Paul Johnson (squash player)

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Paul Johnson (born 18 July 1972) is a former professional squash player from England.

Paul Johnson played for Greenwich in the London Youth Games when growing up and was inducted into the London Youth Games Hall of Fame in 2011. Johnson reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 4 in 1999. At the 1998 Commonwealth Games, he won a Gold Medal in the men's doubles (partnering Mark Chaloner), and a Bronze Medal in the men's singles. Johnson and Chaloner were also men's doubles Bronze medalists at the 2002 Commonwealth Games. Johnson won the British National Championship title in 1999.

Johnson was involved in a remarkable match in the first round of the British Open against Peter Nicol in 1997. In the third game, Johnson held a match-ball and appeared to win the point. The two players shook hands and walked off court, but the referee called them back and made them replay the disputed point. Nicol then went on to win the match (and ultimately reached the final).

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