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Squash is an indoor racquet sport that was formerly called "Squash racquets," a reference to the "squashable" soft ball used in the game (compared with the harder ball used in its parent game Racquets (or rackets; see below)). The game is played by two players (or four players for doubles) with 'standard' rackets in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball. Squash is characterized as a "high-impact" exercise that can place strain on the joints, notably the knees.
The court size was codified in the 1920s at 9750 mm (32 feet) long and 6400 mm (21 feet) wide. The front wall has an 'front wall line' 4570 mm (15 feet) above the floor, connected by a raking 'front' line meeting the 'out' line on the back wall at 2130 mm (7 feet) above the... more
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