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Nicol David Biography

Datuk Nicol Ann David is a Malaysian female professional squash player. She is currently rankedworld number 1 in women's squash, and is the first Asian woman to achieve this. She won the British Open title in 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2012, as well as the World Open title a record 7 times in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. David is the first squash player to have won the World Junior title twice; in 1999 and 2001. . David joined WISPA and turned professional in 2000 when she won her first WISPA title, after only a month in the tour. The victory came in February, when she defeated Salma Shabana in the final of the Savcor Finnish Open. On 7 June 2008, David was honoured with the Order of Merit (Darjah Bakti) or D.B. She was the first recipient of the award which was established on 26 June 1975. David was also invited to carry the Olympic torch for Malaysia during the build up to the Athens Olympics in 2004 and being appointed as UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador for Malaysia. David's other notable achievements include the Asian Squash Championship, which she won a record eight times (in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2011). She also held a 13-month, 51-match winning streak, from March 2006 until April 2007. David has also obtained the WISPA Player of the Year on six consecutive occasions, from 2005 until 2010.

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SRAM Invitational 2016: Nicol David beats Joshna Chinappa in the final
SRAM Invitational 2016: Nicol David beats Joshna Chinappa in the final
Chinappa had earlier upset the World No. 9 in the semi-finals on Saturday.
SRAM Invitational 2016 Squash: Joshna Chinappa upsets World No. 9 to enter final
SRAM Invitational 2016 Squash: Joshna Chinappa upsets World No. 9 to enter final
The top players are using this event as a warm-up before the new PSA season begins next month.
SRAM Invitational 2016: Joshna Chinappa books her place in the semi-finals
SRAM Invitational 2016: Joshna Chinappa books her place in the semi-finals
The top players are using this event as a warm-up before the new PSA season begins next month.
SRAM Invitational 2016: Joshna Chinappa goes down fighting to Nicol David
SRAM Invitational 2016: Joshna Chinappa goes down fighting to Nicol David
A win on Friday will ensure that Chinappa advances to the semi-finals.
Joshna Chinappa to battle it out with the world’s best at SRAM Invitational
Joshna Chinappa to battle it out with the world’s best at SRAM Invitational
The players are using this event as a warm-up before the new PSA season begins next month.
PSA Rankings: Vikram Malhotra breaks into top 100, Mahesh Mangaonkar rises
PSA Rankings: Vikram Malhotra breaks into top 100, Mahesh Mangaonkar rises
Malhotra has been one of the most in-form players on the PSA circuit of late and has won two titles in the last three months
Women’s World Squash Championships to be held from April 23-30 in Malaysia
Women’s World Squash Championships to be held from April 23-30 in Malaysia
The Women's World Squash Championships was earlier scheduled to be held in December, 2015
A great achiever and a remarkable personality, that is Nicol David
A great achiever and a remarkable personality, that is Nicol David
A look at the incredible career of Nicol David.
World Squash Federation meets with Tokyo Olympic Games Committee
World Squash Federation meets with Tokyo Olympic Games Committee
WSF President N Ramachandran was upbeat after making a fresh case for squash before the Olympic Games 2020 Event Panel in host city Tokyo on Friday.
Squash set for Tokyo 2020 presentation
Squash set for Tokyo 2020 presentation
Squash will bid for a place in the 2020 Olympics tomorrow.
Fresh hopes for squash's inclusion in 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Fresh hopes for squash's inclusion in 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Squash’s inclusion at the Olympics recieved a major boost The chances of squash making it to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics received a boost with ...
Raneem El Welily romps to Alexandria title
Raneem El Welily romps to Alexandria title
Raneem El Welily emphatically boosted her bid to become the next women's world number one when she despatched fellow Egyptian Omneya Abdel Kawy in straight games in the final of the Alexandria International.
Tesni Evans boosts home interest in Women's British Open
Tesni Evans boosts home interest in Women's British Open
Tesni Evans Welsh champion Tesni Evans has boosted home interest in the women's draw of this week's Allam British Open Squash Championship ...
Nicol David beats Annie Au to win her ninth Asian Squash Championship
Nicol David beats Annie Au to win her ninth Asian Squash Championship
World No. 1 Nicol David crushed defending champion Annie Au 12-10, 11-7, 11-8 to win her ninth Asian Championship
Joshna wins bronze at the Asian Individual Squash Championships
Joshna wins bronze at the Asian Individual Squash Championships
Nicol David got the better of Joshna Chinnappa to reach the final.
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