The Asics Fireblast. Funky design. Only one problem. SquashRumours wrote in to say this:
Three members at our club, including me, bought these shoes two weeks ago. All 3 of us now regularly finish games with blooded socks with 1cm wounds just below the inside ankles. Skin removed at the same spot. All of us [are] regular Asics wearers but it appears this new brand has a design fault.
Well, here are some affiliate links, but sounds like you should stay away from these unless you’ve already tried them and didn’t get holes in your ankles…
So, turns out Mohamed El Shorbagy wears these now. In fact he won the Qatar Classic in them. Here he is:
Photo by Steve Cubbins
They’ve also got a yellow and black version now:
Image via Amazon.co.uk
French player Gregoire Marche was using these at the 2013 HK Open: