Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 15 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|What is the nickname of the British Lady who got herself in hot water with the squash authorities, when she revealed her preferred choice of clothing to play in was a sports bra and thong?||The World of Squash
The Lancashire Hot Bot. Vicky Botwright.
|Who won gold in the male singles at XVII Commonwealth Games, in Manchester 04-Aug-2002?
||The World of Squash
Jonathon Power. He beat World Number 1 Peter Nicol in 56 mins.
|Which two players won the British National Championship held in Manchester in Feb 2003?||The World of Squash
Nicol & Jackman. Peter Nicol reclaimed the National title from Lee Beachill in a thrilling five-game final, denying Beachill a record third consecutive title.
|Which Canadian player won the 2005 PSA Bermuda Masters, and the 2005 PSA Super Series Finals?||All About Squash
Jonathon Power. Power took the titles in back to back months (April and May) and easily defeated his opponents in both tournament finals.
Thierry Lincou. The stoic Frenchman defeated Lee Beachill in the final, in Qatar.
5.64 metres high by 9.75 metres long by 6.40 metres wide. Those are the standard singles court parametres, according to the World Squash Federation.
|What player once had a 555 match, five hundred and fifty-five, and is often touted as the greatest player to ever step on a court? ||All About Squash
Jahangir Khan. Khan's 555 match winning streak was the longest streak in squash history. Today, a 10 match streak would be considered brilliant.
Hardball and Softball. The differences between the two are: Hardball is played on a bigger court, and with a harder ball. Softball is the more prevalent variation, and has been since the 80s. The pro circuit (PSA) is softball, and so are most tournaments. Hardball is some times referred to as "doubles" because you can play doubles on a hardball court. Doubles is fairly simple, with one player from each team plays on each side (forehand or backhand), and the other half of the team plays the opposite side.