Chris Simpson announces his retirement from squash
Chris Simpson has announced his retirement from professional squash
with immediate effect.
Simpson, 32, turned professional in 2005 and captured his first PSA
title in 2008. The former world No.20, who hails from Guernsey,
represented England multiple times as both a junior and senior.
A four-time British National junior champion and European Under 19
champion, Simpson was part of the England team who claimed World
Junior bronze in 2004 and most recently, the 2016 European Team
Simpson said: ďItís been an amazing journey, but after over 14
hugely enjoyable years of professional squash I have now played my
last tournament. I am excited for the next chapter as I start a
Trainee Financial Planner role in January.
ďSo many people have helped me over the years, unfortunately, I
canít list you all but you know who you are so... THANK YOU.Ē
David Campion, National Coach at England Squash said: "Chris has
been an integral part of England Squash for over 20 years. He has
represented his country successfully at both junior and senior
level, and always given the very best account of himself.
"Chris has many friends in the world of squash, largely due to his
great character. He is the utmost professional - one of the good
guys, very fair on court and always played with great spirit.
"On behalf of England Squash, we wish him all the very best with his
new career and will miss him."