Borja Golán

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Borja Golán
Country  Spain
Residence Santiago de Compostela
Born (1983-01-06) 6 January 1983 (age 32)
Santiago de Compostela
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 77 kilograms (170 lb)
Turned Pro 2002
Retired Active
Plays Right Handed
Coached by Jesus Souto
Racquet used Eye Rackets
Website www.borjagolan.com
Men's singles
Highest ranking No. 5 (April, 2014)
Current ranking No. 12 (January, 2015)
Title(s) 29
Tour final(s) 40
World Open QF (2012)
Last updated on: January, 2015.

Borja Golán, (born 6 January 1983 in Santiago de Compostela) is a professional squash player who represents Spain. He reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 5 in April 2014.[1][2]

Career overview[edit]

In August 2009, in the Colombian Open final, Borja suffered serious injury to his right knee that will keep him out of action for six months.[3] He reached the top ten World Ranking the month following the tournament.

About three years later, in 2013, he succeeded to climb back into the top 10. In November, he reached the semi-final of the Qatar Classic winning in quarter-final against the seed No1 Gregory Gaultier in a tense and controversial match. And in December, he was runner-up of the Hong Kong Open against Nick Matthew, his first PSA World Series final.

Major World Series final appearances[edit]

Hong Kong Open: 1 final (0 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2013 England Nick Matthew 11-1, 11-8, 5-11, 11-5

References[edit]

  1. ^ PSA Player Profile
  2. ^ SquashInfo: Borja Golan
  3. ^ "Borja estará seis meses de baja" (in Spanish). October 2, 2009. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 

External links[edit]