World Doubles: From MetroSquash to Onwentsia, and Streamed to the World

By Chris McClintick The 2015 J.P. Morgan & Trunk Club World Squash Doubles Championships commenced with the fanfare of the MetroSquash Academic & Squash Center’s grand opening  in Chicago, Wednesday, May 6. Following the ceremonial,...

Transitioning from Singles to Doubles

By Manek Mathur, SDA World No. 1 “Everything is different—you are playing a new sport.” This is the most common answer I give people who ask what the difference is between singles and doubles. Here...

National Doubles Finds a New Home in Philadelphia

By Chris McClintick Eighty-two years ago, the second U.S. Squash Doubles Championships were hosted on the court that invented the game at the Racquet Club of Philadelphia. Philadelphia has long been the American beacon of...

Double or Everything: National Doubles Crowns New and Repeat Champions

by Chris McClintick The eighty-fourth National Doubles saw three out of four Open division champions augment title records, two doubles legends continue their mastery through the age groups and six new age division champions. The first...

2012 M4 – Maine/Maryland @ Meadow Mill Doubles

By Fred Hill Nigel Thain hit a hard backhand volley just above the left front tin to give Thain and Dave Rosen a dramatic, “no-set” final point victory over Peter Cipriano and Nick Barquin in...

The Gould Standard: Ben Gould Retires

by Chris McClintick They almost withdrew. It was the title they wanted most and the last to elude them on the SDA tour. As the 2015 Briggs Cup was starting, Damien Mudge was nursing a...

Reverse It

The reverse corner is the foundational shot in hardball doubles. More points are ended with the reverse than any other short shot. Since it is a rarity in softball singles, many young players have...

Intercollegiate Doubles With Record Draw

By James Zug The 2011 (Part Two) U.S. National Intercollegiate Doubles Championships came to Philadelphia as a part of the U.S. Open’s first weekend. After more than two decades of incubation and careful attention at...

Breaking Through the Levels: Hardball Doubles

by Preston Quick In this month’s issue, former World Champion Preston Quick describes the unique lingo and skills it takes to excel at every level of squash doubles. C Players at the C level will benefit greatly...

Doubles Shot: Women’s and Men’s Professional Doubles Season Preview

by James Zug The Women’s Squash Doubles Association, now entering its thirteenth season, is on an upward trajectory. Parity is the WSDA watchword. On the court, a different team captured each of the six WSDA events...