Who should buy the ASICS Gel Game 7

ASICS Gel Game followers have another shoe to add to their collection as they step up in the game of tennis. It is a solid option if you:

  • Need a shoe that is suitable for beginner and seasoned tennis players that performs on hard and soft courts. 
  • Prefer a shoe that allows wearers to dart around the court comfortably and without slipping. 
  • Need a shoe that is designed with an open mesh upper as well as a moisture-wicking inner sole to maintain ventilation and allow the foot to stay fresh. 

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Excellent traction

Since the sport involves sliding and abrupt multi-directional changes, players would benefit a lot from trainers made up of a stable base. Such element is seen in the ASICS Gel Game 7 which offers traction be it on hard or soft court.

ASICS Gel Game 7 Excellent traction

Gel Game is durable and stable

The outsole has a streak-free, non-marking characteristic. It doesn’t have the 6-month durability guarantee, but it is hard-wearing and ready for long matches.

ASICS Gel Game 7 Durable and stable

For extra stability, it has an outrigger. Such a protruded section under the forefoot offers balance during lateral movements.

Excellent arch support

Midfoot stability is essential to any tennis shoe as the sport involves a series of lateral movements. Excessive torsion prevents stable movement, which is why most tennis shoes are made up of support platforms in the arch area.

ASICS Gel Game 7  Excellent arch support

Like the majority of ASICS tennis shoes, this entry-level Gel Game comes with the Trusstic System, which is the shoe’s stability anchor. Such resin structure suppresses rotation of the foot while granting outward turning. 

Comfortable ASICS Gel cushioning

ASICS Gel Game 7 uses the silicone-based Gel, a proprietary cushioning property initially found in ASICS running shoes. This soft pad is lodged in the forefoot that capably absorbs shock and disperses it under the ball of the foot for better take-offs during serves and volleys. 

ASICS Gel Game 7  Comfortable cushioning

Surrounding the forefoot Gel pad and the rest of the midsole is a dense EVA (ethyl vinyl acetate) foam that helps lessen the amount of shock during motion.The OrthoLite sockliner aids in wicking out moisture keeps the foot fresh throughout prolonged games. Such an element can be removed to accommodate medical orthotics. 

Flexible and lightweight

Working as an outer covering of the shoe is a blend of mesh with synthetic leather overlays. These combined materials offer comfort, support, breathability, and flexibility in a lightweight format. It’s also built with a wide heel cage that serves as rearfoot stability.

ASICS Gel Game 7  Flexible and lightweight

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 13.1oz / Women 10.6oz
Update: ASICS Gel Game 8
Shoe Type: All Court
Collection: ASICS Gel
Features: Lightweight, Breathable
Construction: Stability
Material: Synthetic

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Brenton Barker

Brenton is an Australian with 20 years of experience coaching WTA and ATP professional tennis players, whom have won a total of 10 international professional Tournaments. Brenton holds a Degree in Sports Coaching and was the former Head Tennis Coach at the Japanese Government Sports Science Institute. Brenton was also a former Manager & Head Coach of Australia’s Governing Sporting Body, Tennis Australia, and has been a Dunlop International Advisory Board Member since 2010. Additionally, Brenton was the Head of Player development for World No 7 and two-time Grand Slam Champion Johan Kriek.