Pakistan has been fortunate to have a living icon in the shape of former World No. 1 professional Pakistani squash player Jahangir Khan. Six times he won the World Open, and 10 times he won the British Open. Jahangir Khan is regarded as the greatest squash champion of all time, having gone undefeated for several years. In his early infancy, the champion was trained at home by his father and went on to do great things for Pakistan.
He recently discussed his undefeated record and the issues surrounding it on Timeout with Ahsan Khan.
“Currently, technology is advanced at my time it was not that advance, I played even 800 matches and won probably more, a lot of my games were perhaps not considered (or recorded), I believe the 5,5,5 set record has been made controversial by people, I remained unbeaten, I played consecutively that too all over the world, I played for 6 years, I lost only one match, and even after that I remained unbeaten for 9 months,” he said in response to the question. Here is his precise response for Squash fans’ better comprehension.