Australian national squash team
|Statistics at world championships|
|best result||S (1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1989, 1991, 2001, 2003)|
|Eternal balance||135: 31|
|Last update of the infobox: December 2019|
The Australian squash national team is the entirety of the squash squash federation Squash Australia . In it you will find Australian athletes who represent their country in individual and team competitions nationally and internationally in the sport of squash .
Australia has participated in every World Cup since it was first held in Melbourne, home in 1967 . The team won the first four events in 1967, 1969 , 1971 and 1973 without a single defeat. In 1976 , the team suffered their first two defeats and finished the tournament in third place. Two years later , only fifth place remained. At the following five world championships, Australia always reached at least the semi-finals. Once the fourth place was taken, three times the third and in 1981 the second place. In 1989 and 1991 Australia won their fifth and sixth world titles, both times without defeat. The team consisted of Chris Dittmar , Brett Martin , Rodney Martin and Chris Robertson . Another title defense in 1993 failed, however, Australia lost in the final. In addition to the Martin brothers, Rodney Eyles and Tristan Nancarrow were part of the roster. There followed three final rounds, in which the team reached the semi-finals.
It was not until 2001 in Melbourne that Australia survived the semi-finals again and ultimately won its seventh title, again undefeated. The team consisted of David Palmer , Paul Price , Stewart Boswell and John Williams . In 2003 Australia defended its title without defeat and won the tournament for the eighth time. Anthony Ricketts and Joseph Kneipp played alongside David Palmer and Paul Price . At the 2005 World Cup , Australia did not place among the top four teams for the first time in 30 years and finished the tournament in fifth place. In 2007 the final participation to date followed, the team around David Palmer, Stewart Boswell, Cameron Pilley and Scott Arnold lost in the final to England with 1: 2. In the three subsequent finals, Australia always reached the semi-finals, but did not get beyond this.
At the last World Cup in 2019 , the Australian team consisted of the following players:
|rank||Surname||Date of birth||WRL||Calls||Victories||Defeats|
|1.||Ryan Cuskelly||July 15, 1987||21st||3||1||2|
|2.||Cameron Pilley||October 27, 1982||38||6th||3||3|
|3.||Rex Hedrick||November 1, 1988||73||6th||3||3|
|4th||Zac Alexander||February 11, 1989||382||2||2||0|
|1971||Palmerston North||World Champion||1.||6th||0|
|2019||Washington, DC||Round of 16||10.||3||3|
|total||26/26 participations||8 tracks||135||31|