Simon Rösner

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Simon Rösner
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Simon Rösner in 2016
Country  Germany
Residence Paderborn, Germany
Born (1987-11-05) 5 November 1987 (age 30)
Würzburg, Germany
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Turned Pro 2003
Retired Active
Plays Right Handed
Coached by Tomi Niinimäki, Thomas Prange (Athletic-Coach)
Racquet used Oliver
Men's singles
Highest ranking No. 6 (June 2015)
Current ranking No. 6 (April 2018)
Title(s) 9
Tour final(s) 17
Last updated on: March 2018.

Simon Rösner (born 5 November 1987 in Würzburg) is a professional squash player who represents Germany. He broke the Top 10 in the PSA World Rankings for the first time in November 2014, going on to become the highest ranked German player of all time.[1]. Rosner subsequently reached a career-high world ranking of No. 6 in June 2015.

Career overview[edit]

In October 2012, Rosner won the Santiago Squash Open against Cameron Pilley in the final.

In 2013, in what was referred to as he battle of the giants, he beat Omar Mosaad in 5 games in the North American Open to reach the quarter-finals of a World Series tournament for the second time.[2][3] In the same year, he was silver medalist of the World Games in Cali and won the Alwatan and Asnan International, a PSA International 50 tournament, in Kuwait defeating Borja Golán in the final in 3 games.

In 2017, he won a gold medal at The World Games in Wroclaw, Poland.

In January 2018, he became the first German player to win a PSA World Series tournament at the Tournament of Champions, played in Grand Central Station, New York, after he followed up a stunning semi-final upset of World No.1 Grégory Gaultier to take an 11-8, 11-9, 6-11, 11-5 victory over World No.7 Tarek Momen in 71 minutes. [4]

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