Who should buy the NikeCourt Air Zoom Prestige

After coming out with the Vapor Advantage that’s suitable for recreational players, the Swoosh brand dropped a more advanced and premium design, the NikeCourt Air Zoom Prestige. It is a solid option if you: 

  • Need a shoe that has high-performance footgear that’s crafted for speed and agility utilizes the proprietary Zoom Air cushioning technology.
  • Prefer a dynamic fit makeup that provides a lockdown, glove-like comfort.

NikeCourt Air Zoom Prestige Logo

Extra-durable rubber compound

The proprietary XDR or extra-durable rubber compound takes up the entire outsole, which can withstand the abrasiveness of hard courts. Such feature is also used in the Vapor 9.5 Tour and the NikeCourt Zoom Cage 3. 

NikeCourt Air Zoom Prestige Extra-durable rubber compound

This sole structure has a modified herringbone tread pattern, which grants the right amount of grip needed when changing directions.

Low-to-the-ground profile

This trainer has a low-to-the-ground profile, which allows its user to have a better feel of the bounce-back capacity of the shoe. It also gives the player enough room for quick responses.

NikeCourt Air Zoom Prestige Low-to-the-ground profile

Under the arch of the foot is a TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) platform that’s devised to grant lateral support, especially during sprints and quick cuts. 

Responsive Nike Zoom Air cushioning

Lodged in the heel section of the midsole is the Zoom Air unit that’s meant to deliver responsive cushioning when speeding up or slowing down for shots. It uses pressurized air; thus, it doesn’t put much weight on the shoe.

NikeCourt Air Zoom Prestige Responsive cushioning

The forefoot section is built with the lightweight Phylon foam, which helps absorb shock.

Breathable and lightweight 

Its cover utilizes mesh, which promotes breathability in a lightweight build. Its lining wraps up over the back of the heel to prevent any struggle when putting on this shoe. 

NikeCourt Air Zoom Prestige Breathable and lightweight

Secure fit of the NikeCourt Prestige

For improved maneuverability, this shoe is wrapped with the Dynamic Fit system from the lowermost part of the arch up to the laces. Aside from delivering enhanced foot mobility, it reduces slippage while doubling up on support. Such Nike innovation adapts to the shape of the foot for a more secure fit. 

NikeCourt Air Zoom Prestige Secure fit

Forefoot protection

The rubber on the toe works as an added layer of protection against the abrasiveness of hard courts. It helps delay any signs of wear usually caused by repeated toe dragging.

NikeCourt Air Zoom Prestige Forefoot protection

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 13.6oz / Women 11.1oz
Shoe Type: Hard Court
Collection: Nike Dynamic Fit, Nike Air Zoom, Nike Phylon
Features: Lightweight, Breathable
Construction: Stability
Material: Synthetic/Mesh upper
BRAND Brand: Nike

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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.