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Babolat Propulse Fury All Court (Wimbledon)

CAD $189.99

Shoes are not stocked in the pro shop and must be ordered from this website. Customers who wish to try shoes on before committing to them may choose SHIP TO STORE.

Custom Monogram (+CAD $5.00)

We will laser engrave up to three letters (usually initials) into both of your shoes to make them identifiable in the event they are lost or stolen. The letters will be 3-5mm tall and will be placed on an outer facing. In most cases they will not be noticed by anybody who doesn’t know they are there.

Description

Babolat ™ Propulse Fury All Court Tennis Shoe

The Brand

Babolat is a French company that has been around since 1875. Over the past 25 years, their outdoor court shoes have consistently improved in quality.

Babolat Logo
Est. 1875

In part, this is because they have partnered with Michelin — also a French company — to develop one of the best out-soles for tennis and pickleball.

Michelin Logo
Est. 1889

Traditionally, tennis players have had to choose between durability without comfort (Adidas) and comfort without durability (Nike). In the past decade, however, Babolat and Michelin have combined to develop a sole that offers sufficient durability with reasonable comfort. This blend gives up a bit on the durability side, but it adds comfort to every step the athlete will take in their shoes. At the same time, this blend ensures that athletes will get sufficient mileage before having to buy a new pair of shoes.

The Category

This court shoe is in our Adult Performance category. Shoes in this category are suitable for continuous adult use over prolonged periods of time. On average, players tend to move about 3 kph while playing doubles racquet sports and about 4 kph while playing singles. So you can get an idea of how long this shoe should last by figuring out how many hours you play per week on average. Please note: this is an average. Some players are extremely hard on shoes and will have to take that into account.

The Insole

This shoe features an upgraded insole that is better than we expect to see in comparable shoes. As with all athletic shoes, players should monitor wear on their insoles over time and expect to replace the insoles at about the halfway point in the life of the shoe.

The Shape

We describe this shoe as a D width with a standard toe taper. D-width is standard-width for men’s shoes and wide-width for ladies. Standard taper shoes tend to fit younger athletes better than older athletes because forefeet tend to widen over time.

As always, the best advice we can give you is to come into our store for a fitting before buying any new court shoes. As we age and as we engage/disengage in athletics, our feet change shape. On average, a player’s foot size increases by one and one-half sizes between the ages of 16 and 60. During this period, feet also widen by one to two widths. As a result, we have learned that the most common cause of foot pain in our athletes is that they are wearing shoes that are too small. Because their feet have changed so gradually over time, they have not noticed it. By coming in for a fitting, players can be sure they are buying the right size and shape for their feet right now.

The Outer Sole

The outer sole of this shoe is a hard non-marking synthetic rubber (Michelin DIN 20). This type of sole offers maximum durability on acrylic tennis/pickleball courts and reasonable traction on most common surfaces — except hardwood and polished concrete. Although wear patterns will vary from athlete to athlete, we rate this sole at 750-1000 km.

SOLE OF BABOLAT PROPULSE FURY WIMBLEDON
The sole on this shoe is rated at 750-1000km.

The Platform

We rate the platform of this shoe as athletic, which is is our highest rating for court shoe platforms. The platform on this shoe is wide enough and stable enough for aggressive athletic movements in all directions.

The Ride

This shoe features a high cushioning EVA heel pad for an enhanced ride. However, this is an athletic shoe for younger players not a highly cushioned “comfort” shoe for older athletes.

The Upper

The upper on Fury combines polyurethane and polyamide fibers and features a single strap for optimum mid-soot support. This combination of materials makes the upper reasonably supportive, durable, and breathable. It is essentially the same shoe as the Propulse Rage but without the second strap which forms the X on the Rage.

OUTER ASPECT BABOLAT PROPULSE FURY WIMBLEDON
While the Propulse Rage has two crossing straps, the Fury has only one.

The Lacing system

The lacing system on this shoe features six pairs of reinforced eyelets plus an additional lace-lock eyelet for those who need it. The laces are half-round, which is the best overall shape for court shoes.


Product Details

Gender

Men

Brand

Sport

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Grade

Adult Performance

Colours

Black, White, Yellow

Shoe Size

US MEN 7, US MEN 7.5, US MEN 8, US MEN 8.5, US MEN 9, US MEN 9.5, US MEN 10, US MEN 10.5, US MEN 11, US MEN 11.5, US MEN 12, US MEN 12.5, US MEN 13, US Ladies 8.5, US Ladies 9, US Ladies 9.5, US Ladies 10, US Ladies 10.5, US Ladies 11, US Ladies 11.5, US Ladies 12, US Ladies 12.5, US Ladies 13, US Ladies 14

Shoe Width

Item Type

Special Order Item

Try Shoes On

If you want to try shoes on, order them and choose SHIP TO STORE. You will be notified by email when they are in-store so that you can go in and try them on.

Product Details

Gender

Men

Brand

Sport

, ,

Grade

Adult Performance

Colours

Black, White, Yellow

Shoe Size

US MEN 7, US MEN 7.5, US MEN 8, US MEN 8.5, US MEN 9, US MEN 9.5, US MEN 10, US MEN 10.5, US MEN 11, US MEN 11.5, US MEN 12, US MEN 12.5, US MEN 13, US Ladies 8.5, US Ladies 9, US Ladies 9.5, US Ladies 10, US Ladies 10.5, US Ladies 11, US Ladies 11.5, US Ladies 12, US Ladies 12.5, US Ladies 13, US Ladies 14

Shoe Width

Item Type

Special Order Item

Try Shoes On

If you want to try shoes on, order them and choose SHIP TO STORE. You will be notified by email when they are in-store so that you can go in and try them on.