Ben Shelton joins Fritz, Tiafoe in Dallas while Tommy Paul….

Ben Shelton And Tommy Paul

Ben Shelton and Tommy Paul will face off in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Wednesday. Both players are from the USA and they seem to be destined to be among the top representative of their country for the years to come. Ben Shelton decided to play in the upcoming tournament in Dallas that will be staged from the 6th of February, joining Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe. Tommy Paul is not on the entry list.

Main Draw

Seed Player Rank
1   T.Fritz 9
2   F.Tiafoe 17
3   M.Kecmanovic 28
4   J.Brooksby 48
5   R.Opelka 37
6   J.Isner 42
7   A.Mannarino 43
8   B.Nakashima 47
  S.Kwon 84
  M.Giron 60
  M.McDonald 63
  J.Wolf 66
  J.Lehecka 78
  I.Ivashka 72
  O.Otte 74
  J.Thompson 85
  B.Shelton 92
  D.Altmaier 91
  T.Daniel 95
  R.Albot 100
  E.Gomez 101
  J.Sock (WC)
  L.Krall (WC)
Alternates
1   D.Kudla 102
2   M.Mmoh 109
3   S.Johnson 114
4   Y.Wu 116
5   C.Tseng 117
6   P.Andujar 121
7   C.Eubanks 123
8   F.Verdasco 125
9   Y.Bhambri 127
10   A.Vukic 129
11   J.Sock 130
12   M.Marterer 141
13   J.Millman 148
14   M.Guinard 151
15   J.Duckworth 157
16   A.Kovacevic 163
17   R.Hijikata 169
18   G.Blancaneaux 173
19   J.Ficovich 180
20   R.Olivo 183

 

Entry List Atp Dallas

Shelton at the Australian Open, ranking, and results in 2023

Ben Shelton

5 - 3win/loss

Hard
5-3
20 year old
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2023 Highlights

Currently the world no.89 (career-high), the American has managed to achieve a composed 5-2 match record in 2023. Ben is currently playing at the Australian Open where he ousted the world no.96 Zhizhen Zhang 4-6 6-3 6-2 2-6 7-64, the world no.154 Nicolas Jarry 7-63 7-63 7-5, the world no.113 Alexei Popyrin 6-3 7-64 6-4 and the world no.67 Jeff Wolf 6-75 6-2 6-74 7-64 6-2.

Ben Shelton will play the world no.35 Tommy Paul in the quarter on Wednesday at 2:30 pm on Rod Laver Arena. They have never played each other till now in top competitions.

He is also scheduled to play in Delray Beach (Delray Beach Open) after Dallas. The main draw will start on the 6th of February.

Shelton
Australian Open
Shelton's Record
Shelton
Projected
Draw

Paul at the Australian Open, ranking, and results in 2023

Tommy Paul

6 - 2win/loss

Hard
6-2
25 year old
LWWWWWLW
2023 Highlights

Ranked world no.35, Tommy owns a 5-1 match record in 2023. The American is participating at the Australian Open where he defeated the world no.167 Jan-Lennard Struff 6-1 7-66 6-2, the world no.32 Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-2 2-6 6-74 6-3 6-4, the world no.39 Jenson Brooksby 6-1 6-4 6-3 and the world no.25 Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2 4-6 6-2 7-5.

Tommy Paul will take on the world no.89 Ben Shelton in the quarter on Wednesday at 2:30 pm on Rod Laver Arena. In the past, they have never competed against each other as of now on the main tour.

Paul is scheduled to compete next in Delray Beach (Delray Beach Open). He will start from the main draw that will commence on the 13th of February.

Paul
Australian Open
Paul's Record
Paul
Projected
Draw

Ben Shelton and Tommy Paul have never squared off.

 

Taylor Fritz in 2023

Taylor Fritz

5 - 2win/loss

Hard
5-2
25 year old
LWWWLWW
2023 Highlights

Currently the world no.9, Fritz played his last match on the 19th of January when he was defeated by world no.113 Alexei Popyrin 6-7(4) 7-6(2) 6-4 6-7(6) 6-2 in the 2nd round in the Australian Open (draw).

At the moment, during this season Taylor has a 5-2 match record. The American clinched 1 title in Australia.

Fritz
Australian Open
Fritz's Record

Frances Tiafoe in 2023

Frances Tiafoe

7 - 1win/loss

Hard
7-1
25 year old
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2023 Highlights

Now ranked no.17 (career-high), the American played his last match on the 20th of January when he surrendered to world no.20 Karen Khachanov 6-3 6-4 3-6 7-6(9) in the 3rd round in the Australian Open (draw).

At the moment, during this season Tiafoe has a 7-1 record. This year, the American won 1 title in Australia.

Tiafoe
Australian Open
Tiafoe's Record

Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe played each other 6 times. The head to head is 5-1 for Fritz. Previously, the last time they fought against each other, Taylor Fritz won 7-6(3) 7-6(2) in the final in Tokyo (Rakuten Japan Open) in October 2022.

In the following video you can watch the key moments of their match.