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30 May 2024

Nicol David (Malaysia)

(also known as Nicol Ann David)

Statistics:   Ranking History

Nicol David
Age: 40
Gender: Female
Birthplace: Penang
Residence: Penang/Amsterdam
Height: 162cm (5 ft 4 in)
Weight: 55kg (8 st 9 lb)
Plays: Right-handed
Joined PSA: 2000
Coach: Liz Irving
Highest WR: 1 (1 Jan 2006)
Racket: Wilson
Career Highlights
Mar 2023 Appointed Malaysia's Deputy Chef De Mission for the Paris Olympic Games 2024  
Oct 2018 Ends record 14 year, 9 month (177 months) unbroken run in world top 20  
Aug 2018 Voted women's 'Greatest Player Of All-Time' ('GOAT') in poll conducted by PSA  
Aug 2018 Heralded as Malaysia's most successful Asian Games athlete with 7 gold medals (inc. 2 in team championship)  
Aug 2018 Wins her 5th Asian Games gold medal - on her 35th birthday!  
Nov 2016 Overtakes Michelle Martin to establish new record 143-month unbroken run in world top 5  
Jul 2016 Overtakes Peter Nicol to establish new record unbroken 151-month run in the world top 10  
May 2016 Wins 2015/16 'PSA Spirit of Squash' award  
Dec 2015 Reaches her 100th Tour final at Hong Kong Open - and collects her 80th title!  
Sep 2015 Drops to No2 after a record 109-month unbroken run as world No1  
May 2015 Wins a 9th Asian Championship title  
Mar 2015 Wins Sportswriters Association Malaysia (SAM)-100Plus 2014 Athlete of the Year award (for 2nd time)  
Feb 2015 Celebrates 106th month at top of world rankings to overtake Susan Devoy as longest-reigning world No1!  
Dec 2014 Saves 4 match-balls in World Championship final v Raneem El Welily to win record 8th title!  
Nov 2014 Becomes first player to achieve 100 consecutive months as world No1  
Sep 2014 Wins her fourth Asian Games gold medal in 16 years  
May 2014 Malaysia's National Sportswoman of the Year for the 9th time  
Sep 2013 Wins 3rd Malaysian Nationals title  
Aug 2013 Wins 3rd World Games title  
Feb 2013 Wins 2012 'WSA Heather McKay Player of the Year' award - for 7th year  
Jan 2013 Wins 2nd World Series Finals title  
Dec 2012 Wins a record 7th World Open title  
Sep 2012 Made an honorary major of the Royal Malaysian Air Forces (RMAF) Volunteer Reserve  
Dec 2011 Hailed by Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak as the country's "most successful sports icon"  
Mar 2011 Becomes second longest-reigning world No1 ever (beating Michelle Martin)  
Mar 2011 Wins a record 8th Malaysian Sportswoman of the Year award  
Jan 2011 Awarded 2010 WISPA Player of the Year  
Nov 2010 Wins 50th Tour title at Qatar Classic  
Nov 2009 Wins WISPA Player of the Year award  
Sep 2009 Becomes third longest-reigning world No1 ever (beating Sarah Fitz-Gerald)  
Mar 2009 Malaysia's 2008 Sportswoman of the Year (for 6th time!)  
Mar 2009 56-match/17-month unbeaten WISPA run ends (previous long run 51 matches)  
Oct 2008 World Squash Awards: WISPA Player of the Year 2008  
Jul 2008 Conferred a 'Datukship' by Penang (the youngest ever)  
Jun 2008 Receives 'Order of Merit', Malaysia's highest honour  
Dec 2007 World Squash Awards: WISPA Player of the Year 2007  
Dec 2007 Asian Sportswoman of the Year 2007  
Dec 2006 World Squash Awards: WISPA Player of the Year 2006  
Dec 2005 World Squash Awards: WISPA Player of the Year 2005  
May 2005 World Squash Awards: Young Female Player of the Year  
Jul 2001 Becomes first player to win World Junior Championship title twice  
Feb 2000 Wins 1st Tour title at Finnish Open, a 16-year-old qualifier setting record as youngest WISPA title winner  
Jul 1999 Wins 1st World Junior Championship title, aged just 15  
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Event Summary
Date Seeding Event Ctry Tour Round Reached
1996-2019 278 events Only events in the last 6 months are publicly available.
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Match Summary
Date Opponent W/L Event Ctry Rnd Score PSA
1996-2019 960 matches Only events in the last 6 months are publicly available.
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