Jahangir did not win the World Open again after , but he continued a stranglehold over the British Open title which he captured a record ten successive times between and Hardball squash is a North American variant of the game, played on smaller courts with a faster-moving ball. His career was not just saved, but revitalised by the threat of premature retirement. Jahangir won their first few encounters in late and early , but Jansher finally scored his first win over Jahangir in September with a straight games victory in the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Open. Playing career[ edit ] Jahangir was coached initially by his father, Roshan , the British Open champion, then by his brother Torsam. Jansher then went on to beat Jahangir in their next eight consecutive encounters and capture the World Open title. He was honoured by the Government of Pakistan with the awards of Pride of Performance and civil award of Hilal-e-Imtiaz Crescent of Distinction for his achievements in squash.
Khan contemplated quitting the sport but, in tribute to his late sibling, chose to continue. Jahangir was distinguished for his incredible fitness and stamina which Rahmat Khan helped him develop through a punishing training and conditioning regime.
How did Jahangir reign for so long?
This had a profound impact on the young Jahangir. I used to copy the things he did.
That championship marked the start of an unbeaten run which lasted for five years and matches. In NovemberJahangir's older brother Torsam, who had been one of the leading international squash players in the s, died suddenly of a heart attack during a tournament match in Australia.
Jansher then went on to beat Jahangir in their next eight consecutive encounters and capture the World Open title.
Jahangir did not win the World Open again afterbut he continued a stranglehold over the British Open title which he captured a record ten successive times between and
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