Linda Elriani

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Linda Elriani
Country England
ResidenceEastbourne, England
Born (1971-11-21) 21 November 1971 (age 51)
Eastbourne, England
Turned Pro1990
Racquet usedKarakal
Women's singles
Highest rankingNo. 3 (January 2000)
Last updated: July 2013.

Linda Elriani (née Charman; born 21 November 1971 in Eastbourne, United Kingdom) is a squash coach and former professional squash player from England.

As a player, Elriani turned professional in 1990. She appeared in 32 professional tour finals, winning 15 titles. She also won the British National Championship title in 2005. Elriani reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 3 in 2000. She was the captain of the England team which won the World Team Squash Championships in 2000. At the 2002 Commonwealth Games, she won a Bronze Medal in the women's doubles, partnering Fiona Geaves.

Elriani retired from the professional tour in 2006.

She is married to the French squash player Laurent Elriani. Laurent Elriani was honored as the United States Olympic Committee National Coach of the Year in 2017, for coaching an incredible quartet of young squash players, which included the reigning U19 and U17 boy's champions and the number 1 ranked U19 and U17 boys. Laurent has been a lead coach on the US Squash annual trip to the British Junior Open.


World Team Championships[edit]

Finals: 5 (1 title, 4 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Location Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1996 Women's World Team Squash Championships Petaling Jaya, Malaysia Australia Australia 2-1
Runner-up 1998 Women's World Team Squash Championships Stuttgart, Germany Australia Australia 3-0
Winner 2000 Women's World Team Squash Championships Sheffield, England Australia Australia 2-1
Runner-up 2002 Women's World Team Squash Championships Odense, Denmark Australia Australia 2-1
Runner-up 2004 Women's World Team Squash Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands Australia Australia 2-0

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