Squash legend Amr Shabana announces retirement


Skilled Squash Affiliation official websiteEgypt’s four-time squash World Champion Amr Shabana has introduced his retirement on the age of 36.
Shabana determined to retire from the Skilled Squash Affiliation (PSA) World Tour after a profitable 20-year profession, which noticed him seize a complete of 33 PSA World Tour titles.
“I’m retiring from PSA, however I’m not retiring from Squash and I’m not hanging my rackets up simply but,” Shabana mentioned.
“That is just the start of a brand new and thrilling period the place I will probably be serving the sport in new and modern methods and providing you with the followers new and unprecedented free entry to me within the coming months,” he added.
The Maestro defined that he’ll be specializing in serving to individuals discover their interior power and obtain their potential on and off the court docket.
“To anybody who has ever got here in touch with me and contributed to my lengthy journey to the highest, I thanks on your assist from the underside of my coronary heart,” Shabana concluded.
In April 2006, Shabana turned the primary Egyptian to prime the PSA world rating. He managed to carry on the place for 33 unbroken months, to change into the fifth longest-standing world quantity one in all all-time.
The legendary champion paved the way in which for Egypt’s domination of the squash scene, as he was the primary Egyptian ever to win the World-Open title in 2003. By 2009, Shabana has already had 4 World-Open titles to his title.
Shabana received a bunch of different prestigious titles, together with 4 Hong Kong Open titles, in addition to successful the US Open in 2009 and 2011.
The left-handed ‘Maestro’ was additionally a part of the Egyptian staff who received the 2009 Males’s World Workforce Squash Championships.

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