Shoe Review: Wilson Tour Ikon

by: Justin diFeliciantonio | April 14, 2012

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Wilson Tour Ikon_SilverRed_Men's MEN

MSRP: $120
Weight: 13.9 oz.
Sizes: 7-13, 14

Dr. Sharnoff's Ratings; Weartesters' Ratings

Stability: 8; 8.6
Cushioning: 8.5; 8.9
Arch Support: 8; 8.8
Weight: 9; 8.2
Ventilation: 7; 7.9
Break-in Time: 8; 8.9
Overall Satisfaction: 8.1; 8.6

Combined Rating: 8.3

Wilson Tour Ikon_WhiteCyan_Women's WOMEN

MSRP: $120
Weight: 12 oz.
Sizes: 5.5-10, 11

Dr. Sharnoff's Ratings; Weartesters' Ratings 

Stability: 8; 7.2
Cushioning: 8.5; 6.9
Arch Support: 8; 7.6
Weight: 8; 6.4
Ventilation: 7; 6.5
Break-in Time: 7; 7
Overall Satisfaction: 7.8; 6.9

Combined Rating: 7.3

Ideal foot types: Supinated, Neutral, Pronated
Best surface: Clay
Outsole warranty: 6 months

Final Analysis: The Wilson Tour Ikon is one well-balanced shoe: light enough to help players achieve quickness of foot, but with enough weight and material for durability and stability. The Tour Ikon features Reactive Gel cushioning technology in the midsole at key pressure points—i.e., the big toes, balls and heels of your feet—which Wilson claims provides maximum energy return and shock absorption. The Ikon also features nanoWik—an antimicrobial foam lining that extends throughout the insole for superior moisture wicking—as well as a Duralast Supreme outsole designed for all-court traction and durability. Men who weartested the shoe were well pleased with it across the board, from its stability and arch support to its weight and especially its cushioning. Women, too, felt that the shoe had relatively good arch support and stability.

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