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Nick Matthew
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England

World Ranking:
3
World Series Ranking:
3
Birthplace:
Sheffield, England
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Nick Matthew Profile
Date of Birth 25th July, 1980
Height (cm) 183
Weight (kg) 77
Residence Sheffield, England
Coach David Pearson, Neil Guirey
Interests Being a good Dad, Sheffield Wednesday, films, music
Racket Sponsor Dunlop
Shoe Sponsor Hi-Tec
String Sponsor Ashaway
Clothing Sponsor Dunlop
Other Sponsors Sports Direct, AJ Bell, ROWE Motor Oil, Fairbriar, Sea Island Resort, Benz Bavarian,Trion:Z, England Squash, Hallamshire Tennis & Squash Club

The only Englishman to win a World Championship title, Nick Matthew is one of the greatest British players to play the game.
Nicknamed ‘The Wolf’, Matthew’s talent for the sport was clear at a young age. He was crowned the 1999 British Junior Open Champion after reaching the semi-final of the World Junior Championships the year before.
2006 saw Matthew become the first Englishman to win the British Open since 1939, defeating Frenchman Thierry Lincou 3-2 in a five-set-thriller in the showpiece final but it was 2009 that saw Matthew fly up the to become World No.1 for the first time.
Matthew played a starring role at the 2010 Commonwealth Games for England, winning the Gold medal with defeat of compatriot James Willstrop in the final before going on to defeat Willstrop again to become the first Englishman to win the World Championship.
He followed that up by winning the event again the year after, this time beating Gregory Gaultier at the final hurdle to add it to his list of accolades.
October 2013 saw Matthew release his autobiography, Sweating Blood: My Life in Squash to positive critical acclaim.
The Englishman won the World Championship again in November of that year, defeating Gaultier once more and he became the first man to retain Gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, defeating Willstrop again in the singles.
Matthew finished off 2014 by capturing his second British Grand Prix title in December after seeing Mathieu Castagnet off in the final.
The Yorkshireman was simply brilliant at the start of 2015, lifting the Swedish Open, Windy City Open and Canary Wharf Classic titles.
The Windy City Open title was the most significant of the three because it gave Matthew the distinction of becoming the oldest ever winner of a PSA World Series event at the age of 34.
A superb season was capped by an honour from Her Majesty the Queen of England who awarded Matthew an OBE in her birthday honours list.
The start of the 2015/16 campaign saw Matthew secure back-to-back runner-up finishes at the British Grand Prix and NetSuite Open before falling to surprise defeats to Omar Mosaad and Tarek Momen in the US Open and World Championship events, respectively.

Results

Dubai PSA World Series Finals 2015-2016 24 - 28 May World Series Finals Event

El Gouna International Squash Tournament 2016 24 - 29 Apr World Series Event

Allam British Open 2016 21 - 27 Mar World Series Event

Guggenheim Partners & EquiTrust Windy City Open 2016 25 Feb - 02 Mar World Series Event

Motor City Open 2016 22 - 25 Jan M70 Event

J. P. Morgan Tournament of Champions 2016 07 - 14 Jan World Series Event

Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open 2015 01 - 06 Dec World Series Event

PSA Men's World Championship 2015 15 - 22 Nov World Championship Event

Qatar Classic 2015 31 Oct - 06 Nov World Series Event

Delaware Investments US Open 2015 10 - 17 Oct World Series Event

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