New Balance 896 tennis shoes are engineered to deliver top performance thanks to excellent stability during all of your multi-directional movement. These light shoes are cushioned for comfort to protect your feet during landings and quick stops. Wear these responsive, low-profile shoes during your fastest, longest and more memorable games.Upper: Padded tongue and heel collar enhance comfort. Lace-up front offers an adjustable fit. Mesh provides breathable flexibility. Synthetic overlays offer lightweight support. NDURE forefoot cage provides enhanced durability.Midsole: REVlite innovative foam compound provides the same responsiveness and durability of New Balance foams 30% heavier, and offers a lightweight ride without minimizing construction or sacrificing underfoot cushioning or stability. ProBank lightweight stability technology is designed to guide foot positioning during lateral cutting movements.Outsole: Ndurance® rubber compound offers maximum durability used in high-wear areas.