The N.C.A.A

Ben Shelton, the reigning N.C.A. Division I men’s singles champion, turned professional on Tuesday. The 19-year-old will play in his first Grand Slam tournament after receiving a wild card into the U.S. Open main draw.
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'I liked kind of the classiness of Roger Federer', says ATP ace

Ben Shelton, 19, is the latest tennis player to speak about his admiration for Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Growing up, Shelton admired Federer in many ways, as he considered the Swiss to be the perfect example of how to behave on and off the court. Shelton is one of America's most promising talents, having reached two Challenger finals this summer as well as the last 16 of the Cincinnati Masters.
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NCAA champ Ben Shelton at Western & Southern Open

Ben Shelton is the first reigning NCAA champion to win an ATP Masters 1000 match in the same season since the series began in 1990. Shelton knocked off World No. 5 Casper Ruud in straight sets, becoming the youngest American to defeat a top-5 opponent since Andy Roddick beat No. 1 Gustavo Kuerten in Montreal in 2001. His coach at the University of Florida is also his father, Bryan, who played for 10 years on the ATP Tour.
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