Nicol David is a Malaysian professional squash player who has been the World’s number one player consecutively for 87 months from August 2006 to November 2013. She has been considered as the top contender for title of ‘The greatest squash player of all time’. She has won the World Open seven times and also consecutively five times from 2008-2012. She has won the Asian Squash for a record eight times from 1998-2011. She has also been the WISPA Player of the year from 2005-2010.
Nicole ‘Ann’ David was born in Penang, Malaysia on August 26, 1983. Her father Desmond David was an engineer and her mother Anne Marie David was a school teacher. As a child, Nicol was interested in mathematics and she aspired to be an engineer like her father. She started playing squash as a pastime at the age of 5.