From Squash Magazine
By Richard Eaton
Photos Courtesy: Lynn Khoo
Is it the beginning of the end for the highest profile player of all time? The question had been regarded by many as unthinkable but it certainly entered a few people’s minds after the relentlessly feted Nicol David suffered one of the biggest shocks of all time.
World champion a record seven times, apparently the hottest of favorites to win an eighth, David lost the title in her home state of Penang in a tournament that had largely been designed to celebrate her uniquely legendary status.
The Malaysian has become a symbol of a post-colonial nation’s burgeoning success, with a clutch of top civic honors and a host of sporting ones. She is …