Resides Philadelphia, PA
Club Arlen Specter US Squash Center
Birthdate June 29, 1993
Hometown Sea Cliff, NY
College Harvard University
National Titles 4
PSA Titles 17
Coach Thierry 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.
Amanda Sobhy made history by becoming the first U.S. born player to reach the semifinals of the PSA World Championship presented by the Walter Family with a three-game win over world No. 5 Hania El Hammamy Monday night at the University Club of Chicago. The American world No. 7 sent the home crowd into raptures […]
Team USA will have three representatives in the PSA World Championships presented by the Walter Family round of sixteen for the first time courtesy of second round wins from Olivia Fiechter, Olivia Blatchford Clyne and Amanda Sobhy Friday, July 16 at the University Club of Chicago. For tickets, live streaming and more tournament coverage visit […]
World No. 5 Amanda Sobhy advanced to her second consecutive El Gouna International Open semifinal following a four-game victory over world No. 9 Salma Hany Tuesday, May 25, in Egypt. The quarterfinal marked a rematch of the Black Ball Open semifinals two months ago in Cairo. As in March, it was the Egyptian who took […]
World No. 5 Amanda Sobhy is through to the El Gouna International quarterfinals following a convincing three-game victory over England’s Lucy Turmel Sunday, May 23, in Egypt. Turmel had reached the third round courtesy of an upset over U.S. teammate Olivia Blatchford Clyne. Making her first tournament appearance on the glass court, Sobhy dispatched Turmel […]
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.