5 London Squash Players in the PSA World Tour Top 100

Squash in London is going from strength to strength. We now have 5 London squash players ranked in the PSA World Tour top 100.

Joe Lee: world number 55

Joe was born in London and now lives in Weybridge. His first PSA World Tour title was in 2011, where he beat Karim Ali Fathi in the finals of the Le Sport Open in Wales.

In October 2015, Joe reached the finals of the Norwegian Open, where he was beaten by Mohamed Reda.

Charles Sharpes: world number 56

Born in Bermondsey and still living in London, Charles is coached by Paul Carter. He won the First Insurance Squash Open in 2010, and has won the Select Gaming Kent Open five times. Charles is right behind Joe Lee in the rankings.

Richie Fallows: world number 76

Born in London and still a Londoner, Richie is coached by Ben Ford and Gary Nisbet. He won the 2014 Pilatus Cup in Switzerland. He has reached the semis in the last five PSA World Tour championships in 2015, showing his ability to go deep into a tournament.

Adrian Grant: world number 80

Londoner Adrian Grant is coached by David Pearson. He has won a staggering 20 PSA World Tour titles, including the 2013 Coronation London Open, beating Chris Simpson in the final. This is a bigger event year on year with more spectators and bigger prize-money.

In 2014 Adrian won the Lagos International Squash Classic, beating Karim Ali Fathi.

Angus Gillams: world number 86

Born in Doncaster, now living in London, Angus is coached by Ian Thomas, Jonah Barrington, and Adam Fuller. The 20 year old plays left-handed, and has won 41 of his last 59 matches in 2015/16.

Dominic Londesborough is a personal trainer in London, author of the Fitness4London.com blog, and runs the Fitness4London Sports & Activities directory

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