Borja Golán

Borja Golán (born 6 January 1983 in Santiago de Compostela) is a professional squash player who represents Spain. He reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 5 in April 2014.[1][2]

Borja Golán
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Country Spain
ResidenceSantiago de Compostela
Born (1983-01-06) 6 January 1983 (age 38)
Santiago de Compostela
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight77 kg (170 lb)
Turned Pro2002
RetiredActive
PlaysRight Handed
Coached byJesus Souto
Racquet usedEye Rackets
Websitewww.borjagolan.com
Men's singles
Highest rankingNo. 5 (April, 2014)
Current rankingNo. 13 (July, 2016)
Title(s)29
Tour final(s)40
World OpenQF (2012, 2014)
Last updated on: July, 2016.

Career overviewEdit

In August 2009, in the Colombian Open final, Borja suffered serious injury to his right knee which kept him out of action for six months.[3] He reached the top ten World Ranking the month following the tournament.

About three years later, in 2013, he succeeded to climb back into the top 10. In November, he reached the semi-final of the Qatar Classic winning in quarter-final against the seed No. 1 Grégory Gaultier in a tense and controversial match. And in December, he was runner-up of the Hong Kong Open against Nick Matthew, his first PSA World Series final.

Major World Series final appearancesEdit

Hong Kong Open: 1 final (0 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2013   Nick Matthew 11-1, 11-8, 5-11, 11-5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ PSA Player Profile
  2. ^ SquashInfo: Borja Golan
  3. ^ "Borja estará seis meses de baja" (in Spanish). October 2, 2009. Archived from the original on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 5 March 2010.

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