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Sobhy: Reaching The Top 6 Again Would Be An “Unbelievable Feeling”

Sobhy: Reaching The Top 6 Again Would Be An “Unbelievable Feeling”

Sobhy: Reaching The Top 6 Again Would Be An “Unbelievable Feeling” March 10, 2017. That was the day that US No.1 Amanda Sobhy ruptured her Achilles tendon during her semi-final clash with compatriot Olivia Blatchford Clyne at the Ciudad de Floridablanca. After spending almost an entire year away from the game, and falling away from […]

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6 things to know about Amanda Sobhy, the top U.S. squash contender at Worlds Championships at Union Station

Amanda Sobhy may not be the most recognizable name to most Chicagoans, but the city represents a lot for America’s highest ranked squash player.

Amanda Sobhy may not be the most recognizable name to most Chicagoans, but the city represents a lot for America’s highest ranked squash player. When the world’s No. 10 player takes on England’s Julianne Courtice in the first round of the Professional Squash Association’s World Championships on Saturday at Union Station’s Great Hall, it will […]

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Meet Amanda Sobhy, A Harvard Graduate And The Highest-Ranked Pro Squash Player In U.S. History

As a senior in high school in 2011, Amanda Sobhy was among the roughly six percent of applicants accepted to Harvard University. It was the culmination of her hard work in the classroom and on the squash court, where she was the reigning junior world champion. She knew an Ivy League degree would put her […]

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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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