New Balance 996v4 Junior Black/Virtual Sky The New Balance 996v4 kids tennis shoe uses a breathable knit upper and fresh colors for fun and comfort on the court. A firm and synthetic medial drag tip adds superior support and style. Feel comfortable with the lightweight EVA midsole to lessen impact from each step. The Ndurance outsole provides great traction and durability to get more wear out of the shoe. For young aspiring tennis players who are learning the rules of the game, the New Balance 996v4 is a great fit!