Rodney Martin (squash player)
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Rodney Martin (born 17 October 1965) is a former professional squash player from Australia. He is best known for winning the World Open in 1991, beating the legendary Pakistani player Jahangir Khan in the final 14-17, 15-9, 15-4, 15-13 (he had previously beaten another Pakistani legend, Jansher Khan, in the quarter-finals, and his Australian compatriot Chris Dittmar in the semi-finals). Martin was also part of the Australian teams which won the World Team Squash Championships in 1989 and 1991. Martin was runner-up at the British Open three times in 1988–1990 (losing to Jahangir Khan in the final on all three occasions).
|Born||17 October 1965(age 55)|
|Highest ranking||2 (November 1992)|
|World Open||W (1991)|
|Last updated on: 20 December 2011.|
Martin was forced to retire from the international tour in December 1994 due to a hip injury. Since retiring as a player, he has worked as a squash coach at the Australian Institute of Sport. (He was formerly a scholarship holder at the Australian Institute of Sport squash unit from 1985 to 1989.)
Martin was inducted into the Squash Australia Hall of Fame in 2007.
- Rodney Martin at Squash Info
- Rodney Martin at SquashPics.com at the Wayback Machine (archived 30 November 2013)
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