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