A favorite among tennis pros, the New Balance 1005 model brings superior technology and support to the table, letting you play your hardest.Upper: Mesh panels with synthetic overlays provides breathability with increased durability and support. Padded air mesh tongue maximizes breathability. Forefoot Long-wear drag tip on the toe gives you exceptional durability in high wear areas.Midsole: S-Curve™ technology is specifically designed for cutting movement, keeping your ankle stabilized. N-ERGY provides shock absorption and responsiveness for the optimal ride. Removable Acteva® Ultra-Lite midsole is 32% lighter than standard midsole foam with optimal compression set made with DuPont™ Elvaloy®. Outsole: Ndurance® rubber compound for maximum durability used in high wear areas. Non-marking herringbone outsole with forefoot pivot point gives you the optimal agility on the court, letting you cut across the court with the greatest of ease.