4 DAVID PALMER (Australia)

LOOK OUT FOR: Forehand hitting power and how early he takes the ball.
I have played David a lot over the years and he can be a brutal opponent. He has impressed me greatly with his ability to stay at the top and thrive with another bunch of players coming through.

He is an amazing competitor with a cabinet full of trophies to prove it, including four British Open titles and two World Open wins. He has amassed a lot of other major titles on tour and he is still up there and still able to mix it at 32.

I have been very impressed with his passion for the game and his ability to maintain that level of performance.

He has been in the top ten in the world rankings for more than 100 consecutive months and celebrated his latest PSA Tour success in February this year at the Bluenose Classic in Canada, with his victory over Englandís Peter Barker marking his 24th Tour title in his 51st final.

Davidís title tally extends his lead over Egyptís Amr Shabana (with 22 wins) as the current player with the most Tour trophies to his name.

Current world ranking: 6
Highest: 1

Born: June 28, 1976 (Lithgow, NSW)

Main titles: 24 PSA Tour titles including British Open (4), World Open (2), US Open, Hong Kong Open, Village Open (New York), Dutch Open, Australian Open, Swedish Open, Windy City Open (Chicago), Kuwait Open, Motor City Open (Detroit), Milo South African Challenge

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