New Balance 1296 tennis shoes are incredibly supportive and durable for long-lasting play time and exceptional performance. You can see the SCurve™ TPU piece that wraps from the medial heel counter to the lateral forefoot for optimal lateral support. Bold colors and bold performance come together in these stable, aggressive shoes.Upper: Padded tongue and heel collar enhance comfort. Lace-up front provides an adjustable fit. Mesh offers breathable flexibility. Synthetic overlays provide lightweight support. NDURE forefoot cage deliver abrasion-resistance.Midsole: SCurve™ TPU piece wraps from the medial heel counter to the lateral forefoot, designed to give ultimate lateral support. ACTEVA™ LITE premium lightweight midsole provides optimal resistance to compression set- 24% lighter than standard foam.Outsole: Non-marking rubber outsole. Ndurance® rubber compound maximizes outsole durability.