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Racquet #21

240 x 190 mm, 122 pages
New York, US
Publisher: Caitlin Thompson
Editor: David Shaftel
Art director: Larry Buchanan 

A magazine about tennis that places the sport at the heart of art, culture, fashion and ideas. Always a rich read and visual treat, whether you’re a tennis head or not (trust us). 

The Racquet team ring in the new season with rising star Qinwen Zheng on the cover. Inside: how the 'Barty effect' is reaching Indigenous communities in Australia, carefully crafted racquets both paper mache and modern in kind, and for the first time, a tricky tennis-themed crossword to put you through your paces for the season ahead. 

On Vimeo:
Editor David Shaftel and publisher Caitlin Thompson joined Jeremy Leslie to discuss launching their magazine as part of our MagMagMag series in New York, May 2022.

On the Journal:
‘Though tennis is absolutely at its core, Racquet really is wide open. Art, culture and fashion are all very much at home here. I mean, despite the fact I haven’t picked up a racquet in years (though my partner was a minor child wunderkind at the sport) here I am, a little bit in love with a tennis magazine...' READ MORE

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