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Squash Trivia


  1. Unbeaten from 1981 to 1986, who is regarded as the greatest squash player of all time?
  2. In recent years, which country has dominated the top ten rankings?
  3. What name is given to a shot when a player hits the ball against the side wall which reaches the front wall before bouncing?

  4. Originally called 'Squasher', where exactly in England was the sport invented around 1830 out of the game rackets?
  5. Small coloured dots on a squash ball indicate its bounciness. Balls with what two colour dots are used for national and international tournaments?
  6. What terms is used to describe the area below the lowest red line on the front wall?
  7. Who became the first Englishwoman to win a Commonwealth Games squash singles title and in August 2022, was ranked number 8 in the world?
  8. Paul Coll is the first player from which country to achieve the world ranking of World No. 1?
  9. In the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, Joel Makin represented which country?
  10. Which player represented Egypt until June 2022, before switching to play for England?
  11. After playing a shot, most players try to move to which area formed where the middle court line meets the service line?
  12. How many points does a player need to reach, with a difference of two points, to win a game?


  1. Jahangir Khan
  2. Egypt
  3. A boast
  4. Harrow school
  5. Two yellow dots
  6. Tin
  7. Georgina Kennedy
  8. New Zealand
  9. Wales
  10. Mohamed ElShorbagy
  11. The 'T' area
  12. 11 points