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Amanda Sobhy

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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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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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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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Squash, Egyptian Style

Squash, Egyptian Style

Two national champions rule the wall with flicks, nicks, and immense talent. TWO PLAYING STYLES dominate elite squash today: English and Egyptian. The English style emphasizes steadiness, long points, and superior fitness—winning, essentially, by wearing down an opponent’s physical reserves and minimizing one’s own errors. In contrast, the Egyptian style accents the creative and deceptive […]

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Sobhy targets Manchester World Championships return after surgery – PSA

Sobhy targets Manchester World Championships return after surgery - PSA

World No.6 Amanda Sobhy will be sidelined for most of the year after having surgery on a ruptured left Achilles tendon. But the United States No.1 has her sights set on a return in December’s World Championships in Manchester, England. The surgery came seven days after she suffered the injury in the semi-finals of the […]

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