RAM Scoring System for squash was founded in 2016 by three-time world champion; Ramy Ashour. The scoring system was created to expand the appeal of squash to a greater audience. This time format system generates a sense of urgency throughout the entire game, engaging the crowd and increasing player's life span on court. With this format players are encouraged to be risk-takers, creating a faster more exciting game for both the players and spectators. And hence came the name which stands for Race, Aim and Manage.
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is a former Professional Squash Player who competed for Columbia University. In 2017, he was ranked the number 1 US college player and the Collegiate National Champion. Khalifa was the first-ever Columbia player to win the national title. Finishing off his college career, he won the Ivy League Player of the Year for a third consecutive year. Also, he was unanimously selected for the fourth consecutive year as both First-Team All-Ivy League and First-Team All-American. With his knowledge and eagerness to add to the game, he joined Ashour in creating RAM In 2019.
Known as “The Artist” is an Egyptian Professional Squash Player. Ashour retired in 2019 after being widely regarded as one of the best squash players in the history of the sport. He became the youngest player to reach number one in the world since the 1980s, as well as being a two time World Junior Squash Champion and a three-time world champion. In addition to being a three-time world team champion. With his passion for the game and extensive knowledge, he created the RAM scoring system which was executed shortly after his retirement.
Growing in the heart of Cairo, the city of Arabic Media and businesses; Ragheb started her career early in Marketing alongside studying for Pharmacy. Shortly after graduation, she moved back to her birth city, New York, to embark on another academic challenge and execute her career. In 2019, she joined the RAM team in an attempt to help to implement the RAM system and support its functions.