The Barricade has arguably been one of the most impactful shoes in tennis in the last two decades. It’s loved by many, but it is no longer part of the adidas lineup. We talked with the footwear team at adidas to get the scoop.
Also question is, are adidas boost good for tennis?
From the hard court, the clay, the grass, and beyond, Boost tennis shoes deliver responsive cushioning for ultimate energy return. Boost technology redefines shock absorption, giving comfort and lasting energy with each step, making it the go-to shoe midsole for tennis players of all levels.
Accordingly, what shoe replaced the Barricade?
Who Adidas Barricade?
The new Barricade is currently on the feet of Adidas touring pros—including Stefanos Tsitsipas, Maria Sakkari and Dominic Thiem—and available for purchase ($140) at tennis specialty retailers.
Adidas Women’s Grand Court Sneaker
These shoes have rubber outsole grips and durable synthetic leather uppers, so they will last as you use them to play pickleball. … With traction, stability, and support, style, and comfort, you will enjoy these sneakers by Adidas.
To answer the question, once and for all Yes, you can use running shoes just fine and will probably play the same way as if you had tennis shoes on. The only thing that generally separates tennis shoes from normal running shoes is lateral support.
The hidden lace construction keeps the upper of the shoe protected with abrasion-resistant materials for durability. The shoes feature strategically placed sense pods that grip the back of your foot to improve fit and eliminate heel slippage. Bounce midsole technology provides exceptional comfort and flexibility.
The Adidas Barricade tennis shoe offered one of the longest-running franchises in tennis, a steady presence on the pro tour and recreation courts the world over ever since Marat Safin won the 2000 U.S. Open in the shoe’s professional debut.