Tennis shoe with most cushioning

Solo Lee

Rookie
Hi,
Anyone have any recommendations?
I want the most cushion in a tennis shoe. Hopefully the cushioning is durable.
Let me know if anyone has any good recommendations?!?!?
Thanks
 

Shaolin

G.O.A.T.
I have a pair of zoom zeros and like them great except for the cursedly high collar that made my ankle-bone bleed. Really liked them otherwise.
That's too bad :(

For me its adidas that always tear up my feet. Never had a problem with Nike or any other brand.
 

jim e

Legend
Wilson Rush Pro 3.0 very comfortable shoe.
Check the search function, as TW play tested this shoe and it received great reviews.
I used Asics Gel Challengers for years as they were so comfortable, but the Wilson's are even more so.
 

JOSHL

Hall of Fame
How durable is the toe area of the Zoom zero? My problem with Nike is that I burn through the toe very easily even on the cages.
 
The sole/toe area of the Zoom Zero is not very long lasting, however it's the most well-cushioned shoe of any I have worn. I assume you have noticed that there are some that are on sale for around $85.00, so now is the time to try them.
 

Ronaldo

Talk Tennis Guru
Ubersonic 3 is comfy but not marshmallow/Charmin sink into soft.
Curious, anyone try/wear the K-Swiss AeroKnit shoe?
 

markwillplay

Hall of Fame
I tried on the sole court and they were really wide for my feet. Cushioning felt good though. I theinknthe Diadora flys are comfy too. They were also a little roomy for me.
 

Shaolin

G.O.A.T.
I left the Nike Zoom Zero (my second pair wasn't nearly as comfortable as the first for some reason) and went back to GR7.

I'm a big guy also and GR7s have never let me down.
 

FedGR

Semi-Pro
I tried on the sole court and they were really wide for my feet. Cushioning felt good though. I theinknthe Diadora flys are comfy too. They were also a little roomy for me.
Buy the women's version! It is the exact same shoe but the width is actually medium compared to wide that the men's version is. My flat-ish wide-ish foot fits perfectly in it.
 

FedGR

Semi-Pro
Same as men's. Just make sure you go 0.5 smaller as these run big. Women's 10 is perfect for me and I typically wear 10-10.5 in men's size.
 

FedGR

Semi-Pro
Thought a Men's size 8 is a Women's size 10?
I would have assumed the same thing. I got mine and they were advertised as Men's size 10. They came in a box that said Size 10 W in the description, the same way it says M for the Men's version. After doing some research I discovered what I mentioned in my previous post. They fit me much better than the Men's version where I felt that my foot was not tight enough in the shoe.
 
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CosmosMpower

Hall of Fame
I left the Nike Zoom Zero (my second pair wasn't nearly as comfortable as the first for some reason) and went back to GR7.

I'm a big guy also and GR7s have never let me down.
How was the cushioning on the Zoom Zero? I'm a long time GR7 user, on my 3rd pair now but they are almost dead (warranty pair) and the Zoom Zeros are on on clearance so thinking about trying them.

Do the Nike's fit true to size? I wear 10 in Nike running shoes and Asics tennis shoes, should I get 10 in the Zoom Zero?
 

Shaolin

G.O.A.T.
How was the cushioning on the Zoom Zero? I'm a long time GR7 user, on my 3rd pair now but they are almost dead (warranty pair) and the Zoom Zeros are on on clearance so thinking about trying them.

Do the Nike's fit true to size? I wear 10 in Nike running shoes and Asics tennis shoes, should I get 10 in the Zoom Zero?
My first pair of Zoom Zeros were amazing...like having pillows under my feet, plus were easy to move in and secure. The second pair I returned to Nike because they hurt my feet so bad they were like a torture device.

Went back to GR7s and they have been great as always.

Maybe I just got a bad pair of Zoom Zeros. Maybe give them a try and wear them around in the house first. I found them to be true to size for me.
 

CosmosMpower

Hall of Fame
My first pair of Zoom Zeros were amazing...like having pillows under my feet, plus were easy to move in and secure. The second pair I returned to Nike because they hurt my feet so bad they were like a torture device.

Went back to GR7s and they have been great as always.

Maybe I just got a bad pair of Zoom Zeros. Maybe give them a try and wear them around in the house first. I found them to be true to size for me.
Strange, must be some poor manufacturing tolerances. I tried them on a long time ago when they first came out but don't remember too much about them. I went ahead and ordered a pair from TW on clearance 70 bucks so i'll try them on in the house and send them back if they don't fit.
 

mctennis

Hall of Fame
A woman's size is 1 1/2 size smaller in a man's size. For example- a woman's size 11 is a man's size 9 1/2.
 
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SteveI

Legend
Wilson Rush Pro 3.0 very comfortable shoe.
Check the search function, as TW play tested this shoe and it received great reviews.
I used Asics Gel Challengers for years as they were so comfortable, but the Wilson's are even more so.
I was on this play test... Jim e is correct!! Best shoe I have used in years.. Built for comfort and for older players for sure. They are pretty fast for such a well built shoe..
 

CosmosMpower

Hall of Fame
Zoom zeros got here today, pretty comfortable except on my right foot the cut is too high and it's rubbing the outside of my ankle bone pretty badly. Does that break in as the upper softens? I never had that problem with Asics even the court FF with the booty liner similar to these Nikes.
 

Tennis sprew

New User
The Nike air max wildcard is actually a pretty cushioned shoe. The insole is super soft, but that is probably cause the midsole “lunarlon” foam and air max is slightly stiff and hard. Though be wary of the outsole durability, mine only lasted about 2 weeks or If you aren’t hard on your shoes maybe more.
 

Nostradamus

Bionic Poster
just cuious, how do you know the yonex is so comfy if it aint released yet?

edit: im stupid, i guess version 2 is pretty good, so you assume 3 will be similar
Yes. Yonex Power cushion is one of the most cushionest and comfyist in the world. It is acutally more cushy and comfy than Boost material. only down side to boost is that it doesn't last as long as boost. I think boost maintains its giving back energy bounce longer.
 

blai212

Semi-Pro
wilson rush pro 2.5, also comes with 6 month warranty...cant beat that value


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n8dawg6

Legend
just got a pair of the rush 3.0 on black friday sale. will have to form a long-term opinion, but they seem to be VERY cushioned. not just a ton of support but they feel unusually good walking around the house
 

Ramon

Legend
If you really want a lot of cushioning, you might consider getting a basketball shoe. Who needs more cushioning than guys with 36" vertical leaps? One of the shoes I wear is the Adidas Crazylight Boost. I define cushioning as impact protection, not necessarily softness. The Crazylight Boost has more cushioning than any tennis shoe I've worn, and I've worn a lot of them including the Prince T22 and the Barricade Boost, and it has enough stability for tennis. The only drawback would be durability if you play on hard courts.
 
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