PRO-file: Aisling Blake

Aisling Blake: Bay Club San Francisco The first person I ever hit a squash ball with was probably one of my brothers—I have three—under duress on their part I’m sure. There are great similarities in the competitiveness and camaraderie at tournaments in the U.S. and Ireland. The difference here is the emphasis placed on ranking […]

Local Call: Sick Note

An often-misunderstood rule is what happens when someone vomits in the middle of a match. In the event of an illness during play, the sick player concedes that game and takes the ninety-second interval between games to recover. This is applicable if the player conceding the game hadn’t already lost two games, since otherwise the […]

The Top: Winners at the U.S. Junior Open by Nation Since 1993

December 2016: By The Numbers

Local Call: Order in the Court

With team league season upon us, it’s a great time to remind captains and players that there is no more important rule than keeping the integrity of your lineup intact. Essentially this means you cannot record a default at the top or middle of the lineup. If your No. 1 player can’t make it to […]

SPAtlight: Tim Thomas

Tim Thomas: Santa Barbara Athletic Club I learned to play in South Africa and Zimbabwe. I remember sitting in awe between Geoff Hunt and Jahangir Khan in what was then the Salisbury Sport Club locker room before they teed off on each other. Then after my family immigrated to rural Pennsylvania squash was no longer […]

A Look Back October 2016

Fifteen Years Ago in Squash Magazine November 2001 Amy Boytz, the managing editor, wrote a long profile of the pioneering Seattle coach Yusuf Khan as he announced his retirement. He turned eighty-six in August. He still loves to go down to the courts and watch and talk squash and coach and he spends time with […]

By The Numbers October 2016

The Top October 2016