Notable Achievements and Landmarks
|* 1883 The first known purpose-built court was constructed by Vernon Harcourt in
* 1886 The first set of rules were laid down.
* 1911 Standard measurements of the court were laid down.
* 1922 The first Major Championships for women were held in England.
* 1923 The first Major Championships for men were held in England.
* 1928 The Squash Rackets Association (SRA),was founded.
* 1930 The British Open Championships were first held.
* 1934 The Women's Squash Rackets Association (WSRA), was founded.
* 1950 Janet Morgan (Shardlow), wins the first of her ten 'Open' titles.
* 1951 Hashim Khan wins his first 'Open' Championships and the Khan family dominate the tournament until 1963.
* 1952 His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh becomes Patron of the SRA.
* 1961 Heather Blundell (McKay), wins the first of her sixteen 'Open' titles.
* 1966 The first glass backwall is unveiled at the Birkenhead Squash Rackets Club.
|* 1967 Geoff Hunt wins
the first ISRF World Individual Championship.
* 1969 Geoff Hunt of Australia wins the first of his eight 'Open' titles.
* 1973 Edinburgh host the first European men's team championship. England win.
* 1974 Geoff Hunt wins the first World Open Championships for men.
* 1976 Heather McKay wins the first World Open Championships for women.
* 1976 Great Britain win the men's World Amateur Team title for the first time.
* 1978 Amsterdam host the first European women's team championships. England win.
* 1979 The distinction between Amateurs and Professionals is abolished.
* 1980 Jahangir Khan wins the first of his ten 'Open' titles.
* 1985 England win the Women's World Team Championship for the first time.
* 1989 The WSRA and the SRA merge to become the SRA.
* 1995 England win the World Men's Team Championship for the first time.
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