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Sobhy Claims Second WSA Win

Amanda Sobhy wins her second WSA tournament of the summer (Gil Talbot).

SOUTH HAMPTON, N.Y. – Amanda Sobhy claimed her second consecutive WSA victory at the Hampton Squash Week Tour 10 event this past weekend. A rising junior on the Harvard women’s squash team, Sobhy defeated 17-year-old Yathreb Adel of Egypt to capture her eighth career title.

Sobhy faced former Harvard teammate Cece Cortes ’12  in the opening round before defeating Thaisa Serafini of Brazil and Habiba Mohamed Ahmed Alymohmed in the semifinal.

The Sea Cliff, N.Y. native, will head to the Squash Revolution National Capital Open in D.C. this week for her last tournament of the summer. She is the top seed for the event and will look to tally her third WSA win.

Sobhy, who has been named the Ivy League Player of the Year twice, is now the 23rd ranked player in the world.  She is the lone American squash player in the top 25.

For the full Hampton Squash Week Tour 10 results, click here.