Tennis: Ben Shelton mixed up the Australian Open


From 570 to 50: The meteoric rise of Ben Shelton’s tennis.


Cedric HibSports editor

He’s younger, carefree and presently sweeping every little thing that comes his method at the Australian Open. We’re speaking about Ben Shelton, the greatest shock of this 12 months’s match.

Surprisingly, he had by no means received a single Grand Slam match earlier than – 4 in a row. The growth of the 1.93m big from Atlanta over the previous twelve months has been outstanding. A 12 months in the past it was nonetheless ranked 570th, and now it is in the prime 50 due to a race Down Under. The left-hander entered the match with No. 89 and had but to hit a ball on clay or grass.

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