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20 May 2024

Jahangir Khan (Pakistan)

Statistics:   Ranking History

Age: 60
Gender: Male
Residence: Karachi
Plays: Right-handed
Highest WR: 1 (1 Jan 1982)
Retired: December 1993
Biography
Widely felt to be the greatest player in the history of the sport, Jahangir burst onto the international scene as a 15-year-old in 1979 when he became the youngest-ever winner of the World Amateur Individual Championship. In November 1981, he became the youngest World Open champion of all-time at 17, beating Australian favourite Geoff Hunt in the final - and went on to establish a remarkable 555-match unbeaten run over five and a half years (from April 81 until Nov 86), winning six World Open and a record 10 British Open titles. Furthermore, he topped the world rankings for a total of 94 months between January 1982 and April 1992. A former Chairman of the Professional Squash Association, Jahangir retired from the sport in 1993 after helping Pakistan to win the World Team Championship in his home town Karachi. First elected Vice-President of the World Squash Federation in November 1998, Jahangir was President from 2002-2008. One of the greatest sportsmen Pakistan has ever produced, Jahangir was nominated as 'Sportsman of the Millennium' by the Government of Pakistan
Career Highlights
Mar 2023 Conferred with Nishan-e-Imtiaz, Pakistan's highest civilian award  
Aug 2018 Voted men's 'Greatest Player Of All-Time' ('GOAT') in poll conducted by PSA  
Nov 1993 Member of Pakistan's World Team Championship-winning team  
May 1988 Wins 6th World Open title  
Oct 1987 Member of Pakistan's World Team Championship-winning team  
Dec 1985 Member of Pakistan's World Team Championship-winning team  
Oct 1983 Wins World Individual Championship title  
Sep 1983 Member of Pakistan's World Team Championship-winning team  
Nov 1981 Becomes youngest World Open champion, aged 17 years & 11 months  
Oct 1981 Member of Pakistan's World Team Championship-winning team  
Oct 1979 Wins World Amateur Individual Championship title  
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Event Summary
Date Seeding Event Ctry Tour Round Reached
1979-1993 114 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
1979-1993 335 matches Only events in the last 6 months are publicly available.
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