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What is Racquet?
Racquet is a media company that celebrates the art, ideas, style and culture that surround tennis. It is an award-winning print magazine, a platform for broadcast, digital and social content and increasingly, an e-commerce venue for tennis culture.
What makes it different from the rest?
Racquet is the sole media venture about tennis culture.
Who makes Racquet?
David Shaftel & Caitlin Thompson are co-founders and longtime friends and tennis partners.
Who reads it?
Tastemakers, travellers and the cultured in urban centres around the world.
Why do you work in magazines?
The print medium is impactful, meaningful and combats the transience of internet culture.
Aside from the print magazine, what else are you involved in?
What would you change about Racquet if you could?
We would have more staff.
Where do you see Racquet in five years?
A robust media company with a global footprint.