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Squash, like racquetball, is a game for staying fit by racing around an enclosed court trying to hit a ricocheting ball with a light racquet. Australians play it in large numbers on squash courts all around the country.
The game came from Britain to Australia around 1913, when the first courts were built in Melbourne. Since then, it has become a popular, if not major, sport sprinkled with players among the world's elite. World No. 1 Michelle Martin rates among the top players in history, and Australians commonly are ranked in the top 10 among both men and women
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|