Cassie Jackman

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Cassie Jackman
Country  England
Residence Norwich, England
Born (1972-12-22) 22 December 1972 (age 44)
North Walsham, England
Turned Pro 1990
Retired 2004
Plays Right Handed
Racquet used Prince
Women's singles
Highest ranking No. 1 (January, 2000)
Last updated on: March 3, 2010.

Cassie Jackman (born 22 December 1972 and competing in some years as Cassie Campion) is a former English squash player who won the World Open in 1999. She has been England's leading player throughout much of the 1990s and early 21st century. She retired due to a recurring back injury in December 2004.

Career[edit]

Born in North Walsham, Norfolk, she won five British under-23 titles, and five senior British national titles.[1]

She represented England at four World Team Championships in 1992 in Vancouver, 1994 in Saint Peter Port, Guernsey, 1996 in Malaysia and 2004 in Amsterdam.[citation needed]

She lost the 1996 World Open final to Sarah Fitz-Gerald 9–4, 9–2, 4–9, 9–6 who would go on to win another four World Opens. At the 1998 Commonwealth Games she won a gold medal in the doubles with Sue Wright, and a bronze in the singles.

In 1999 she won the World Open title, beating Michelle Martin 9–6, 9–7, 9–7 in Seattle. However, she lost in the British Open final to Leilani Joyce in Aberdeen.[citation needed]

World Open[edit]

Finals: 4 (1 title, 3 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Location Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1994 Women's World Open Squash Championship Guernsey Australia Michelle Martin 9–1, 9–0, 9–6
Runner-up 1996 Women's World Open Squash Championship Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Australia Sarah Fitz-Gerald 9–0, 9–3, 9–4
Winner 1999 Women's World Open Squash Championship Seattle, United States Australia Michelle Martin 9–6, 9–7, 9–7
Runner-up 2003 Women's World Open Squash Championship Hong Kong New Zealand Carol Owens 3–9, 9–2, 9–7, 9–3


World Team Championships[edit]

[citation needed]

Finals: 3 (0 title, 3 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Location Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1994 Women's World Team Squash Championships Saint Peter Port, Guernsey Australia Australia 3-0
Runner-up 1996 Women's World Team Squash Championships Petaling Jaya, Malaysia Australia Australia 2-1
Runner-up 2004 Women's World Team Squash Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands Australia Australia 2-0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography". Player Profile: Cassie Jackman. WISPA. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 5 April 2013.