Name: Saurav Ghosal
Date of Birth: 10th August 1986
World Ranking: 16
World Series Ranking: 14
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Residence: Leeds, England
Racquet: Prince Exo3 Rebel
Sponsors: Veedol Engine Oils
Coach: Malcolm Willstrop
Interests: Music, Movies
Clubs/Teams: Pontefract Squash & Leisure Club, Squash Club Mullhouse.
Biography: Saurav Ghosal became the first Indian player to claim a place in the world’s top 20 when he rose to his current career-high World No.16 PSA ranking in February of last year.
Not only that, he became the first Indian ever to reach the quarter-finals at the World Championship in 2013, narrowly losing out to Ramy Ashour.
Ghosal is coached by Malcolm Willstrop, father of current World No.6 James Willstrop and his career has come on leaps and bounds since Willstrop senior took over the coaching reins.
He has won the Indian National Championships eight times in a row.