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A quarterly print publication that does justice to the game we love—from tennis' buccaneering past to its modern global culture.
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    Premiere issue of Racquet magazine—a beautiful, dare we say collectible—print experience.

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    A Year of Racquet: a four-issue subscription to the magazine, and a place on our founding contributors page in the first issue! Great for reading on the beach or placing just so on your coffee table.

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    Tennis micro-lesson with Caitlin - send me a picture/video/very descriptive email about your tennis malady and get some tips on whatever it is you need to improve. I will be firm but kind.

    Plus: A Year of Racquet: a four-issue subscription to the magazine, and a place on our founding contributors page in the first issue!

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    A limited edition silkscreen poster, designed in collaboration with our art director Larry Buchanan. Plus A Year of Racquet magazine, with a place on our founding contributors page in the first issue!

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    One ticket to a launch party—locations(s) TBD! Plus A Year of Racquet magazine, with a place on our founding contributors page in the first issue!

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    A newly minted Racquet T-shirt, and a limited edition silkscreen poster, both designed in collaboration with our art director Larry Buchanan. Plus A Year of Racquet magazine, with a place on our founding contributors page in the first issue!

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    Appearance and/or segment of your choice on the Main Draw tennis podcast. Plus A Year of Racquet magazine, with a place on our founding contributors page in the first issue!

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    "Melbourne' edition of Forest Hills, by artist and Racquet contributor, Bill Sullivan. This beautiful limited edition consists of two inkjet prints on heavy rag paper, each mounted on a wood panel, with a copy of the Forest Hills book inside one of the panels.”

    Plus A Year of Racquet magazine, with a place on our founding contributors page in the first issue!

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    A personalized, hourlong tennis lesson with Racquet co-founder Caitlin Thompson. Plus A Year of Racquet magazine, with a place on our founding contributors page in the first issue!

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    US Open Celebration meal for four at Inday restaurant in New York City, where Karma is served daily. Plus A Year of Racquet magazine, with a place on our founding contributors page in the first issue.

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    Two tickets to the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships and a private tour of the archives with ITHF staff in Newport, Rhode Island (travel not included). Plus A Year of Racquet magazine, with a place on our founding contributors page in the first issue!

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    One ticket to the Stella Artois Grass Court Championships at Queens Club
    tennis tournament in London, UK (airfare not included). Plus A Year of Racquet magazine, with a place on our founding contributors page in the first issue!

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    Grand Slam Tennis Tour US Open Package: Two tickets to the 2016 US Open, hotel accommodations, round trip transfers to the tennis venue, luxury suite access and a welcome dinner with past tennis champions (a $3,000 value - airfare not included).

    Plus, A Year of Racquet: a four-issue subscription to the magazine, and a place on our founding contributors page in the first issue!

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