Abhay Singh (squash player) Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Father: Gurmeet Singh
Hometown: Chennai
Age: 25 Years

Abhay Singh

ProfessionSquash Player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International Debut2019 - South Asian Games
Coach/Mentor• Baskar Balamurugan of England
• Paul Bell of Scotland
• Late Malcolm Willstrop of England
Awards2023 - PSA Challenger Tour Male Player of the Year Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth3 September 1998 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2023) 25 Years
Zodiac signVirgo
College/UniversityGuru Nanak College in Velachery, Chennai
Educational QualificationBachelor of Commerce
HobbiesPlaying Football
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Gurmeet Singh
Mother- Name not knwon
SitcomTwo and a Half Men
Sports FilmCreed
SportsmanCristiano Ronaldo

Abhay Singh in Squash court

Some Lesser Known Facts About Abhay Singh

  • At a very young age, Abhay began playing squash at the Indian Squash and Triathlon Academy in Chennai.
  • He participated in his first South Asian Games in 2019 in Nepal, where he won a bronze medal in the men’s singles category.
  • He competed for the Indian Men’s Squash Team which won a silver medal at the South Asian Games in 2019.
  • He made his Challenger Tour debut in May 2022 in Lorient, France, and won the PSA World Tour for the first time.
  • In an interview, he said that his performance at the 2022 CWG selection trials, where he played four matches and won all 4 of them, was one of his best performances ever.
  • He made his Commonwealth Games debut at the 2022 Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham, where he took part in the men’s singles and men’s doubles events.

    Abhay Singh at the 2022 CWG

    Abhay Singh at the 2022 CWG

  • He later went on to win 5 titles on the PSA World Tour in 2022; Archi Factory Open Lorient (Challenger 5 level), Tuanku Muhriz Trophy, Alto Group Pennant Hills NSW Squash Open, 4th HCL SRFI Indian Tour – Chennai Leg, and the 4th HCL SRFI Indian Tour – Jodhpur Leg.
  • In October 2022, he competed in the 36th National Games in Gujarat, where he bagged gold in the men’s team event as well as the individual event.
  • He was a member of the Indian national squash team that won the 21st Asian Squash Team Championship in November 2022, making history as the first Indian squash team to win the title in South Korea.
  • With a world ranking of 74 in December 2022, he broke into the top 100 squash players of the world. In January 2022, he was ranked 144.
  • He competed in the 78th SRFI HCL National Squash Championship in December 2022, which was held in Chennai and was organised by the Tamil Nadu Squash Rackets Association (TNSRA). He won the Indian National Championship title by defeating S. Velavan in the final match. In an interview, he talked about his experience at the National Championship and said,

    Winning the Nationals was a dream for me and winning it in my first final is great. It is certainly my biggest win and very special.”

    Abhay Singh at the SRFI HCL National Squash Championship

    Abhay Singh at the SRFI HCL National Squash Championship

  • He competed in the PSA World Championship, which was held in Chicago, Illinois, in May 2023.
  • He played squash for the Indian men’s national team in 2023; the other players on the squad were Saurav Ghosal, Mahesh Mangaonkar, and Harinder Pal Sandhu. The team won the gold medal at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

    Abhay Singh's reaction after winning the finals at the 2022 Asian Games

    Abhay Singh’s reaction after winning the finals at the 2022 Asian Games

  • He competed with Anahat Singh in the mixed doubles category at the 2022 Asian Games and won a bronze.
  • In his leisure time, he enjoys hanging out with his grandparents, parents, and friends. He has several things on his bucket list, like skydiving and swimming with dolphins.
  • Abhay is a foodie who enjoys a variety of homemade dishes.
  • He plays with the tennis racket made by the American company Head.
  • According to him, some of the toughest punishments in court are Court Sprints, Burpees, and Pushups.
  • Along with other squash team members, he walked the ramp as a showstopper for the Caprese X Gauri & Nainika show at Lakme Fashion Week x FDCI 2023.

    Abhay Singh walking the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week

    Abhay Singh walking the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week

  • He thought about giving up squash in December 2021, but he made the decision to keep playing after being chosen to play for the Indian squad in Birmingham during the Commonwealth Games. He expressed in an interview how thankful he was that he did not allow a specific stage of his life to influence his choice.
  • Since he played third on the night of the finals of the 2022 Asian Games, and the team won 30/09 precisely three nights after losing to Pakistan in the group stages, he believes that number three is lucky for him. The Asian Games was his third senior event for India in 2023. The final match started at 3:30 pm.
  • He has a pet dog named Thor. Its breed is the Golden Retriever.

    Abhay Singh's pet, Thor

    Abhay Singh’s pet, Thor

  • Abhay had to shed about 20 kg of body weight during his teenage years to make himself fit to play squash.
  • He prefers to work out twice a day. To keep his flexibility, he does yoga in the afternoon.
  • Abhay’s mother is suffering from a heart condition due to which she avoids watching Abhay’s games; however, his father informed her about Abhay’s score during the Asian Games 2022 final.