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Height 183cm

Weight 78kg

Birthplace Guildford, England

Racket sponsor Karakal

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Tom Richards

DOB 10 July 1986

CountryEngland

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Flag (in)S. Ghosal

Channel VAS Championships at St. George's Hill 2019 - London, England

20 NOV      Round 2

  • 0-3
  • 3-11
  • 5-11
  • 5-11

Flag (england)R. Fallows

Channel VAS Championships at St. George's Hill 2019 - London, England

19 NOV      Round 1

  • 3-0
  • 11-8
  • 11-6
  • 11-7

Flag (eg)M. Hesham

PSA Men's World Championship 2019-2020 - Doha, Qatar

8 NOV      Round 1

  • 0-3
  • 15-17
  • 8-11
  • 8-11

Flag (england)G. Parker

2019 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships - Philadelphia, United States

5 OCT      Round 1

  • 1-3
  • 3-11
  • 11-9
  • 3-11
  • 13-15

Flag (eg)K. Fathi

Oracle NetSuite Open 2019 - San Francisco, United States

24 SEP      Round 1

  • 1-2
  • 11-8
  • 10-12
  • 8-11

Flag (eg)A. Farag

J.P. Morgan China Squash Open 2019 - Shanghai, China

6 SEP      Quarter final

  • 2-3
  • 12-14
  • 11-6
  • 4-11
  • 11-9
  • 5-11

Flag (eg)M. Asal

J.P. Morgan China Squash Open 2019 - Shanghai, China

5 SEP      Round 2

  • 3-0
  • 11-9
  • 11-3
  • 11-8

Flag (de)S. Rösner

Allam British Open 2019 - Hull, England

21 MAY      Round 2

  • 0-3
  • 3-11
  • 10-12
  • 6-11

Flag (england)N. Lake

Allam British Open 2019 - Hull, England

20 MAY      Round 1

  • 3-2
  • 4-11
  • 16-14
  • 11-8
  • 6-11
  • 11-9

Player BIO

Tom Richards Profile
Date of Birth 10th July, 1986
Height (cm) 183
Weight (kg) 78
Residence Hersham, England
Coach Steve Meads, Robbie Temple, Jesse Engelbrecht
Interests Tea, Cricket
Racket Sponsor Karakal
String Sponsor Tecnifibre

Tom Richards has gone on to represent England at the highest level since his decision to turn professional at 18-years-old.
Guildford-born Richards captured his first PSA World Tour title at the Hithercroft Squash Club tournament in 2008 and went on to add the Kish Persian Cup and Seegarten Vitis Open the year after.
He won his first PSA M35 title at the 2012 Open De Squash Banque Nationale Groupe Financier after a fantastic tournament in which he eliminated number one seed Hisham Mohd Ashour and defeated former World Champion Thierry Lincou in the final. He was rewarded by breaking into the World’s top 15 the following month.
The Englishman failed to win a PSA World Tour title in 2013 or 2014 but came close on several occasions, most notably the 36th Indian Summer Benefiting Beyond Walls and the Ilex Construction Charlottesville Open where he reached the semi-final at both events.
He was one step away from lifting the Andorra Open crown in April 2015 but was prevented from doing so by top seed Karim Abdel Gawad who beat him in the showpiece event.
After a few mixed months, Richards then reached the latter stages of the St George’s Hill Open in October 2015 but was felled in the last four by eventual winner Chris Simpson.
Richards next semi-final appearance came at the Montreal Open in 2016, where he was knocked out by Karim Abdel Gawad over three games.
Another semi-final appearance came for Richards, this time in the form of the Open International De Squash De Nantes where he again fell victim to Simpson.
In 2017, Richards reached the final of the Wimbledon Club Squash Squared Open, where he was defeated by Scotsman, Alan Clyne.
The Englishman went on to win the Nash Cup later that year, beating Joel Makin in the final. He also made the final of the London Open, but was defeated by compatriot Declan James.
He was beaten in the final of the Wimbledon Club Squash Squared Open again in 2018, with Mathieu Castagnet the victor this time round.
Richards beat Richie Fallons in the final of the Irish Squash Open to claim his 6th PSA Tour title, and then made the quarter finals of the Channel VAS Championships, losing to Ali Farag. The Englishman reached the last 16 of both the Qatar Classic and the Hong Kong Open before making the quarters of the Canada Cup in 2019.

Results

Channel VAS Championships at St. George's Hill 2019 19 - 24 Nov PSA World Tour Gold Event

PSA Men's World Championship 2019-2020 08 - 15 Nov PSA World Championships Event

2019 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships 05 - 12 Oct PSA World Tour Platinum Event

Oracle NetSuite Open 2019 24 - 30 Sep PSA World Tour Gold Event

J.P. Morgan China Squash Open 2019 04 - 08 Sep PSA World Tour Gold Event

Allam British Open 2019 20 - 26 May PSA World Tour Platinum Event

The Wimbledon Club Squash Squared Open 2019 11 - 16 May PSA World Tour Bronze Event

El Gouna International Squash Open 2019 17 - 26 Apr PSA World Tour Platinum Event

DPD Open 2019 09 - 14 Apr PSA World Tour Gold Event

Citigold Wealth Management Canary Wharf Classic 2019 10 - 15 Mar PSA World Tour Gold Event

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Career Wins / Losses

51.8Win Ratio

Won 227

Lost 211

Retired 5

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Tom Richards Statistics
Years 15
Total Tournaments Played 217
Total Matches Played 438
Matches Won 227
Matches Lost 211
Finals 14
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