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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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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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Sobhy Aiming to Put ‘Difficult Journey’ Behind Her Ahead of Tournament of Champions Return

Sobhy Aiming to Put 'Difficult Journey' Behind Her Ahead of Tournament of Champions Return

United States No.2 Amanda Sobhy will make her long-awaited comeback from a 10-month injury absence at the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions later this week when the 24-year-old Harvard-graduate lines up at the prestigious World Series tournament held inside New York’s iconic Grand Central Terminal. New York-born Sobhy became the first American-born woman ever to […]

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Amanda Sobhy Will Make Squash Comeback at J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions

December 12, 2017 – New York, NY. The highest-ever ranked American-born squash player Amanda Sobhy will make her comeback from a torn Achilles tendon to lead a trio of USA women at the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions (ToC), January 18-25, 2018. The announcement today by tournament officials of the confirmed entries for the 2018 […]

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