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With the finale of the US Open 2023 drawing nearer, we are closing in on who could be the Men’s winner for the 143rd edition of the men’s singles. Counting as the last tennis grand slam encounter for this year, there is plenty at stake for the infamous players that will be taking up the […] Continue to read full article...

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Shelton Steals The Big Foe Show At US Open

Last night was supposed to be the Big Foe Show on Arthur Ashe Stadium at US Open. Even the Harvard expert James Blake, in his pre-match analysis, expected veteran and top ten ace Frances Tiafoe to give a lesson to the 20 year old upstart Ben Shelton. But somebody forget to give the memo to […] Continue to read full article...

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Shelton Struggles Continue in Washington

Every since his stunning Australian Open quarterfinals run, Ben Shelton has been a marked man and struggled to sustain the momentum created in January in Melbourne. After the five set loss to Tommy Paul, just one set away from a Grand Slam semifinal, the 20 year old Shelton has seen his fortunes reversed. His match […] Continue to read full article...

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Eight Americans In Top 50 ATP

American tennis continues to ascend into a position to establish “superpower” status again like the golden age of the 90s. Taylor Fritz is tops at no. 10 but hot on his heels is his pal at no. 11 Frances Tiafoe. The two 25 year olds are separated by 420 ranking points. The third highest ranked […] Continue to read full article...

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Did Federer Betray Uniqlo?

This week on Instagram Roger Federer announced that On has signed to endorse Iga Swiatek and Ben Shelton, who will wear On shoes and attire for competition on the WTA and ATP Tours, respectively. Federer is an investor in the Switzerland-based company On and he wears On shoes – Federer wore On shoes at Laver […] Continue to read full article...

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Swiatek And Shelton Sign With ON

Major news was announced this week in the tennis attire and shoe industry – ON Running has signed two of the most dynamic young stars to wear ON shoes and attire. World No. 1 Iga Swiatek, age 21, will no longer wear Asics, and fast-rising top 20 year old American Ben Shelton, ranked 39 now, […] Continue to read full article...

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Ten Americans Now In ATP Top 50

American tennis continues to progress upward to superpower status in the ATP. Three players reached the quarterfinal stage of the year’s first Grand Slam – Sebi Korda, Tommy Paul and Ben Shelton. The last time USA tennis performed so well at a Grand Slam was the 2005 US Open where Agassi, Blake and Ginepri were […] Continue to read full article...

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Ben Shelton’s Astonishing Emergence At AO23

By Scoop Malinowski Though he lost in four sets to Tommy Paul yesterday in the AO23 quarterfinals, Ben Shelton’s breakout at his second Grand Slam appearance has been astonishing. At US Open last year, Shelton lost first round as a wildcard to Nuno Borgues in five sets. Then in the Fall Shelton won three ATP […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis-prose 2022 Awards

By Scoop Malinowski Upset of the Year: Brandon Holt, ranked 303, had never won an ATP main tour match in his life but he managed to defeat ATP world no. 12 and darkhorse US Open contender Taylor Fritz in four sets at US Open. 24 year old Holt finished the year ranked 220. He lost […] Continue to read full article...

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Ben Shelton Is Shooting Up The Rankings

By Scoop Malinowski Ben Shelton first caught my eye about a year ago when he won the NCAA title with University of Florida, coached by his dad Bryan Shelton, a former ATP player and champion. Ben Shelton is a dynamic lefthander, great fire and personality on the court and supreme athleticism. And most importantly, he […] Continue to read full article...

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