Michelle Martin

Michelle Martin
Michelle Martin
Country  Australia
Residence Sydney, Australia
Born 29 April 1967 (1967-04-29) (age 44)
Sydney, Australia
Retired 1999
Plays Right Handed
Women's singles
Highest ranking No. 1 (March 1993)
Last updated on: 6 March 2010.

Michelle Martin (born 29 April 1967) is a former professional squash player from Australia who was one of the game's leading players in the 1990s. During her career, she won three World Open titles and six British Open titles. Martin spent 44 months as the best women's squash player in the world from March 1993 to October 1996 before Cassie Jackman of England broke her dominance.[1][2]

Martin comes from one of squash's most successful families. Her older brothers Brett Martin and Rodney Martin were also top professional players.


World Open

Finals: 7 (3 titles, 4 runner-ups)

Outcome Year Location Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1992 Vancouver, Canada New Zealand Susan Devoy 9–4, 9–6, 9–4
Winner 1993 Johannesburg, South Africa Australia Liz Irving 9–2, 9–2, 9–1
Winner 1994 Guernsey England Cassie Jackman 9–1, 9–0, 9–6
Winner 1995 Hong Kong Australia Sarah Fitz-Gerald 8–10, 9–2, 9–6, 9–3
Runner-up 1997 Sydney, Australia Australia Sarah Fitz-Gerald 9–5, 5–9, 6–9, 9–2, 9–3
Runner-up 1998 Stuttgart, Germany Australia Sarah Fitz-Gerald 10–8, 9–7, 2–9, 3–9, 10–9
Runner-up 1999 Seattle, United States England Cassie Campion 9–6, 9–7, 9–7

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Sporting positions
Preceded by

Sarah Fitz-Gerald
World No. 1
May 1993 - October 1996
November 1998 - December 1999
Succeeded by
Sarah Fitz-Gerald
Cassie Jackman

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