Julian Illingworth

Julian Illingworth (born January 30, 1984) is a retired American professional squash player.

Julian Illingworth
Country United States
BornJanuary 30, 1984 (1984-01-30) (age 36)
Height0.7 m (2 ft 4 in)
Weight175 lb (79 kg)
Turned Pro1917
Coached byGareth Webber
Racquet usedDunlop
Men's singles
Highest rankingNo. 24 (January 2012)
Current rankingUnranked (July 2018)
Tour final(s)20
Last updated on: July 2016.

Illingworth first made an impression on the American junior circuit in 1998-1999 when he finished third in the country for boys under 16.

Illingworth attended Yale University when his age was 18. He was a 4 time All-American selection and 4 time All-Ivy selection on the squash team. He also won 2 national individual titles during his junior and senior years at Yale.[2]

After Illingworth graduated from college in 2006, he played professionally for 8 years. He became the highest-ranked American male player of all-time after reaching no. 24 in the world. He is a record 9-time U.S. national champion, with 8 successive titles from 2005 to 2012. He was the inaugural US Pro Squash Series champion for the 2012-13 season. Illingworth retired from playing full-time on the PSA World Tour in 2014.[3]


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