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Height 192cm

Weight 87kg

Birthplace Nottingham, England

Racket sponsor Dunlop

World Rank

25

Series Rank

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Declan James

DOB 19 April 1993

CountryEngland

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PSA World Championships 2020-2021 - Chicago, United States

14 JUL      Round 1

  • 1-3
  • 11-5
  • 8-11
  • 5-11
  • 9-11

Flag (england)P. Rooney

El Gouna International Squash Open 2021 - El Gouna, Egypt

20 MAY      Round 1

  • 1-3
  • 8-11
  • 5-11
  • 11-9
  • 9-11

Flag (eg)M. Asal

CIB PSA Black Ball Squash Open 2021 - Cairo, Egypt

20 MAR      Round 2

  • 0-3
  • 9-11
  • 12-14
  • 7-11

Flag (mx)L. Cardenas

CIB PSA Black Ball Squash Open 2021 - Cairo, Egypt

19 MAR      Round 1

  • 3-0
  • 11-6
  • 12-10
  • 11-4

Flag (pe)D. Elias

CIB Black Ball Squash Open 2020 - Cairo, Egypt

14 DEC      Round 1

  • 2-3
  • 8-11
  • 11-9
  • 4-11
  • 11-9
  • 3-11

Flag (my)E. Ng

Qatar Classic 2020 - Doha, Qatar

3 NOV      Round 2

  • 0-3
  • 11-13
  • 7-11
  • 8-11

Flag (qa)A. Al-Malki

Qatar Classic 2020 - Doha, Qatar

1 NOV      Round 1

  • 3-0
  • 11-1
  • 11-8
  • 11-1

Flag (eg)Y. Ibrahim

CIB Egyptian Open 2020 - Cairo, Egypt

11 OCT      Round 2

  • 2-3
  • 9-11
  • 11-8
  • 11-9
  • 9-11
  • 6-11

Flag (ch)D. Steinmann

CIB Egyptian Open 2020 - Cairo, Egypt

10 OCT      Round 1

  • 3-0
  • 11-7
  • 11-9
  • 11-4

Upcoming Matches


S. Todd

Allam British Open 2021
Hull, England

16 AUG      Round 1

A. Clyne

Manchester Open 2021
Manchester, England

9 AUG      Round 1

Player BIO

Declan James Profile
Date of Birth 19th April, 1993
Height (cm) 192
Weight (kg) 87
Residence Nottingham, England
Coach Nick Matthew
Interests Music, Cars, Fashion
Racket Sponsor Dunlop
Shoe Sponsor Eye
String Sponsor Dunlop
Clothing Sponsor Dunlop

Nottingham-born Declan James has made great strides up the World Rankings in recent years and lifted his first PSA World Tour title in his home-town despite being unseeded for the event.
He would go on to retain the title the following year and, after securing his 5th PSA World Tour title at the Christchurch International Open, he moved into the world's top 60 players for the first time in the July 2015 World Rankings.
James was named as the PSA Men's June Player of the Month to cap a superb season. Wins at the Fiberglass Open, Nash Cup and Steel City Open made it four successive PSA World Tour titles for James who moved into the world’s top 50 players for the first time in October 2015. His 17-match unbeaten streak was eventually ended by Clinton Leeuw in the quarter-final of the Minneapolis Open a month later.
England’s James went onto make back-to-back final appearances in 2016 in the Gillenmarkets Irish Squash Open IG Open De Paris, where he fell short of the main prize in both. However, title victory came in the Nash Cup in September 2016 when he saw off competition from Diego Elias to lift the trophy and successfully defend his title.
James saw more success in 2017, as he won the Irish Squash Open and the Arnold Tring Homes Open in successive weeks. He also finished runner-up in the DPD Open, before securing a third title of the calendar year, by overcoming Tom Richards in the final of the London Open. The Englishman claimed the 13th title of his career at the Open International de Squash de Nantes in 2018, where he beat compatriot James Willstrop in the final.
The Englishman then consistently made the last 16 of Platinum series events, including the U.S. Open, Qatar Classic and Hong Kong Open. The latter part of the campaign saw James reach the quarter finals of the Canada Cup, Canary Wharf Classic and DPD Open, as well as hitting a career-high of World No.15 in the rankings.
The Englishman was unable to maintain that good form, but he did make the last 32 of every tournament he played in during the campaign, with plenty of last 16 appearances in that run, including at the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions and the Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family.
In December 2019, James was a key part of the England side that finished as runners-up at the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championships, with the Englishman defeating Mathieu Castagnet in a crunch tie in the semi-finals, as England overcame France to reach the final of the event in Washington, D.C.

Results

PSA World Championships 2020-2021 14 - 22 Jul PSA World Championships Event

El Gouna International Squash Open 2021 20 - 28 May PSA World Tour Platinum Event

AJ Bell England Squash Super 8 2021 07 - 09 Apr Domestic Event

CIB PSA Black Ball Squash Open 2021 19 - 25 Mar PSA World Tour Platinum Event

AJ Bell England Squash Championships 2021 09 - 12 Feb Domestic Event

CIB Black Ball Squash Open 2020 13 - 18 Dec PSA World Tour Gold Event

Qatar Classic 2020 01 - 07 Nov PSA World Tour Platinum Event

CIB Egyptian Open 2020 10 - 17 Oct PSA World Tour Platinum Event

Manchester Open 2020 16 - 22 Sep PSA World Tour Silver Event

Grasshopper Cup 2020 17 - 22 Mar PSA World Tour Gold Event

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Head To Head Results

Career Wins / Losses

62.3Win Ratio

Won 195

Lost 118

Retired 1

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Declan James Statistics
Years 10
Total Tournaments Played 131
Total Matches Played 313
Matches Won 195
Matches Lost 118
Finals 21
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