Ben Shelton, the American tennis sensation, has taken the US Open by storm.
In a thrilling match, Shelton secured a spot in the US Open semifinals with a remarkable victory over Frances Tiafoe.
Just one year after turning pro, Shelton's ranking has skyrocketed from 165th to at least 19th in the world.
Unlike many tennis professionals, Shelton didn't fully commit to tennis until he was 12, preferring to play football.
Despite his late start, tennis is in Shelton's blood, with family members who excelled in the sport.
Shelton's tennis talent blossomed while playing for the University of Florida, where he won the NCAA singles title.
He burst onto the professional scene with a memorable victory over world number-five Casper Ruud in his second tournament.
Earlier this year, Shelton reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, showcasing his potential on the global stage.
Shelton's recent success wasn't just about winning; it was about how he won, with record-breaking aces and fearless groundstrokes.
With an incredible forehand shot that defied the odds, Ben Shelton captured the hearts of tennis fans and left his mark on Ashe Stadium during this historic match.