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Ben Shelton is one of the young rising tennis star from the USA. Born to a tennis-playing family, his father Bryan Shelton a former professional ATP player, and his mother Lisa Witsken is also a former tennis player. Ben Shelton was not interested in tennis as he was more inclined towards playing football.
At the age of twelve Shelton started playing tennis under the gaudiness of his father. He turned pro in 2022 and he won his first tennis ATP Charlottesville Men’s Pro Challenger title. Shelton reached QF of the Australian Open 2023 season. He reached the Semifinal of the 2023 US Open. He is a rising ATP player who has a great tennis future ahead.
Ben Shelton wiki
- Full Name: Benjamin Todd Shelton
- Profession: Professional Tennis Player
- Nick Name: B Shelton
- Date of Birth: 09-10-2023 ( 20 Years)
- Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
- Nationality: American
- Height: 1.93 m (6 feet 4 inches)
- Weight: 88.6 KG ( 195 lbs)
- Father’s Name: Bryan Shelton
- Mother Name: Lisa Witsken
- Siblings: Emma Shelton
- Married: Unmarried
- Girl Friend: Anna Hall
- Turned Pro: 2022
- Plays: Left Handed ( Two-handed backhand)
- Single Titles: 1
- Prize Money: 1million-03 million USD
- Coach: Bryan Shelton, Dean Goldfine( Travelling Coach )
- Men’s Singles ATP Rank: No.15 (October 2023)
- Highest Men’s Singles ATP Rank: 35 ( First Achieved May 8, 2023)
Ben Shelton’s Early Life
Born to a tennis-playing family Ben Shelton was not interested in playing tennis. Shelton was more interested in playing football in his early life as a professional tennis player his parents did not pressure him to play tennis. At the age of twelve Ben Shelton tennis interest increased and he started playing tennis regularly.
B Shelton Career
Shelton tennis player from the USA turned pro in 2022. In college, he played for Florida Gator and helped his team to clinch the national championship title. He reached Georgia’s Rome Challenger final but could not win it. Shelton win three challengers finals in the coming months.
Shelton tennis life just started as he started his ATP career by participating in the Atlanta Open on a wild card entry. As a twenty-year youngster, he won his first major trophy by winning the Charlottesville Men’s Pro Challenger final. In the coming weeks, he won two more challengers tournament finals namely the Knoxville challenger and Champaign Urbana Challenger.
Ben Shelton US Open
Shelton reaches the semifinal of the US Open 2023. B Shelton holds the record for the second fastest serve of the US Open tennis tournament at 224 KM/H or 139 miles per hour.
Ben Shelton Wimbledon
Shelton managed to reach the first round of Wimbledon in the 2023 season in his young tennis career so far.
Ben Shelton French Open
B Shelton played his first French Open in 2023 and reached the first round of the tournament.
Ben Shelton Australian Open
Shelton reached the fourth round or the quarterfinal of the 2023 Australian Open. It was his 1st tour outside of the USA, and he is among the youngest players who played Australian Open QF.
Wins three ATP Challenger tours with three indoor hard titles at Charlottesville, Knoxville, and Champaign.
2023 – Japan Open(Tokyo)
- Twitter: @BenShelton
- Facebook: Ben Shelton
- Instagram: @benshelton
Charlottesville Men’s Pro Ben Shelton is 20 years old. He was born on October 9, 2002, in Atlanta Georgia United States. He is amongst the youngest American tennis players who played in the Australian Open quarterfinal since 1982 when Giammalva Jr. reached AO QF.
Ben Shelton Parents
He was born to a tennis-playing family. B Shelton’s parents are former tennis players. Ben Shelton’s father’s name is Bryan Shelton, he is a former professional tennis player. Bryan Shelton won singles titles by winning Newport in his professional career. Ben Shelton’s Mother’s name is Lisa Witsken Shelton. Shelton’s mother was also a former tennis player and she played tennis at junior level.
Ben Shelton Girlfriend
The 22-year-old Anna Hall a professional-level heptathlete is Shelton’s girlfriend. She is two years older than Shelton. Ana and Shelton made their relationship official in an Instagram post in 2021.
Ben Shelton Coach
B Shelton the father of Shelton is also his tennis coach. Bryan the former professional tennis player started coaching his son after the age of 12 when he started playing tennis properly. Bryan a former American player after his retirement in 1992 named USTA national coach. He was also the coach of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets women’s tennis team. He was also the coach of the Florida Gators Men’s tennis team when B Shelton won his first title.
Ben Shelton tennis ranking
B Shelton currently ranks at No. 15 on the ATP list. He achieved his heist ATP ranking of no 15 on 23th October 2023.
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Ben Shelton height
Shelton tennis player height is 1.93 meters or 6 feet 4 inches. He is a tall player with a two-handed backhand playing style.
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Shelton tennis player is a young and energetic player. At the age of 20 years, he proved his fighting spirit in the tennis world by reaching in Australian Open Tennis tournament QF. He also played in the semifinal of the US Open. Shelton has a good future ahead as he gains experience by playing against top-quality players of the world.
Frequently Asked Questions
How old is Ben Shelton Tennis Player?
Shelton is 20 years old American tennis player. He was born on October 9, 2002, in Atlanta Georgia United States.
Is Ben Shelton black?
He is multiracial, his father is an African American. His mother is a Caucasian.
Where is Ben Shelton From?
He is an American tennis player. Shelton was born in Atlanta Georgia United States.
How tall is Ben Shelton?
Shelton is 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall. He is a tall ATP tennis player.