There are many lines on a squash court. Singles Squash is played in a court between two players, each holding a racket to strike the ball. A let is called when a player accidently gets in their opponents way and is unable to get out the way. 2904 0 obj <> endobj The second is a more traditional style where you play first to 9 points but can only score points off your own serve.

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If the striker shapes to hit the ball, and then changes their mind, and the ball hits the opponent, a let may also be allowed. The receiving player can choose to volleya serve after it has hit the front w…

A service box is in each section and a player is required to have at least one foot in whilst they serve or are waiting to receive the serve.

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When serving one foot must be within the service box; the same goes for your opponent.

The players spin a racket to decide who serves first. Every time you do so you will receive a point.

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The ball is generally pretty low bouncing, especially the super slow balls, which make it tough to return the ball. Except, if due to the position of his opponent, the player was unable to clear the ball, a let may be allowed. endstream endobj 2905 0 obj <> endobj 2906 0 obj <> endobj 2907 0 obj <>stream The speed of balls are determined by number and colours of small spots on the ball: Double Yellow = Extra Super slow for competitions. The first line is out line that runs across the top of the back wall and down the sides of the side wall. You must hit the ball with your racket within the boundaries on the back wall. h�bbd```b``)�� ��,2D2�L`�0Y"w��L��$=�zC���i ��$k�$�\6e`bd���������� d_

Most sets are best of 5 games, so the first to that number wins.