Chris Robertson

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Chris Robertson Squash player
Nationality: AustraliaAustralia Australia
Birthday: October 24, 1965
1st professional season: 1984
Resignation: 1992
Playing hand: Right
Career title: 2
Career finals: 13
Best placement: 2 (March 1991)
Sources: official player profiles at PSA and Squashinfo (see web links )

Chris Robertson (born October 24, 1965 ) is a former Australian squash player and today's squash trainer.


Chris Robertson was active as a squash player between 1984 and 1992 and reached second place in the world rankings in March 1991. He won two titles on the PSA Tour during his career . In 1984 he was champion of the juniors.

With the Australian national team he took part in the World Cup in 1987 , 1989 and 1991 . In 1989 he became world champion for the first time, in the final against Pakistan he contributed a win against Zarak Jahan Khan to the 3-0 victory. Two years later, a second title win followed with a 3-0 final victory over England . Robertson won his game against Peter Marshall 3-0.

From 1986 to 1991 he was six times in the main field of the individual world championships. He reached at least the quarter-finals every time. In 1986 he was in the semifinals, which he lost to Ross Norman . 1987 and 1988 he failed in the quarterfinals to Jahangir and Jansher Khan respectively . From 1989 to 1991 he was three times in a row in the semi-finals, but initially twice against Jansher and ultimately once against Jahangir Khan. In 1992 he was in the final of the British Open , which he lost to Jansher Khan. Following this game, he ended his career.

After his playing career, Chris Robertson became a squash coach. From 1994 he was in charge of the Welsh national team for 16 years before becoming England coach in January 2011 . In July 2017, he ended his engagement in England and took up the post of head coach in Hong Kong . He also trained numerous players, such as Alex Gough and Alison Waters .


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Squash: Chris Robertson has no regrets over switch. In: Media Wales Ltd. , August 31, 2011, accessed on July 19, 2018 .
  2. Chris Peddy: Leading coach Chris Robertson to leave England Squash. In: England Squash , July 5, 2017, accessed July 19, 2018 .