Squash Player Mourns Loss of Robert James Mitchell

Squash Player Magazine is saddened to learn of the passing of Robert James Mitchell, who sadly passed away on Saturday at the age of 56.

Mitchell, known professionally as ‘R.J’, contributed a number of articles to the recently-launched Squash Player website, interviewing some of the world’s leading players and helping to bring the stories around the sport to life.

R.J enjoyed a lengthy career in sports journalism having first begun working in the field in the early 2000 and was also a frequent writer for the PSA World Tour website, contributing numerous feature pieces since 2018.

“The team at Squash Player magazine was very sorry to hear of R.J’s passing,” said Squash Player Editor Nathan Clarke.

“R.J possessed a captivating writing style and he helped us tell unique stories that shone a light on the sport beyond what happens on the court. Everyone at Squash Player magazine would like to send our condolences to R.J’s family and friends. He will be sorely missed.”