The Spring Court is the First Tennis Shoe Designed for play on clay. Spring Court is Created in 1936 by Georges Grimmeisen, the Spring Court shoe is recognisable by its four distinctive ventilation holes in the midsole. During the excitement of the 1960's, this iconic shoe diverted from the playing field to become a symbol of renewed urban culture.
In 1936 Georges Grimmeisen, a tennis lover, invented the Spring Court. This revolutionary shoe was breathable, made of cotton canvas and had a vulcanized rubber sole. The Tennis shoe, designed for play on clay, was quickly adopted by professional and amateur players. It reigned on tennis courts until the late 70s. Theodore Grimmeisen, Georgees' son, is the current president of the company.