Tennis can be a high-impact and physically demanding sport. While it provides an excellent source of exercise and can be an intense workout, the sudden starts and stops can put a serious strain on your feet and ankles.

What are the most common tennis foot injuries?

Like any sport, tennis poses an increased risk of a variety of foot and ankle ailments. The most common foot-related injuries for tennis players are:

Insoles can be extremely helpful here in managing/mitigating pain, however you should always consult a doctor if you are experiencing pain that does not go away with rest and ice.

What are the best insoles for tennis?

Due to the sudden starts, stops, and the lateral movement that comes with tennis we recommend insoles with good shock absorption to reduce stress on your feet and ankles.

Any good tennis shoe will provide a fair bit of lateral support and cushioning, however insoles can provide additional support to keep you feeling refreshed after a day at the court. Especially look for insoles that provide:

  • Arch support that matches the contours of your feet
  • Firm support and cushioning
  • A deep heel cup to stabilize the rear foot
  • Durability so they do not wear down with too much use

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Do insoles help with my performance for tennis?

A pair of insoles won’t transform you into Rafaael Federer, however they can reduce fatigue and prevent injuries to keep you on the court longer.