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26 Feb 2024

James Willstrop (England)

Statistics:   Ranking History

James Willstrop
73
PSA Ranking
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Birthplace: North Walsham
Residence: Harrogate
Height: 190cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight: 88kg (13 st 12 lb)
Plays: Right-handed
Joined PSA: 1999
Turned Pro: 2002
Coach: David Campion
Highest WR: 1 (1 Jan 2012)
Club: Pontefract, Mulhouse
County: Yorks
Racket: Unsquashable
Clothing: Adidas
Career Highlights
Oct 2021 Becomes oldest man (at 38 years, 2 months) to reach the quarter-finals of a PSA 'major' at US Open  
Feb 2020 Wins 4th British National Championship title  
Feb 2019 Wins 3rd British National Championship title - 11 years after the last!  
May 2016 Wins 2015/16 'PSA Match of the Season' award (with Mohamed ElShorbagy in World Championship)  
Aug 2014 Ends 119-event run of 1st round wins since 2004 when beaten by Tarek Momen in Hong Kong Open  
Jun 2013 Won decider against Karim Darwish to clinch World Team Championship title for England  
Oct 2012 'Shot and a Ghost' becomes the first squash book to be shortlisted for the 'William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award'  
Jan 2012 Becomes world No1  
Mar 2011 Elected President of the PSA board  
Oct 2008 World Squash Awards: PSA Player of the Year  
Dec 2007 Member of England's World Team Championship-winning squad  
Dec 2005 Member of England's World Team Championship-winning squad  
May 2005 World Squash Awards: Young Male Player of the Year  
Dec 2002 Wins World Junior Championship title  
Mar 2002 Wins a record 8th British Junior Championship title at British Junior U19 Nationals  
Jul 2000 Led England's World Junior Team Championship-winning squad  
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Event Summary (3)
Date Seeding Event Ctry Tour Round Reached
Feb 2024 - Squash On Fire Open USA PSA Tour 2nd round
Dec 2023 [9/16] QSF No.5 QAT PSA Tour 2nd round
Nov 2023 [3] London Open ENG PSA Tour 2nd round
1993-2023 491 events Only events in the last 6 months are publicly available.
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Match Summary (Played 5 - Won 2, Lost 3)
Date Opponent W/L Event Ctry Rnd Score PSA
Feb 2024 Nathan Lake L Squash On Fire Open USA r2 11-13, 3-11, 11-9, 6-11 (44m) Y
Feb 2024 Rui Soares W Squash On Fire Open USA r1 11-5, 5-11, 10-12, 11-6, 11-9 (54m) Y
Dec 2023 Karim El Hammamy L QSF No.5 QAT r2 7-11, 11-8, 7-11, 8-11 (41m) Y
Dec 2023 Joeri Hapers W QSF No.5 QAT r1 11-3, 11-5, 11-7 (23m) Y
Nov 2023 Hamza Khan L London Open ENG r2 11-9, 3-11, 9-11, 9-11 (47m) Y
1993-2023 1254 matches Only events in the last 6 months are publicly available.
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