Rachael Grinham

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Rachael Grinham Squash player
Rachael Grinham
Rachael Grinham 2015
Nationality: AustraliaAustralia Australia
Birthday: January 22, 1977
Size: 157 cm
Weight: 53 kg
1st professional season: 1994
Playing hand: Right
Career title: 35
Career finals: 73
Best placement: 1 (August 2004)
Current placement: 24
Month # 1: 16
World championship title: 1
Last update of the infobox: October 1st, 2019
Sources: official player profiles at PSA and Squashinfo (see web links )

Rachael Margaret Grinham (born January 22, 1977 in Toowoomba ) is an Australian squash player .


Rachael Grinham grew up in Australia, her sister Natalie Grinham , who is one year younger than her, is also a squash player.


Rachael Grinham has won 35 titles on the PSA World Tour so far. She was number one in the world for 16 months from August 2004. She was twice in the final of the world championship : in 2005 she lost to Nicol David in four sets , while in 2007 she won against her sister Natalie in three sets. With the Australian national team , she won the World Cup in 2002, 2004 and 2010. In the 2004 season she was also world champion in doubles with her sister Natalie and world champion in mixed with David Palmer . In 2006 she became mixed world champion again with Joseph Kneipp . Rachael Grinham is the only person in squash who has won a world championship in all disciplines (singles, doubles, mixed and team).

At the Commonwealth Games , Rachael Grinham won several medals. She won her first medal in doubles in 1998 when she won silver with Robyn Cooper . In 2002 she won bronze in doubles with sister Natalie. At the 2006 Games she won gold in doubles with her sister, and in mixed she won bronze with David Palmer. In the individual, she also won silver after losing to her sister in the final. In 2014 she won her second gold medal in mixed with David Palmer. At the World Games 2005 she won the silver medal behind Nicol David. She secured another bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2018 alongside Donna Urquhart in doubles . In 2014 she became the Australian champion .


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