Are tennis shoes different than normal sports shoes ?

Omkar says:

I use normal sport shoes while playing tennis and I ruined 3 shoes in like 8 months.... So are there particular shoes which are suitable for tennis ?

Lance M says: Shoes usually vary in sports. In tennis, there are many types of shoes. For example, grass court shoes are produced with small dimples on them that help with traction but don't damage the court....

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