New colorway for Spring 2014, Nike introduces the Air Vapor Advantage tennis shoe, a classic take-down of the Vapor 9 Tour. This shoe is designed for the player who wants responsiveness and a fast moving product that covers the court on light and nimble feet. Available in a bold new feminine colors. The Vapor Advantage features a wide fit for players who need a little more room to maneuver. The rubber toe tip offers extra durability in high-wear zones. Nike XDR rubber is a highly resilient rubber outsole that provides outstanding durability. External shank plate delivers excellent heel to toe transition. Nike Air Cushioning is strategically placed in key areas of impact.
Color: White/Glacier Ice/Pure Platinum/Vivid Blue
UPPER: Lightweight construction for great fit and responsiveness.
MIDSOLE: Full-Length Phylon with encapsulated Air-Sole unit in the heel.
OUTSOLE: XDR rubber compound split by a mid-foot shank for improved stability
4 StarsGreat Fit - Court Test Coming Soon! Beautiful Colors
Tammy S from TX wrote (January 22, 2014):
I'm a 3.0-3.5 player who gets out some 4-5 times a week in matches and drills. I got these due to my inability to heal from my fasciitis and the fact that my Prince T22's were no longer working for me, with or without orthotics.
First, the jury is out on wear and on court performance since I'm not seeing the best weather in our forecast!
However, out of the box, they feel the most awesome I've ever felt in a shoe. I've got a wide toebox (not high, though) and narrow heal. I cannot bear a hard arch support due to the fasciitis or I go on fire, no matter how much I stretch, pre-treat, medicate, etc.
I ran around the house (to the joy of my dog) and outside to see how it flexes and performs with impact.
This arch support is there, but it's not hard and not too high. The heel is gripping just perfect and that's without overusing the lacing system (which is pretty solid unto itself with the ability to pull and cradle your foot tighter). I find it does not roll my ankles strangely nor does it me