At the weekend, I received a shock. For years now, I’ve played a game called racketball. It’s a gentler version of squash, using a bigger, bouncier ball that means the players don’t spend their time bending down and wrecking their knees. Ideal for people of a certain age, and in my case, I admit, circumference, racketball entails use of similar skills and tactics to squash and affords a good workout. Except, it’s not squash. Not only does it involve a larger ball, but the rackets are shorter, and their heads bigger. The rules are different: the server must bounce the ball before serving. The stroke is different, and because the ball is bouncier, there’s less emphasis on drop shots.
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