Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy and Olivia Blatchford both made positive moves in February’s PSA Tour world rankings.
After reaching a career-high of world No. 8 and boosted by a run to the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions final, Sobhy has gone one better to another career-high of world No. 7.
Blatchford moved up three places from world No. 37 to world No. 34, which is the twenty-three year old’s second highest career ranking, and highest since reaching world No. 32 for one month in 2011.
Sobhy isn’t the only Harvard graduate climbing the world rankings. Egyptian two-time CSA individual champion Ali Farag took the squash world by storm last month, upsetting three top ten players—including world No. 1 Mohamed Elshorbagy—on his way to the $70, 000 Motor City Open title in Detroit. As a result, the twenty-two-year-old jumped from world No. 22 to world No. 13.
All three of Team USA’s top 100 men have maintained their world rankings from January: Todd Harrity world No. 52, Chris Gordon world No. 58 and Chris Hanson world No. 75.
To view the complete world rankings, visit www.psaworldtour.com.