Congratulations to our iconic Pan American superstars who have carved out history in the SQUASH’S ALL-TIME RECORD book as per Squash Player Magazine 2021 Issue 4.
JONATHAN POWER (CAN) is ranked as the 4th YOUNGEST MEN’S WORLD CHAMPION winning at age 24 years & 3 months (Dec 1998); the youngest being Jahangir Khan in 1981 at age 17 years & 11 months. POWER is also ranked as the 4th OLDEST WORLD #1 which he claimed at age 31 years & 6 months (March 2006); the oldest being Gregory Gaultier (FRA) at age 35 yeas & 1 month in February 2018. JONATHAN POWER currently remains the only Pan American to ever win the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP or to be ranked WORLD #1 but current World #6 Diego Elais (PER) is hot on his heels.
Current World #4 Amanda Sobhy (USA) is the highest ranked Pan American Women of all times and World #10 Miguel Rodriques. (COL) still holds the record for the highest ranked South American of all times reaching World #4 in June 2015
LATASHA KHAN (USA) is the 4th OLDEST WOMAN TOUR EVENT WINNER, winning the Orange County Open Champions-September 2021 at the age 39 years & 7 month; the oldest tour event winner being Rachael Grinham (AUS) at age 44 in February 2021.
SHAWN DELIERRE (CAN) holds (with Leo Au) the record for the Longest Men’s Tour Match losing to Au in the semi-final of the Gas City Pro-Am in 2015. The match lasted 170 minutes (yikes that’s 10 minutes shy of 3 hours) PLUS SHAWN holds the record for the 3rd longest tour match winning the finals of the National Capital Open over Adrian Walker in 157 minutes AND the 4th longest tour match winning the semi final of the Baltimore Cup in November 2008 by defeating countrym Shahier Razik (CAN) in 150 minutes
SAMANTHA TERAN (MEX) holds the record for the Longest Women’s Tour Match of 120 minutes as she defeated LATASHA KHAN (USA) in the finals of the Liberty BelOpen in January 2008.