Nick Matthew

Nick Matthew

What would you have done if you didn't play squash?
NM: SOMETHING INVOLVED IN SPORT

What is your favourite shot?
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: FOREHAND DROP VOLLEY

If you could steal a shot from another player, what would it be?
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: RAMY'S OVERHEAD BACKHAND X-COURT NICK!

What's your best non-squash skill?
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: ACCORDING TO JOEY BARRINGTON, HAVING OCD!

Tell us your funniest story on tour?
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: QUITE LIKE THE SIMON PARKE ONE IN HONG KONG WHEN HE RAN OVER SOME CARS WHEN DRUNK, AND THE TRIADS TRACKED HIM DOWN TO HIS HOTEL THE NEXT DAY.

What would you choose for your last meal?
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: FILLET STEAK, CHUNKY CHIPS AND LOTS OF ICE CREAM FOR DESSERT

Which three items would you take on a desert island?
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: SUNCREAM, SWIMMING SHORTS AND A BOAT

Who do you admire most?
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: MY PARENTS

And why?
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: HOW MUCH THEY HAVE SUPPORTED ME OVER THE YEARS AND HOW POSITIVE THEY HAVE ALWAYS BEEN. MY DAD HAS PROBABLY WATCHED MORE SQUASH MATCHES THAN ANYONE ON THE PLANET AND HIS FEEDBACK IS ALWAYS GREAT! PLUS, MY MUM'S SUNDAY LUNCHES ARE AMAZING!

Favourite tournament or city?
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: NEW YORK, TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS

What would be your ideal venue/place for a new tournament?
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: BRING THE BRITISH OPEN TO THE CRUCIBLE IN SHEFFIELD!

If you had to describe yourself in one word, what would it be?
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: YORKSHIREMAN