Originally Posted by BoyBrumby
To be better than anyone else by so very much in a major team sport is without precedence.
With all due respect to squash, it's very much a minority sport. Whilst Jahangir's record is impressive, there are other examples from smaller sports. For example Pierre Etchebaster was world champion in real tennis without interruption for a mind-boggling 26 years.
Squash isn't that much of a minority sport and is more intense than tennis.