Play racket games at Y8.com. A racket is a type of handheld bat with a flat oval shape. It often features an open frame with wiring like string to create a striking surface. Games that use an open faced racket are squash, tennis, racquetball, and badminton. Table tennis or ping-pong, uses a smaller closed racket traditionally made from wood. See this top collection of games that feature the iconic racket.