Yasir Butt

Yasir Ali Butt (born 3 July 1988 in Lahore, Pakistan) is a professional squash player who represented Pakistan. He reached a Professional Squash Association (PSA) ranking No. 40 in the world in July 2008.[1][2] and Super Series ranking No. 17 in 2012. In 2011

Yasir Butt
Full nameYasir Ali Butt
Nickname(s)Yas
Country Pakistan
ResidenceNew Jersey, U.S.
Born (1988-07-03) 3 July 1988 (age 32)
Lahore, Pakistan
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight155 lb (70 kg)
Turned Pro2003
PlaysRight Handed
Racquet usedHarrow
Men's singles
Highest rankingNo. 40 (July 2008)
Current rankingNo. 503 (December 2017)
Medal record
Last updated on: December 2017.

Butt represented Pakistan at both the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India. At the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China he was part of the gold medal winning team.

AccomplishmentsEdit

  • Career's best Professional Squash Association (PSA) ranking 40 and super series ranking 17
  • Finalist of World Junior Open Squash Championship 2004 singles event
  • Winner of World Junior Open Squash Championship 2004 team event
  • Finalist of Asian Junior Open Squash Championship 2003 singles event
  • Winner of Asian Junior Open Squash Championship 2003 team event
  • Winner of British Junior Open Squash Championship 2003 U-17 category
  • Winner of British Junior Open Squash Championship 2002 U-15 category
  • Winner of Scottish Junior Open Squash Championship 2002 U-15 category
  • Winner of National Junior Championships of U-14, U-15, U-16, U-17 & U-19 categories.
  • Represented Pakistan in World Squash Team Championship, World Open, British Open, Malaysian
  • Open, Hong Kong Open, Asian and Commonwealth Games
  • Semi Final of Florida State Open 2011 (USA)
  • Winner of Gold Racquet Tournament 2011 (USA)
  • Finalist of Dayton Open 2011 (USA)
  • Winner of FMC International Squash Championship 2011 (Pakistan)
  • Finalist 3RD Kish Persian Gulf Cup 2011 (Iran)
  • Finalist Pakistan International Squash Championship 2011 (Pakistan)
  • Finalist Taiwan Open 2008 (Taiwan)
  • Finalist President International Squash Championship 2008 (Pakistan)
  • Finalist COAS International Squash Championship 2008 (Pakistan)
  • Finalist Fajr International Squash Championship 2008 (Pakistan)
  • Semifinalist of Manitoba Open 2008 Canada
  • Gold medallist in Asian Games 2010, Guangzhou, China
  • Gold medallist in SAF Games 2006 held at Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Gold medallist in National Team Championship 2006 held at Islamabad, Pakistan[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ PSA Player Profile
  2. ^ SquashInfo Player Profile
  3. ^ Interviewed Yasir Butt on 2 February 2016[full citation needed]

External linksEdit