Greg Lobban: Scot says he has 'a long way to go' despite rise to world 19

Lobban 'long way to go' despite rise to world 19

Sep 17, 2023 by BBC News - Scotland

Key Facts

  • Greg Lobban won doubles bronze at the Commonwealth Games Scottish Squash OpenDates: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 SeptemberCoverage: Watch on BBC Sport website & app Greg Lobban will become the first Scot in 15 years to be ranked in the world's top 20 but says he has "a long way to go" before being mentioned in the same breath as Peter Nicol and John White.
  • Nicol won multiple medals at world and Commonwealth level, while former world number one White was the last Scot to be ranked in the global top 20 when he was 15th in December 2008.
  • "I think I have got a long way to go until I am mentioned in the same category as these guys," he told BBC Scotland.
  • "I really do feel we have got the players to be knocking on the door of the top 20 and beyond, so for me to do it - it puts me to 19 now - it puts me in a pretty good position to push on this year."

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