Amanda Sobhy

Sobhy vs El Sherbini & Elshorbagy vs Matthew in ToC final!

“It was a battle. Even though it was 3-0 it was so tough from the beginning to the end. I just tried to stay in my bubble and not let the pressure of getting to the finals in front of my home crowd get to me,” Sobhy said.
History has been made at 2016 women’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions as US-girl Amanda Sobhy has moved into her 1st ever PSA World Series final with a scintillating 11-9, 11-9, 12-10 victory over Egypt’s Nouran Gohar in the semis. “I’m a little shocked, I don’t really have any words,” a breathless Sobhy said.

Gohar and Sobhy with shocking results at ToC!

“It’s my biggest win. Laura is the World No.1 and she beat me six times before so to beat her 3-2 in a very tough match like this is awesome. It’s unbelievable for me,” Nouran Gohar said.
A number of surprise results lit up the quarter-final stage of the 2016 Women’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions. Egypt’s Nouran Gohar (ri) and USA No.1 Amanda Sobhy catching the eye after they both rose to cause stunning upsets against World No.1 Laura Massaro and England No.2 Alison Waters, respectively.

Sobhy downs defending champion El Welily!

“I was nervous when we played here last year, which was the only time I took a game off her, but I wasn’t nervous tonight,” said the 22-year-old Sobhy who currently trains under the guidance of former Men’s World No.1 Thierry Lincou.
Team USA's 2015 triple-PanAm Games Gold medal winning hero Amanda Sobhy (ri) pulled off the biggest win of her career, and arguably one of the most significant triumphs in the history of US Squash, as she eliminated defending champion and World No.2 Raneem El Welily (le) 11-5, 6-11, 11-5, 11-6 in the 2nd round of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions – taking place in her home city of New York.

David and Massaro in Cleveland final!

Nicol David (MAS) beat Madeline Perry (IRL) 11-3, 11-4, 11-6 in the semi-finals of the Cleveland Classic 2012 to reach the finals for the 2nd time (photo: WSA)
Nicol David will face Laura Massaro in the Cleveland Classic final, to try and win one of the few titles that eluded her in 2011. At the semi finals, US home-hope Amanda Sobhy’s title challenge came to an end as Englishwoman and last year’s winner ...

Whitlock wipes out Blatchford in World quarters!

Emily Whitlock (pic), a 17-year-old from England in her maiden appearance in the Women's World Junior Championships, stormed into the semi-finals in Boston, USA, after upsetting 18-year-old home hope Olivia Blatchford 11-8, 11-8, 11-7. Whitlock will no...

Metwally leads Egyptian quintet into World quarters!

Mariam Ibrahim Metwally (pic) became the youngest - and the only unseeded - player to claim a place in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Junior Individual Championships after upsetting Egyptian compatriot Kanzy Emad El-Defrawy in the 4th round in...

Perry Powers into World’s top three!

Madeline Perry (pic ri) leaps 3 places to a career-high No3 in the latest Women's World Rankings to become the highest-ranked Irish woman of all-time in the April list published by the WISPA. The list is headed by Nicol David (pic, le), the Malaysian w...

Sobhy collects Brazilian title!

New York teenager Amanda Sobhy (pic) continued her relentless assault on titles on the WISPA Tour when she won the $12,900 Women's Lopes Royal Open in Brasilia. 17-year-old Sobhy downed no1 seed Dane Line Hansen after 42 minutes (11-6, 8-11, 11-6, 11-9...
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