Shelton lapping up Australian Open on first trip outside US

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For many young people their first trip overseas is an exciting adventure, a time to experience the world. And it’s no different for Ben Shelton.

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The key difference is that his first foray outside his home country, the United States, is to play tennis, and at a Grand Slam.

It has been a big success so far, with the 20-year-old, son of former world number 55 Bryan Shelton, only the fifth man to reach the round of 16 at Melbourne Park on his debut in the past

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Australian PM defends family trip during COVID lockdown | News | DW

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison hit back at criticism over his decision travel to Sydney on Father’s Day during a COVID lockdown.

In an interview with Sky News Australia aired Tuesday, Morrison said there was a lot of “misinformation” doing the rounds and that there was no exemption required for him to travel to Sydney. 

“I can understand people’s frustration, but I do think there has been a lot of misinformation about this,” Morrison said.

“I live in Sydney. I often have to be here [in Canberra] for work, there was no requirement to get an exemption to go to

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