Madeline Perry

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Madeline Perry
Madeline Perry 2.jpg
Perry during the 2009 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Open
CountryRepublic of Ireland Ireland
ResidenceHalifax, England
Born (1977-02-11) 11 February 1977 (age 44)
Turned Pro1998
PlaysRight Handed
Coached byMarcus Berrett
Racquet usedDunlop
Women's singles
Highest rankingNo. 3 (April 2011)
Tour final(s)23
Medal record
Women's squash
Representing  Ireland
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Manchester Singles
Last updated on: September 2019.

Madeline Perry (born 11 February 1977 in Banbridge, Northern Ireland) is a former professional squash player from Northern Ireland. She was raised in Northern Ireland and lives in Philadelphia.

In November 2006 at the World Open in Belfast, she justified her seeding of eighth by reaching the quarter finals. She then won the Irish Open 2007 title in Dublin. Her career highlights is at the defeat to Nicol David in the quarter finals of the Forexx Dutch Open where she took the world number one to 9–7 in the fourth set. However, a serious head injury sustained when Madeline was mugged in Milan, Italy, put a halt to the rest of the season.

The inactivity caused a dip in her ranking that took her out of the top ten after nearly two years. In her first event back in 2008, in the Buler Challenge in Hong Kong, she reached the final. She then make it to the semis of Seoul Open followed by the semi final berth at the CIMB Singapore Masters from an unseeded position. Madeline reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 3 in April 2011.[1][2]

Major World Series final appearances[edit]

British Open: 1 finals (0 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2009 Australia Rachael Grinham 11–6, 11–5, 12–10

Qatar Classic: 1 final (0 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2011 Malaysia Nicol David 11–2, 11–7, 11-3

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "WISPA Player Profile".
  2. ^ Player Profile at SquashInfo

External links[edit]