Simona Halep’s Shoes | What Shoes Does She Wear?

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Simona Halep is the greatest athlete to come out of Romania since Nadia Comaneci, who scored seven perfect 10s in gymnastics at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. Halep currently has an apparel and shoe deal with Nike. She currently wears the Nike Air Zoom Vapor X shoes on the court. 

AT A GLANCE - NIKE AIR ZOOM VAPOR X

Pros
  • Popular shoe among top players – both men and women
  • Delivers outstanding performance
  • Lightweight, comfortable and provides a good fit
  • Good ventilation
Cons
  • Not durable (especially if you are hard on your shoes)
  • Traction is okay but could be better

Though she multiple grand slam titles under her belt, she has had difficulties getting big-name sponsors. Sponsors have been reluctant to spend money on an athlete from a small country such as Romania, which only has around 20 million people.  

Simona Halep’s shoe, the Nike Air Zoom Vapor X is very popular on the men’s and women’s tours. Even Roger Federer wears them though he doesn’t have a contract with Nike at the moment.  Federer considered moving to other shoe brands but remained with Nike Air Zoom Vapor X because there are very few shoes that are as good in the footwear market.

The Nike Air Zoom Vapor X shoes are lightweight and include a sock liner.  This gives your feet a snug fit when you put them on.  The shoes have padded collars that provide exceptional comfort. 

In this version, Nike has added a unique design on the perimeter of the outsole to improve traction on the court. This allows you to make quick cuts on the court and improves your movement on the court. 

The shoes are durable enough considering their lightweight and will tolerate the wear and tear well for normal use. The shoes come in multiple colors and will make you look fashionable on the court just like Roger Federer. 

Bottom Line

Nike Air Zoom Vapor X shoes are one of the most popular tennis shoes on the market and for good reason.  The shoes are lightweight and provide good traction on the court.  The shoes are also extremely comfortable to wear.  

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