Who should buy the K-Swiss Hypercourt Express Leather

Many tennis players say that the K-Swiss Hypercourt Express Leather is the premium, genuine leather court shoe you need to perform your best. With its traditional style and comfort, they say that it is complemented by a plush sock liner, great lateral stability, and remarkable traction. This shoe is a necessity for all serious pickleball and tennis players that need some extra flair with their court wardrobe. They also say that it is a great choice for tennis enthusiasts with a more classic style.

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Who should not buy the K-Swiss Hypercourt Express Leather

Some say the outsole of the Hypercourt Express LTR doesn’t last too long on the hardcourt and a couple of K-Swiss fans vent that this shoe is somewhat inferior to the Ultrascendor, support-wise. If you are looking for a shoe that delivers a good blend of flexibility, stability, and durability in a comfortable and lightweight package, you might want to check the ASICS Court Speed FF.

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Excellent traction and durability

According to a considerable sum of users, the non-marking outsole provides excellent traction and good durability on any court surface. They also stated that it renders incredible abrasion resistance and provides unsurpassed durability from heel to toe.

K-Swiss Hypercourt Express Leather outsole

Comfortable cushioning and underfoot support

Many cyclists say that it offers a comfortable cushion and support underfoot while still leaving you connected to your movement. They also stated that its midfoot shank adds lateral stability and resists unwanted twisting.

K-Swiss Hypercourt Express Leather midsole

Maintains a cool feet environment

According to a review, they stated that its Ortholite moisture management with anti-microbial properties, keeps the feet cool, and minimizes the effects of perspiration.

K-Swiss Hypercourt Express Leather insole

Anti-heel slippage

Many cyclists were impressed with its Heel Grip Lining. They stated that it minimizes heel slippage.

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With its genuine leather upper, they stated that it offers plush cushioning and excellent support while perforations provide added breathability. They also stated that its DuraGuard protection in the toe area gives toe draggers extra durability.

K-Swiss Hypercourt Express Leather upper

Laudable flexibility

Plenty of K-Swiss fans laud its genuine leather top as it becomes much more flexible with frequent use.

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Short break-in period

This all-court tennis shoe doesn’t take up a lot of break-in time, several buyers claim.

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K-Swiss Hypercourt Express Leather's main features and benefits

  • Durawrap - The upper durability is enhanced by polyurethane.
  • Heel Grip Lining - A fiber construction around the heel designed to grip the sock to hold the heel in place.
  • K-EVA - K-Swiss foam for cushioning and durability.
  • Aosta 7.0 Rubber - High durability is provided by this high-density rubber compound.
  • Ortholite - Moisture-management and anti-microbial properties keep the feet fresh and dry.
  • 180 PSC - The Plantar Support Chassis is a 180-degree thermoplastic mid-foot to increase stability.
  • Dri-Lex - lining has been treated with Aegis to wick moisture away keeping your foot cool and dry.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 12oz
Base model: K-Swiss Hypercourt Express
Shoe Type: All Court
Collection: K-swiss Hypercourt
Features: Lightweight
Construction: Stability
Material: Leather

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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.