Sobhy and Atkinson in US Open final!

New York teenager Amanda Sobhy become the youngest player ever to reach the final of the Metro Squash US Open after beating Italian Manuela Manetta in the semi-finals. The 17-year-old eighth seed, who beat Ireland’s No4 seed Aisling Blake in the quarter-finals, despatched unseeded Manetta 11-3, 11-5, 5-11, 11-9 to reach the final of the WISPA event in Chicago. She will meet Dutch former World Open Champion (2004) Vanessa Atkinson (pic) who overcame Danish Line Hansen in straight games (11-5, 11-5, 11-0).