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In My Own Words: Squash’s Amanda Sobhy gives emotional firsthand account of tearing Achilles

In My Own Words: Squash’s Amanda Sobhy gives emotional firsthand account of tearing Achilles

n this new series, professional squash player Amanda Sobhy shares her journey with readers as she recovers from an Achilles tear and subsequent surgery. In this first installment, Sobhy details what it felt like when she first tore the tendon during a high-stakes tournament in South America. On March 10, I tore my left Achilles […]

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In My Own Words: Squash’s Amanda Sobhy is on a mission to have as much fun as physically possible in a walking boot. And she’s killing it.

In My Own Words Squash’s Amanda Sobhy is on a mission to have as much fun as physically possible in a walking boot. And shes killing it

In this ongoing series, professional squash player Amanda Sobhy, who was ranked No. 7 in the world last year, shares her thoughts, struggles and triumphs as she recovers from Achilles surgery. I can’t believe 12 weeks have passed since I had surgery for a torn Achilles. When I first ruptured it (during a match in […]

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In My Own Words: Amanda reveals how she found happiness after Achilles Surgery

In My Own Words: Squash’s Amanda Sobhy reveals how she found happiness after Achilles Surgery

In My Own Words: Squash’s Amanda Sobhy reveals how she found happiness after Achilles surgery By Amanda Sobhy APR 25, 2017 Shared from: ExcelleSports.com If you’ve ever been seriously injured, you already know what I’m talking about. And if you haven’t, well, let me tell you. Enduring a debilitating injury is incredibly hard. In fact, […]

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Massaro and Sobhy on the Rise in Women’s World Rankings

Massaro and Sobhy on the Rise in Women’s World Rankings - Professional Squash Association

England’s Laura Massaro and America’s Amanda Sobhy have moved up to World No.7 and World No.11, respectively, after the PSA Women’s World Rankings for January were released today. Massaro defeated Wales’ Tesni Evans to win the Monte-Carlo Squash Classic, PSA Challenger Tour event last month to lift her first PSA title since the British Open […]

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U.S. OPEN: US Star Sobhy Comes Back . to End El Tayeb’s Title Defense

U.S. OPEN- US STAR SOBHY COMES BACK TO END EL TAYEB’S TITLE DEFENCE

United States No.2 Amanda Sobhy completed an astonishing comeback from two games down to eliminate defending FS Investments U.S. Open champion Nour El Tayeb in round three of the PSA World Tour Platinum tournament held at Philadelphia’s Drexel University. Sobhy, a former World No.6, had spent 10 months on the sidelines due to an achilles […]

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Amanda Sobhy Strikes Double Gold at Pan Ams; Team USA Earns Six Individual and Doubles Medals

Amanda Sobhy Strikes Double Gold at Pan Ams; Team USA Earns Six Individual and Doubles Medals

Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy and Sabrina Sobhy earned women’s doubles gold medals Wednesday afternoon, before Amanda defeated Sabrina in the women’s individual final Wednesday night to earn Team USA two gold medals at the 2018 Pan American Championships in the Cayman Islands. Wednesday saw the culmination of both the men’s and women’s individual draws and […]

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Double Down

by Amanda Sobhy Most of you know me as a professional singles player. However, what you may not know is that I love to play doubles. No, I’m not talking about doubles on a singles court. I am talking about good old-fashioned North American hardball doubles. I first learned the game when I was growing […]

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