Thank you for reading the news about SQUASH: Raneem El-Welily announces her retirement and now with the details
Egypt and World no. 1 player, Raneem El-Welily, has officially announced her retirement from squash after an eventful career.
El-Welily had last played in the 2020 Windy City Open, where she lost 4-1 (8-11, 11-8, 8-11, 6-11, 9-11) to Nour El-Sherbiny in the final.
However, the 31-year-old managed to keep her spot at the top of PSA World Rankings with her lead as World no. 1 lasting for a total of 23 months.
On Thursday, El-Welily released a statement announcing her retirement from squash, bringing her 11-year professional career to an end.
“What a ride it has been. When this journey started, I never thought that it would take me this far,” El-Welily said on Facebook.
“I have been so fortunate to have witnessed many generations play the game, to have been inspired by so many legends, and to have been a part of such a great era.
“Over the years I’ve trained with many coaches, and I’ve always considered myself so lucky to have crossed paths with a number of talented, experienced and passionate coaches whom I had the chance to spend time with and more importantly learn from both in Squash, as well as on a personal level.”
El-Welily has enjoyed a successful career, winning the 2017 Women’s World Open Squash Championship and five World Team Championships between 2008 and 2018.
These were the details of the news SQUASH: Raneem El-Welily announces her retirement for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.
It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at King Fut and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.