Squash Magazine

Phil Leis Turns Ninety

From Squash MagazineBy Noel Rubinton Last October, as he approached his ninetieth birthday, Phil Leis knew exactly where he wanted to be that milestone day—on the squash court. Leis got in touch with one of his...

Book Review: BIG DATA

From Squash MagazineOne of the benefits of the U.S. Open arriving at Drexel University in 2011 has been a myriad of interactions between the squash community and Drexel professors. Eric Zillmer and Nyree Dardarian are...

2020-2021 Milestones

From Squash Magazine2020-2021 Milestones   Deaths Marwan Mahmoud AbdelnabyMarwan Mahmoud died in August 2020 at age twenty-four. The Egyptian had starred at Penn and was getting a masters at Boston University. Bill Broadbent Bill Broadbent died in September 2021...

Outside the Glass: Qamar Zaman

From Squash MagazineQamar Zaman was the original Conjuror, a magical player who a half century ago enthralled audiences around the world. British Open champion, world No.1 and irresistible showman, Zaman is considered perhaps the...

Broadbent Steps Down From US Squash After 25 Years of Service and Philanthropy

From Squash Magazineby Chris McClintick Bill Broadbent, the longest serving US Squash Board and Committee member, recently stepped down from his position on the Investment Committee following twenty-five years of service, and a pioneering...

Community Perspectives: Growing Diversity in Squash

From Squash MagazineBy Laura Trevelyan Laura Trevelyan is an award-winning journalist for the BBC, college squash parent and CitySquash board member. Squash in the U.S. is at an inflection point. The reckoning over race in America...

Squash News Cover is a Trip Down Memory Lane

From Squash MagazineBy James Zug Twenty-five years ago, the cover of Squash News, our predecessor magazine, featured fifty-three young athletes. That February 1996 issue was historic. It not only contained what is thought to be...

DeRoy Leads Squash for Forty Years

From Squash MagazineFor forty years, the DeRoy Testamentary Foundation has partnered with the game of squash. The roots of the relationship came in 1978, after the death of Helen DeRoy. She and her husband Alfred...

Outside the Glass: Head-Butt

From Squash MagazineThis month’s episode of Outside The Glass, the squash podcast, is about photographs of a particular encounter, during the first round of the 1994 British Open, between Anthony Hill and Mir Zaman...

Book Review: Lucky, Anil Nayar’s Story

From Squash MagazineLucky: Anil Nayar’s Story—A Portrait of a Legendary Squash Champion By Jean Nayar (New York: Five Rivers Press, 2020). By James Zug Lucky is the biography of one of the top amateurs of the twentieth century....