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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 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: ExcelleSports.com 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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Amanda in The News

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…

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

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

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

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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Events / Competitions

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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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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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

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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Sobhy “Really Excited” For Tour To Return In March

Amanda Sobhy has admitted her delight that the PSA World Tour has confirmed the resumption of the second-half of the season with the announcement that the CIB Black Ball Squash Open will be held in March. The US No.1 produced her best form of the first-half with a hugely impressive run to the semi-finals of […]

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