Tania Bailey

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Tania Bailey
Country  England
Born (1979-10-02) 2 October 1979 (age 34)
Stamford, Lincs
Turned Pro 1998
Retired 2012
Coached by Paul Carter & David Pearson
Racquet used Dunlop Hot Melt Custom Pro
Women's singles
Highest ranking 4 (March, 2003)
Last updated on: May 14, 2009.

Tania Bailey (born 2 October 1979, in Stamford, United Kingdom) is a professional squash player from England.

As a junior player, Bailey won the World Junior Championship in 1997 and captained the England team to World and European junior team titles. A car accident led to career-threatening knee surgery at the age of 21, but she successfully recovered and resumed her playing career.

In 2003, Bailey finished runner-up to Sarah Fitz-Gerald at the British Open. She reached a career-high ranking of World No. 4 that year.[1] In February 2006, Bailey clinched her first British National Championships in Manchester, defeating the No.1 seed and previous champion Linda Elriani 3-1 in a hotly contested 76 minute final.[2]

She won a silver medal in the women's doubles at the 2002 Commonwealth Games and a bronze medal in the women's doubles event at the 2006 Commonwealth Games.[3]

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  1. ^ "Sharon moves up three rungs in world rankings". Malaysia Star. 2003-03-05. Retrieved 2010-10-30. "KL Open champion Carol Owens of New Zealand took over the world number one spot vacated by Australia's Sarah Fitz-Gerald, who announced her retirement from the Wispa Tour last month. The top 10 rankings: 1. Carol Owens (Nzl), 2. Natalie Pohrer (Usa), 3. Linda Charman (Eng), 4. Tania Bailey (Eng), ...." 
  2. ^ "Matthew & Bailey take GB titles". BBC Sport. 2006-02-13. Retrieved 2010-10-30. 
  3. ^ "Tania Bailey selected for Commonwealth Games". BBC Sport. 2010-07-14. Retrieved 2010-10-30. 

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