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 at the moment sweeping every thing that comes his means at the Australian Open. We’re speaking about Ben Shelton, the greatest shock of this 12 months’s event.

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

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