Resides Boston, MA
Club University Club of Boston
Birthdate June 29, 1993
Hometown Sea Cliff, NY
College Harvard University
National Titles 4
PSA Titles 17
Coach Thiery Lincou
Amanda Sobhy is the highest ranked U.S.-born player ever on the PSA World Tour having reached career high ranking of world No. 6 in October 2016. Sobhy’s global career took off as a junior when she became the first American to ever become a world junior champion in 2010.
Sobhy is one of the most successful college squash players of all time. At Harvard, Sobhy went undefeated all four years (62-0), winning four individual titles and three team titles. Sobhy continued her professional play during college, amassing a ranking of world No. 10 upon her graduation in 2015.
Sobhy has earned seventeen titles on the PSA World Tour. Her largest titles to date include the $55,000 2019 Texas Open, $51,250 2020 Cincinnati Cup, $35,000 2015 Texas Open and $25,000 2015 NetSuite Open. Sobhy became the first American to reach both the final of a PSA Platinum event, having reached the 2016 Tournament of Champions Hong Kong Open finals.
Sobhy is already one of the most successful Pan American Games squash athletes of all time after just two appearances in the quadrennial tournament. In July 2015 in Toronto, Sobhy became the first squash athlete to win three gold medals in a single Pan American Games, earning singles, doubles with partner Natalie Grainger, and the team event with Grainger and Olivia Blatchford Clyne. Sobhy repeated her record triple-gold medal feat for Team USA at the 2019 Games in Lima. In Peru, Sobhy again captured individual gold, helped lead the U.S. to team gold, and secured doubles gold with her younger sister, Sabrina.
Sobhy has represented Team USA in four WSF Women’s World Team Championships, including the U.S. record its highest finish of fifth place in 2014, 2016 and 2018.
Sobhy has won four National singles titles in 2012, 2015, 2016 and 2018.
Sobhy is also an accomplished hardball squash doubles player and started her professional doubles career on a winning note when she and partner Fernanda Rocha claimed the Boston Open title in November 2015. Sobhy won the 2013 World Doubles Championship with Natalie Grainger.
Six Americans will compete in the first Platinum event since the return of the PSA World Tour–the CIB Egyptian Open–this weekend in Cairo. The first two rounds of play will all take place on local courts, October 10-11, before the tournament shifts play to the iconic glass court next to the Pyramids of Giza, October […]
Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy documents her road to recovery following a successful surgery on her torn Achilles.
Outside The Glass, the squash podcast, recently sat down with Sobhy to hear the inside story about the injury. Listen on SoundCloud or iTunes.
Two weeks after sustaining a torn Achilles, Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy gives a first-hand account of her injury.
Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy has undergone a successful surgery to repair her torn Achilles as the world No. 6 begins her long road to recovery.
Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy begins 2017 with her highest career world ranking to date.
Amanda Sobhy has regained her career high ranking of world no. 7 following a run to the Hong Kong Open final.
Watch the 2016 PSA Dubai World Series Finals live on Squash TV, May 24-28.
Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy will compete in the eight-player, $160, 000 Dubai World Series Finals, May 24-28.