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court click to hear : court

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.
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See court in : french | spanish
scorer referee floor tin board service line front wall server back wall left service court right service court receiver sidewall sidewall line ceiling outer boundary line

scorer click to hear : scorer

Official who assists the referee; the scorer officiates, signals faults and announces the score.

referee click to hear : referee

Official responsible for applying the rules; the referee ensures that the match runs smoothly and rules on contentious points.

floor click to hear : floor

Horizontal surface that is usually made of wooden slats; the ball may only bounce once on it.

tin board click to hear : tin board

Strip of metal topped by a horizontal line marking the lower limit of the playing area.

service line click to hear : service line

Line above which the ball must be served; a serve on or below this line constitutes a fault.

front wall click to hear : front wall

Wall facing the players; the service is made onto it.

server click to hear : server

Player who puts the ball into play.

back wall click to hear : back wall

Wall that marks the boundary of the court area behind the players.

left service court click to hear : left service court

One of two court areas bordered by the short line and the half court line.

right service court click to hear : 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.

receiver click to hear : receiver

Player who returns the ball put into play by the server.

sidewall click to hear : sidewall

Wall marking the sides of the court.

sidewall line click to hear : sidewall line

Diagonal line on the sidewall; it marks the upper part of the playing area and joins the front and back wall lines.

ceiling click to hear : ceiling

Horizontal surface making up the upper part of the court; the ceiling is not part of the playing area.

outer boundary line click to hear : outer boundary line

Continuous line marking the upper edge of the playing area.