With all of the new tennis gear that has been introduced by brands in the first week of the year, it was only a matter of time before we got a look at what Nike Tennis is cooking up for this season. First on the list is the latest Nike tennis sneaker, the Nike Air Max Cage.

Similar to the Nike Air Max Courtballistec, the Air Max Cage features a flexible design that is highlighted by its unique Drag On Cage upper, which consists of a highly breathable mesh upper. The perforated diamond pattern not only looks clean, but it is designed to enhance flexibility and support during intense matches. The shoe's Phylon midsole with a TPU midfoot shank offers lightweight cushioning and lateral support, while the Air-Sole unit in heel brings Nike's legendary Max Air technology to the tennis court. Any true player knows that tennis shoes must have proper traction for them to make the cut. The Air Max Cage's full-length rubber outsole comes in a mix of patterns for durable traction on a variety of court surfaces.

We expect to see the Nike Air Max Cage on the feet of some of the best tennis players in the world this year. What do you think:  Would you rock these over the Zoom Vapor 9s?

$115

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