Australian Athlete of the Year 2001 and 2002, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, Five times World Squash Champion
Sarah Fitz-Gerald now retired from the professional tour comes from Melbourne, Australia. Her highest achievements were World Champion, British Open Champion, World No.1, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, World Team Champion, World Junior Champion over 65 World Tour titles and represented Australia on 80 occasions.
Recognised for her achievements and awarded the Australian Female Athlete of the Year in 2001 & 2002, Dawn Fraser Award in 2001, Member of the Order of Australia (AM) and has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for Sport Australia, World Squash Federation, WISPA, Squash Australia and Victorian Squash Federation.
While competing, Sarah showed her interest in associations, events and organising of tournaments which led to her becoming Chairwoman of WISPA (Womens International Squash Players Association) and eventually President which spanned over 10 years. Sarah also spent two years on the Squash Australia board, Director of World Squash Federation Athletes Commission and attended meetings and presentations at the IOC in Lausanne, Switzerland and Buenos Aires, Argentina, while on the WSF Olympic and Major Games Committee for Oceania and now currently is Vice President of the World Squash Federation.
Sarah is still heavily involved with squash by playing World Masters events, coaching and promotions, as well as on the PSA Discipline Board.