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Opportunity in Chaos: Damien Mudge Retires After Record Doubles Career

Damien Mudge appears on the cover of the next Squash Magazine.

From Squash Magazine

Damien Mudge has an intentional relationship with velocity. For twenty years he played professional squash doubles across North America. The very first time he went on a doubles court, his boss and mentor at the University Club of New York, Gary Waite, wound up and cracked a ball hard. A quick demo. It was a backhand, but Waite had a good backhand and he blistered the ball. Mudge went into hysterics, laughing. This is real, he said to Waite. This is actually a game? I can crush a squash ball like that? I can do that? I’m in.
Mudge went on to create the modern game of doubles. He was big: six foot four, two hundred pounds, massive shoulders, …

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April 2020 Rankings

1-Apr Name Country Tournaments Average 1-Mar
1 Manek Mathur India 6 4600.500 1
2 John Russell England 8 4443.750 2
3 Chris Callis USA 8 4417.083 3
4 Scott Arnold Australia 9 3992.917 4
5 James Stout England 10 3400.000 5
6 Greg McArthur Scotland 8 3327.083 6
7 Yvain Badan Switzerland 9 3250.000 7
8 Zac Alexander Australia 7 2823.000 9
9 Robin Clarke Canada 8 2695.833 8
10 Bernardo Samper Colombia 7 2675.000 10
11 James Bamber England 9 2341.667 11
12 Mike Ferreira England 7 2171.000 12
13 Will Hartigan USA 6 1823.500 14
14 Will Mariani Canada 9 1819.167 13
15 Eric Bedell USA 5 1768.500 29
16 Hameed Ahmed Finland 7 1619.125 18
17 Adam Bews Scotland 12 1602.266 16
18 Colin West Canada 8 1572.813 15
19 John Roberts Ireland 6 1516.000 17
20 Omar El Kashef Egypt 8 1426.458 19

 

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Tavern Club Open, R&TC Challenger cancelled due to COVID-19

After careful consideration, the SDA Board of Directors and event promoters have agreed to cancel this year’s Tavern Club Open and R&TC Challenger. While this is no doubt disappointing to SDA players and supporters, the safety of players, club members, and their communities is the highest priority. The SDA will be closely monitoring the coronavirus outbreak and will make a decision regarding the Buffalo Club Pro Doubles and SDA Combine in the coming weeks.