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.
Seven years after rupturing her left achilles in a PSA final, Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy sustained another devastating injury set back–a rupture of her right achilles–in the final of the TTI Milwaukee Hong Kong Open Sunday, December 3. Sobhy had been in top form in Hong Kong having produced a major three-game upset over world […]
Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy will face world No. 3 Hania El Hammamy in the British Open Quarterfinals Friday after a third round victory over Egypt’s Salma Hany Wednesday, April 12, in Birmingham, England. Following a difficult second round victory against U.S. teammate Olivia Blatchford Clyne on Monday on a traditional court, Sobhy made her debut […]
The week of March 13, 2023 marked a historic world rankings milestone for Team USA in the world rankings as Olivia Fiechter rose to a new career high of world No. 7 from world No. 9–marking the first time two Americans have been ranked in the world’s top eight players, while Olivia Blatchford Clyne climbed […]
Team USA’s Amanda and Sabrina Sobhy are through to the quarterfinals of the $110,000 MARIGOLD Singapore Open following second round wins, November 15-16, at the OCBC Arena. Amanda, world No. 4, opened up her campaign as the tournament’s top seed with a 3-0 win Tuesday over Egypt’s world No. 22 Nadine Shahin 11-13, 12-10, 11-7 […]
Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy is through to the knock out stages of the CIB PSA World Tour Finals following group stage victories over Joelle King and Georgina Kennedy, Friday, June 24, in Cairo, Egypt. The World Tour Finals is the PSA’s season culminating event that features the top eight performers from the season’s Platinum events. […]
Nine players will represent Team USA against the world’s best at the 2022 PSA World Championships, May 13-22, in Cairo, Egypt. The first five days of play will take place at the Club S Allegria with streaming available for all side courts on the PSA World Tour Youtube Channel. Half of the round of sixteen […]
Amanda Sobhy and Olivia Fiechter reached another historic milestone for Team USA in PSA Platinum events, becoming the first two Americans to reach the Allam British Open quarterfinals together April 1, in Hull. Fiechter, world No. 11, reached her first career British Open quarterfinal courtesy of a three-game upset over Egypt’s world No. 8 Rowan […]
Team USA’s Amanda Sobhy will compete on one of the sport’s most iconic stages next to the Pyramids of Giza for the first time in five years after defeating U.S. teammate Olivia Blatchford Clyne in a close CIB Egyptian Open third round match Monday in Cairo. Sobhy, world No 6 and the tournament’s four seed, […]
Seven Americans will represent Team USA at the iconic CIB Egyptian Open–a PSA Platinum event–staged next to the Pyramids of Giza, September 10-17, in Egypt. Todd Harrity, Shahjahan Khan and Faraz Khan–all boasting career high rankings this month–are set for first round action on the side courts Friday. Live stream side court action on cibegyptiansquashopen.net/watch-2021. […]
The Allam British Open third round will feature an all-American battle between Amanda Sobhy and Olivia Blatchford Clyne, while Sabrina Sobhy celebrates her third round debut following second round victories in Hull, England. Both Amanda Sobhy and Blatchford Clyne overcame challenging second round opponents in the first slate of matches Tuesday after first round byes. […]