Julian Illingworth

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Julian Illingworth
Country United States
BornJanuary 30, 1984 (1984-01-30) (age 40)
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight175 lb (79 kg)
Turned Pro2003
Coached byGareth Webber
Racquet usedDunlop
Men's singles
Highest rankingNo. 24 (January 2012)
Tour final(s)23
Medal record
Men's squash
Representing the  United States
Pan American Games
Silver medal – second place 2011 Guadalajara Doubles
Silver medal – second place 2007 Rio de Janeiro Singles
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Guadalajara Team
Last updated: June 2022.

Julian Illingworth (born January 30, 1984) is a retired American professional squash player.

Illingworth first made an impression on the American junior circuit in 1998-1999 when he finished third in the country for boys under 16. Illingworth attended Yale University when his age was 18. He was a 4 time All-American selection and 4 time All-Ivy selection on the squash team. He also won 2 national individual titles during his junior and senior years at Yale.[2]

After Illingworth graduated from college in 2006, he played professionally for 8 years. He became the highest-ranked American male player of all-time after reaching no. 24 in the world. He is a record 9-time U.S. national champion, with 8 successive titles from 2005 to 2012. He was the inaugural US Pro Squash Series champion for the 2012-13 season. Illingworth retired from playing full-time on the PSA World Tour in 2014 and made his last appearance on the tour in March 2017.[3]


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