Brenton Barker

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.

Guides

Best cushioned tennis shoes
Best cushioned tennis shoes

Regardless of the surface, you like to play on, we highly recommend investing in well-cushioned tennis shoes. They provide more bounce, comfort, and impact protection allowing you to perform more and[…]

Best lightweight tennis shoes
Best lightweight tennis shoes

Step up your game with any of these best-rated lightweight tennis shoes. We are a team of experts who scrutinised airy shoes and put together an impressive list of the best kicks that weigh less than[…]

Best cheap tennis shoes
Best cheap tennis shoes

Playing tennis doesn't have to be super expensive. Thanks to cheap tennis shoes that are ready to keep up with our pace. Cheap doesn't always mean haphazard. You'd be surprised that some cheap tennis[…]

Best hard court tennis shoes
Best hard court tennis shoes

Picking the right high-performance tennis shoes designed to take the abrasiveness of concrete can be daunting. So, to get the load off your back, we did the playtest for you and analysed every nitty-g[…]

Best ASICS tennis shoes
Best ASICS tennis shoes

Whether you're a diehard Novak Djokovic fan or an avid supporter of the Gel Resolution line, ASICS has grown in you as the authority in tennis shoes. And if you're a first-time wearer, you must be cur[…]

Best Adidas tennis shoes
Best Adidas tennis shoes

We wear-tested and lab-tested Adidas tennis shoes to extract the top-tiered ones worth adding to your tennis shoe racks. We spent over a week scrutinising the performance value of every pair of the Th[…]

Best Nike tennis shoes
Best Nike tennis shoes

Is it your first time to try Nike tennis shoes or you are about to park your old pair but uncertain which Swoosh to grab? We hope our highly recommended listings will help you in deciding which one to[…]

Best tennis shoes
Best tennis shoes

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Lab tests and in-depth reviews

Mizuno Wave Exceed Tour 6
87
Great!
Adidas Barricade 13
87
Great!
Wilson Rush Pro 4.0
78
Good!
NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor 11
82
Good!
Nike Zoom GP Challenge 1
71
Decent!
Nike GP Challenge Pro
72
Good!
Asics Solution Speed FF 3
79
Good!
New Balance 796 v3
80
Good!
Adidas Barricade Clay
77
Good!
Adidas Barricade 13 Clay
70
Bad!
ASICS Gel Resolution 9 Clay
87
Great!
K-Swiss Hypercourt Supreme
84
Great!
Asics Gel Dedicate 8
78
Good!
Asics Gel Challenger 14
79
Good!
Adidas Solematch Control
86
Great!
Adidas Adizero Ubersonic 4.1
83
Great!
New Balance FuelCell 996 v5
75
Good!
K-Swiss Hypercourt Express 2
84
Great!
Mizuno Wave Enforce Tour
89
Superb!
ASICS Solution Speed FF 2
87
Great!
ASICS Court FF 3
80
Good!
ASICS Gel Resolution 9
87
Great!
ASICS Court FF 2
89
Superb!
NikeCourt Air Zoom Vapor Pro
85
Great!