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.
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.
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.
In this blog posting we look at the tournaments, by gender, tournament type, and location for the 2019 – 2020 PSA World Tour season. We then look at the winners of these titles as well as the earning of the PSA players.
The PSA Top 10 ranking always draws the most attention. It lists the players that at the top of their game. This blogs explores the ranking variation of the top 10 players in the 2018 – 2019 Season. it first explores how the top top of the aforementioned season got there by providing a ranking history through time. The blog then goes on to discover who increase in ranking, who decreased, who retired, etc.
This blog posts investigates the success of SquashTV on YouTube which has been instrumental to the increase in popularity of squash among the general pulic. We look at the number of videos posted, number of subscribers and the number of video views.
This blog post looks at the title winners in the PSA world Tour for the 2018 – 2019 season for both male and female tournaments. It breaks down the tournaments into their types (Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze etc) and looks at which players won which tournament types. It also looks into the dominance of nationalities in terms of winning tournaments.
This article provided a statistical analysis of how the prize money and ranking points are distributed among the players for the PSA World Tour tournaments. Graphic illustrations are used to depict and contrast both the distribution of points and prize money for the various tournament types
A brief description of how Squash Stats came about, who works on the project and what are our goals.