The 35-year-old Malaysian squash queen Nicol David has announces her retirement on her squash career after 20 years.
The Eight-time world champion will officially retire at the end of the 2018/2019 Professional Squash Association (PSA) season in June.
“After more than 20 years playing squash for Malaysia, competing on the professional tour and achieving the utmost best from my career being the only Malaysian athlete to achieve these accolades and to be recognised as the greatest female squash athlete of all time by my peers, I can proudly say that I am ready and happy to announce my retirement at the end of this seasonal tour,” said Nicol.
“This is a moment that every athlete must go through – to explore fully on what more there is in store for them. I am now at this point in my life, ready to take on more beyond the pro tour.
The Penangite ends her illustrious career with 81 PSA titles from 102 finals.She also held the world No. 1 spot for a record 109 months consecutively from 2006 to 2015.