At age 23, squash star Amanda Sobhy is the all-time highest ranked American-born player, man or woman, in the history of the Professional Squash Association (PSA). She first achieved a top-10 PSA ranking in September 2014, coinciding with the start of her senior year at Harvard University where she was a four-time NCAA squash champion and undefeated in all of her matches. Since becoming a full-time professional on the PSA tour, Amanda has reach a career high ranking of No. 6 in the world (October 2016) with the goal of being the top ranked player in the world.
Upon becoming a full-time touring professional in July 2015, Amanda has already won 13 PSA Tour Titles. In January 2016, Amanda became the first American-born player to reach the finals of the Tournament of Champions, one of the 7 major World Series events on the PSA tour held in the iconic Grand Central Station in New York City. Earlier, in July 2015, Amanda made history as the first squash player to win three gold medals in a single Pan American Games, when she captured the Women’s Individual Singles, the Doubles, and the Team Championships.
Off court Amanda has a passion for music, is a phenomenal singer and has sung the National Anthem at a Boston Bruins game at the T. D. Garden, at the Squash Showdown at Symphony Hall in Boston, at the J.P Morgan Tournament of Champions in Grand Central Terminal as well as God Bless America during the seventh inning stretch at a Red Sox game in Fenway Park.
|Born: June 29, 1993, Sea Cliff, NY|
|Residence: Boston, MA|
|PSA Ranking: 6 (March 2017)|
|U.S. Ranking: 1|
|Coach: Thierry Lincou|
|Plays With: Left Hand|
|Status: Pro since 2015|
|Pan American Games – 3 Gold Medals||2015|