James Willstrop first reached #1 in the PSA World Tour world squash rankings in January 2012. He hails from Yorkshire, England. He’s a vegetarian and has written a book, Shot and a Ghost, chronicling a year on the professional squash tour. He’s also a damn fine squash player.
You can watch him in all his glory on PSA Squash TV, but here are some YouTube highlights to tide you over.
James Willstrop 2012
A point against Mohamed El Shorbagy from the 2012 British Open:
James versus Ramy Ashour — 2012 North American Open Finals:
James versus Nick Matthew — 2012 Tournament of Champions Finals:
An interview with James right after he first became world #1:
James and Nick play in the Canary Wharf classic semi-finals: