Even before Iga Swiatek won the 2020 French Open, big brands such as Asics knew that she would be a star. Swiatek became world number 1 in 2022 and won her second grand slam title at the French Open. Daughter of an Olympic rower, Switek makes tennis look easy. She moves around the court beautifully. She currently wears the Asics Gel Resolution 8 tennis shoes.
Asics Gel Resolution 8 shoes have outstanding durability. It even comes with a 6-month outsole warranty. Given its durability, it is not the most lightweight shoe but you won’t feel the weight as you move around the court.
These shoes provide excellent traction. The cushioning is comfy and the uppers are flexible and mold well to your feet. The mesh material in the uppers provides good breathability that allows you spend hours on the court. The laces are thin and some players may feel pressure on top of the feet underneath the laces.
Asics Gel Resolution 8 shoes need a few hours of break-in time. So plan accordingly and you will enjoy wearing these shoes for a long time.