A Statistical Study of Match Durations Over 20 Years

In this article Squash Stats will take a look at how the match durations have varied over the last 20 years. It is difficult to define absolute relationships from match durations statistics alone, mainly due to the fact there is a large variation in durations and it depends on a lot of factors. However, in this article we provide a point of reference whereby matches can be compared to general trends. We explore the match durations in terms of gender, tournament stage, scoreline, and player rank difference. We conclude the article by taking a look at the average match durations for current and previous players.

A Graphical History of the PSA Number 1 (1975 – 2020)

In recent months there has been a lack of new squash tournaments due to the world wide restrictions created by the COVID-19 pandemic. This has caused many people to revisit older squash matches both from this generation and previous generations of squash players. In this article we explore the previous number one players, how long they maintained their number one ranking, which countries produced the most number 1 players and over which time periods.

Height & Weight Variation of Professional Squash Players

Squash is a highly demanding sport which requires a variety of physical attributes in order to play at a professional level. Amongst others, it requires physical strength, flexibility, quick reactions, stamina, and fitness. However, squash is not a sport whereby possession of a particular physiological trait, such as height, allows you to dominate over all others. In this article we look at two specific physiological traits, namely the height and weight of players.

Twenty year of Prize Money in Professional Squash

Professional squash is without a doubt becoming more and more lucrative as a profession. The 2018 – 2019 season saw a record breaking prize money total of $7,569,706 when the tour structure was changed. This article looks at the amount of prize money invested into professional squash for all tournaments over a given season for the last twenty years. It investigates the amounts of money, how it is distributed between the genders, the type of tournaments and the locations of the investments.

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