Lee Beachill with his 2005 US Open trophy
|Full name||Lee Beachill|
28 November 1977 |
|Height||1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||76 kilograms (168 lb)|
|Coached by||Malcolm Willstrop|
|Highest ranking||No. 1 (October 2004)|
|World Open||F (2004)|
Beachill reached the World No. 1 ranking in October 2004. He also finished runner-up at the World Open that year.
Beachill was part of the English team which won the World Team Squash Championships in 2005. He has also won Gold Medals for England in the men's doubles at the Commonwealth Games in 2002 and 2006, partnering Peter Nicol on both occasions.
Beachill has won the British National Squash Championships three times – in 2001, 2002 and 2005.
Beachill announced his retirement from the game in February 2009.
As a junior player, Beachill helped England win the World Junior Team Championship in 1997, and was the British champion at under-12, under-14, under-17 and under-19 levels.
Lee first played the game at the Skelmanthorpe Squash Club in Yorkshire under the guidance of coach Chris Beck.
He attended Horbury School, Horbury, a specialist language college.
World Open final appearances
0 title & 1 runner-up
|Outcome||Year||Location||Opponent in the final||Score in the final|
|Runner-up||2004||Doha, Qatar||Thierry Lincou||5–11, 11–2, 2–11, 12–10, 11–8|
- "BBC article on Beachill's retirement". BBC. Retrieved 28 October 2011.
- Lee Beachill Official Website
- Lee Beachill profile on the PSA official website
- Profile at Squashinfo.com
- Page at Squashpics.com
- Article at Squashtalk.com (July 2000)
|World No. 1
October 2004 - December 2004