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Amanda Sobhy

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Sobhy: Injury Provided me Mental Strength to Deal with Tour Suspension

Exclusive by RJ Mitchell ——— Amanda Sobhy has revealed that a career-threatening injury that derailed her career and cost her, her place in the PSA World Tour top 10 rankings has provided her with the mental strength to navigate her way through the stresses and anxieties of the COVID-19 pandemic enforced lockdown and suspension of […]

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Worlds Day Six Roundup: Sobhy Becomes First US-Born Player in History to Reach Semis

Boston’s Amanda Sobhy has become the first US-born player in history to reach the semi-finals of the PSA World Championships presented by the Walter Family following her 3-0 victory over World No.5 Hania El Hammamy under the chandeliers of the University Club of Chicago’s Cathedral Hall earlier today. The last time the semi-finals of squash’s […]

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Sobhy Becomes First US-Born Player to Reach World’s Top Three

Philadelphia-based Amanda Sobhy has become the first US-born player in history to reach the top three of the PSA World Rankings following the release of the women’s rankings for October. Sobhy, 28, is the first US player to rank inside the top three since Natalie Grainger in November 2009 and enjoyed a successful September, winning […]

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She’s one of the world’s best squash players, but this new Philly resident has a bigger story to tell

On a recent weekday in downtown Philadelphia, women’s world No. 3 squash player Amanda Sobhy paid a visit to her new home away from home, the pristine Arlen Specter US Squash Center on Drexel University’s main campus. Sobhy, a recent transplant to the city by way of Boston and Long Island, gushed about her new […]

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The U.S. has never had a No. 1-ranked squash player—Amanda Sobhy wants to change that

“Hugely, hugely destructive,” SquashTV commentator Joey Barrington said as he watched Amanda Sobhy put the finishing touches on the biggest title of her career, at the Oracle Netsuite Open in San Francisco’s Embarcadero Plaza on Monday night. By that point, as he watched Sobhy steamroll her way to a 33-minute final-round win, Barrington seemed to […]

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Top-ranked squash player to help run next week’s Hamilton Open

Twenty-four female squash players will convene in Lancaster next week for the Hamilton Open, all hoping to reach the level at which Amanda Sobhy, the event’s honorary chairman, has lived since she was a teenager. Sobhy, the third-ranked womens’ player in the world and top-ranked American ever, won’t be playing when the Professional Squash Association […]

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