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  • Squash is played between two players, each using a racket, with a ball in a walled court
  • The players must hit the ball against the wall between two marked lines
  • Only the person who served the ball can score points. When a server wins a rally, they score one point
  • A match consists of the best of three or five games, depending on the type of competition
  • There are several versions of the game to suit different age groups
  • Children can use a foam ball to start with which is slightly larger than a normal, rubber squash ball. Mini or junior rackets are also available for children
  • When playing squash, you should wear light clothing and white soled sports shoes to avoid marking the floor

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