The New Balance 696v3 offer players a lightweight tennis shoe thats perfect for speed and agility on the court. A blend of leather and mesh come together to secure the foot and ensure breathability during play. A lightweight cushioned midsole offers the cushion players need during impact without the added weight. Upper: Leather upper provides enhanced durability. Mesh offers breathable flexibility. Padded tongue and heel collar enhance comfort. Lace-up front offers an adjustable fit. Midsole: ABZORB® is a superior blend of foam cushioning and compression set, featuring rubber. IMEVA (injection-molded EVA foam) midsole provides firm yet flexible cushioning. Removable insole. Outsole: Ndurance® rubber compound allows for maximum durability used in high wear areas. Herringbone outsole allows increased traction for lateral motion and quick pivoting. Non-marking outsole.