Laura is currently ranked World number 2. Her achievements to date are British Open Champion 2013, KL Open Champion 2013, US Open champion 2011 and 2015, World player of the year 2011, Commonwealth Games silver medalist Delhi 2010 and 2x British Closed Champion.
It all started for Laura when she picked up a racket aged 7 and progressed through the junior rankings winning British Closed titles at under 14, 15, 17 and twice at under 19. She was part of the winning England Junior Team at the European and World Championships before starting on the WSA tour at age 19.
Laura progressed on the WSA tour over the first couple of years moving inside the world’s top 50. Laura’s first title came in 2005 as she won the German Open and then consistently achieved quarter-final placings to break inside the world’s top 20.
In 2011, Laura won her first Gold 50 event, the Cleveland Classic and later that year claimed another momentous win at the US Open. The win allowed Laura to finish 2011 at Number 3 in the world.
In March 2013 Laura won the KL Open. Laura then backed up this win with her biggest title to date winning the British Open title and becoming the first British Women to do so in 22 years.
Laura started her 2015/16 season in strong fashion as she achieved victory at the US Open and Qatar Classic. Upon beating world No. 1 Raneem El Weleily in the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Open, she reached the top of the world rankings.
2016 has started well so far for Laura a she won the National Squash Championships and again reached World Number 1.
Laura’s favourite bracelets are the Pink UltraLoop, the Pink/Black DuoLoop and the Red White DuoLoop.