Asics GEL-Challenger 9 - The women's GEL-Challenger® 9 from ASICS® provides exceptional comfort—making this the perfect choice for the hardcore female tennis enthusiast!
Synthetic leather and mesh upper materials provide enhanced breathability and flexibility.
Padded collar and tongue.
P.H.F.® (Personal Heel Fit)—two layers of memory foam line the collar and mold to the athlete's heel—creating a personalized fit.
Removable EVA insole.
Traditional lacing system for optimum fit.
PGuard™ Toe Protector for enhanced toe durability.
Solyte® midsole material—a lighter weight midsole compound than ASICS standard EVA and SpEVA®—for enhanced cushioning and durability.
Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL® Cushioning Systems attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases and allows movement in multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle.
A hidden Trusstic System® reduces the weight of the sole unit while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe.
AHAR® (ASICS High Abrasion Rubber) placed in critical areas of the outsole for exceptional durability.
APMA Seal of Acceptance.
Tennis players will love the stability and exceptional comfort of the ASICS GEL-Challenger 9. Built with GEL cushioning in the heel and forefoot, the GEL-Challenger 9 also features excellent upper fit, making it a great shoe for players who want a durable and reliable court shoe.
Upper: PGuard reinforced upper resists premature abrasion. P.H.F.™ (Personal Heel Fit) system uses two layers of memory foam to line the heel collar and mold to the athlete's heel, creating a personalized fit. Synthetic and mesh upper for durability and ventilation.
Midsole: Rearfoot and forefoot GEL cushioning systems attenuate shock for added comfort. Solyte compound is lighter weight than ASICS' standard EVA and SpEVA. SpEVA midsole material improves bounce-back characteristics and decreases midsole breakdown. Trusstic System reduces the weight of the sole unit while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe. Removable sockliner for added comfort.
Outsole: AHAR (ASICS High Abrasion Rubber) is placed in critical areas of the outsole for exceptional durability. Non-marking outsole won't damage court surfaces. All court traction pattern.
Recipient of the American Podiatric Medical Association Seal of Acceptance, which recognizes products that have been found beneficial to foot health, and of significant value when used in a consistently applied program of daily foot care and regular professional treatment.
The ASICS GEL-Challenger 9 shoe combines GEL cushioning with the torsional stability of a midfoot Trusstic System for enhanced comfort on the court. The compression-molded midsole and GEL cushioning enhance comfort for those who prefer lasting support. This women's tennis shoe provides a personalized heel fit with two layers of memory foam around the collar; PGuard™ reinforcement helps reduce wear from toe drag. The ASICS GEL-Challenger 9 athletic shoe makes the perfect choice for the hard-to-please tennis enthusiast.