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

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 Returns to Top Five in PSA Women’s World Rankings

Sobhy Returns to Top Five in PSA Women’s World Rankings

United States No.1 Amanda Sobhy has moved up two spots to reach No.5 after the PSA Women’s World Rankings for August were released today (August 1). Sobhy made history last month in Chicago when she became the first US-born player ever to reach the semi-finals of the PSA World Championships presented by the Walter Family, […]

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Amanda Sobhy: Q&A On The Worlds And More…

Amanda Sobhy: Q&A On The Worlds And More...

Earlier this week, we caught up with World No.7 Amanda Sobhy, who is preparing to play in the 2020-21 PSA World Championships presented by the Walter Family on home soil. This is what she had to say. Firstly, what does the World Championships mean to you? “The World Champs is something that everyone dreams about […]

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Life on the Tour: Amanda Sobhy ’15, Haley Mendez ’15, and Sabrina Sobhy ’19 Reflect on Time at Harvard, Pro Squash Careers

Life on the Tour: Amanda Sobhy ’15, Haley Mendez ’15, and Sabrina Sobhy ’19 Reflect on Time at Harvard, Pro Squash Careers

Of the top 50 female athletes in professional squash, three are former Crimson stars. Amanda Sobhy ’15, Haley Mendez ’15, and Sabrina Sobhy ’19, ranked fifth, 42nd, and 20th respectively, all played as members of Harvard’s elite squash team before pursuing full-time careers on the Professional Squash Association World Tour. Although the three former Crimson […]

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Sobhy Eyeing Up Home Title after Announcement of U.S. Open

Sobhy Eyeing Up Home Title after Announcement of U.S. Open

Amanda Sobhy says that the confirmation that this year’s U.S. Open will be held in October has provided her with the opportunity to win a major home title and provide a potentially career-defining moment. The PSA World Tour Platinum tournament – the highest level on the PSA Tour outside of the PSA World Championships and […]

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Rankings Recalculation Sees Sobhy Become First US-Born Player to Reach Top Five of PSA World Rankings

Rankings Recalculation Sees Sobhy Become First US-Born Player to Reach Top Five of PSA World Rankings

Due to an error which incorrectly calculated the April PSA Women’s World Rankings earlier today, the Professional Squash Association (PSA) has issued the following update following a further recalculation. ——— Philadelphia-based Amanda Sobhy has become the first US-born player in history to reach the top five of the PSA World Rankings after the women’s rankings […]

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