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|Fitz-Gerald Enters The Al Ahram|
|Sarah Fitz-Gerald press release. August 16, 2000.|
SARAH FITZ-GERALD RETURNS TO WOMEN'S PRO TOUR AFTER 3 MONTH ABSENCE
Three times World Squash Champion, Sarah Fitz-Gerald returns to competition at the Al Ahram Open (20-25 Aug 2000), held in a transparent court in front of the spectacular pyramids of Giza in Egypt.
Fitz-Gerald, who in an illustrious career has accumulated thirty-five (35) World Tour titles, more than any other current player, is undefeated with five (5) consecutive tournament wins in 2000, and enduring two operations in 1998 & 99 to repair cartilage damage to her left knee.
After a strong comeback in early 2000, with five tour wins, Fitz-Gerald decided to withdraw for a further three (3) months from the womens World Tour (WISPA Tour) with re-occuring inflammation to her left knee.
Sarah Fitz-Gerald, is a professional squash player from Melbourne, Australia. Sarah is three-times World Squash Champion and winner of thirty-five (35) Women's International Squash Player Association (WISPA) World Tour titles, making her the most successful present day player.
After holding the #1 ranking position unbroken for two (2) years, Sarah underwent knee surgery in December 1998 and May 1999, returning to competition in January 2000 and then winning the WISPA Glidden Open and Greenwich Open in the USA, Rosebowl Classic in England, Munich Open, Germany and the Mexican Open in succession.
Sarah Fitz-Gerald is the current president of WISPA, and her principal equipment sponsors are Dunlop rackets and Hi-Tec shoes.
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1st May 2000