Aamir Atlas Khan

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Aamir Atlas Khan
Country  Pakistan
Born (1990-07-30) July 30, 1990 (age 23)
Peshawar, Pakistan
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 55 kilograms (121 lb)
Turned Pro 2002
Coached by Atlas Abbas Khan
Racquet used Tecnifibre
Men's singles
Highest ranking 14 (September, 2009)
Current ranking 61 (June, 2013)
Title(s) 8
Tour final(s) 14
Last updated on: June, 2013.
Aamir Atlas Khan
Medal record
Men's Squash
Competitor for  Pakistan
Asian Games
Gold 2010 Guangzhou Team
Silver 2010 Guangzhou Individual

Aamir Atlas Khan (born July 30, 1990 in Peshawar) is a Pakistani professional squash player. He is the nephew of former world champion, Jansher Khan.[1]

Career[edit]

2007 has been his most successful year and has seen his rankings rise. He was a finalist in the Governor NWFP International 2007 and in the President PSF international 2007, but in both occasions he was beaten by Mansoor Zaman. In August, he went one step better by winning his first title at the CAS international, beating Malaysian Mohd Azlan Iskandar.

As of 2009, Aamir, who turned pro in 2002 is ranked 14th, his highest ranking, and is the current No. 1 Pakistan squash player.

2010[edit]

Khan won a silver medal in the individual event at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.[2]

Asian Squash Championship '13[edit]

In the Asian Squash Championship Khan brushed aside Kuwait’s Abdullah Al Mezayan in three sets to become the first Pakistani in 14 years to claim the title.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spirited Khan gives Pakistan squash silver Dawn Retrieved 25 November 2010
  2. ^ Medallists Official Asian Games website. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
  3. ^ [1]

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