Louisa Thomas is a staff sports writer at The New Yorker. Her writing has also appeared in Grantland, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Vogue, and Racquet. She is an avid runner, chess enthusiast, and tennis player.
Andréa Picard is an independent curator and writer and amateur tennis player. She is a senior film curator at the Toronto International Film Festival, where Jean-Luc Godard once challenged her to a tennis match.