Rules of Squash

Singles Rules 2019

Effective January 2019 – Version 2019-01

Time period allowed for the Warm up in Rule 4 .1: changed to 4 minutes with half time to be called at 2 minutes.

Rule 8.11 amended to read: “Freedom to strike the ball to any part of the front wall” (leaving out the word entire).

Rule 8.1.4 amended to read: “the freedom to strike the ball to any part of the front wall” (leaving out the word entire).

A new rule added 8.9.3: “Where there has been no actual contact and the swing has been held by the striker for fear of hitting the opponent, the provisions of 8.6 apply.”

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