How we pick the best black tennis shoes for women
Our meticulous and detailed selection process involves careful evaluation of every shoe, from gathering data to actual playtesting them on varied court conditions. We make sure we do the following:
- Buy the shoes using our own money to remain fair and objective.
- Dissect and assess every layer of the shoe.
- Wear-test them no less than 16 hours a week.
- Gather thousands of external user and expert reviews to get ALL the pros and cons.
- Scale all the black shoes for women from 0 to 100 using our auto-generated Corescore.
Best black tennis shoes overall for women
Dashing across the court or having to zigzag as you’re given the runaround, the Adidas Barricade will get you where you need to be. With its wrap-around tongue design, the Adidas Barricade is locked onto your feet with no chance of letting go. Combining the tongue design with the reinforced arc to provide amazing bounce-back support, the Adidas Barricade is ready to take over the court. See our full review and facts
Vapor Pro is a treat for quick players eyeing a speedy shoe in a multi-layered supportive build. It takes on the best features of the Vapor X and the knitted version without adding an ounce to its weight. A caveat, though, you need to examine the tread if you frequently play on the abrasive hardcourt as it can smooth out rapidly. See our full review and facts
Best black hard court tennis shoes for women
As a speed-oriented tennis shoe, the Asics Solution Speed FF 2 offers a plush cushioning suitable for aggressive movers. It has the stability for fast lateral cuts, and a grip that is not overly sticky for speedy movements on the court. The upper of the tennis shoe also offers added support for side-to-side movements, but for players who want plenty of stability, the Gel Resolution 8 is the best option. See our full review and facts
The NikeCourt Air Zoom GP Turbo is ready for impactful hard court games because of its reinforced outsole and supportive upper. It has a more accommodating fit than the Air Zoom Zero but it continues to deliver the same level of bounce needed for fast shots. This tennis shoe is ideal for aggressive court movers looking for speed and comfort. See our full review and facts
Best black all court tennis shoes for women
The Asics Gel Challenger 13 is a solid all-around shoe that offers a good balance of comfort and stability without much sacrifice. Its traction on the court is amazing and won’t let you down as you dash around. It brings the heat in a competitive landscape of tennis shoes with some very compelling features. See our full review and facts
Designed for all players from all levels, the K-Swiss Hypercourt Express 2 gained mixed reviews from the users. Some admire the shoe because of its comfortable, well-cushioned, and lightweight design while others are not happy with its stiff upper and wide toe-box. The majority, however, think that the previous model of the Hypercourt Express is definitely better than the new one. See our full review and facts
Best black Asics tennis shoes for women
Asics Gel Dedicate 6 breaks the myth that only expensive tennis trainers can do wonders on any court setup. It may be among the cheapest picks in the all-court tennis shoe line, but it’s packed with valuable features. The flexible upper and supportive midsole make it one of the comfy tennis shoes assembled by Asics. See our full review and facts
Best budget black tennis shoes for women
NikeCourt Vapor Lite isn’t as powerful, stable, and durable as the React Vapor NXT. But it’s one of the cheapest from Nike, under the hardcourt range. You can use this to kickstart your interest in tennis and build up your footwork and racquet strokes. However, it isn't supportive enough for game day, with a high arch, and those with previous injuries. The best part: it isn't expensive. See our full review and facts
The Adidas Adizero Ubersonic is made to conquer extreme cross-court movements and is fast enough to let you respond instantly. Combining all the good things from Ubersonic 2 and 3, this model lives up to the hype. It's one of the premium hard-court tennis shoes from Adidas that's an excellent value for your money. See our full review and facts