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Achilles Injury

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

In 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 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 By Amanda Sobhy APR 25, 2017 Shared from: 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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Mands On the Move

Mands On The Move: Part 7

Hello SOBHY SQUAD!!! Big news!! This month I cracked the Top 5 Professional Squash rankings for the first time in my career! Let me give you a little time line to put things in perspective for you…. It’s currently April, 2021. I am 27 years old and have been playing professional squash tournaments since the […]

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Mands on The Move: Part 6

Welcome back to a new year, Sobhy Squad! I hope you didn’t miss me too much. The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has announced that the next tournament will be held March 12-18, once again at Black Ball Sporting Club in Cairo, Egypt! What would we do without Egypt hosting 99.9% of the major tournaments this […]

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Mands on the Move: Part 5

Covid meltdown number three….. Honestly, if you didn’t have at least two major meltdowns in 2020, I don’t think you had the full 2020 experience! That being said, I would also love to know your secret in keeping it together because I was definitely hanging on by a thread for the majority of this year. […]

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Mands on the Move: Part 4

Hello SOBHY SQUAD!! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I am currently nearing the end of my three week trip to Cairo, Egypt, having just finished the Black Ball Open. Luckily, it’s going a lot better than the previous trip back in October. For starters, I actually chose to spend three weeks in Egypt, instead […]

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Mands on the Move: Part 3

After spending a month away, with a little over two weeks in Egypt, I am finally back in my apartment in Philadelphia! The Egyptian Open finished a little over a week ago, but I’ve actually been home for nearly two weeks. For those of you doing the math, my arrival back to the states was […]

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Mands on the Move: Part 2

Welcome back, SOBHY SQUAD!! Now that the first Professional Squash Tournament has wrapped up, I thought it would be fun to give you a little insight on what the new “normal” is like for a professional squash player competing in a tournament, during the Covid era. Let’s begin, shall we? I was scheduled to fly […]

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Mands On the Move: Part 1

Hello SOBHY SQUAD! Thank you for checking out my website!! If you’re reading this, it means that you have made it onto my website and that I have successfully trapped you into checking out my site, thanks to this blog. Welcome to my inaugural post!! Now that I am venturing back into the world of […]

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Mental Health with Mands

Opening up about mental health

What’s up, Sobhy Squad? Happy 2022! It has been a minute since I last wrote to you all. A lot has happened during this time off, but we are going to focus on one major piece of life news that I shared in early November: my private 10-year struggle with an eating disorder. Since I […]

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