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Rectangular surface that is enclosed by four walls and designed for playing squash; the singles court measures 9.75 m x 6.4 m and the doubles court 9.75 m x 7.62 m.
Official who assists the referee; the scorer officiates, signals faults and announces the score.
Official responsible for applying the rules; the referee ensures that the match runs smoothly and rules on contentious points.
Horizontal surface that is usually made of wooden slats; the ball may only bounce once on it.
Strip of metal topped by a horizontal line marking the lower limit of the playing area.
Line above which the ball must be served; a serve on or below this line constitutes a fault.
Wall facing the players; the service is made onto it.
Player who puts the ball into play.
Wall that marks the boundary of the court area behind the players.
left service court
One of two court areas bordered by the short line and the half court line.
right service court
One of two court areas bordered by the short line and the half court line; the serve must bounce in the opposite service court.
Player who returns the ball put into play by the server.
Wall marking the sides of the court.
Diagonal line on the sidewall; it marks the upper part of the playing area and joins the front and back wall lines.
Horizontal surface making up the upper part of the court; the ceiling is not part of the playing area.
outer boundary line
Continuous line marking the upper edge of the playing area.