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New Balance 806 tennis shoes are the perfect durable and stable option for all-court players. Comfortable lining, a supportive midfoot, and maximum traction create the ultimate combination for effective play. Perfect for players that need some motion control.

Upper: Full grain leather provides optimal support and durability. A long-wear drag tip helps protect the toe box area. Padded tongue and heel collar enhances instep comfort. Lace up front offers a customizable fit. An external loop at the heel makes the shoes easier to slip on.

Midsole:Lightning Dry® liner keeps your feet dry and comfortable as you train. C-CAP® midsole provides cushioning and support. ABZORB® cushioning in the midfoot provides exceptional shock absorption. ROLLBAR® with medial and lateral TPU Posts give ultimate motion control.

Outsole: Non-marking rubber won’t mark floors. Herringbone allows increased traction for lateral motion and quick pivoting. Ndurance® rubber gives maximum outsole durability.

1-Year Outsole Guarantee – For all warranty claims and questions please call New Balance Customer Care at (800) 595-9138.

Item #: 112946
Style #: MC806W
Color : White/Navy
Weight : 14.4 Ounces

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New Balance 806 Men's
 
4.2

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good shock absorption (14)
  • Good grip (13)
  • Good ankle support (9)
  • Breathable (6)
  • Dries quickly (6)

Cons

  • Tread wears through (5)

Best Uses

  • Hardcourt (16)
  • Clay (10)
  • Casual wear (4)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      95% 

      (19 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      100% 

      (20 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (13), Casual/ recreational (4), Competitive athlete (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (21)

Reviewed by 23 customers

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4.0

Good shoe

By Mike

from South Florida

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Dries Well
  • Good Ankle Support
  • Good Grip
  • Good Shock Absorption

Cons

  • Upper Comes Apart from Base

Best Uses

  • Racquetball

Comments about New Balance 806 Men's:

supportive for racquetball

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels true to width
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

Comment on this review

 
5.0

My fav tennis shoes...

By Larry, tennis is my fav

from Raleigh, NC

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Grip
  • Good Shock Absorption

Cons

  • Tread Wears Through

Best Uses

  • Hardcourt

Comments about New Balance 806 Men's:

The shock absorbtion and the extra width are the two most important aspects of this pair of tennis shoes.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Width:
  • Feels true to width
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

Comment on this review

 
5.0

As promised

By lazy tennis player

from Los Angeles

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Wear
      • Hardcourt

      Comments about New Balance 806 Men's:

      This is my third pair of NB 806. They are so comfortable, I wear them on the courts as well as my every day shoe.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      2.0

      Disappointment

      By PopPop

      from Iowa

      Comments about New Balance 806 Men's:

      I have owned 2 or 3 pair of 12 1/2 806s with good result, but recently bought a pair of 9 EE as a gift for a friend who lives in a place where they are not available. In barely a week, the sole had not only separated from the shoe but was showing unacceptable wear, as well. Granted, he is a very active player, but I can no longer recommend these shoes.

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      NB 806 is an execellent shoe for tennis

      By Zetacorveta

      from El Paso, TX

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Tread Wears Through

      Best Uses

      • Hardcourt

      Comments about New Balance 806 Men's:

      I started wearing these NB tennis shoes (brand stayed the same the model number keep changing from year to year) for hard court tennis for at least 20 years. I tried other brands, but I found the NB shoes to be the most comfortable, durable, best looking without trying to make a fashion statement, and best value for the money - no plans to change brands at this point.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      3 Questions | 3 Answers
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      • Q:

        I now have the New Balance 803. Does the 806 fit the same?
        Asked on 8/4/2013 by Larry Ryan from Naples,Fl.

        1 answer

        • Staff Reviewer

          A:

          The 806 and 803 should both have very similar fits. Manufacturers are always hesitant to make big changes to any shoe that is successful (including the 803 and 804); however, some minor tweaks have been made to the upper. The intention of these changes is to make slight improvements without changing the fit, feel, or function of the shoe. These changes are small, but I always recommend that customers try new versions of a shoe on before taking them out on the court. Everyone's feet are unique and sometimes even small changes may affect the feel and fit of the shoe for a small percentage of customers.

          Answered on 8/5/2013 by Ryan from Holabird Sports
      • Q:

        Main differences between the new balance 804 and 806
        Asked on 7/13/2013 by eddy from miami, florida

        1 answer

        • Staff Reviewer

          A:

          Shoe manufacturers are often hesitant to make large changes to successful shoe models and changes are often limited to stylistic changes on the upper. The New Balance 804 was one of New Balance's most popular tennis shoes and all that really changed was the design of the upper. Keep in mind that everyone's feet are unique and sometimes even small changes can affect the fit and feel of a shoe, so we always recommend trying the new model of a shoe on no matter how insignificant the changes are.

          Answered on 7/15/2013 by Ryan from Holabird Sports
      • Q:

        Hi,

        Is the New Balance 806 the successor of the New Balance 804, a shoe I LOVE?

        Conrad
        Asked on 6/25/2013 by None

        1 answer

        • Staff Reviewer

          A:

          Yes, the 806 is the replacement for the 804. Keep in mind that there are sometimes minor changes made to shoes between models that can change the fit or feel of a shoe. The 806 stayed pretty true to the feel of its predecessor, but I would still recommend trying the shoes out on a carpeted surface--if possible--before wearing them on the court for a match or practice.

          Answered on 6/26/2013 by Ryan from Holabird Sports
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      • About New Balance
      New Balance has grown to be one of the largest manufacturers of running shoes and they've done this without expensive advertising campaigns. New Balance knows that there is no better press than positive word-of-mouth. New Balance began as an arch support company, but in 1960, they designed the first running shoe with a ripple sole and the first running shoe that came in varying widths. It didn't take long before New Balance running shoes were used by college track teams all over the country. Today, New Balance makes their shoes available in more widths than almost any other company and that means that there's a New Balance that can fit nearly any foot. Although they started by making running shoes, New Balance tennis shoes are an industry staple and are loved by recreational and serious players. New Balance also makes fine running and tennis apparel, as well as a variety of socks and other sporting accessories.

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