Asics® Gel Rocket 11

The expected release date for the Asics Gel Rocket 11 is June 20, 2023.

The Asics Gel Rocket 11 will have the following features & updates:

  • The new Gel Rocket from Asics, the 11 models, will have a few minor changes.
  • The Uppers will be more breathable this time around, and there will be some new colors and styles available.
  • The sole will offer a much more durable grip.
  • There will be good cushioning with improvements in the midsole and the gel heel.
  • The sole will likewise offer better flexibility with improved flex grooves.

Previous model of the Gel Rocket:
The Asics Gel Rocket 10 release date was on March 3, 2021.

Latest Version of the Asics Gel Rocket


Asics Gel Rocket



  • The recommended price according to manufacturers for the new Asics Gel Rocket 11 will be around $70.00.
  • The price may vary depending on the retailer.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The new Asics Gel Rocket tennis shoe offers excellent stability and support.
  • They will be designed for the fast lateral movements involved with playing tennis.
  • The new model should be ideal for neutral pronators and a neutral to low arch type because of the stability features.


  • The new Asics Gel Rocket 11 will be perfect for hard courts as it will provide plenty of cushioning.
  • You may also use it on clay courts. However, I do not recommend it for grass courts.


  • The Asics Gel Rocket 11 will be a tennis shoe essentially.
  • It will be ideal mostly for hard courts but could also be used on clay courts.


  • The New Gel Rocket 11 will be very durable with additional improvements.
  • The sole will offer excellent durability on courts.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Asics Gel Rocket 11 will offer a comfortable and snug fit.
  • The padded tongue and collar will likewise provide a better fit.
  • There will be full and half-size options available.


  • The men’s model should weigh around 318 grams which is quite a heavyweight.
  • For women, there will be a lighter weight of around 285 grams.

Elevation of the Asics Gel Rocket 11

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a heel height of around 29mm.
  • The heel height will offer excellent cushioning along with the gel placements in the heel.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot height will be aroudn19mm.
  • The forefoot height will be more generous this time.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • The new Asics Gel Rocket 11 will have a 10mm heel-to-toe drop.
  • This will be a standard heel-to-toe drop for tennis players.

Components of the Asics Gel Rocket 11


  • The Outsole will be a full wrap design for optimal support for side-to-side movements.
  • The Heel wrap will expand more to the contact area for smoother landing,
  • There will also be improved flex grooves on the outsole that will be complemented with side grips to improve flexibility with use on a court.


  • The Midsole of the Rocket 11 will still feature the trusted Trusstic system application inside the midsole for stability during quick transitions.
  • There will be Gel cushioning placed in the heel area for shock absorbency.
  • The sole will be slightly more flexible with good cushioning in the midsole for shock absorbency.


  • The Uppers will be improved with a larger mesh area sin between the synthetic structural insets.
  • There will be a foam padded tongue and collar for your comfort.
  • The interior will still be lined with a comfortable and moisture-wicking lining.
  • There will also be a lightly cushioned insole.

Asics® Gel Rocket vs. Gel Furtherup


Asics Gel Rocket 11

About the Author

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.