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Whether you’re an accomplished tennis player looking to replace worn-out sneakers from last season or a beginner in search of a suitable pair, finding the right shoes for your foot type is a necessity. Players with flat feet require a stable sneaker that supports their low arch. Oftentimes, flat footed athletes are also overpronators, and playing in a sneaker with high arch support can lead to discomfort, injury, and potentially costly operations. While a custom orthotic insert is often the best solution for chronic issues, there are many tennis models available that cater to the needs of flat-footed players. These are The 10 Best Tennis Sneakers for Players with Flat Feet.

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Asics Gel Resolution 5

No. 10 – Asics Gel Resolution 5

Best surface: Hard court
Key technology:
Gel cushioning

Selected as one of Sneaker Report’s 10 Best Sneakers for Hard Court Tennis, the Asics Gel Resolution 5 is also great for flat-footed players. With low arch support and responsive Gel cushioning, the models provides protection on hard surfaces. A Solyte midsole adds lightweight stability to a well-cushioned package.

$130

Nike Air Max Cage

No. 9 – Nike Air Max Cage

Best surface: Hard court
Key technology:
Air Max cushioning

The Nike Air Max Cage combines a durable XDR outsole with low arch support and stable Air Max cushioning. The model was also chosen by Sneaker Report as one of the best sneakers for hard court surfaces. With no break-in required, the Air Max Cage is comfortable straight out of the box, providing suitable arch support for flat footed players.

$115 KSwiss BigShot II

No. 8 – K-Swiss BigShot II

Best surface: Clay and hard court
Key technology:
Flow Cool ventilation system

Boasting a slipper-like feel, the KSwiss BigShot II is quick and lightweight, yet still supportive enough for those with low arches. A K-EVA midsole adds cushion and high durability to the breathable model. The BigShotII's arch support is slightly lower than medium, providing a solution for players who are flat footed but need slightly more support.

$105 Head Prestige Pro II

No. 7 – Head Prestige Pro II

Best surface: Hard court
Key technology: CXG Comfort Grid cushioning

The Head Prestige Pro II is one of the best bargains available for flat-footed players. The hard court model is equipped with high performance tech like CXG Comfort Grid forefoot cushioning and HyBrasion rubber for long-lasting durability. Head's Energy Bridge setup provides forefoot stability, while Vi-Pod technology helps to maximize forward motion.

$50 Li-Ning C523

No. 6 – Li-Ning C523

Best surface: Hard court
Key technology:
BounSe midsole

The low-profile of the Li-Ning C523 provides a quick, comfortable fit on hard court surfaces. Its anti-slip outsole delivers traction while a BounSe midsole and Cushion heel help to absorb impact. Better known for their basketball models, Li-Ning is quickly making strides in the world of tennis footwear. Flat footed players should give the brand a shot with the C523.

$90 Lotto Vector V

No. 5 – Lotto Vector V

Best surface: Multi
Key technology: ReactiveArch outsole design

Utilizing Lotto’s ReactiveArch technology, the Vector V’s concave-shaped outsole is designed to move in harmony with the foot upon impact. Suitable for a variety of court surfaces, the Lotto Vector V also features a breathable microfiber upper. Lotto's Raptor Ultra IV Speed model was recently spotted on Grand Slam finalist David Ferrer, so there's no question that the brand's models are suited for players of high levels.

$100 adidas Response Essence

No. 4 – adidas Response Essence

Best surface: Multi
Key technology: Adiprene+ cushioning insert

The adidas Response Essence’s outsole utilizes a herringbone pattern and Adiwear rubber for durability on all court surfaces. Support is enhanced by a molded EVA insole and Adiprene+ cushioned midsole. Thanks to its lower than medium arch support and an out-of-the-box broken in feel, the Response Essence is a safe bet for flat footed players.

$100 New Balance 1187

No. 3 –  New Balance 1187

Best surface: Clay and hard court
Key technology:
N-ergy heel cushioning

Ideal for a variety of court surfaces, the New Balance 1187 is built with durable materials and a Lightning Dry liner for moisture management. Offering lower than medium arch support, the New Balance 1187 combines Acteva, Abzorb, and N-ergy cushioning for a protective feel. A Long-Wear Drag Tip and toe bumper help to counter abrasion, while the New Balance 1187's S-Curve stability system keeps the foot in place during quick movements.

$95Asics Gel Challenger 9

No. 2 – Asics Gel Challenger 9

Best surface: Hard court
Key technology: Gel cushioning

Picking up where the popular Gel Challenger 8 left off, the Asics Gel Challenger 9 features a Gel cushioning and a Solyte midsole pairing forr high-end support. Suitable for a variety of surfaces, the Asics High Abrasion Rubber and modified tread pattern offer ideal durability and traction on hard courts.

$100 Prince T22

No. 1 – Prince T22

Best surface: Hard court
Key technology: ShockEraser heel insert

With a low arch fit, the Prince T22 rounds out Sneaker Report’s selections of the best options available for flat-footed players. The brand’s patented ShockEraser heel insert provides impact protection, while the durable PRC 1000 outsole’s herringbone pattern will offer optimal performance on hard court surfaces.

$90

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