for sharing your opinions. I’m not the only one thinking it’s a little tight. Have you played in your pair or just tried it on for fit? I found it loosens up as you play in them. But marginally. I’d almost say the fit is the same as the Cage 3. Cage 3 also has a very tight toebox.

I did purchase mine from Nike.com because of their generous return policy. They’re going back, unfortunately. I will try a size 10 whenever other colors come out.
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my experience with the vapor X is that i was concerned as the support on the side of your foot to the toes seemed to be missing
and my foot might slide around causing lack of lateral support. i thought they might actually be wider than the 9.5s, but i think its the lateral support. i walked around for a few days before trying to play in them.
when i played in them my concern was unfounded as lateral movements were great.
i played doubles for three sets, running down lobs, or going for drop shots.
this was a fun match with old guys who lob and drop a lot, making their opponents move rather than trying to hit through them.

cant tell about the wearout factor, as i only played in them once.

i migrated from Asics Gel Res to Nike Vapor 9.5s about a year and a half ago i noticed that Nike Vapors wear out faster, and have less cushioning, but i liked the lateral support and lightness better. i did have to add an insole, superfeet or softsole to add more cushioning. I only play on hardcourts, so cushioning is very important to me.

hopefully the bad air in the SF BayArea will clear up so i can play more tennis later this week

z
 

Nostradamus

Bionic Poster
Just picked up my first pair of Vapor X's. They fit great except for one issue. There's a piece of material on the inside of one eyelet on the medial side of the left shoe and it presses against my arch (see pic). Has anyone else experienced the same problem?
if it is a big deal to you, I would return it for replacement. you deserve better for $160 shoe. those children in the Nike factory must had to skip lunch that day and probably was very tired.
 

Tim Bereika

Rookie
if it is a big deal to you, I would return it for replacement. you deserve better for $160 shoe. those children in the Nike factory must had to skip lunch that day and probably was very tired.
Ending up returning them for a different pair, but I have the same issue. I turns out that my left arch is lower than my right. Back to Asics.
 

zaskar1

Rookie
i have two pairs of vapor X, basically waiting for my vapor 9.5s to wear out, so i will switch over completely to the Xs
i was concerned about the side support, as the vapor 9.5s seem to hold my foot more snuggly
fit is great!
z
 

Fanman

Rookie
the vapor X is getting the flyknit treatment. due out with the nike fall 19 line
God I hope they are better than the Flyknit versions of the 9.5. I really loved my regular Vapor 9.5's, bought a pair of the flyknit versions and HATED them. Some of the worse shoes I've ever worn on the court. Finally just wore them as regular walk around shoes as I was in massive pain when I played w/ them. They were a terrible transition from the regular version.
 
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