From Squash Magazine

Within four weeks of each other this spring, Nicol David and Ramy Ashour, two of the greatest, most electrifying players in squash history, stepped down from the professional tour and retired. They had similar careers. Prodigies, each were the first to capture the World Juniors twice. Each dominated the pro game, winning every major event and putting together remarkable unbeaten streaks—fifteen months, forty-nine matches for Ashour; sixteen months and sixty matches for David. In the process they revolutionized the world tour. David pushed women’s squash to new heights of athleticism with her incredible speed and anticipation. She proved that the seventeeninch tin, long thought impossible for women pros, was in fact necessary. Ashour, with his […]

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