Danish Atlas Khan

Danish Atlas Khan (born 2 January 1994,[1][2] in Peshawar[2]) is a professional squash player from Pakistan.

Danish Atlas Khan
Danish Atlas Khan (7543477688).jpg
Khan at the World Junior Squash Championships in Doha, 2012
Country Pakistan
Born (1994-01-02) 2 January 1994 (age 27)
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Turned Pro2008
Coached byAtlas Khan
Racquet usedTecnifibre
Men's singles
Highest ranking65 (May, 2015)
Current ranking83 (August, 2016)
Medal record
Last updated on: July, 2014.

FamilyEdit

Danish Atlas Khan belongs from squash champion's family son of former world team squash champion Mr Atlas Khan & nephew of former world squash champion Mr Jansher Khan. His father, Atlas Khan, is his coach.[1]

CareerEdit

Khan turned pro in 2008.[1] He has represented Pakistan at the British Juniors in U-17s age group in 2009 where he won silver. Danish Atlas Khan has won 32 Gold Medals for Pakistan, he has won Silver Medal in World junior team championship in Ecuador in 2010 as a team Captain and Bronze Medal in World Junior Championship Individual and became World Rank no 3 in Junior, he was no 1 in Asia and he also won the Asian junior championship twice in 2011 in Jordan and 2012 in Kish, Iran[1]

2010Edit

Danish played at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India. In his first round he won against Jamaican, Bruce Barrows. He was then defeated in the next round by Englishman, Daryl Selby, 11-5, 11-4, 11-3.[3]

At the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, Danish Atlas Khan is the youngest Asian games Gold Medalist in history at age of 16. Danish Atlas Khan won 2 x asian junior championship in 2011-12 Danish Atlas Khan is current Chicago Open Champion 2015

RankingsEdit

Pakistan Highest Rank #1 Senior

Pakistan Highest Rank #1 in Junior

Asian Highest Rank #1 in Junior

World Highest Rank #3 in Junior

(PSA) Professional Squash AssociationEdit

Highest Rank #65. (May 2015): [4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Biography, Danish Atlas Khan PSA Retrieved 5 October 2010
  2. ^ a b Danish Atlas Khan Squash info. Retrieved 5 October 2010.
  3. ^ Result round of 32 CWG official website. Retrieved 5 October 2010.
  4. ^ Danish Atlas Khan PSA Retrieved 5 October 2010.

http://www.usprosquashseries.com/danish-atlas-khan-captures-chicago-open-crown/