Staying light on your feet is easy when you wear New Balance 996 tennis shoes. These updated shoes feature PROBANK stability technology that keeps your foot in place during quick cuts on the court. A modern, low-profile design leaves the clunky looks off the court and brings in the style. Ideal for all-court surface players.Upper: Synthetic overlays offer enhanced support. Breathable mesh provides cool flexibility and ventilation. Lightly padded tongue and heel collar enhance instep comfort. A long-wear drag tip protects the shoe toe box. Lace-up front offers an adjustable fit.Midsole: REVLITE cushioning technology gives added support. PROBANK technology on the lateral side distributes force more evenly so you can change direction quickly and efficiently. Removable insole.Outsole: Rubber compound provides maximum durability and traction. Herringbone outsole allows increased traction for lateral motion and quick pivoting. Ndurance® rubber provides superior durability in high wear areas.