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By the Numbers: October 2018

The Top: October 2018

A Look Back: October 2018

Twenty Years Ago in Squash Magazine         August-September 1998 In one of the most arresting photographs ever to grace the magazine’s cover, Steve Line’s image of Ong Beng Hee was the visual preview to the 1998 World Juniors at Princeton. Beng Hee did go on to capture the World Juniors that summer, topping Wael El Hindi […]

Local Call: Mental Turning

Anytime the ball passes behind and around a player from backhand to forehand or vice versa—whether or not that player’s body physically spins around to follow the ball—it is considered a turning situation. When a player does not turn towards the backwall but the ball still passes behind him or her, it is colloquially referred […]

Pro-File: Zac Alexander

Zac Alexander: Intensity Squash, Norwalk, CT My main objective as the new director of squash is to build on what Southport Racquet Club has brought over to Intensity, which is a thriving and enthusiastic 150+ adult membership and a passion for the sport and helping each other. My immediate focus though has turned to establishing […]

Outside the Glass Podcast: Sarah Fitz-Gerald

Outside The Glass, the world’s oldest squash podcast, is a radio show with a new episode dropping at the beginning of each month. OTG episodes, produced by US Squash, are available on Apple Podcasts and SoundCloud.  In episode thirty-one, Sarah Fitz-Gerald, former world No.1, spoke about capturing her first world title in 1996 in Petaling […]

Front Wall October 2018



Outside the Glass: Reyna Pacheco

Outside The Glass, the world’s oldest squash podcast, is a radio show with a new episode dropping at the beginning of each month. Reyna Pacheco, the first urban squash player to turn professional, is ranked world No.87. A graduate of Columbia, she is based in Amsterdam. In episode twenty-three, Pacheco spoke about her childhood in […]

A Look Back: July 2018

Twenty Years Ago in Squash Magazine         May 1998 Angus Kirkland, pictured by Jay D. Prince, made the cover for capturing the 6.5 division at 1998 U.S. Skill Level Championships in Atlanta. Until July 2000 Kirkland, an Englishman, was the head pro at the Harvard Club of Boston, where he helped host two U.S. Opens. He […]