Squash is a racquet sport requiring stamina and is a sport of endurance & strategy. It is named so because of the small "squashable" hollow rubber balls used in the game. It is normally a game for two players, although doubles matches are also played on larger courts. Squash matches are the best of three or five games. A player wins a game by being the first to score either nine or 11 points depending on the scoring system (point or rally). Opponents take turns to hit the ball which may touch the ground only once before each stroke. Squash was invented around 1830 in Harrow School in England after which the sport spread to other schools, and eventually became an international sport. The World Championships for men was first held in 1976, and the women's was inaugurated in 1979.
Squash is played in an enclosed court which is a four walled playing surface that is 32 feet (9.75 m) long and 21 feet (6.4 m) wide for singles play & 25 feet (7.62 m) wide for doubles play. The surface contains a short line which is 18 feet (5.5 m) from the front wall and a half court line, separating the back portion of the court into two halves (left & right sides for opponents). Both the back left & right side portions contain smaller service boxes. The front wall has the largest playing surface and has three parallel lines marked on it, bottom line (top of 'tin'), service line (cutline) and outline.
He is a former World No. 1 squash player who is regarded as the greatest player in the history of the sport. During his active career, he has won the World Open six-times and the British Open ten-times which is a record.
He is a French squash player who is the 2015 World Open Squash Championships winner, a three-time British Open winner (in 2007, 2014 and 2017), 2013 World Games winner and has won numerous other accolades in the sport.