Chris Walker (squash player)
|Birthday:||June 11, 1967|
|Best placement:||4 (November 1996)|
|Sources: official player profiles at PSA and Squashinfo (see web links )|
Chris Walker (born June 11, 1967 in Chelmsford ) is a retired English squash player .
Chris Walker began playing on the PSA World Tour in the late 1980s . In his career, he reached fourth place in November 1996, his highest ranking in the world rankings and won a title. His greatest successes include winning the World Cup in 1995 and 1997 with the English national team , as well as several titles at European Championships . With the national team he also played the World Championships in 1991 , 1993 , 1999 and 2001 . Between 1990 and 1993 he was European champion three times. In the 2001 season he reached the final of the British Open , which he lost to David Palmer with 12:15, 13:15, 15: 2, 15: 9 and 15: 5.
Chris Walker was also very successful in doubles and mixed. In 1997 he became vice world champion in mixed mixed with Cassie Jackman in Hong Kong , in doubles he became world champion with Mark Cairns . At the Commonwealth Games 1998 he won the bronze medal in doubles together with Mark Cairns. In 2002 he and Fiona Geaves won bronze again in mixed.
He is married to the former Mexican squash player Nayelly Hernández .
- World champion with the team: 1995 , 1997
- World Champion in doubles: 1997 (with Mark Cairns )
- Vice world champion in mixed: 1997 (with Cassie Jackman )
- European Champion : 3 titles (1990, 1992, 1993)
- European champion with the team: 9 titles (1989–1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2002)
- Won PSA -Titel: 1
- Commonwealth Games : 2 × bronze ( doubles 1998 , mixed 2002 )
- Player profile at psaworldtour.com ( Memento from April 29, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) (English)
- Player profile at squashinfo.com (English)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||English squash player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 11, 1967|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Chelmsford , England|